In the wake of several deadly mass shootings within the past month, Congress is facing mounting pressure from voters and the White House to pass gun reform legislation. The House is expected to vote on two bills next week, but they could be blocked by Republican Senators who think the answer to gun violence is more guns. Alicia Menendez discusses these bills and the obstacles they face with her panel on American Voices.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 35 bills on Friday, including a law allowing local governments to ban smoking on beaches and in parks, and vetoed five, including legislation that would have made it easier for businesses to sue local governments over ordinances.
AOC says Supreme Court justices who lied under oath must face consequences for 'impeachable offense'
Sens. Susan Collins and Joe Manchin said they were misled by Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch on Roe v. Wade.
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John Adams wrote the "right to keep and to bear arms" into the Massachusetts Constitution a decade before it appeared in the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Georgia Democratic nominee for governor Stacey Abrams explains the change in her position on abortion: There is 'no place in that medical decision for ideology or for politicians'
"I understand the sincere concerns. But those are religious concerns, or often concerns driven by personal morality," Abrams said in a CNN interview.
Donald Trump Jr. suggested Roe v. Wade was overturned as a direct result of Obama making fun of his father in 2011
Donald Trump Jr. posted a meme suggesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade was a domino effect result of Obama mocking his father.
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Alexey Druzhinin/Getty ImagesThe world may be in shambles, but the leaders of the G7 summit managed to have a laugh—at the expense of Vladimir Putin and a 2009 photo of him riding a horse shirtless in the Siberian mountains.The G7 summit is a gathering of leaders from seven of the wealthiest countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S., plus the EU president. As the distinguished members sat down to lunch on Sunday, the Daily Mail reported that British Prime Minister
Twitter has given a voice to many covering just about any topic. Twitter can promote a new restaurant, dance move and even political views of individuals when society is in a whirlwind of emotions about what's to come. Many organizations spoke out on June 24 after the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
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A column of Russian armored vehicles, including several Uragan multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), has been destroyed by Ukrainian armed forces, Ukraine’s Special Operation Forces (SOF) said in a Facebook video on June 25.
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Here are some of the more notable Indiana state law changes to watch for starting in July.
The impact of Kavanaugh's confirmation on the 2018 elections may reveal how the reversal of Roe v. Wade could impact this year's midterms
40 US House seats flipped to Democratic candidates following Kavanaugh's confirmation, including 27 where GOP candidates were previously leading in the polls.
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DENYS KARLOVSKYI - SATURDAY, 25 JUNE 2022, 18:56 Alexander Lukashenko, the self-proclaimed President of Belarus, has said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the blockade on the transit of some goods to Kaliningrad is "akin to a declaration of war".
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Pop star Pink is not just opposed to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, she's also not okay with having fans who support the anti-abortion ruling.
"This is what it is to be a Black woman running for office," wrote Rhode Island State Senate candidate Jennifer Rourke, after accusing opponent Jeann Lugo of assaulting her
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Trump took a brief respite from talking about his own problems to make sure he got credit for his role in ending bodily autonomy for millions of American women
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Becoming a Canadian citizen requires language, history, and physical residency requirements. Here are the factors you need to consider.
Many Republicans rejoiced at Roe being overturned but these 4 GOP governors want to protect the right to abortion
Republican-led states have enacted or will enact abortion bans as a result of Friday's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations mocked the macho image of their absent adversary Vladimir Putin on Sunday, at a meeting in Germany dominated by the Russian President's invasion of Ukraine. As the besuited leaders sat down for their first meeting of the three-day G7 summit in the sweltering Bavarian Alps, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked if their jackets should come off - or if they should even disrobe further. "We all have to show that we're tougher than Putin," Johnson said, to laughter from some of his colleagues.
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After calls from AOC and other Dems to expand the court, White House says Biden 'does not agree' with the move
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday that expanding the court was one of the ways the President and Congress could ensure abortion access across the country.
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The leader of the conspiracy theory movement QAnon published his first post in more than a year. The New York Times reported that the movement’s leader, referred to as Q, posted a message Friday on the message board 8kun. “Shall we play the game again?” read the post, which quickly made the rounds on other…
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Bannon made a Gettr post the day after Roe v. Wade was overturned, calling for an "army" to capitalize on the defeat of the "pro-abortion movement."