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The US House of Representatives approved HR 1690 on Tuesday that would require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing. If passed by the Senate the bill would require certain owners of federally subsidized housing to install carbon monoxide detectors within 90 days from enactment. To enable this the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

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The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed enforcement of a policy that would deny asylum to Central American migrants who pass through another country en route to the US and fail to make a claim for protection there. US District Court Judge Jon Tigar blocked the new rule in July by issuing a nationwide injunction. […]

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A judge for the US District Court for the District of North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday against North Dakota House Bill No. 1336 (HB 1336), which requires that a physician inform a woman seeking an abortion that the woman could reverse the abortion in instances where the procedure is performed via pharmaceuticals. This […]

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Scotland’s Inner House of the Court of Session held Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s decision to prorogue, or suspend, Parliament was unlawful. Prorogation involves the suspension of Parliament without dissolving the body, and it must be approved by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. Johnson defended the move as a method to develop a […]

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The Global Commission on Adaptation issued a report Tuesday highlighting the dangers of climate change and “call[ing] on governments and businesses to take urgent action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions in light of new research findings.” The report analyzed climate impacts and ultimately found “that adaptation can produce significant economic returns.” The report […]

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