Posts Tagged ‘defying’

Belgian bishops agree to bless same-sex unions, defying Vatican

Roman Catholic bishops from Belgium’s Flanders region issued a document on Tuesday permitting the blessing of same-sex unions – in direct contrast to the Vatican’s ruling on the matter. The document was published on the Bishops’ Conference of Belgium website, and listed a ritual which would include a prayer and a final “benediction” in front […]

Belgian bishops agree to bless same-sex unions, defying Vatican

Roman Catholic bishops from Belgium’s Flanders region issued a document on Tuesday permitting the blessing of same-sex unions – in direct contrast to the Vatican’s ruling on the matter. The document was published on the Bishops’ Conference of Belgium website, and listed a ritual which would include a prayer and a final “benediction” in front […]

Cycling on the frontline: The Ukrainians defying danger in the Donetsk war zone

Toretsk is on the frontline of the war in Ukraine, yet cyclists pedal around the streets, going about their daily business as if defying the surrounding danger. Source

Age-defying compound protects brain health, study suggests

(NaturalHealth365)  A recent study shows resveratrol improves cognitive performance.  Though resveratrol does not receive considerable attention from the mainstream media, it is becoming increasingly clear that it provides several benefits for human health. What’s behind resveratrol’s brain-protective effects? Study shows resveratrol has anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties Though resveratrol is a relatively unknown compound, it is […]

8 Times Ron DeSantis Led the Way in Defying Woke Virtue-Signaling

Several well-known companies, organizations, and federal agencies continue to capitalize on political disasters or movements to advance leftist narratives — from the advancement of radical LGBT ideology to the recent push for mass gun control. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is one of the few GOP governors who has openly defied woke virtue-signaling. 

Miss South Africa Wins 2nd Runner-up at Miss Universe After Defying Anti-Israel BDS Campaign

Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane finished second runner-up at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday evening after defying calls by anti-Israel groups to boycott the competition, which was held in the Israeli resort town of Eilat, Israel. South Africa: Choose courage over comfort in every opportunity they get. Video courtesy of Miss Universe/Twitter#70thMissUniverse #MissUniverse2021 LIVE: […]

Israel is ignoring citizenship applications of Jewish converts, defying Supreme Court

The Israeli government is failing to approve the citizenship applications of almost 80 converts to Judaism, nine months after the country’s Supreme Court announced its recognition of conversions for the purpose of citizenship. In March this year, the Israeli Supreme Court approved a landmark decision that conversions to non-Orthodox Jewish denominations would enable foreigners to […]

Media Goes To War With Aaron Rodgers For Defying COVID Groupthink

Renegade Editor’s Note: I wish people like Rodgers would take a stronger stand, given that he will be attacked anyway, and he has enough money that he never needs to play sportsball again. (Grabien) Last week, reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19, and it was revealed that he had not previously been […]

Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying congressional subpoena

Steve Bannon, a longtime ally to former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of contempt of Congress after he defied a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The Justice Department said Bannon, 67, was indicted on one count for refusing to appear for a deposition […]

Defying Texas Governor, Southwest, American Airlines Stand by Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines announced on Tuesday that they would follow President Joe Biden’s executive order requiring that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8, defying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order blocking mandates by any entity in the state. The companies, both based in Texas, argued that Biden’s mandate supersedes Abbott’s, which […]

Hundreds Of United Airlines Staff Face Termination For Defying Vaccine Mandate

United Airlines has said that nearly 600 US-based employees are facing termination after failing to comply with their covid vaccination mandate. Last month the company became the first US carrier to require Covid-19 vaccinations for all domestic employees. The carrier’s deadline was this week and as of Monday proof of vaccination was required. United Airlines […]

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sues Six School Districts for Defying Ban on Mask Mandates

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on Friday announced that he is suing six school districts for defying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) ban on mask mandates. Paxton said in a statement: Not only are superintendents across Texas openly violating state law, but they are using district resources—that ought to be used for teacher merit […]

Biden Admin to Repay Schools Defying DeSantis With Mask Mandates

The administration of President Joe Biden said on Friday that it will step in to repay the Florida schools which are openly defying Gov. Ron Desantis by requiring students to wear masks. In a letter (pdf) to DeSantis (R), Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that the Biden administration will ensure that any school district which […]

Menendez is defying Biden over Iran because he owes his political life to Israel lobby and Saban

Last week it came out that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez was working to “sabotage” Joe Biden’s effort to return to the Iran deal even if he “risks setting the US on a course toward war with Iran.” And meantime, 70 Democrats in the House have signed a letter telling Biden that he shouldn’t reenter […]

Madrid will not shut its borders for Easter, region’s president says, defying Covid measures adopted by rest of Spain

The Madrid region will be the only one in Spain without a Covid-19 border shutdown for Easter, its President Isabel Diaz Ayuso said on Wednesday following a meeting of top-level health chiefs. Spain’s Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) met to approve a number of health measures for Spanish regional and national holidays, […]

Defying Deadly Crackdown, Crowds Again Protest Myanmar Coup

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar’s biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month’s coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier. The protesters in Yangon were chased as they tried to gather at their usual meeting […]

Protesters take to streets again in Myanmar, defying junta rules

Demonstrators in Myanmar defied new rules making protests illegal as they took to the streets once again on Tuesday, protesting against the military coup in the country. Police arrested protesters and fired water cannon to try to disperse crowds in Mandalay, and a crowd also gathered in the biggest city Yangon. The new laws had […]

Over 50,000 Restaurants In Italy Declare “I Am Open” Defying Lockdown Measures

Over 50,000 Restaurants In Italy Declare “I Am Open” Defying Lockdown Measures Activist Post / Activist Post By 21st Century Wire This weekend, over 50,000 restaurants in Italy began defying the country’s strict ‘anti-Covid’ lockdown measures in a massive act of civil disobedience according to Off-Guardian. Italian restaurant owners have been spreading their “I Am […]

Senate backs NDAA defense bill, defying Trump veto threat

The US Senate on Friday threw its weight behind the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a $740 billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense, passing the bill with a margin large enough to overcome President Donald Trump’s promised veto.The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate was 84 to 13, more than the two-thirds […]

New York bar owner who declared his tavern an AUTONOMOUS ZONE, defying Covid-19 orders, is arrested for serving customers

New York bar owner who declared his tavern an AUTONOMOUS ZONE, defying Covid-19 orders, is arrested for serving customers 3 Dec, 2020 00:27 Get short URL A YouTube screenshot shows Mac’s Public House co-owner Danny Presti discussing his fight with city and state officials over Covid-19 business restrictions. © YouTube A New York City tavern owner […]

If maliciously defying voting doesn’t justify another impeachment, what does?

Trump’s inexcusable, terrorist finale: “I win or I bludgeon away” Why aren’t half the world’s pundits screaming out loud? Forget the pardons or other ruthless nastiness for the moment, the predictable detritus from Trump’s final days. Bottom line: defiance of election results transcends all other Trump criminality by targeting the essence of republican government. Either the winning majority elects top leadership – or unimaginable chaos ensues. End of […]

Defying cabinet, Israel’s local governments devise their own solutions for opening schools

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Swastika, NY Keeps Its Name, Defying Kvetchers from Out of Town

Swastika is a small community in the Adirondacks. It has had its name for more than a hundred years, but some people from out of town are very upset about the insensitive name and want it changed. Never forget the Holocaust! Associated Press reports: The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its […]

Defying UN, Washington unilaterally asserts sanctions on Iran back in effect

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in a move that risks increasing Washington’s isolation but also international tensions. “Today, the United States welcomes the return of virtually all previously terminated UN sanctions on the […]

Pompeo dives into GOP confab from Jerusalem, defying precedent and possibly law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside his own advice to American diplomats and bulldozing a long tradition of secretary of state non-partisanship, Mike Pompeo plunged into the heart of the US 2020 presidential race Tuesday with a speech from Jerusalem supporting Donald Trump’s reelection. The address was roundly condemned by Democrats and others as an inappropriate […]

Defying Trump, U.N. General Assembly Condemns U.S. Decree on Jerusalem

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Defying families, Israel moves four Palestinians’ bodies to anonymous ‘Cemetery of Numbers’

For the past two years Azhar Abu Srour has played the last weeks of her son Abed’s life over and over in her head, unable to find closure as she waits for Israeli authorities to release her son’s remains. Her then 19-year-old son died a year and a half ago, after detonating a bomb on […]

Defying families, Israel moves four Palestinians’ bodies to ‘Cemetery of Numbers’ ahead of court ruling

For the past two years Azhar Abu Srour has played the last weeks of her son Abed’s life over and over in her head, unable to find closure as she waits for Israeli authorities to release her son’s remains. Her then 19-year-old son died a year and a half ago, after detonating a bomb on […]

Defying threats on the front lines is a great opportunity for brave forces: Ayatollah Khamenei

khamenei.ir- Ayatollah Khamenei referred to serving on the front line of encountering threats, as a valuable opportunity for the brave, faithful, and honorable forces in the Air Defense Base, adding, “Great things have been done at the base which show strong determination, motivation, and abilities of the force.” Ayatollah Khamenei, the Commander-in-Chief of Iran’s Armed […]

Defying leaders, Norway trade unionists endorse Israel boycott

Ryan Rodrick Beiler Activism and BDS Beat 18 May 2017 Actvists carry a banner calling for recognition of Palestine and a boycott of Israel, at the annual May Day march in Oslo, Norway, 1 May. Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills Norway’s largest and most influential trade union organization has called for a full boycott of Israel. […]

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