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Congressional Republicans get straight to work on a bill aimed at cutting off all insurance coverage for abortion
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Here we go again, and again, and again...
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Monday, January 23, 2017
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But regional assemblies don’t have to.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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In recent decades, the federal government has turned to private corporations to help handle everything from intelligence to prisons. Should nuclear waste be next? That's a question currently being considered by the Department of Energy, as it looks for...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ashley Dejean | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Even as GOP state legislatures pick up steam to pass abortion restrictions, abortion foes were blocked by Pres. Obama's veto. Now, they think they have their man.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit brought by a woman who claims her doctor caused her to have a miscarriage by administering an abortion-inducing drug can proceed. Kimberly Stinnett’s usual doctor was reportedly out...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Headlines | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that parliamentary approval is needed before the government can start the process of taking Britain out of the European Union....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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India's Supreme Court has ruled on what is allowable speech by politicians to use during elections. The court says speeches by politicians must be shorn of references to religion and caste.
From: NPR | By: Julie McCarthy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The president laid out 18 promises in a “Contract With the American Voter,” but he only managed to check off a handful by Monday.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Britain's Supreme Court says the government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to trigger negotiations by the end of March....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Latest on the British Supreme Court ruling on Brexit (all times local): 9:40 a.m.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Britain's Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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More than 37 million women will be affected.
From: New York Magazine | By: Lisa Ryan | Monday, January 23, 2017
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One dissenting justice on Ohio Supreme Court says that the group of people who got Johnson on the ballot deserve ballot status even if their candidate appeared as an "independent."
From: Reason | By: Brian Doherty | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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During a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, “I think sometimes we can disagree with the facts” but “our intention is never to lie to you.”
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Monday, January 23, 2017
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(Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren) The Washington state supreme court in Olympia, on September 7, 2016 Record special-interest spending on state supreme court elections in 2016 drew less notice than Donald Trump’s assault on democracy norms, but the upshot...
From: The American Prospect | By: Dorothy Samuels & Alicia Bannon | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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President Donald Trump's big actions today: Withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership (which was never approved by Congress anyhow); reinstituting a federal ban on funding clinics that provide abortions outside the United States; and freezing...
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Monday, January 23, 2017
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PREDICTION, wrote Karl Popper, a philosopher, is “one of the oldest dreams of mankind—the dream of prophecy, the idea that we can know what the future has in store for us, and that we can profit from such knowledge by adjusting our policy to it.”...
From: The Economist | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Court's refusal to hear the appeal lets stand a lower court's 2016 decision that the statute violated federal laws against voter discrimination. ...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The president has reinstated a contentious policy that blocks funding to international family-planning organizations unless they agree not to promote abortion.
From: The Atlantic | By: Anna Diamond | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Supreme Court will consider when the S.E.C. must file a claim to recover money from a fraud. It’s not as simple as it sounds.
From: New York Times | By: PETER J. HENNING | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Here's a wrap of what Trump promised to do on his first day in office, compared with what he actually did
From: Time | By: Josh Boak and Jill Colvin / AP | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The abortion rights group NARAL has condemned the decision as "repressing women"
From: Time | By: Jonathan Lemire / AP | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 4 justices Back in September, eight of nine Texas Supreme Court justices voted to reject a case related to same-sex marriage rights in the Lone Star State. After...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Saturday’s unprecedented show of opposition punctured a core myth of the Trump presidency. Will it change his behavior? And can it be sustained?
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Monday, January 23, 2017
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President restores Mexico City Policy banning the funding of foreign abortions. President Trump reinstated Monday (Jan. 23) a ban on federal funds for organizations that perform or promote abortions overseas in one of what is expected to be a series...
From: Christianity Today | By: Tom Strode - Baptist Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Over the weekend, reports indicated that President Donald Trump’s shortlist for a nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia nearly a year ago has apparently gotten even shorter, with Jan Crawford of CBS...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Amy Howe | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday ruled that law enforcement officers cannot be forced to return marijuana to defendants even after they are acquitted of pot crimes because doing so would force officers to be marijuana "distributors" and violate federal...
From: Denver Post | By: Kirk Mitchell | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?
From: Hot Air | By: Ed Morrissey | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Women’s rights are human rights, and women leaders are progressive leaders.
From: New York Magazine | By: Rebecca Traister | Monday, January 23, 2017
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US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a decree barring US federal funding for foreign NGOs that support abortion, relaunching a battle that has long divided Americans. The post President Trump bans federal funding for abortion appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Virginia GOP's Day of Tears resolution, which passed last week, shares the same name as the anti-choice group that supported the resolution. The post Virginia Republicans: Lower Flags for Safe, Legal Abortion Care appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Forty-four years after Roe v. Wade became the law of the land, it's become clear that it's not enough to technically have access to abortion care. People need to be able to exercise their constitutional rights without stigma and fear too. The post What...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Monday, January 23, 2017
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When Carina Guzman arrived in Troutdale, Oregon, almost nine years ago as an undocumented teenager from Colombia, she wasn't prepared to navigate the vast range of services available in the state. She knew that she wanted contraception, but her inexperience...
From: Mother Jones | By: P.R. Lockhart | Monday, January 23, 2017
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While the government officials developing and enforcing US immigration policy changed on January 20, the economic system in which they make that policy did not. As fear sweeps through immigrant communities in the United States, understanding that system...
From: Truthout | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a highly regarded conservative jurist best known for upholding religious liberty rights in the legal battles over Obamacare, has emerged as a leading contender for President Trump’s first Supreme Court nomination.  Gorsuch,...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: David G. Savage | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Lisa Loomer's production about the legendary Supreme Court case opens during a time of renewed uncertainty over a woman’s right to choose.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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In a move that will come as a blow to the UK government, Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Parliament must be given the power to decide whether the country can begin its two-year exit strategy from the European Union. The ruling comes after...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: dianalodderhose | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Britain's Supreme Court says the government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union....
From: New York Daily News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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LONDON: The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union.
From: The Star Malaysia | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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"The Supreme Court rules that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without an act of parliament authorising it to do so," Supreme Court president David Neuberger told a packed courtroom in London.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Govt to withdraw 2016 notification on JallikattuNearly 70 caveats have been filed in the Supreme Court seeking prior hearing if pleas challenging the new legislation allowing Jallikattu in the state come up for consideration.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament’s approval before she begins Britain’s formal exit from the European Union. The UK’s highest judicial body dismissed the government’s argument that May...
From: New York Post | By: Reuters | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The prime minister will rapidly pass an Article 50 bill, writes Sebastian Payne
From: Financial Times | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Britain’s Supreme Court said the U.K. parliament must vote on triggering the Brexit process, complicating Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans.
From: Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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