House to vote on bills to protect access to abortion after Roe v. Wade overturned

House to vote on bills to protect access to abortion after Roe v. Wade overturned

This post was originally published on this siteThe Democrat-led House of Representatives is expected to vote on Friday to pass a pair of bills aimed at protecting access to abortion at the federal level in the wake of the Supreme Court’s momentous decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Read more
Taxpayers Pay the Price for DeSantis’ War on Disney

Taxpayers Pay the Price for DeSantis’ War on Disney

This post was originally published on this site  Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Republican governor, has declared a regulatory war on one of the state’s biggest employers. But it’s taxpayers who may ultimately pay the price. In March, DeSantis signed into law H.B. 1577, which described itself as “an act relating to...

Read more
Covid emerges as a complication for a Democratic economic deal

Covid emerges as a complication for a Democratic economic deal

This post was originally published on this sitePositive tests this week highlight the razor’s edge Democrats are walking in a 50-50 Senate and the partisan disparity in the pandemic’s toll on Capitol Hill.

Read more
Senate Democrats Call On Biden To Declare A Public Health Emergency On Abortion

Senate Democrats Call On Biden To Declare A Public Health Emergency On Abortion

This post was originally published on this site“You have the power to do more to address this crisis,” Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Alex Padilla and more wrote in a letter shared with HuffPost.

Read more
Texas’ law on gun background checks plagued by critical omissions of minors’ mental health records

Texas’ law on gun background checks plagued by critical omissions of minors’ mental health records

This post was originally published on this site By Jeremy Schwartz and Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica July 13, 2022 In the spring of 2009, Elliott Naishtat persuaded his colleagues in the Texas Legislature to pass a bill that he believed would require the state to report court-ordered...

Read more
What to know as Elon Musk’s rocky deal with Twitter heads to court

What to know as Elon Musk’s rocky deal with Twitter heads to court

This post was originally published on this siteTwitter filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk in the Delaware Court of Chancery. What happens now?

Read more
Highland Park survivors to rally at U.S. Capitol, push for gun control legislation

Highland Park survivors to rally at U.S. Capitol, push for gun control legislation

This post was originally published on this siteAbout 1,000 people are expected at a gun control rally outside the U.S. Capitol after the Fourth of July mass shooting in Highland Park     

Read more
Shares of Twitter have dropped after Elon Musk Nix sought a deal

Shares of Twitter have dropped after Elon Musk Nix sought a deal

This post was originally published on this site An effort by Elon Musk to finalize the purchase agreement Twitter Inc. the company’s shares on social media were falling into pre-market trading as investors prepare for what will be a confusing court battle. Twitter fell 6.5% last Wednesday from $ 34.41...

Read more
Post Politics Now: Biden to put spotlight on new gun safety law at White House event

Post Politics Now: Biden to put spotlight on new gun safety law at White House event

This post was originally published on this siteThe president is hosting survivors and family members of victims from mulitiple high-profile mass shootings to mark a new law that includes the most significant gun restrictions enacted by Congress in decades.

Read more
Here’s what’s in Biden’s executive order on abortion rights

Here’s what’s in Biden’s executive order on abortion rights

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Friday is signing an executive order aimed at protecting access to reproductive health services in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion.

Read more