Posts Tagged ‘lawmakers’

German state lawmakers at center of far-right scandal agree on governor

BERLIN — State lawmakers in eastern Germany agreed on a way to vote in a new state government without the support of a far-right party, avoiding a repeat of a decision earlier this month that caused a political uproar at the national level. Thuringia state lawmakers from several parties said late Friday that they agreed […]

Virginia Lawmakers REJECT Democrat Gov. Northam’s Gun-Control Bill

Virginia lawmakers have rejected a gun-control bill pushed by Democrat Governor Ralph Northam (D-VA). Republicans were joined by two Virginia state Democrats to block the anti-Second Amendment legislation proposed by Gov, Northam. The bill would have made it a felony for owners of legally-obtained guns to “recklessly leave a loaded, unsecured firearm” in a place that […]

Priest Refuses Communion for Lawmakers Pushing Pro-Abortion Bill

A Rhode Island priest has announced he will block Holy Communion to lawmakers who support a pro-abortion bill. Father Richard Bucci warned pro-abortion politicians that they would be denied Holy Communion if they attended mass at his Catholic parish, Sacred Heart Church in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo signed a bill in 2019 that preserves […]

New Mexico Lawmakers Pre-file Gun Control Bills

January 18, 2020 By Sean Walton While the New Mexico Legislature won’t convene until next week, anti-gun legislators have already pre-filed multiple gun control bills, including “Red Flag” gun confiscation laws and bans on popular firearm accessories. House Bill 7 / Senate Bill 5 – Sponsored by Rep. Daymon Ely and Senator Joseph Cervantes, these […]

Iran disqualifies thousands, including 90 lawmakers, from running for parliament

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s constitutional watchdog has barred thousands of people from running in next month’s parliamentary elections, including 90 current lawmakers, most of whom are accused of corruption. The Guardian Council, a body of senior clerics and legal experts, vets candidates for office as well as legislation, and rules out individuals if it […]

Lawmakers back IRGC against enemies’ abuse of recent incidents

MNA – Iranian lawmakers have thrown their weight behind the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against the enemies’ exploitation of the current situation to hit the revolutionary body. Mohammad-Ali Pourmokhtar, a member of Velaie faction of the Parliament said on Sunday, “The members of the Parliament in a statement have cast their strong support to […]

GOP lawmakers are using recent attacks on Jews as an excuse to push anti-BDS, pro-Israel curriculum in public schools

https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/bds-unstoppable-spread-moral-judgement-threatens-israel “2020 BDS: The unstoppable spread of moral judgement threatens Israel” By Nada Elia, Middle Eastern Eye, Jan.1/20 “It will be 15 years since the launch of BDS whose ‘strategic threat’ is not to Israel’s economy, but rather, to its image.” “When the call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) was issued in July 2005, […]

‘DEATH TO AMERICA’: Iranian lawmakers’ anger spills over in session after Soleimani killing

Following a speech delivered by Speaker Ali Larijani, the MPs rose from their seats and gathered in the center of the hall to chant the anti-American slogan which is popular in Iran. “Mr. Trump, this is the voice of the Iranian nation,” Larijani said. The Iranian legislators are among hundreds of thousands outraged by the […]

Why are foreign lawmakers aiding Israel’s attacks on Palestinian rights?

An executive order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, which effectively allows Palestine activism to be targeted as discriminatory toward Jews under the Civil Rights Act, alarmed many observers for its potential to threaten free speech around Israel. Yet the order is only the latest legal development this month to threaten the rights […]

Most French lawmakers skip vote smearing Palestine activism

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 4 December 2019 Campaigners are not deterred by efforts across Europe to smear their support for Palestinian equality and human rights as anti-Semitism. (via Facebook) France’s National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution conflating support for Palestinian equality with hatred of Jews – an initiative supported by the country’s […]

About time: Lawmakers in South Carolina move to outlaw ‘transgender’ children from being chemically or physically altered by adults

(Natural News) Moves by sadistic lunatics on the Left to normalize sexually victimizing children for their own pleasure is finally getting some pushback, notably from Republican lawmakers in South Carolina who have had enough. Legislation has been proposed that would prohibit adults from drugging or operating on “transgender” children for the purpose […]

China May Put US Lawmakers On "No-Entry List" In Retaliation For Hong Kong Bill

Global Times editor-in-chief and notorious twitter troll, Hu Xijin ,tweeted Thursday that China is considering adding those who drafted the Hong Kong Bill of Rights and Democracy Act into law on a no-entry list, banning them from traveling to China’s mainland, Hong Kong, and Macau. Based what I know, out of respect for President Trump, the […]

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Amazon Disclose How Ring Stores Data

By Aaron Kesel U.S. lawmakers are demanding that Amazon tell them more about how Ring, Amazon’s surveillance network, is protecting consumer data. They cited the potential for the sensitive footage “detailing the lives of millions of Americans” to fall into the hands of hackers and foreign spies. On Wednesday, five Democratic lawmakers made their concerns […]

Iraq’s Sistani urges lawmakers to restore public faith in electoral process

Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on legislators to promptly introduce a fair electoral law that would restore people’s faith in elections in the wake of weeks of protests in the capital Baghdad and a host of southern cities. “No one can give the government legitimacy but the people… Passing […]

Indiana City Council Passes Resolution Asking Lawmakers and The FCC to Limit 5G Installation Based on Health Concerns

October 27, 2019 By B.N. Frank American concerns, opposition, legislation, litigation, and warnings regarding the installment of 5G technology increase every day (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).  This being the case it’s not surprising that telecom companies don’t want to provide as many details to the public or the feds anymore about […]

These are the cultural marxist lawmakers in California zealously pushing the LGBTQ agenda!

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GOP lawmakers went on a delegation to ‘Judea and Samaria’ and now oppose the two-state solution

For decades now, the Beltway consensus on Israel/Palestine has been a two-state solution. This preferred outcome is generally cited alongside a number of additional goals: self-determination for Palestinians and security for Israelis. Whether or not this ambition lines up with the current reality of the conflict is obviously a disputed topic, but one thing is […]

Now it’s OFFICIAL: Democratic lawmakers are actually siding with Marxist Antifa protesters

(Natural News) If you still wondered which side of the political aisle Democrats come down on when it comes to engaging in political violence, this should settle the issue for you. On Thursday, President Donald Trump held a rally in Minneapolis, Minn., as his reelection campaign switches into high gear. It was […]

At Knesset swearing-in, Rivlin urges lawmakers to shed politics of division

The 22nd Knesset was sworn in Thursday afternoon in an official ceremony in Jerusalem, as lawmakers were warned to find a way to form a unity government or face the wrath of the electorate. The extraordinary swearing-in came only five months after the previous such ceremony and with the very real prospect that its tenure, […]

Trump slams 4 congresswomen of color, 2 Jewish lawmakers as ‘Democrat savages’

JTA — US President Donald Trump in a tweet singled out as “Democrat savages” four congresswomen of color and two Jewish congressmen. This despite the fact that at least 223 Democrats in the House of Representatives support an impeachment inquiry against the US president. “Can you imagine if these Do Nothing Democrat Savages, people like […]

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