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Appeals Court Knocks Down Bids To Block Trump Administration’s Title X Abortion Clinic Rule

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected bids to temporarily block a rule on federal funding for abortion clinics Thursday. The appeals court allowed a June 20 decision to stand by a 7-4 vote, allowing the Trump administration to strip federal funding of clinics that fails to comply with its Title X regulations, according to Reuters. All seven of the ...

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Michelle Obama Talks About Trump’s Inauguration Crowd, Says It ‘Was Not Reflective Of The Country’

Former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke out about President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a Saturday interview, saying she was one of “handfuls of people of color.” The former first lady spoke to CBS This Morning’s Gayle King about her feelings when Trump took office, saying that the day was very emotional and referencing crowds that she claims only held a ...

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ACLU Told CA Teachers To Help Students Obtain Abortions Without Parental Notification, Video Reveals

Video footage purportedly shows the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) instructing teachers on progressive sexual education and gender theory in collaboration with California school districts and Planned Parenthood. The video, released by conservative organization Our Watch and published June 26, depicts ACLU staff attorney Ruth Dawson, according to Our Watch, instructing teachers on how to help students obtain abortions without ...

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June Jobs Report: 224,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.7 Percent

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The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate slightly increased to 3.7  percent, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Economists predicted 165,000 jobs would be added and that the unemployment rate would remain at about 3.6%, according to The Wall Street Journal. 224,000 jobs were added in June, according to the Bureau of Labor ...

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New White House Press Secretary Reportedly Roughed Up During Encounter With North Korean Security

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham was reportedly roughed up Sunday after an encounter with North Korean security guards. Grisham, whom Trump appointed as press secretary Tuesday, was allegedly roughed up as she reportedly sought to ensure that the U.S. TV camera made it into the House of Freedom, reported The Associated Press. The incident is said to have occurred ...

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Pro-Life Groups Respond To Dem Candidates Pushing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Democratic presidential candidates discussed their stances on abortion Wednesday night at the Democratic debates. Warren, Inslee, and Castro specifically spoke out on their extreme abortion stances. Pro-life leaders pushed back Thursday, saying that these stances do not reflect the vast majority of American views on abortion. Pro-life leaders fired back at pro-choice Democratic candidates Thursday after the presidential candidates touted ...

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Joe Biden’s House Is Literally A Brick Version Of The White House

Former vice president Joe Biden owns a mansion in McLean, VA, that is pretty much a brick version of the White House. The 2020 presidential hopeful lives in a Georgian style home first purchased in 2016 for $4.25 million, according to the Washington Post. The 12,000 square feet of the mansion boasts marble fireplaces, a sauna, five bedrooms, ten bathrooms, ...

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Utah College Student Vanishes After Taking Lyft Home From Airport

A University of Utah student vanished after she took a June 17 Lyft ride home from the airport. 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck landed at Salt Lake City International Airport on June 17, according to a press release from the Salt Lake City Police. The college student texted her parents around 1 a.m. to let them know she had landed before she ...

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Judge Rules To Keep Last Abortion Clinic In Missouri Temporarily Open

A judge ruled Friday to keep the last abortion clinic in Missouri open temporarily despite the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services’ refusal to renew the clinic’s license earlier in the day. Hours before State Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer extended his preliminary injunction to keep the clinic open temporarily, DHSS refused to renew the St. Louis abortion clinic’s license, according ...

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People Thought This Supreme Court Case Would Be A Bombshell. It Was A Dud |

People Thought This Supreme Court Case Would Be A Bombshell. It Was A Dud Mary Margaret Olohan on June 20, 2019 The Supreme Court sided with the executive branch in a dispute over a federal sex offender law Thursday, side-stepping an outcome that could have augured sweeping changes to the structure of the government. The case was much-watched because of ...

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Court Rules In Favor Of Title X And Abortion Restrictions In Major Win For Trump Admin

An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration can ban taxpayer-funded abortion clinics from performing abortions or making abortion referrals. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration can bar clinics from performing abortions or making abortion referrals, according to Politico. For the first time in history, the new Title X regulations will allow federal ...

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Rhode Island Legalizes Abortion Up Until Birth

The governor of Rhode Island signed a bill Wednesday protecting abortion access within the state and repealing anti-abortion laws. Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo signed the bill, HB 5125, after it passed through the House and Senate, calling it an “important, consequential bill,” according to The Associated Press. The bill passed the Senate 21 to 17 and passed the ...

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Almost Half Of Texas Voters Want To Ban Abortion After Six Weeks, Poll Shows

A little under half of Texas registered voters want to ban abortion after six weeks, a poll released Wednesday shows. The poll, conducted by the University of Texas and Texas Tribune, reveals that about half (48 percent) of Texas voters want to abolish abortion six weeks into a pregnancy. Of these voters, 51 percent were men and 46 percent were ...

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Trump’s Fourth Of July Plans Include Air Force One Flyover: Report

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President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration will include Air Force One flying the National Mall, according to sources aware of the plans. The Fourth of July celebratory events, dubbed “A Salute To America” by the president, are intended to replicate France’s Bastille Day celebration that Trump witnessed in 2017, sources told The Washington Post. The sources said that the ...

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