Soldiers Mobilized To D.C. Protests Were Issued Bayonets: Report

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed a report by The Associated Press that some of the service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.C., last month in response to civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd were issued bayonets. Defense documents obtained by the AP show some were not trained in […]

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U.S. Appeals Court Lets Texas Curb Medication Abortions During Pandemic

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday allowed Texas to enforce curbs on medication-induced abortions as part of the Republican-governed state’s restrictions aimed at postponing medical procedures not deemed urgent during the coronavirus pandemic. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a federal judge’s order blocking the state from applying restrictions to abortions induced through […]

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GOP Lawmaker Goes Full Death Cult: ‘Always Choose’ Economy Over Lives

Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-Ind.) became the latest conservative voice to say it’s time to end the shutdowns and reopen the economy, even if it means people die from the coronavirus infection. Hollingsworth told WIBC radio that keeping shutdowns in place to protect lives would “insult the Americans that voted us into office.” He noted that either decision would lead to harm ― one […]

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Supreme Court Asked To Block Texas’ Abortion Ban Stemming From COVID-19 Crisis

The legal ping-pong match between Texas abortion providers and state leaders seeking to ban the procedure ― ostensibly to conserve medical supplies during the coronavirus outbreak ― arrived at the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday.  A coalition of Texas abortion clinics asked the high court to take emergency action so that the facilities could resume providing time-sensitive care to patients […]

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