Ohio state lawmakers have passed a controversial measure that would prohibit women from having abortions from the moment a fetal heartbeat can be detected (which usually occurs about six weeks into pregnancy). House Bill 69––the “Heartbeat Bill” which would make an exception in the event the mother’s life is in danger but no exception in … Continued
A Republican member of the electoral college from Texas has indicated he will not cast his ballot––one of his state’s 38 electoral votes––for President-elect Donald Trump. Christopher Suprun, a Dallas paramedic, previously supported Trump, but now says that Trump’s continued attacks on the First Amendment and his numerous financial conflicts of interest have changed his … Continued
In a statement, the Army Corps of Engineers announced it would deny a permit to access and drill under Lake Oahe, a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline. According to Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works, the decision was based on a need to explore alternate routes after choosing to delay the decision … Continued
A week after winning one of the most volatile elections in decades, President-elect Donald Trump spoke via phone with British Prime Minister Theresa May and told her, “If you travel to the U.S., you should let me know,” an impromptu invite that only came after he had spoken with nine other world leaders. According to … Continued
Robin Camp, a Canadian Federal Court Justice, should be removed from the bench after he asked a 19-year-old rape survivor why she didn’t do anything to protect herself during the alleged attack, according to the Canadian Judicial Council’s committee of inquiry. The case in question took place in 2014 after the young woman accused Alexander … Continued
Several brands that advertise on Breitbart News have opted to sever ties with the far-right news website after a social media effort urged marketers to abandon the site for espousing racist, sexist, and anti-Semitic content. Breitbart‘s executive chairman, Steve Bannon, was recently appointed chief strategist and senior counselor to President-elect Donald Trump. Food manufacturer Kellogg announced it would pull … Continued
President-elect Donald Trump made an outrageous and, experts agree, wholly false claim on Twitter yesterday evening that “millions of votes were cast illegally, ironically casting doubt upon the legitimacy of the election he supposedly won. In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of … Continued
Due to a loophole, thousands of adoptees are not American citizens. This can lead to deportation, even after a lifetime in the United States.
Huge FBI project results in 82 juvenile victims of sex trafficking recovered, and hundreds of abusers arrested.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein has raised more than $4.7 million to fund a recount effort in three swing states won by Donald Trump in the presidential election. Had those states gone to Hillary Clinton, she would have passed the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. Stein launched the effort to ensure election integrity … Continued