Posts Tagged ‘legislation’

Facial recognition legislation now under review

Facial recognition is back on the agenda. Photo: LAS The Australian government is pushing ahead with plans to develop a national facial recognition database, with long-overdue reviews into ‘identity security’ laws now underway in parliament. The Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is currently discussing three new controversial pieces of legislation, after state governments unanimously […]

Senator Graham Announces Gun Confiscation ‘Red Flag’ Legislation

Senator Lindsey Graham plans to introduce a bipartisan “red flag” gun confiscation bill that will have President Trump’s support. Graham announced he had reached a deal with Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal to create a federal grant program to help states establish “red flag ” laws, or laws that facilitate the government taking away guns when […]

Canada Passes Legislation to Ban Captivity of Whales and Dolphins for Entertainment

Canada recently passed a legislation of banning whales, dolphins and porpoises from being kept in captivity for possession, captivity, trade, capture and breeding of cetaceans.  The Bill S-203, which is otherwise known as the “Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act,” was introduced initially in 2015 by Senator Wilfred Moore. It was then sponsored […]

Israel advocate Chuck Schumer to support anti-boycott (BDS) legislation

Jewish Insider reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will announce today his support for a bipartisan anti-BDS measure. The Senate resolution (S.Res. 120), introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH) expresses opposition to “efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.” “I strongly […]

Cory Booker says he supports new anti-BDS legislation: ‘There are elements in the BDS movement that want to destroy the state of Israel’

In a Huffington Post interview published on June 5, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker announced that he now supports a federal anti-BDS bill, which would allow states to punish contractors for boycotting Israel. Booker voted against similar legislation earlier this year. In February, the Senate voted on the Strengthening America’s Security in […]

Virginia Beach False Flag Mass Shooting Triggers Gun Control Legislation As Predicted

  Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Eric Baradat/Getty Images)   Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control NEWSMAX Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that he’ll recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in the coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation, which he said is urgently needed to prevent killings like […]

New Federal Legislation Requires Full Audit of America’s Gold Reserves

Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) – U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) introduced legislation this week to provide for the first audit of United States gold reserves since the Eisenhower Administration. The Gold Reserve Transparency Act (H.R. 2559) – backed by the Sound Money Defense League and government accountability advocates – directs the Comptroller of the […]

Veteran MD Drops Bombshell At Michigan’s 5G Small Cell Tower Legislation Hearing

Flu Brochure References for 2018-2019 Flu Brochure: In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that one in every six women has mercury blood levels that could pose a risk to an unborn child. NYT Report 2004:   Mahaffey et al., 2004. Supplemental Materials Mercury rapidly crosses the placenta and accumulates in the fetus at […]

Japan’s legislation opens up the last untapped market for gambling

In a move almost 20 years in the making, Japan is finally going to legalize gambling. A law enacted on 20th July made it legal for casinos to be built in the long untapped market of the mainland. The move, however, was met with a lot of opposition from factions that believed […]

There’s Still Time to Complain to the FCC about Legislation Severely Limiting Municipal Control Over Small Cell Tower Placement

September 23, 2018 By B.N. Frank It appears statements may still be submitted to the FCC regarding Docket 17-79, Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment. Legislation limiting municipal control has already been fought in many states.  It’s already been vetoed or delayed in some of them.  Unfortunately for Ohio residents, their […]

Historic Federal Legislation Embeds Support For Employee-Ownership Within The SBA

The first federal level bipartisan legislation that highlights worker cooperatives, the Main Street Employee Ownership Act has just been signed into law. Driven by the efforts of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the Senate and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez in the House of Representatives, this legislation will support small businesses that save jobs and invest in […]

Congressman Proposes Legislation To Force All Elected Officials To Be Drug Tested

Louisiana Congressman, Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) wants to force every single member of Congress to take regular drug tests and he wants them to pay for the tests themselves. Higgins introduced the legislation this week which, if passed, will force all federal lawmakers to be randomly drug tested once per term for illegal drug use. […]

‘Unmasking Antifa Act’ legislation includes 15-year prison term proposal

     The “Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018,” legislation introduced in the House, carries a potential 15-year prison sentence for those caught engaging in behaviors typically associated with the “antifa” movement of anti-fascist activists. Under the act, anyone “wearing a mask” or in disguise who “injures, oppresses, threatens, or intimidates any person … in the free […]

New Legislation Will Allow Israeli Settlers to ‘Own’ Illegally Occupied West Bank Land

Extremist European-Israeli settlers teaching their children colonial militarism (Image Source: Pal Info) Notice the timing of this latest land grab move by right-wing extremists in Israel – just ahead of the much anticipated Kushner-Netayahu “Ultimate Peace Deal” soon to be unveiled to great fanfare in Washington DC and Tel Aviv (but little much elsewhere). The […]

Presbyterian Church Confronts US Legislation Targeting BDS

The Ugly Truth IMEMC – The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States approved, during its meeting last week in St. Louis, Missouri, by unanimous consent, an action opposing congressional and state anti-BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanction) laws, according to a press release. According to WAFA, the newly approved policy directs the Presbyterian […]

Iranian MPs to pass legislation on JCPOA conditions set by Leader

Tasnim – More than 100 Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to make into law the conditions set by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei for staying in the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, following the US withdrawal from the international pact, an MP said. Speaking to the Tasnim News […]

Tennessee Files Historic Legislation; Throws NSA Facility Out of State

As eight states have introduced legislation to keep the NSA out of their borders, Tennessee’s newly introduced legislation packs the strongest punch yet. The bill is known as the “Tennessee Fourth Amendment Protection Act”. State Senator Stacey Campfield (R) and State Representative Andy Holt (R) are the Senate and House sponsors. The bill was drafted […]

New Anti-BDS Legislation Expected to Dominate AIPAC Conference

Washington, DC – Israel supporters in the US are gearing up for AIPAC’s much-vaunted annual policy conference, with measures to counter the widening campaign to boycott Israel and its West Bank settlements expected to feature prominently in the powerful lobbying group’s agenda. This includes legislation that several Republican and Democratic Congress members have sponsored to curb […]

Totalitarian university left-wingers DENOUNCE state legislation to protect free speech on college campuses

(Natural News) Truth be told, millennials do not support the freedom of speech – and at South Dakota State University, they are making that fact known to the entire country. Earlier this month, the campus news site Campus Reform reported that South Dakota State University’s student senate recently passed a resolution that […]

EU, IMF Impose Most Anti-Union Legislation In Europe on Greece

Under instructions from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, the Greek government pushed through the most anti-union legislation in Europe on Monday 15 January. The move was demanded, along with other draconian measures, as a condition of the latest tranche of what is called Greece’s bailout but which in […]

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