Posts Tagged ‘legislation’

Klobuchar: Narrower Federal Abortion Legislation ‘Doesn’t Explicitly Stop States from Limiting Access’ to Abortion

On Tuesday’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) rejected legislation on federal abortion law proposed by Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) that is narrower than the Women’s Health Protection Act because their legislation “doesn’t

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams Sponsored Legislation Related to Her Private Business Interests

Democrat Stacey Abrams sponsored legislation in 2015 while she was a Georgia lawmaker that was related to bad debt from credit programs, which, at the time, was relevant to her financial services company.

Germany Drafting Legislation To Make COVID Vaccines Mandatory

By Arjun Walia Germany will most likely be joining Austria in implementing a mandatory vaccination requirement for their citizens. Earlier this month, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz barred the unvaccinated from access to all but essential businesses like grocery stores, pharmacies and banks. At that time, they also requested an ethics committee […]

New York State Legislation Proposes: Indefinite Covid Prison Camps for Unvaccinated

In the next legislative debate, which will begin on January 5, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could pass legislation which would give the permission to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or even anyone in suspicion of posing a “significant threat to public health” and separate them from the public on an indefinite […]

In Stunning Blow To Democracy, Legislation Decided By Majority Of Elected Representatives

In Stunning Blow To Democracy, Legislation Decided By Majority Of Elected Representatives WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a catastrophic blow to democracy with disastrous consequences sure to ripple throughout the free world, a majority of democratically-elected representatives decided against legislation proposed by other democratically-elected representatives. “This is the end of democracy as we know it,” said House Speaker […]

New York Legislation Provides for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim.

by Kay Smythe December 18, 2021 In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on […]

Video: MSNBC Race Baiters Declare DeSantis’ Anti CRT Legislation Is “New Effort To Codify White Supremacy”

After Florida governor Ron DeSantis introduced legislation Wednesday in an effort to crack down on the teaching of Critical Race Theory and other ‘woke’ ideology in schools and places of employment, MSNBC race baiters declared it to be a “new effort to codify white supremacy for political gain”. DeSantis announced his Stop Wrongs to Our […]

ACTION ALERT! Take Action Against Tyrannical Federal Legislation

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Legislation to improve Social Security bought to House

House Democrats and other progressive groups are currently urging Congress to focus on legislation that would strengthen Social Security.  The piece of legislation, led by Congressman John B. Larson, entitled “The Fierce Urgency of Now—Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust” has 5 main key points:  Increases Social Security benefits for seniors who need it now! […]

Biden Is No FDR And Build Back Better Legislation Proves It

The idea that Joe Biden is the “most progressive president since FDR” is a propaganda device meant to quiet the Democratic Party left and force them to stand down. The capitalist system attempts to divert attention away from its obvious failings in every way that it can, from mindless entertainment to the contrived drama of […]

Congress Has Introduced Over 70 Pieces of Israel-Centric Legislation So Far in 2021

With documentation from 150 sources, If Americans Knew presents over 70 pieces of legislation now under consideration in Congress, which seek to guarantee Israel, not just $10 million a day in military aid, but also an additional $10 million per day expended on items because they benefit Israel, as well as protection from criticism, condemnation […]

Build Back Better Legislation

New Keynesianism or Neoliberal Public Relations Stunt? Some provisions of Biden’s “Build Back Better” legislation benefit the masses of Black people, but this legislation is a bare minimum effort to blunt some of the sharpest contradictions of the system while attempting to maintain the neoliberal order.   For more than a week the country has been […]

UCLA hiring administrator to flag legislation opposing Critical Race Theory, craft legal challenges

The University of California Los Angeles’s Law School plans to hire an administrator whose job will include cataloguing legislation and policies opposed to Critical Race Theory and drafting legal challenges to them. According to a posting for the job on the school’s website, the new administrator will oversee the creation of a database on legislation […]

House Democrats pass legislation that would federalize America’s electoral system, giving President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) significant control over election law.

Democrats passed legislation Tuesday that would federalize America’s electoral system, giving President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) significant control over election law. The House passed H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021. The bill passed 219-212, with Democrats strongly in favor of the bill and Republicans largely against the […]

With Infrastructure Bill Passed, Congress Gets To Work On Legislation To Fix Roads And Bridges

With Infrastructure Bill Passed, Congress Gets To Work On Legislation To Fix Roads And Bridges WASHINGTON, D.C.—After a grueling five-month fight to pass the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, members of Congress say they are eager to get started on new legislation to fix the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges.  “The fight over the infrastructure bill […]

Draft Legislation Would Put Gig Workers Into Toothless ‘Unions’

Draft Legislation Would Put Gig Workers Into Toothless ‘Unions’ Above Photo: Spurekar. CC BY 2.0. New York – An effort backed by the New York State AFL-CIO would create a new bargaining scheme for app-based workers without addressing the question of whether or not these workers are legally “employees.” Labor Notes obtained a draft version of […]

WATCH: GOP targets Cheney, Fauci and voting rights legislation

The monthslong feud between Rep. Liz Cheney and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy officially came to a head this week, as Republicans voted to oust her from her congressional leadership position. But it wasn’t just Cheney caught in the Republican crossfire: Anthony Fauci sparred with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), while Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell […]

Quebec Expected to Introduce Revamp of French Language Legislation Today

Quebec Premier Francois Legault, centre, speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 11, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press) QUEBEC—The Quebec government is expected today to present its long-awaited revamp of its signature piece of language legislation, known as Bill 101. Premier François Legault and the […]

Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Banning the Use of Vaccine Passports in Florida

Per the bill, it is the “intent of the Legislature to minimize the negative effects of an extended emergency, such as a pandemic or another public health emergency.” It limits local emergency orders to seven days, allowing them to be extended once a week for 42 days. However, the governor can override the local emergency […]

Vx Challenge update from Sue Grey: ‘we now have a barrister’ as govt pushes back harder with ‘no jab, no job’ legislation (C-19 Public Health Response [Vx] Order 2021)

Sue Grey 1.94K subscribers Update about KTI’s urgent challenge to the High Court about the lawfulness of the provisional consent of the Pfizer vaccine and its rollout to everyone in NZ over 16 years, and the appointment of a barrister in anticipation of a document dump by the crown later this week. WATCH AT THE […]

New Legislation Needed to Prevent Another Meron Tragedy, Experts Say

(The Media Line) New legislation requiring crowd management at mass gatherings could prevent a tragedy similar to the one at Mount Meron from recurring, crowd control experts say. Some 45 people were killed and an additional 150 injured during a crowd crush at the annual Lag b’Omer celebrations at Mount Meron in northern Israel. More […]

‘Fix the Definition’: Conservative MP on Liberal Government’s Conversion Therapy Ban Legislation

The Liberal government’s proposed legislation on conversion therapy would criminalize private conversations between children and their parents, says Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, who is urging parliamentarians to change the definition of “conversion therapy” in the bill before it’s passed. “The definition of conversion therapy is poorly drafted—is out of step with definitions of conversion therapy […]

US Senate passes legislation to improve hate crime reporting

The Senate passed a bill to help law enforcement respond to hate crimes and report them to the federal government, alongside legislation that specifically combats anti-Asian hate crimes. As antisemitism has risen in recent years, national Jewish organizations have urged the government to improve the hate crime reporting process. Passed Thursday by an overwhelming bipartisan […]

WEBINAR: Cell Phone Brain Tumor Litigation — Legislation, Barriers and Opportunities

WEBINAR: Cell Phone Brain Tumor Litigation — Legislation, Barriers and Opportunities Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Aerowenn Hunter The Defender reported last week on a new lawsuit filed by the family of a Louisiana pastor alleging cell phone use caused the man’s fatal glioblastoma brain tumor. This is not the first case of its […]

FNC’s Turley: New Biden Gun Control Legislation ‘Could Very Well Be Called the Hunter Biden Act’

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” network contributor Jonathan Turley weighed in on President Joe Biden pledging to use his executive authority to restrict Second Amendment rights. Turley said one of the provisions included in Biden’s announcement, ref flag laws, could be named after the president’s son, Hunter Biden. He pointed to a 2018 […]

Corporate Leaders Urge Approval of Pro-Transgender Legislation: ‘Right Thing to Do for Businesses’

In an op-ed at USA Today Wednesday, four U.S. corporate leaders urged their colleagues in business and industry to work to throw out state and federal legislation that seeks to protect children from life-altering transgender drugs and surgeries and to preserve women’s sports for women. The leaders asserted such legislation is bad for their businesses. Chris Adamo, […]

Thousands Rally In England And Wales Over Police Legislation

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people marched Saturday through central London and other cities across England and Wales to protest the British government’s plan to hand the police new powers to tackle demonstrations. Protesters walked past Buckingham Palace towards Parliament Square, just outside the Houses of Parliament. A ring of officers positioned themselves around the […]

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States Take Lead on Pro-Life Legislation

The Biden administration may be intent on reversing the Trump administration’s pro-life agenda on the federal level, but Republican-led legislatures have not been wasting any time introducing and passing pro-life legislation. Below are some of the pro-life measures Republican state lawmakers are either introducing, or have already passed, to protect the unborn and their mothers: […]

UC Irvine student government passes BDS legislation

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) student government passed legislation on Tuesday night divesting from companies that work with Israel, including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, 4M and Ford, among others. The legislation stressed that the motion to divest was in “no way related to Judaism” and described the legislation as “divestment from apartheid,” according to a […]

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