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The Missouri Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would ban most abortions after eight weeks of gestation. The Missouri Bill contains exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by rape or incest. Doctors would also face five to 15 years in prison for violating the eight-week cutoff. The bill would also include […]

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The Maine Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would pledge the state’s Electoral College votes for president to the candidate who wins the popular vote across the country. If the House and Governor pass and sign the bill, Maine will becomes the fourteenth state, in addition to Washington, DC, to join the National Popular […]

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San Francisco on Tuesday voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by the police or other agencies, becoming the first US city to do so. The “Stop Secret Surveillance” ordinance, which was passed in an 8-to-1 vote by the Board of Supervisors, will further prevent city agencies from adopting any other type of […]

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The Wisconsin State Assembly approved a package of abortion restrictions Wednesday. The Assembly passed a series of six different bills all aimed at stricter regulation of abortion in the state. AB180 requires doctors in the state to inform women undergoing a chemically induced abortion that they can stop the procedure while the first set of […]

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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a disgraced media mogul who recently wrote a wrote a book about Trump’s triumphs. Black was convicted in 2007 on fraud charges, including alleged embezzlement, and obstruction of justice. He served 3.5 years in prison and was deported to Canada after he […]

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