The White House Monday criticized Donald Trump’s recent remarks calling for the “termination” of constitutional rules in response to allegations by Elon Musk that Twitter favored the Democratic party and actively suppressed speech during the 2020 US presidential election. Trump called the information a “revelation of massive and widespread fraud and deception” and asserted that [...]

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The UK government Monday opted against a ban on “legal but harmful” content in its Online Safety Bill in response to backlash over free speech on social media, especially Twitter. Social media companies will now be under no obligation to remove legal content that may cause harm, such as content that promotes eating disorders and [...]

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The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Monday denied a motion brought by turkey suppliers Butterball LLC, Cargill, Inc. and Perdue Farms, Inc. to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs including supermarket company Winn-Dixie. The companies control about 80 percent of the American wholesale turkey market. The plaintiffs [...]

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Amnesty International Thursday called Saudi Arabia’s execution of two Pakistani nationals for drug-related crimes a “callous attack on the right of life.” Amnesty International reports that Saudi Arabia has carried out 128 executions this year alone. Amnesty International Acting Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Diana Semann critiqued Saudi Arabia’s return to [...]

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The City of Hobbs, New Mexico Monday passed an ordinance to prevent abortion providers from being granted business licenses or operating in the city in any capacity. At the state level, abortion is legal in New Mexico. The ordinance passed 7-0 and requires businesses to follow federal laws like 18 U.S.C § 1461, which bans [...]

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The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct. Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test consists of a medical professional inserting either two or three fingers into the victim’s vaginal canal. It is used to determine laxity, [...]

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The UK Law Society Wednesday projected that it will take over 125 years before the judiciary of England and Wales is properly representative of Black people. The report compared the rates of representation in different underrepresented groups to figures from 2014 and found that Black people have had the smallest increase in representation, making up [...]

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