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California officials filed suit against the city of Huntington Beach Monday after it passed Measure A, a voter identification law. The ballot measure would “authorize, but not require, the City to; verify the eligibility of Electors by voter identification…” and “monitor ballot drop boxes located within the City for compliance with all applicable laws.” California’s [...]

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Colorado’s House of Representatives passed HB 1292 Sunday by a vote of 35-27. The bill bans the sale and transfer of semiautomatic firearms within the state and will now head to the state senate. The bill prohibits people from manufacturing, importing, purchasing, selling, offering to sell or transferring ownership of an “assault weapon.” The bill [...]

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Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in Jerusalem against the government over the weekend and into Monday. The demonstrators are demanding that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resign after viewing him as the roadblock in returning the over 100 hostages that were taken during the October 7 Hamas attack last year. They also seek accountability for [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether Indian Health Services (IHS) should be reimbursed for “contract support costs” associated with third parties, such as Medicare and Medicaid. In a US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision, the court found that third-party reimbursements could not be excluded under its statute. In contrast, [...]

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Former trade advisor to former US President Donald Trump Peter Navarro is set to begin his prison sentence Tuesday after Chief Justice John Roberts denied his motion to delay upon appeal Monday. In response to the denial, Navarro stated: Justice Roberts took care to note that his reason for denial was “distinct from pending appeal [...]

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An AP and CNHI News report published Sunday found that less than a third of US states have agencies to resolve citizen disputes regarding access to public records or open meetings. The only recourse for resolving transparency-related disputes in these states is for citizens to engage in expensive litigation. While some states like Arizona do [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether social media platforms may ban certain content on their platforms without violating the Constitution’s First Amendment. The court heard arguments concerning a Florida case and a Texas case, in which the state laws banned social media platforms from barring content, specifically conservative content, from using [...]

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A UK Parliamentary report released on Monday about the country’s Safety of Rwanda Bill found the UK’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda to be “fundamentally incompatible” with human rights.  The report iterates that the UK’s plan to send unlawful migrants violates the “non-refoulement” principle that the UK is bound by in Article 3 [...]

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A South Carolina woman, Taylor Shelton, sued the state on Monday after she was denied an abortion at around six weeks of pregnancy. She brings this suit along with Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSAT) against the state because of its alleged ambiguous language in  Senate Bill 474 (SB 474), also known as the Fetal Heartbeat [...]

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The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s mandate letters to his cabinet fell under an exemption of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) on Friday. The request for the mandate letters by a journalist from the Canadian news outlet Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) was denied by Ontario’s [...]

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