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The Arizona State Senate and the company it hired are now at loggerheads over records the Cyber Ninjas company is not releasing after a court order.
- Business Insider
The Supreme Court is having a credibility crisis as fewer and fewer Americans believe that it is a nonpartisan, unbiased institution.
A federal Florida judge issued a preliminary injunction that blocks enforcement of a controversial “anti-riot” law enacted by Florida Governor […] The post Florida governor equated ‘Black joy’ with protest, judge rules appeared first on TheGrio.
Donald Trump Jr.'s posts don't exactly 'back the blue.'
- LA Times
The FBI's attempt to confiscate tens of millions of dollars from Beverly Hills safe deposit boxes draws resistance and charges of government misconduct.
- Business Insider
Texas megachurch preacher and Trump devotee says there is no 'credible religious argument' against COVID-19 vaccines
Pastor Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church in Dallas will not offer religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, AP reported.
- The Conversation
Younger evangelicals are openly questioning the religious and political traditions of their parents and grandparents. Julie Bennett/APSince the 1970s, white American evangelicals – a large subsection of Protestants who hold to a literal reading of the Bible – have often managed to get specific privileges through their political engagement primarily through supporting the Republican Party. In the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan symbolically consolidated the alliance by bringing religious freedom a
Police say they're investigating an unconfirmed picture of a man who looks a 'heck' of a lot like Brian Laundrie
Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of the missing 22-year-old YouTuber Gabby Petito, has also been missing as of Tuesday, his lawyer said.
- Washington Examiner
Members of the media and law enforcement vastly outnumbered a few hundred rallygoers at a much-hyped event outside the Capitol on Saturday to support those who were arrested on suspicion of participating in nonviolent crimes that were connected to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
- Chicago Tribune
Chicago gas station owners say city inspectors shutting them down for minor violations and ‘racist reasons’
Multiple gas station and convenience store owners across Chicago are calling on the City Council to investigate what they allege are mass shutdowns of their businesses as part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s strategy to reduce violence. At a news conference earlier this week, about 15 owners gathered at the shuttered Falcon Fuel station in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the South Side. They alleged ...
The Ohio Republican's attack on Democrats got flipped back on him.
- Rolling Stone
The lackluster attendance may be connected to conspiracy theories that the event was a "false flag" or "honeypot" for federal agents to entrap and arrest attendees
The editorial board of Albany's Times Union asks the New York Republican "how low" she can go in its withering essay.
People on Twitter think they spotted side-eye, and sent the term "even Bannon" trending.
- Kansas City Star
“The question is what am I doing to get people out of jail from the Jan. 6. So what we did is we took a deep, deep dive,” the junior senator said.
- LA Times
The $3.5-trillion spending plan that Democrats proposed is already being whittled down. That's good for the party. Voters prefer incremental change.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Surveillance video provided to Denver7 by the manager of the Conoco on Zuni Street and Speer Boulevard shows three people, two of them armed with a gun, walk into the convenience store about 5 a.m.
- Charlotte Observer
“No one with a disability should be treated in such a brutal way,” Wilmer Oliva said. “We have a right to be in this world, just like anybody else.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Police and media vastly outnumbered protesters around the U.S. Capitol on Saturday at a sparsely attended rally by supporters of the people who breached the building on Jan. 6, trying to overturn former President Donald Trump's election defeat. About 100 to 200 protesters showed up, some carrying the flags of the right-wing group Three Percenters over their shoulders. It was far fewer than the 700 people organizers had expected and the thousands who brought mayhem to the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Even as evangelicals maintain their position as the most popular religion in the U.S., a movement of self-described "exvangelicals" is breaking away, using social media to engage tens of thousands of former faithful.The big picture: Donald Trump's presidency, as well as movements around LGBTQ rights, #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, drew more Americans into evangelical churches while also pushing some existing members away.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.