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Supreme Court doesn’t block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours, and bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and

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Virginia Democrats file lawsuit against U.S. Postal

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Supreme Court won't block Texas abortion law, will hear

(Just Now) The Supreme Court refused Friday to halt Texas' law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, but it did agree to quickly take up the case, scheduling it to be heard Nov. 1.

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

(Just Now) But the Texas law was written to evade early federal court review and, apart from a 48-hour period in early October, the effort has succeeded. Clinics have said abortions are down by …

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Liberal groups sue Oklahoma law banning critical race

(Just Now) The law explicitly outlines seven concepts that could not form part of public education, including the ideas “an individual, by virtue of his or her race or sex, bears responsibility for actions

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Arkansas law school dean accused of antisemitism by Jewish

(Just Now) An Arkansas law professor formally accused his school’s dean of antisemitism in a complaint filed Monday with the university’s human rights …

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Majority of voters oppose Garland plan for FBI to probe

(Just Now) “The very idea that our attorney general would direct our nation’s federal law enforcement to investigate everyday moms and dads who are rightly concerned about their children’s education is

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Texas abortion law foes target lawmakers' corporate donors

(Just Now) The law’s unusual enforcement mechanism kept it from being blocked by the Supreme Court: Private citizens, not the state, have the power to enforce the law

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Navy tests China's new maritime law

(3 days ago) Asked about the maritime law, Pentagon spokesman John Supple said the U.S. government firmly insists that any coastal state laws must not …

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Biden weaponizes terror law against patriots in Virginia

(Just Now) Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a lawsuit to block the enforcement of a new Texas law that bans most abortions, at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

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Texas asks Supreme Court not to block its fetal heartbeat

(Just Now) The state also noted the federal government sued Texas, but Texas officials do not enforce the law — private citizens bring civil lawsuits against abortionists if …

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'Law & Order' coming back to NBC for 21st season

(4 days ago) LOS ANGELES — More than a decade after it last aired, “Law & Order” is coming back to NBC. The network announced Tuesday that it is bringing the …

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Garland says possible decision to prosecute Bannon for

(Just Now) Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on Thursday told the House Judiciary Committee that he “will apply the facts and the law and make a decision” if he is asked to consider prosecuting former

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Justices weigh Kentucky abortion law as GOP attorney

(Just Now) The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over a Kentucky abortion law that pro-choice advocates said could open the door to states increasingly implementing restrictions for women if …

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Abortion laws on Down syndrome hit the courts

(8 days ago) Earlier this year, the 6th Circuit reviewed an Ohio law that also banned abortion of a fetus with Down syndrome if that is the only reason for terminating the pregnancy. The court struck down a

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Democrats to force Senate vote to override elections laws

(Just Now) Senate Dems to force vote on bill overriding new elections laws in GOP-led states. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks with Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Tex., (left) on the steps of the Capitol

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Federal judge blocks Texas’ fetal-heartbeat abortion law

(6 days ago) A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a Texas law that made it unlawful to receive or perform an abortion after a fetal heartbeat was detected. Judge Robert Pitman, an appointee of …

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Ransomware gangs get more aggressive against law

(9 days ago) Law enforcement agencies require thorough and intrusive background checks that gather a wealth of information about a person’s history and character. It’s perfect blackmail material for

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Kerfuffle over Clinton name at Arkansas law school raises

(Just Now) An Arkansas lawmaker is concerned that a state law school may have retaliated against a professor who questioned the school's temporary decision to name a …

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to block Texas

(Just Now) The Biden administration Monday asked the Supreme Court to block Texas’ law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The Justice Department wants the …

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12 states sue Biden over reversal of Trump-era abortion

(Just Now) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration on Monday seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by …

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Biden administration faces record pace of lawsuits

(7 days ago) Biden administration faces record pace of lawsuits. 'Opponents can hit the jackpot with one suit in one district court willing to unleash a national injunction'. President Joe Biden speaks in the

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Our federal government is actively eroding both economic

(Just Now) Government law enforcement agencies, like the FBI, rather than protecting the people from the bad guys – too often turn out to be the bad guys. The Department of …

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Pro-life doctors push back on claim women don't know they

(Just Now) The Center for Reproductive Rights, along with other pro-choice groups, initially sued in July to block Texas’ new law, known as Senate Bill 8, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is

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Arizona AG rules COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public

(9 days ago) Arizona lawmakers passed a law during this year’s legislative session that prohibits city governments from requiring COVID-19 vaccines for its employees. But last month, Tucson adopted an

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San Jose, California, to make gun owners carry liability

(Just Now) The law is the first in the U.S. and was unanimously approved by the City Council on Tuesday, a month after a disgruntled San Jose rail yard employee fatally …

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Senate Democrats hold hearing over Texas' fetal heartbeat

(Just Now) Republicans accused Democrats of playing politics with the Supreme Court during a hearing on Wednesday over Texas' contested abortion law, which bans abortions after a …

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NYC's largest police union sues de Blasio over vaccine

(Just Now) The union, which includes more than 50,000 active and retired NYPD officers, is represented by in-house counsel Michael T. Murray and attorneys from the NYC-based law firm Golenbock Eiseman Assor

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Connecticut abortion 'gag rule' challenged by pro-life

(Just Now) A pro-life pregnancy center in New London, Connecticut, sued Attorney General William Tong in federal court Tuesday, challenging the state's "gag rule" on what a 2021 law

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Donald Trump brings the winning message with Big Tech

(9 days ago) The Texas heartbeat law is pro-woman. Raising taxes will destroy jobs. Two simple steps to improve accuracy of government information. Biden: Lies, double-talk, idiotic nonsense.

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Corporations opposed to Georgia election law set to take

(Just Now) A number of top executives and corporate leaders gathered online this weekend to discuss what to do in response to controversial changes to some state voting laws,

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Executive orders are not laws

(8 days ago) Executive orders bypass that system. They are not duly passed laws by elected representatives of the people. They are not pieces of legislation that are openly debated and discussed and voted upon

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Tucson to ignore Arizona 'Second Amendment sanctuary' law

(9 days ago) Arizona’s law says the state is not beholden to upholding U.S. gun laws and prohibits “any personnel or financial resources to enforce, administer or cooperate with any act, law, treaty, order

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Unemployed Americans file lawsuits against states ending

(Just Now) A spokesperson at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, which is a named defendant in the lawsuit, said the agency “contests the alleged violation of law.”

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Supreme Court upholds Arizona elections laws over DNC

(9 days ago) Election law has become ground zero in the battle between the two major political parties, fueled by disputes over the 2020 presidential election. Democrats want …

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Supreme Court divides 5-4, leaves Texas six-week abortion

(9 days ago) The Supreme Court divided 5-4 on Wednesday, leaving a Texas ban on abortion after six weeks in place while litigation challenging the law continues in the lower courts.

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Florida abortion bill replicates Texas' sweeping ban

(Just Now) An abortion bill similar to one signed into law in Texas was filed in Florida on Wednesday that would ban most abortions in the state and would allow lawsuits against doctors who violate it.

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Supreme Court to weigh ban on abortions after 15 weeks

(8 days ago) The high court will decide whether bans on elective abortion before a fetus is viable, like the Mississippi law, are constitutional.. Pro-choice advocates say the court’s announcement is a

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GOP leaders to intervene in DOJ lawsuit against Georgia

(8 days ago) The Department of Justice filed the lawsuit against Georgia in late June, arguing that the new law violates the Voting Rights Act and adds “additional obstacles to casting an in-person ballot.”

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Senate Democrats put female draft back on the table

(4 days ago) Special counsel subpoenas Clinton-linked law firm in probe of FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation. Evangelical broadcasting pioneer Pat Robertson, 91, steps down as ‘700 Club’ host.

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Joe Biden's new 'death tax' threatens family farms, small

(Just Now) At death, under current tax law, Mr. Bezos’ heirs would not have to pay taxes on the $100 billion that his Amazon stock generated from 2010 to 2018. Their estimates were based on Securities and

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Facebook says users can share advice on immigrant

(Just Now) He said Facebook spoke with “human rights experts” and figured that some illegal immigrants will try to claim asylum, which is a right under international law. Mr. Castleberry also said the

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Mileage tax hell

(6 days ago) The federal gas tax is 18 cents per gallon, and state gas taxes range from Alaska’s 14 cents to California’s 61 cents per gallon. Those gas taxes may be insufficient to maintain and expand

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What Democrats' House retirements mean for 2022 election

(Just Now) As far as law and order issues go, Republicans have and will always support, fund, and stand with the men and women of law enforcement. Democrats decided …

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Jehovah's Witnesses to prison for 'extremist' religious

(Just Now) Law_Crime; Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses attend a court session in Perm, Russia, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. A court in the Russian city of Perm handed suspended sentences to …

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129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin

(Just Now) A French law was passed last year to allow the restitution of the statues to Benin, and of the sword to Senegal. But she said that the French government’s law was intentionally specific in

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