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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a controversial bill Wednesday that bans nearly all abortions in the state, including in cases of incest and rape. The Alabama Human Life Protection Act is one the most restrictive anti-abortion laws since Roe v. Wade legalized the procedure nationwide in 1973. The act bans performing abortions in the state […]

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The UK Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that decisions by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) are subject to judicial review.  Prior to the ruling, IPT decisions could only be appealed to the European Court of Human Rights. The IPT was established in 2000 to provide an avenue for redress for anyone who feels that they have […]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Tuesday vacated a previous ruling that had deemed a Virginia law, which required a physician to perform an abortion, unconstitutional. Last week, Judge Henry Hudson granted a motion for summary judgment that held Virginia Code § 18.2-72 posed an undue burden […]

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Iowa and Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Polk County District Court over Iowa’s recent enactment of House File 766. House File 766 prevents entities that provide abortions, or advocate for abortion rights, from receiving grant money earmarked for sex education. According to Erin […]

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US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that effectively prohibits US companies from using any telecoms equipment manufactured by China’s Huawei. The executive order, which has been under consideration for a year, cites the International Emergency Economics Power Act, a law enacted in 1977 that gives the president broad power to control trade […]

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