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The US Justice Department Monday charged former leaders of the Proud Boys with seditious conspiracy relating to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Enrique Tarrio, a former chairman of the Proud Boys, was previously indicted on charges of conspiracy for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol on March [...]

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The United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana Monday enjoined the use of a new congressional redistricting map that included one majority-black district. A coalition of black voters and organizations, including the NAACP, filed a lawsuit after Louisiana’s legislature overturned Governor John Bel Edwards’ veto and passed the maps. According to the plaintiffs, [...]

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The man suspected of killing 10 people by shooting in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket has pleaded not guilty to the 25 charges against him. Payton Gendron, an 18-year-old from Conklin, New York, is reported to have entered a supermarket that was three hours from where he lived, in a predominantly Black neighborhood, on May [...]

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A US federal judge in Georgia Thursday ruled that employers who exclude gender-affirming medical care from their healthcare insurance coverage violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Anna Lange, a sheriff’s deputy, brought the case against her boss, Cullen Talton, and Houston County, Georgia. Lange, who began her gender transition in 2017, [...]

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The state of New York Thursday passed 10 gun-related bills that will create restrictions such as increasing the minimum age for purchasing or possessing a semiautomatic rifle to 21. Two of the other bills passed will prohibit people from buying bulletproof vests, unless they are law enforcement, and allow health care providers to “file an application for an [...]

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Two lawsuits were filed by Black Minneapolis residents on Tuesday against Derek Chauvin, several other officers and the City of Minneapolis alleging that Chauvin used excessive force during their encounters with him. Zoya Code and John Pope both allege that Chauvin used tactics similar to those that got him convicted for killing George Floyd. In [...]

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court Tuesday approved a plan to redraw New Hampshire’s congressional districts. The approved redistricting plan uses the “least change” approach, meaning that only five towns will have their congressional districts changed. Theresa Norelli, the former House Speaker for New Hampshire, brought a lawsuit alleging that the current congressional map violates the [...]

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An Egyptian emergency court Sunday sentenced former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh to 15 years in prison for “spreading false news” and undermining state security. Aboul Fotouh along with several prominent figures from the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization were also accused of plotting to overthrow the state, according to Reuters. Aboul Fotouh ran for [...]

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The US House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Reform Friday asked five gunmakers to provide information on the manufacturing, marketing and sales of assault weapons used in mass shootings, in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney sent letters on [...]

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