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Bush, Warren Introduce The Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021

Cori Bush

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Cori Bush, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and over three dozen of their colleagues introduced the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021 to enact an urgently needed nationwide eviction moratorium. In direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Biden’s initial eviction moratorium on the grounds that …

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Texas Doctor Sued Under State’s New Abortion Ban

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

A Texas doctor has been sued under the state’s new six-week abortion ban. Dr. Alan Braid, a longtime physician in obstetrics and gynecology from San Antonio, wrote Sunday in an opinion piece in The Washington Post that he had performed an abortion outside of the legal window permitted in the law, …

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Raised Over $300K For Texas Pro-Choice Groups

AOC

Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has raised more than $300,000 for Texas abortion rights groups and health centers. 100 percent of the funds will go toward “organizations providing much-needed resources to folks seeking abortion care in Texas.” “The gutting of Roe v Wade imperils every menstruating person in the US, every person …

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Pentagon admits killing 10 civilians in Kabul drone strike

Gen. McKenzie

The Pentagon on Friday admitted it killed 10 Afghan civilians, including several children, in a drone strike in Kabul meant to target Islamic State-Khorasan Province militants last month. Gen. Frank McKenzie of the U.S. Central Command said the military, in a “tragic mistake,” believed a civilian vehicle was associated with …

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Judges Strike Down North Carolina’s Voter ID Law

In a 2-1 decision Friday, a panel of North Carolina judges struck down the state’s voter ID law, saying Republican lawmakers who passed it were motivated “at least in part by an unconstitutional intent to target African American voters.” The decision is another blow to nearly a decade of Republican …

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