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Oklahoma Approves Bill To Make Abortion Illegal

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Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th Oklahoma’s legislature has voted to ban all abortions, with narrow exceptions if the abortion is necessary to save the pregnant person’s life. The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Kevin Stitt, who has previously vowed to sign all anti-abortion bills. If …

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Senate Advances Judge Jackson’s Supreme Court Nomination

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

by Jacob Fischler, Idaho Capital Sun April 4, 2022 The U.S. Senate advanced Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic Supreme Court nomination in a 53-47 procedural vote Monday evening, hours after the Judiciary Committee deadlocked along party lines. Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney …

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Accuses Russia Of ‘Genocide’

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russian forces of committing “genocide” near the capital, Kyiv. Russia denied the allegations. What are believed to be the bodies of civilians were found when reporters from Reuters and other journalists entered the town of Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, after Russian forces withdrew. “This …

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Report: Jen Psaki Leaving White House For MSNBC

Jen Psaki

According to reporting from multiple news outlets, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki is said to be leaving her job in the Biden Administration in the near future and heading to MSNBC. While her deal with MSNBC is not finalized, it is expected that she will host a program for …

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House Passes Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana, Again

MORE Act

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, a bill that would decriminalize marijuana federally. The legislation passed 220 to 204, largely along party lines, with Democrats in support and Republicans opposed. If it were to pass the Senate, the …

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