Louisiana GOP rushes to classify abortion as homicide — and mothers could potentially be charged

Louisiana GOP rushes to classify abortion as homicide — and mothers could potentially be charged

This post was originally published on this site Republicans in Louisiana are now pushing to reclassify abortion as homicide, which could result in criminally charging mothers who terminate their pregnancies. The Lafayette Daily Advertiser reports that the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday voted to advance new legislation that would...

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Louisiana’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill dies in committee

Louisiana’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill dies in committee

This post was originally published on this site Legislation that would have barred discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in Louisiana’s K-12 schools, a version of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill approved in Florida, was killed Tuesday in committee. In a 4-7 vote, every Democrat on the House Education...

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Activist Gary Chambers is trying to become Louisiana’s first Black senator

Activist Gary Chambers is trying to become Louisiana’s first Black senator

This post was originally published on this siteGary Chambers aims to be Louisiana’s first Black senator and has already gone viral with campaign ads of burning a Confederate flag and smoking a blunt.

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The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

This post was originally published on this site Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency announced air pollution, unsafe drinking water, and other issues that afflict ethnic minority communities in the three states of the Gulf Coast, following a “Journey to Justice” tour by administrator Michael Regan last fall. We are...

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12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 12 states is suing the Biden administration to block its vaccine mandate for health care workers, contending that the requirement is unconstitutional and violates a number of federal laws.The lawsuit, filed on Monday, argues the…

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US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

This post was originally published on this site A US federal appeals court Saturday halted a vaccine mandate by President Joe Biden’s administration that is intended to push millions of workers at businesses with more than 100 employees into getting Covid-19 shots. The New Orleans-based US Court of Appeals for...

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How a Mississippi court case could reshape abortion laws across the US

How a Mississippi court case could reshape abortion laws across the US

This post was originally published on this site WASHINGTON — A six-week abortion ban in Texas enacted in September forced those seeking abortion services in the Lone Star State to look across state lines for care. But the timing couldn’t have been worse for Texans living near the state’s eastern...

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