Monthly Archives: August 2022

Pro-life legislation and the pain of compromise – Catholic World Report

A woman helps two young boys light candles during a ‘Value Them Both’ sidewalk vigil in Olathe, Kansas on August 1, 2022. Voters rejected a referendum that would have changed the state’s constitution to say that there is no constitutional right to abortion in Kansas. (CNS Photo/Kathryn White, Sourdough) The …

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INTERVIEW | Not easy for BJP to occupy Congress space in Kerala: MV Govindan

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Coming to power for a second consecutive term on a pro-incumbent wave in the state, the CPM-led Left Democratic Front is pinning high hopes on Lok Sabha polls in 2024. In a conversation with TNIE a day After taking the reins of the party, CPM Secretary …

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China furious with pro-Taiwan Kyiv group

BRASSLING OF DISPUTES: Beijing fears Kyiv’s defense against Russia could become a model for Taiwanese resistance against China, Ukrainian lawmaker Inna Sovsun has said. By Liu Tzu-hsuan / Editor, with CNA The Chinese embassy in Ukraine tried to thwart the plan of the Ukrainian parliament to create a pro-Taiwan group, …

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Khalistan referendum campaign rocks Canadian politics

A truck moving with the banner of Khalistan Refrendum. — Photo by the author The vote will take place on September 18 in Canada. Ahead of the vote, pro-Khalistan activists hold truck rallies. The activities angered pro-Indian factions in Canada. TORONTO: After creating strong waves in the UK in November …

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Opinion: Why Biden needs Congress to really fix student loan debt

This week, President Joe Biden unveiled a student loan forgiveness plan that will be fully enacted under executive powers. While the $10,000 loan forgiveness (plus an additional $10,000 for Pell Grant recipients) has grabbed headlines, other aspects will have potentially life-changing benefits for borrowers. These include capping the maximum amount …

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COMMENT: An earthquake would say no to Liz Cheney

Emile Guillermo, What’s up with Liz Cheney and her one-woman crusade to save democracy? Does it really speak to us in the BIPOC community? I got advice from a legendary black comedian. Earthquake isn’t a California peril, but the name of one of Dave Chappelle’s favorite comedic mentors. Earthquake or …

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Human Rights Campaign endorses re-election of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson

Lansing, Mich. – Today, the Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) announced its support for the re-election of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. HRC PAC is committed to engaging our volunteers, members and supporters to mobilize nearly 1.2 million equality voters in Michigan to …

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Congress wants to hear what Twitter whistleblower has to say | Company

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are eager to hear from Twitter’s former security chief, who has alarmed Washington with allegations that the influential social network has misled regulators over its cyber defenses and efforts to police social media. fake accounts. Leaders of several congressional panels are looking into disclosures by …

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Fellow Maryland Democrats Wes Moore kick off party’s fall campaign season with President Joe Biden in Rockville – Baltimore Sun

Gubernatorial hopeful Wes Moore and other Democratic candidates in Maryland on the ballot this fall will get a high-profile boost Thursday as President Joe Biden headlines a rally in Rockville to kick off the season of the general election campaign of the party. Moore, an author and former nonprofit leader …

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Volkswagen Group and Canada Partner for a Sustainable Battery Supply Chain in North America

Volkswagen AG and the Government of Canada aim to promote electric mobility in the country and explore opportunities across the automotive and battery supply chain in Canada. This was agreed in a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday in Toronto by Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess and Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science …

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What would a divided Congress do after the midterms?

Kevin McCarthy and Chuck Schumer, who could each control a branch of Congress in 2023. Photo: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images Thanks to an improved electoral landscape for Democrats in general and some ill-fated selections of GOP nominees for the Senate in particular, the odds of Democrats clinging to control of the …

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Reviews | John Fetterman leads a brilliant campaign

Comment this story Comment Lt. Governor John Fetterman, the Democratic candidate for US Senate in Pennsylvania, is running a stellar campaign in the race to replace the retired Republican Senator Patrick J. Toomey. Fetterman grabbed a center point principle of electoral politics: voters choose candidates with whom they identify. Fetterman …

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Injustice against society, says the group

(NOPE) Sofadondo Advocacy Group, an NGO campaigning against Sex for Marks in the Nigerian education system, has called for the overhaul of Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to discourage the practice. The group’s national coordinator, Ms. Hannah Etta, who is also a lecturer in one of the Nigerian universities, made the call …

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Group C Streptococcus Toxic Shock Syndrome

We present a patient who was admitted with cellulitis of the lower extremities and was found to have group C Streptococcus bacteremia causing toxic shock syndrome. Our patient was started on appropriate antibiotics, which included piperacillin/tazobactam, vancomycin and clindamycin for suspected cellulitis, and was later switched to meropenem on day …

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NGO speaks out against bullying, set to push for legislation – The Sun Nigeria

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Equality Development and Research Center (EDRC),denounced what he called “a high rate of bullying in the country, especially in schools and workplaces by people with extra strength”. The group’s position is expressed in a statement by its founder, Ms. Marsha Nwanne in Abuja on Friday. According …

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Amid CBI raid, Arvind Kejriwal launches missed call campaign to make India stronger

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday held a press conference and launched a campaign of missed calls for his Make India No 1 mission. Speaking about his recently launched Make India No 1 mission, Kejriwal said, “I am posting a number today, missed call number 9510001000. Those who want …

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ASUN Concludes 89th Session, 9 Legislation Passed – The Nevada Sagebrush

This story was originally published on April 9, 2022. Visit the Nevada Sagebrush Archives to see all past stories. The eighty-ninth session of student associates ended on April 6, but not before nine bills were passed in the last meeting of the Senate. Due to the timing of the exhibits …

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Anti-abortion group’s hoard of data is a ‘serious concern’ after Roe | app

Heartbeat International, an Ohio-based nonprofit, has spent years collecting data on pregnant women to develop better ways to ensure women carry their pregnancies to term and persuade them to have an abortion. Based in Columbus, he says he provides support services to the world’s largest network of “pro-life pregnancy resource …

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Democratic lawmakers and abortion advocates pressure Biden to fund overseas abortions

WASHINGTON, DC, August 19 (C-Fam) Ahead of the August recess of Congress, Democratic lawmakers and abortion advocates teamed up to pressure the Biden administration to roll back a 50-year-old law years that prevents American taxpayers’ money from funding abortions. the globe. Abortion advocates have long called for the repeal or …

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Agreement between Trump, Jared Kushner and the Saudis until Congress to understand

It’s a remarkable story that begins inside Trump Tower on August 3, 2016, the day Donald Trump Jr. met with a longtime envoy to two oil-rich Gulf states – Saudi Arabia and the United States. United Arab Emirates – and their Israeli security guru as they promised to secretly help …

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Pro-Biden group pours millions into new ad campaign to promote new climate and health care legislation

As President Biden and the Democrats running in the midterm elections plan to spend the next few weeks on the road pushing for the passage of their climate, health care and tax legislation, several national political groups are considering pouring millions of dollars into advertising to help boost the campaign …

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Could the Democrats hold Congress? It seems possible now

The past year has been a grind for Democrats. The COVID pandemic persists, inflation is at its highest level in four decades and the Afghanistan the withdrawal was botched. As a result, Biden’s approval ratings have plummeted to historic lows — even lower than those of Trump or Carter (two …

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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden signed into law the Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill on Tuesday, delivering what he called the “final piece” of his streamlined national agenda, as it aims to strengthen the his party’s standing with voters less than three months before the midterm elections. The …

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REA Group launches a new consumer real estate market

Property.com.au, the property search destination of property company REA Group, has launched a new consumer marketplace aimed at removing more barriers for buyers and sellers. According to REA Group, 1.6 million Australian homeowners consider selling each year and research shows two-thirds of them don’t follow through – and the alignment …

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Bill Would Impose New Minimum and Excise Taxes on Corporations | Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

On August 7, the Senate passed HR 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act). If approved by the House of Representatives, as expected, the bill will be sent to President Joe Biden for signature. The bill passed by the Senate includes three revisions to the Internal Revenue Code …

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Bill Would Impose New Minimum and Excise Taxes on Corporations – Corporate Tax

On August 7, the Senate passed HR 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act). If approved by the House of Representatives, as expected, the bill will be sent to President Joe Biden for signature. The bill passed by the Senate includes three revisions to the Internal Revenue Code …

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As minister, no law prohibits me from serving as a spokesperson for the APC campaign – Keyamo, SAN

* Said he did not violate Nigerian law Minister of State for Labor and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has defended his continued office despite agreeing to serve as a campaign spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate , Bola Tinubu, accusing the call for his resignation from the …

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Adam Schiff’s ‘confident’ Congress to be briefed by intelligence officials on Trump search

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff said he was confident Sunday that members of Congress will be informed by the intelligence community of any potential national security risks posed by classified documents recovered by the FBI at former President Trump’s home in South Florida. The California Democrat said he …

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Congress can help parents protect children from TikTok, IG, YouTube and other social media giants | Opinion

By Amy Kennedy My husband Patrick and I thought that by waiting to give our kids phones, they would develop healthier habits to offset the potential for overuse. This was not the case. Ever since he pressed that power button, a viewer would have found it hard to believe that …

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Milford woman creates public art campaign to spread gun violence prevention message

MILFORD — Lorie Lewis watched the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas mass shooting unfold in real time last May. Nineteen students and two teachers were killed that day in a school. For the Milford resident, that was her call to action. “It was just a cumulative effect…seeing one after the …

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Sierra Leone Parliament Approves New Arbitration Legislation – Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

August 12, 2022 Herbert Smith’s Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Following its accession to the New York Convention in 2020 (discussed in our blog post here), the Sierra Leone House of Parliament has approved a …

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Inflation relief should come from states, not Congress, says Stitt – FOX23 News

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The people of Oklahoma are hungry for relief, with the cost of everything rising. Federal lawmakers say a bill making its way through Congress could be the answer. But Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt argues the bill should be passed at the state level. “Since everything costs …

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Human Rights Campaign endorses U.S. Representative Peter Welch of Vermont for U.S. Senate

The Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) has announced its endorsement of US Representative Peter Welch of Vermont for the US Senate. HRC PAC is committed to engaging our volunteers, members and supporters to mobilize the more than 130,000 equality voters in Vermont in favor of Welch and other pro-equality …

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contacts: Investors: [email protected] Media: [email protected] Forward-looking statements Certain statements made in this press release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, expectations and timing related to …

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Council discusses potential legislation, says goodbye to Jardon

Reno City Council members on Wednesday discussed potential bill draft requests (BDRs) the city might support during the 2023 Nevada State Legislative session, and made decisions regarding a change to the city charter and affordable housing. Council could select up to two BDRs for the upcoming legislative session, which will …

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Congressional Republicans line up behind Trump after he says FBI searched Mar-a-Lago – Tennessee Lookout

Congressional Republicans fumed Tuesday in reaction to former President Donald Trump’s statement late Monday that the FBI had executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago, his home in Palm Beach, Florida. Democrats didn’t have much to say on Tuesday about apparent research, although some advocated the execution of justice regardless of …

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Legislation proposed by the Senate would impose minimum excise taxes on corporations; Increase IRS Funding

August 10, 2022 Reading time: 7 minutes Practices: Taxation printable version On August 7, 2022, the Senate passed the Reducing Inflation Act of 2022 (the “Act”) which, among other provisions: Establishes a new 15% alternative minimum corporate tax for certain large corporations based on adjusted financial statement income, Establishes an …

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Linklaters joins forces with Human Rights Campaign in civil rights lawsuit against anti-transgender bill

Linklaters has partnered with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation to file a federal civil rights lawsuit in District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against the Williamson County School Board, the Williamson County Schools Superintendent, the Tennessee Department of Education, and the Commissioner of Education, challenging a discriminatory …

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Awaiting SECURE Act 2.0 Legislation: Important Changes for Pension Plan Sponsors, IRA Providers and Service Providers

The Establishing Every Community for Retirement Enhancement Act 2019 (the SECURE Act) brought sweeping changes affecting defined contribution and defined benefit plan sponsors, pension plan service providers and Individual Retirement Account and Annuity (IRA) providers. While many thought the SECURE Act had done much to expand retirement savings opportunities and …

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Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos Ownership Group Update

On Aug. 9, National Football League owners are expected to consider the $4.65 billion bid for the Denver Broncos from the Walton Penner Group, led by Walmart heir Rob Walton, his daughter Carrie Walton. Penner and her husband, Greg Penner, chairman of Walmart’s board of directors. Ahead of the vote, …

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Zombie Legislation | Bacon’s Rebellion

by Jim McCarthy The zombies, which have become popular in film and television, find an echo in the nation’s legislative sausage making. Typically, the term zombie legislation applies to laws struck down or sentenced to death, often by federal or state court rulings, that remain in effect due to legislative …

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Kenya campaign ends, but misinformation drags on

Kenya’s presidential election campaign is officially over, but the relentless – and dangerous – flow of misinformation continues online, as keyboard warriors fight to discredit their rivals by sharing false claims of rigging, according to reports. experts. Activists for frontrunners Kenyan Vice President William Ruto and veteran politician Raila Odinga …

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Federal Privacy Legislation Is Getting Closer to Reality

“The right to privacy is really important. You remove this brick and another and very soon the house collapses. —Tim Cook, Apple CEO As the Internet has become an integral part of everyday life, the average user has begun to realize that many aspects of their privacy are being compromised …

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Delhi Police File Complaint Against Congress Over Protests | Latest India News

Delhi police have registered two initial reports in connection with protests organized by the Congress party, officials said on Saturday, a day after nearly 400 party members and MPs, including Rahul leaders, were arrested. Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Mallikarjun Kharge and P Chidambaram. , for about seven hours. On Friday, …

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Indiana Abortion Laws: State Lawmakers First to Pass New Legislation Restricting Abortion Access Since Roe v Wade Overturned

INDIANAPOLIS– Indiana became the first state in the nation to pass new legislation restricting access to abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June that overturned Roe v. Wade. The Indiana legislature on Friday approved a near total ban on abortion with few exceptions, including cases of rape, incest …

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PART 2: Congressional candidate Avery Frix described as a ‘fighter’ | New

Continuation of part 1: Frix also said he would like to see compromises between the tribes, state leaders and the state’s congressional delegation regarding the ongoing dispute over the US Supreme Court’s McGirt decision, which found that large swathes of eastern Oklahoma remain reservation land. “I’m 100% committed to working …

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Human Rights Campaign endorses Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes for U.S. Senate

Wendy Strout, Wisconsin State Director at the Human Rights Campaign, released the following statement: “The Human Rights Campaign is proud to endorse Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes for the US Senate. Throughout his journey in public life, Barnes has been a strong advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and fought to ensure …

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Pamplin Media Group – Democrat Challenges Bentz for Congressional Seat

Joe Yetter’s views are a stark contrast to the incumbent Republican Joe Yetter does not consider himself a career politician and he probably would not have sought a seat in Congress had it not been for a change in district boundaries. A retired US Army colonel, doctor and teacher, Yetter …

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Autoworkers eager to support Will Lehman’s campaign for UAW president

For more information on Will Lehman’s campaign, go to WillforUAWpresident.org. Autoworkers across the country sent messages of support for Will Lehman, a worker and Mack Trucks socialist, who was nominated as the United Auto Workers presidential candidate at last week’s UAW convention in Detroit. UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman speaking …

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Murkowski joins bipartisan group pushing bill protecting abortion and contraceptive rights

Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, questions Interior Secretary Haaland during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the budget, Wednesday, July 13, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib) WASHINGTON — Republican Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski joined a bipartisan coalition on Monday to introduce a bill that would protect access …

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NARAL Pro-Choice America meets Sens legislation. Collins, Murkowski, Sinema and Kaine on abortion

For immediate release: Monday, August 1, 2022Contact: [email protected] NARAL Pro-Choice America meets Sens legislation. Collins, Murkowski, Sinema and Kaine on abortion washington d.c. — Today, the senses. Susan Collins (R-ME), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced a new bill that would not solve the crisis …

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Candidate Profile, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, US Congress; Detroit area

DETROIT — Democrat Sherry Gay-Dagnogo is one of many candidates seeking the newly drawn U.S. 13th Congressional District, which includes large sections of Detroit. Here is how she completed her candidate profile: Find out what’s happening in Detroitwith free real-time Patch updates. Campaign website https://sherryforcongress.com/ Find out what’s happening in …

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