Mississippi asked the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

July 23, 2021

The Mississippi Attorney General, during a briefing on Thursday, called on the Supreme Court to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision at the next session — when the judges will consider Mississippi’s ban on almost all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Calling the historic decision that first shaped the constitutional right to abortion «blatantly wrong,» Attorney General Lynn Fitch also referred to «Planned Parenthood v. Casey.» «Only the complete…

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The youngest FBI informant sued him for abuse

July 23, 2021

An ex-FBI informant sued the agency for $100 million, claiming that he was subjected to ill-treatment while working for the authorities. Richard Vershi Jr. is known as the youngest informant of the Bureau in history. His experience working with a federal agency even inspired the Hollywood film «White Boy Rick», which starred Matthew McConaughey. Now a new chapter has appeared in the history in the form of a lawsuit-which refers…

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Self-proclaimed incel, who planned the mass murder of women, was charged

July 22, 2021

An Ohio man who identifies himself as Incel was charged Wednesday for an alleged plot to shoot women attending colleges and sororities in the state, officials said. One one-count charge of attempted hate crime and one count of illegal possession of a machine gun has been filed against 21-year-old Tres Genco of Hillsborough, according to court documents. The U.S. Department of Justice said he was arrested by federal agents on…

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In Texas, teachers will no longer be required to call white supremacy «morally wrong»

July 21, 2021

According to the bill, which was passed by the Texas State Senate, public school teachers will no longer have to tell students about the Ku Klux Klan or that the concept of white supremacy is «morally wrong.» In the Republican-controlled state, there are two dozen educational programs that were once mandatory in public schools — such as teaching Martin Luther King’s «I Have a Dream» speech, the achievements of Cesar…

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A couple whose sex announcement party caused a deadly fire has been charged

July 21, 2021

Authorities have announced that a Southern California couple whose baby sex announcement party allegedly triggered a deadly fire in El Dorado in 2020 has been charged with 30 crimes-including the manslaughter of a firefighter extinguishing a blaze. A smoke bomb detonated by a couple in Yucape, California, on September 5 during a party caused a fire that burned more than 20 thousand acres of land in two counties, San Bernardino…

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The jury ruled that the dismissed Walmart employee with Down syndrome should receive $125 million.

July 21, 2021

An eight-person jury ruled that Walmart violated the Americans with Disabilities Act after firing a sales representative with Down syndrome due to changes in her work schedule. According to the New York Times, after a four-day trial, a jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin found that the company did not take into account Marlo Shpet’s disability when she asked to change her schedule. Shpet,…

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The judge ruled that the US should close DACA for new applicants

July 21, 2021

A federal judge in Texas ordered the US government on Friday to close DACA for new applicants-saying that the Obama administration did not have the legal authority to provide deportation assistance and work permits to illegal immigrants who came to the US as children. Satisfying the request of Texas and other Republican-led states, Judge Andrew Hanen demanded that the Biden administration stop approving new applications for DACA, blocking access for…

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Two men have been charged for conspiring to blow up the headquarters of Democrats in California

July 21, 2021

Two men have been charged in connection with alleged plans to detonate a bomb at the headquarters of the Democratic Party in California after last year’s presidential election. Ian Benjamin Rogers, 45, of Napa, and Jarrod Copeland, 37, of Vallejo, California, face multiple charges, including conspiracy to destroy a building with «incendiary devices» and obstruction of justice. According to prosecutors, they planned the attack after the elections in November 2020…

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Illinois passed the first law in the United States prohibiting lying to minors during interrogation

July 21, 2021

Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker on Thursday signed the first law in the country prohibiting law enforcement agencies from lying and using other methods of deception when interrogating minors. The rules, which come into force on January 1, prohibit such techniques as the false promise of mitigation of punishment and the claim that incriminating evidence exists when there is none. According to Pritzker, this indicates that the state recognizes «the…

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In Texas, a reward will be provided for information about violators of the new abortion law

July 21, 2021

From September 1, in Texas, for information about women who want to have an abortion after the sixth week, you can get a reward of $10 thousand-after the state legislature passed the heartbeat bill, according to UNILAD. The law will allow anyone to sue private medical companies and health workers for providing abortions after a heartbeat is detected in the fetus, as well as anyone who contributed to the procedure….

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