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J. Williams

States Besides Texas With Restrictive Abortion Laws

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Abortion is legal in the U.S. thanks to Roe v. Wade–but abortion laws and restrictions vary by state. There has been a record number of measures restricting access already passed this year, reproductive health research organization the Guttmacher Institute has said. A total of 19 states have enacted 97 restrictions …

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Biden Declares Disaster State In New York, Orders Federal Aid

New York

President Joe Biden has ordered federal aid to New York after declaring a major disaster in the state. The aid will supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Ida, including the counties of Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and Westchester, the White House said Monday. Assistance …

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Former Georgia Prosecutor In Ahmaud Arbery Case Indicted

Ahmaud Arbery

A former Georgia prosecutor was indicted for misconduct after allegedly using her position to protect the men who chased and murdered Ahmaud Arbery. On Thursday, a Glynn County grand jury indicted former Brunswick Judicial District Attorney Jackie Johnson, accusing her of violating her oath of office and obstructing a police …

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