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The Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan), the country’s parliament, approved a bill Friday legalizing same sex-marriage in the country. In May 2017 the country’s highest court, the Judicial Yuan, mandated that the country legalize same-sex marriage within two years. However, a non-binding referendum held in late 2018 showed widespread resistance to marriage [...]

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a sweeping immigration and border reform proposal that would utilize a “point-based selection process” that favors younger, educated, English-speaking workers, rather than focusing on familial ties. The White House plan claims that it will not change the number of green cards allocated each year. “But instead of admitting [...]

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The Wisconsin State Assembly approved a package of abortion restrictions Wednesday. The Assembly passed a series of six different bills all aimed at stricter regulation of abortion in the state. AB180 requires doctors in the state to inform women undergoing a chemically induced abortion that they can stop the procedure while the first set of [...]

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