Tag Archives: Biden Administration

White House Resumes Handing Out Free COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits

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Jennifer Shutt, South Dakota Searchlight The Biden administration is once again offering Americans the opportunity to order free at-home COVID-19 rapid tests from the federal government, a program that it had shuttered amid an ongoing stalemate with Congress over additional funding to address the virus. The program will allow each …

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Rule

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By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune Texas is suing the Biden administration over guidance released Monday telling the nation’s doctors they’re protected by federal law to terminate a pregnancy as part of emergency treatment — and threatening to defund hospitals that don’t perform these procedures. The Biden administration’s guidance states …

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Biden Administration Announces Sanctions Against Chinese Government Officials And Military Leaders In Myanmar

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The Biden adminstration announced sanctions against two Chinese government officials and two military leaders in Myanmar. The Department of the Treasury said that Wang Junzheng and Chen Mingguo are “connected to serious human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, which reportedly includes arbitrary detention and severe physical abuse, among …

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Civil Rights Leaders Pressure Biden To Diversify Cabinet

The calls for President-Elect Joe Biden to diversify his cabinet has intensified. The incoming president with Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris met virtually with leaders of seven of the nation’s most prominent civil rights organizations. The meeting included the NAACP, the National Urban League and the National Action Network, led by …

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