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20 States Are Challenging South Carolina Abortion Ban

Attorneys General in 20 states and Washington D.C. on Wednesday filed an amicus brief in support of a legal challenge against South Carolina’s controversial abortion ban. The Attorneys General says that the fetal heartbeat law is unconstitutional and harms women. “The unlawful efforts by South Carolina and other states to …

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Texas Governor Bans Schools, Local Governments From Issuing Mask Mandates

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order that bans local governments and schools from issuing mask mandates. The Executive Order prohibits governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask-wearing. Public schools may continue to follow current …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States

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Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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13 State AGs Sue Biden Administration Over Covid Relief Bill

13 Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the $1.9 trillion relief bill. The provision prohibits states from using federal aid to offset tax cuts. “Never before has the federal government attempted such a complete takeover of state finances,” Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney …

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