Posts Tagged ‘legislation’

Mass. Lawmakers Approve Abortion Legislation Attached as Amendment to Budget Bill

Photo Credit: Carlo Nevarro/Unsplash BOSTON — Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed an amendment attached to a budget bill, essentially allowing abortion up to birth for “fatal fetal anomalies” and lowering the age of parental consent from under 18 to under 16. It is not clear whether or not Republican Gov. Charlie Baker plans to sign […]

Hungary’s government proposes draft legislation to ban adoption for same-sex couples

Hungary’s government has proposed draft legislation that would ban adoption for same-sex couples. The new law would mean that only married couples can adopt children and single people can only adopt with special permission from the minister in charge of family affairs. Justice minister Judit Varga, a member of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s ruling right-wing […]

Congress Cranks Out Legislation for Israel: The Details

The 2019-2020 congressional session saw an extraordinary amount of legislation on Israel-Palestine – nearly all of it on behalf of Israel. Congress has been cranking out legislation that bankrolls & benefits Israel at a remarkable pace during the current congressional session. Here’s a rundown… To see how Senators have been voting view this detailed Scoreboard. […]

US Lawmakers to Introduce Legislation on Commission to Evaluate Trump’s Mental Capacity

October 9, 2020 US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi [D-CA] and Maryland Democratic congressman Jamie Raskin announced on Thursday they would be introducing legislation to establish a commission charged with evaluating US President Donald Trump’s mental and physical capacity to hold office. Pelosi and Raskin said they would hold a press conference on Friday announcing introduction […]

Israel’s ministerial committee on legislation meets after month-long break amid coalition crisis

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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 […]

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 […]

Israel advances death penalty legislation for those carrying out ‘terrorist operations’

Welcome to the monthly Jewish Voice for Peace Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. These newsletters will be posted on their website and archived as a resource.  If you wish to join […]

VIDEO: Israel Is Angry Over Polish Legislation on the Holocaust

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Bring in legislation to make pro-Israel lobbyists in the UK register as ‘foreign agents’

     In 2013, Peter Oborne, the Daily Telegraph‘s chief political commentator called the Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), “by far Britain’s most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group”. It was estimated then that more than 80% of Conservative MPs were CFI members. The same applies today. CFI’s sister lobby in the US is AIPAC, aka the American […]

UK Should Bring in Legislation to Make Pro-israel Lobbyists Register as ‘Foreign Agents’

Bring in Legislation to Make Pro-Israel Lobbyists Register as ‘Foreign Agents’ By Hans Stehling, In 2013, Peter Oborne, the Daily Telegraph’s chief political commentator called the Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), “by far Britain’s most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group”. It was estimated then that more than 80% of Conservative MPs were CFI members. The same applies […]

Sen. Warren Introduces Legislation To Save Consumers From ‘Equifax Exploitation’

On the heels of Equifax’s massive data breach and its subsequent efforts to force victims into a “rip-off clause” that prevents them from filing class-action lawsuits against the company, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Friday announced that she is both launching an investigation into the credit-reporting giant’s security practices and introducing legislation (pdf) that would “give control over credit and personal […]

New “Distracted Walking” Legislation Will Outlaw Texting, and Even Talking, While Walking

By Rachel Blevins The heinous “crime” of “distracted walking” has become the latest trend that cities in the United States are looking to legislate into nonexistence—relying on tax dollars and the extortion of citizens to solve the problem instead of common sense. Stamford, Connecticut, is the most recent city to join the bandwagon, […]

This week in Congress update: vote on pro-consumer legislation tomorrow

This week in Congress update: vote on pro-consumer legislation tomorrow By ns_admin, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce will vote on HR 2430, legislation requiring the FDA’s user fee program. At the mark-up Representative Marsha Blackburn is expected to offer an amendment allowing certain hearing aids to be sold :over-the-counter” meaning consumers who chose […]

Damning legislation would give corporations the power to forcibly vaccinate you and collect your DNA records

(Natural News) A new bill, H.R. 1313, moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing and enroll in a mandatory vaccine program or risk losing their job. Today, laws including the 2008 Genetic Privacy and Nondiscrimination Act (known as GINA) prohibits giving employers such power over their employees. If we let […]

This Legislation Won’t Stop Protests – But Here’s What Would

Above Photo: Eleanor Goldfield ACT Out As capitalism and its racist, sexist, ecocidal, homicidal and bigoted tenets push forwards, protests have been on the rise. And it is in fact our right to protest – it says so in the First amendment. Lawmakers, however, seem less interested in considering human or civil rights than they are […]

American Health Care Act: Most Disgraceful Legislation Since Congress Was Founded

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How grassroots activists defeated anti-BDS legislation in Maryland

Monday, April 10, 2017, marked a significant victory for social justice activism in the state of Maryland. After a vigorous and well-organized campaign, anti-BDS legislation was roundly defeated for the third time in four years. Like similar legislation that has been enacted in states across the U.S., Senate Bill 739 and House Bill 949 would […]

Palestinians buried after Jerusalem killings

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 20 July 2016 Muhyee Sidqi al-Tibakhi Two Palestinians who were shot dead in the Jerusalem suburb of al-Ram during separate incidents over the past week were buried on Wednesday. Muhyee Sidqi al-Tibakhi, 12, died after he was shot in the chest and head on Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry […]

Sanctions and Defiance in North Korea

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The Yerrow Perir

Tory ScotThe Right Stuff June 14, 2016 You might have noticed that modernity has imposed something of an embargo on topics that don’t fit well into the narrative. Most of the topics that we are supposed to care deeply about are practically irrelevant. I, of course, do think that letting men into the women’s restrooms […]

US Police – Army of Zionist Occupation?

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Hundreds Layd Off As Mozambican Coal Prices Slump

nsnbc : Falling commodity prices prompted at least three mining companies in Mozambique’s Tete province to suspend operations, resulting in hundreds of layoffs. Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi who visited Tete learned that the Indian Venture Company Lda, Minas de Moatize and Jindal suspend operations. The suspension of Jindal’s operations in the Marara district alone resulted […]

Gluten-free food is often filled with processed sugars and fats… could be worse for your health than eating gluten!

(NaturalNews) It seems that everyone is going gluten-free nowadays in a bid to lose weight and get “healthy” by jumping on the latest popular diet. But, just because food is gluten-free doesn’t necessarily mean that it is good for you. In fact, according to The Telegraph, if you aren’t actually suffering from celiac […]

‘Neutral Is Not Acceptable’: Nationwide Protests Demand Colleges Go Fossil Free

Print Friendly Above Photo: Vassar College’s sit-in calling for divestment, one of many currently being staged on campuses around the country, entered its third day on Wednesday. (Photo: Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign) A series of sit-ins and protests urging universities to divest their endowments from fossil fuels gained new strength this week, as students at the University of Montana, Vassar […]

Israeli solider filmed killing Palestinian in Hebron charged with manslaughter

Israeli soldier who shot wounded Palestinian assailant to be charged Monday Haaretz 18 Apr by Gili Cohen — Sgt. E. reportedly said Abdel Fattah al-Sharif ‘deserves to die’ before shooting the prone Palestinian in Hebron, indicating to prosecution that motive was revenge, not self-defense — Sgt. E., who shot a wounded, prone Palestinian assailant to […]

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