Poll workers face unprecedented pressure ahead of midterms

Michigan The day before the August 2 primaries in Michigan, a group of GOP leaders instructed poll workers to break election rules to catch purported Democratic fraud. Video obtained by CNN shows Wayne County Republican officials telling poll workers to act as “undercover agents” and counteract “bad stuff” happening in the election by “secretly” breaking rules. “None […]

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Good news (for once): Court blocks Arizona’s ban on filming police

Filming police A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction last week preventing Arizona’s law restricting the filming of police from taking effect. The Republican-controlled state legislature passed a bill (HB 2319) earlier this year making it unlawful for a person to record law enforcement activity within 8 feet without an officer’s permission. A violation of […]

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Pregnant women are ignored and mistreated in jails across the country. Without abortion rights, it will only get worse.

Studies show that pregnant incarcerated women have higher rates of poor perinatal outcomes, such as miscarriage, preterm infants, and infants who are small for their gestational age, compared to women in the general population. This is likely due to the fact that several jails and state prisons do not have any implemented prenatal care policies. […]

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Constitutional sheriffs plot 2022 election ‘monitoring’ and interference

Constitutional sheriffs “The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) is calling upon all Americans and law enforcement nationwide to come together in pursuit of the truth regarding the 2020 election. Considering the persistent allegations of election fraud since even before the 2020 elections began, and as a response to the perpetual polarizing effect this […]

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Michigan Supreme Court orders abortion rights initiative to appear on November ballot

“Our decision returns the issue of abortion to those legislative bodies, and it allows women on both sides of the abortion issue to seek to affect the legislative process by influencing public opinion, lobbying legislators, voting, and running for office. Women are not without electoral or political power.” —Supreme Court Ending a nationwide right to […]

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Judge rules HIV prevention mandate violates ‘religious freedom’

Ruling A federal judge ruled yesterday that requiring insurance companies to cover medications for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, violates their rights on religious grounds. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor, a George W. Bush appointee, focuses on claims from a Christian for-profit corporation that the Affordable Care Act requirement to cover preventative care like […]

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Trump judge stops Mar-a-Lago investigation in unprecedented order

Special treatment Judge Aileen Cannon, a Federalist Society member appointed by Trump and confirmed after he lost the 2020 election, approved the former president’s request for a special master to review the documents the FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago. She also halts the use of the materials for “criminal investigative purposes” pending the special master’s review, thereby preventing […]

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