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A bipartisan group of Senators Tuesday proposed legislation Tuesday to codify the right to abortion, formally established in Roe v. Wade, in federal law. The bill is sponsored by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Susan Collins (R-ME) and is the first senatorial proposal to have broad bipartisan support. The [...]

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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state of Idaho for attempting to ban medically necessary abortions. The DOJ claims that Idaho’s abortion ban conflicts with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). EMTALA requires hospitals that receive Medicare funding to provide necessary treatment, including abortions, to patients [...]

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The United States House Oversight Committee Tuesday subpoenaed gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson to gather more information about the sale of its AR-15-style rifles. Smith & Wesson’s AR-15-style rifles have been used in multiple mass shootings, including a July 4 shooting in Highland Park, IL. According to the letter informing CEO Mark P. Smith of [...]

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Arian Taherzadeh Monday pled guilty in federal court to conspiracy and other charges. Taherzadeh admitted that he, along with co-defendant Hadier Ali and one other unnamed defendant, created a fake Department of Homeland Security (DHS) group. Under this guise, Taherzadeh illegally obtained money and important documents for more than two years. Taherzadeh was arrested in [...]

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Monday announced cities and counties across the state agreed to a $400 million settlement with three opioid distributors. More than 100 local governments accused AmerisourceBergen Drug Co., Cardinal Health Inc. and McKesson Corp. of fueling the opioid crisis in West Virginia. West Virginia has a long history of litigation [...]

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Trial began Monday with opening remarks in the merger case United States v. Penguin Random House. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is challenging the recent purchase of publishing house Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House as a violation of US antitrust law. Penguin Random House began the purchase process of Simon & Schuster [...]

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The United Kingdom Monday enacted legislation requiring all overseas entities to disclose their registered and beneficial owners. The provsion, part of the Economic Crime Act of 2022, requires all overseas businesses to list their owner and financial beneficiaries in a national registry. The act is part of an effort to stop the flow of illicit [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday announced it settled an employment discrimination case against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), a regional public transportation authority based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a result of the settlement, SEPTA committed to implementing anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies and providing training for its employees in addition to almost $500,000 [...]

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A Michigan Court of Appeals Monday ruled that the state Attorney General cannot enforce Michigan’s dormant abortion ban but local county prosecutors can. The case stems from a Michigan Court of Claims order from May 17. The order prohibits the AG “and anyone acting under control and supervision” from enforcing the state’s abortion ban that [...]

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The UK Court of Appeal Monday denied to extend a stay in the Archie Battersbee case. Battersbee, a 12-year-old boy from the UK, was found unconscious in his home on April 7. His doctors and the National Health Service (NHS) claim he is brain-dead and it is in his best interest to remove all life [...]

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