The Supreme Court struck down a New York state law that restricts carrying concealed guns and hours later the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan gun safety legislation, breaking nearly three decades of inaction. Former firearms executive and author Ryan Busse shares his thoughts.
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The Autauga County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman who was last heard from on Feb., 21, 2021.
The Senate pushed a bipartisan gun violence bill to the brink of passage Thursday as it voted to halt a Republican filibuster against the measure, clearing the way for Congress' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision upending nearly a half century of legal protection for abortion rights is sharply at odds with public opinion in a country where a sizable majority of people support abortion rights. About 71% of Americans - including majorities of Democrats and Republicans - say decisions about terminating a pregnancy should be left to a woman and her doctor, rather than regulated by the government.
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Iowa's senators release statements after Senate passes bipartisan gun safety legislation
l The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years. The decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The ruling came more than a month after the stunning leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicating the court was prepared to take this momentous step. Three of the court’s liberal justices wrote in a joint dissent that the decision would bring “sorrow” for the many millions of American women who will be losing a “fundamental constitutional protection.” l
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The barn is near a home where the woman’s uncle lives, outlets reported.
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Chief Justice John Roberts says Supreme Court went too far in taking the 'dramatic step' of overturning Roe v. Wade
Roberts wrote that a decision that limited abortion rights without overturning Roe v. Wade would have been "markedly less unsettling."
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The senator from Maine once again seemed blindsided by Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh siding against Roe v. Wade
A Republican Kevin McCarthy pulled from the Jan. 6 committee laments he could've asked 'very serious deep questions' if he'd been allowed to serve
McCarthy pulled Troy Nehls from the committee after two other Republicans were blocked by Pelosi. Now, Trump fumes that there's no one to defend him.
“You have mass stabbings, lady," the GOP congresswoman told a reporter who compared U.K. gun statistics to those in the U.S.
At least 6 GOP members of Congress asked the Trump White House for a January 6 pardon, including Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene
Trump White House aides told House select committee investigators about Republican lawmakers who asked to be pardoned after the Capitol riot.
Justice Thomas says the Supreme Court should 'reconsider' rulings that protect access to contraception and same-sex marriage as the court overturns Roe v. Wade
The court should examine all other cases that fall under its due process precedents, Thomas wrote in a concurring opinion.
The bill, which must be reconciled with similar legislation in the House, is designed to strengthen Americans’ retirement security.
The senator's vote was pivotal to the confirmation of the conservative justice to the Supreme Court in 2018.
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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyAre Senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin stupid, or do they just think we are?Both self-identified centrist, pro-choice senators voted to confirm Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, two of the six jurists responsible for curb-stomping American women’s rights back into the 1960s with today’s ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health. They did so because, at the time, they were assured that both Gorsuch and Kavan
"Pardon me?" many Twitter users asked the Florida congressman.
White House lawyer Eric Herschmann told a Trump loyalist 'you would be committing a felony' after being told of a plan to use the DOJ to overturn the election
Herschmann said he called Jeffrey Clark an "f-ing a-hole" and congratulated him on admitting that his first act "would be committing a felony."
The trailer, from Discovery+, includes interviews with Trump's children and the former president himself.