Posts Tagged ‘passes’

Canada’s New Democratic Party passes motion to sanction Israel

At the New Democratic Party’s (NDP) convention last week, party members overwhelmingly passed a motion to sanction Israel. The policy book forthe center-left political party, which has existed in Canada since 1961, will now include a boycott of goods from illegal settlements and an arms embargo on the country. “The adoption of this policy today […]

COVID-19: South Asia passes the grisly milestone of 15 million cases

Coronavirus infections in the South Asia has surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally shows. The surge is led by India’s record daily infections and vaccine shortages. South Asia — India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka — accounts for 11% of global cases and almost 6% of […]

Arkansas Passes Ban On Child Sex Change Surgeries, Overrides Feckless Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Veto

By Chris Menahan Arkansas on Tuesday made history by becoming the first state in America to ban child sex change surgeries and the experimental drugging of children with cross-sex hormones and puberty blockers. #BREAKING: The Arkansas Senate has voted to override Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the SAFE Act, protecting children from experimental medical procedures, […]

New York City Council Passes Police Reforms That Includes Ending Qualified Immunity For NYPD Officers

Qualified immunity is pure judicial cancer. This fact cannot be ignored. What began as a limited defense for decisions made in the heat of the moment has become the de facto response to civil rights lawsuits. The Supreme Court — which conjured this new Section 1983 ejection seat out of thin air — has only […]

Spain Passes Law Mandating Face Masks Even While Swimming in the Sea

The chairman of data firm PANDA claims that China has asked the World Health Organization to appoint Beijing to oversee a global vaccine passport system, an ominous prospect given how China’s social credit score system operates. During an interview at the inaugural BizNews Investment Conference, Nick Hudson explained why this was such a chilling development, […]

New Mexico Passes Cannabis Legalization And Expungement Package

Above photo: From KVIA. Cannabis Regulation Act (HB2/SB2) Provides Long Overdue Justice and Social Equity to New Mexico Communities Most Harmed by Prohibition. Santa Fe, NM – With the New Mexico Legislature approving social justice-centered cannabis legalization during the special session today, Emily Kaltenbach, Senior Director for Resident States and New Mexico for the Drug Policy […]

VOCI – New York State Proposes Vaccine Passes

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Utah Passes Law Requiring Mobile Phones to Filter Porn — But Only Would Take Effect if Other States Pass Similar Law

Photo Credit: Pixabay/Pexels (Salt Lake City Tribune) — A bill that would require new cellphones and tablets sold in Utah to come with activated pornography filters won final approval in the state Legislature, although some lawmakers argued the proposal is unworkable and could raise constitutionality concerns. Even proponents of the measure, HB72, conceded that the […]

US Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Greek Bicentennial

US Senator and noted philhellene Sen. Bob Menendez sponsored a resolution commemorating the Greek Bicentennial this week. Credit: Scrumshus /Wikimedia Commons/ Public Domain The US Senate passed an official resolution honoring the Greek Bicentennial, with Record Support from a long list of senators from all over the United States, on Wednesday. On the eve of Greece’s […]

New Zealand Passes Bereavement Leave For Pregnancy Loss And Stillbirth

New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation that would entitle mothers and their partners to bereavement leave following a pregnancy loss or stillbirth. The Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage Bill will give a couple three paid days off work to grieve and recover from a pregnancy loss. “The Bill will give women and their partners […]

UNHRC arms embargo call against Israel passes with EU OK, Bahrain absence

The United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution calling for an arms embargo against Israel that had the support of many of the European countries but received a nod of disapproval from Bahrain, which was absent for Tuesday’s vote. The measure, dubbed the accountability resolution, passed 32-6, with eight abstentions. It included some of […]

Controversial California ethnic studies curriculum passes unanimously

After years of contention and revisions, California’s State Board of Education approved a curriculum meant to guide the state’s schools in teaching ethnic studies, an effort that sparked waves of criticism from Jewish groups. The Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum aims to teach students about the histories, experiences, contributions and struggles of minority groups in the […]

House of Representatives passes ‘Dreamers bill’ to open citizenship to 2.5m undocumented immigrants

In a vote in which just 9 Republicans voted with Democrats to support the measure, the House passed the legislation 228 -197.  The move would give anywhere up to 2.5 million migrants, among them people who came to the country as children and have long been dubbed “dreamers”, the chance to become legal US citizens. […]

Israel Passes Law To Mandate ‘Freedom’ Tracking Bracelets

The free speech alternative to Twitter, Gab has been hacked, with those behind the action promising to release a treasure trove of information including passwords, private posts, and messages. NEW: Far-Right Platform Gab Has Been Hacked—Including Private Data https://t.co/FaeQDfQTgI The transparency group #DDoSecrets will make the 70GB of passwords, private posts, and more available to […]

Dr. Dhafer Fuad Eliyahu, one of the last Jews in Iraq, passes away

Dr. Dhafer Fuad Eliyahu, reportedly one of the last three Jews remaining in Iraq, passed away at the age of 62 on Monday, according to Iraqi media. The orthopedic doctor, who worked at the Al Wasiti Teaching Hospital, passed away due to a stroke, according to a Facebook post by the hospital.  نعت الأوساط الطبية […]

U.S. House Passes Universal Background Check Bill

Almost predictably, the U.S. House of Representatives passed universal background check bill H.R. 8 on March 11, 2021. As AWR Hawkins of Breitbart News reported, this bill would criminalize “private gun sales conducted apart from an FBI background check.” California Congressman Mike Thompson sponsored H.R. 8, which ended up being approved by a 227 to […]

Biden news – live: Trump tries to take credit for vaccines as Congress passes huge $1.9trn Covid relief bill

Related video: Joe Biden joins roundtable on American Rescue Plan Ex-US president Donald Trump has issued a statement seeking to take credit for the success of the “China Virus” vaccines, despite almost half a million Americans dying on his watch and his bungled response to the coronavirus pandemic attracting widespread criticism. The US House of […]

South African Preacher Keith Daniel Passes Into Eternity

[embedded content]  Keith Daniel, the South African preacher known for his stirring sermons and unique preaching style, died in the hospital today following a battle with a Covid variant that surfaced in the country. “Keith Daniel died today. Today my dearest daddy died,” Keith’s son, Roy Daniel, posted online. “He was such a daddy. He […]

Democrat-Led House Passes H.R.1, Aimed to Federalize U.S. Elections

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed H.R. 1, otherwise known as the “For the People Act,” which Republicans warn will compromise election integrity and ultimately lead to the federalization of U.S. elections. The Democrat-led House passed the legislation on party lines, 220 to 210. A summary of the bill notes that it “expands voter registration […]

Sally Hoberman, 89, fluent Yiddish speaker, passes

Sally Hoberman grew up speaking Yiddish with her grandparents, who emigrated from the Pale of Settlement, and remained fluent throughout her life. She was raised by her father and grandparents in West Philadelphia after her mother died when she was young. She graduated from Overbrook High School in 1947 and worked as a secretary for […]

Ex-Iran U23 coach Zlatko Kranjcar passes away

TEHRAN – Former Iran U23 football team head coach Zlatko Kranjcar passed away on Monday. He died at the age of 64 at Merkur Clinical Hospital in Zagreb, Croatia due to severe illness. The Croatian coach was named as Persepolis coach in 2009 but left the team to head Montenegro a year later. Kranjcar has […]

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with $15 minimum wage increase

On Friday, the House passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in a vote of 219 to 212. The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program. Two House Democrats, Representatives Jared Golden (ME) and Kurt Schrader (OR) voted no on […]

Israel Mandates “Vaccine Passes” For Gyms, Malls, Hotels & More – Some Using Facial Recognition

The Facts: Israel recently announced that certain places, like concerts, theatres, shopping malls and gyms will only be accessible to people who have been vaccinated and provide a “vaccine pass” that proves they have been. Reflect On: Are mandatory vaccine measures justified? Should we give government so much power as to where they can go […]

Biden’s $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package has been approved by the US House of Representatives in his first major legislative win. The president’s plan to send emergency financial aid to households, small businesses, and state and local governments battered by Covid-19 passed on a near party-line 219 to 212 vote early on Saturday. The […]

Coronavirus: Joe Biden’s €1.5 trillion COVID relief bill passes House vote hurdle

The US House of Representatives approved a $1.9 trillion (€1.5 trillion) pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. The new president’s vision for flushing cash to individuals, businesses, states, and cities battered by […]

UCSD Student Gov’t Passes IHRA

The UC San Diego student government passed a resolution on February 24 endorsing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. The resolution passed unanimously; it had 60 co-sponsors and 10 students spoke in favor of it. No one spoke out against it. #BREAKING UC San Diego voted overwhelmingly to adopt the IHRA working […]

House Passes ‘LGBTQ’ Equality Act Despite Serious Concerns Over Its Constitutionality Relating to Religious Liberty

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Equality Act in a 224-206 vote on Thursday despite growing concerns over how the legislation would affect religious liberty, women’s sports, as well as other concerns. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. The Equality Act’s passage included the support of three Republicans, including Reps. […]

Brazil COVID-19 death toll passes a quarter million

Brazil‘s COVID-19 outbreak has killed 251,498 people, the Health Ministry reported on Thursday, as it reported 1,541 deaths in the past 24 hours, the second-highest daily death toll since the pandemic hit the country a year ago. With 65,998 new coronavirus cases reported on Thursday, the South American country has now registered 10,390,461 cases, in […]

Better Late Than Never: Georgia Passes Bill Requiring Voter I.D. for Absentee Ballots

The Georgia Senate on Tuesday passed a bill requiring voters to submit a valid form of I.D. in order to vote absentee in the state. Better late than never I suppose? You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The integrity of the 2020 election continues to be a […]

Australia passes law targeting Facebook, Google to pay for media content

CANBERRA – Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook pay media companies for content on their platforms in reforms that countries such as Britain and Canada are looking to replicate.After robust negotiations in which Facebook blocked all news content in the 13th-largest economy, the vote makes Australia the […]

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