Posts Tagged ‘legislation’

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 […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Legislation From the Pit of Hell

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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 […]

France Forced To POSTPONE ‘Health Dictatorship’ Vaccine Legislation

Budget airline Ryanair is promoting the sale of summer flights with a “Jab & Go!” advertising gimmick despite having previously stated that it wouldn’t require passengers to take a COVID vaccine before they fly. Ryanair’s website features a banner with the words ‘BOOK SUMMER – VACCINES ARE COMING’ alongside a generic image of a needle […]

Mike Lee blocks legislation to create Smithsonian museums for Latinos and women

Menendez shot back at Lee, saying that he was standing “in the way of the hopes and dreams and aspirations of seeing Americans of Latino descent having their dreams fulfilled and recognized.” “I don’t know if these arguments were made against the Native Americans. I don’t know if these arguments were made against African Americans, […]

US House Passes Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Photo Credit: Martjin Baudoin/Unsplash (Fox News) — The House of Representatives voted 228-164 to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act on Friday, the first time either chamber of Congress has ever voted to decriminalize marijuana. Marijuana legislation has been largely stagnant on the federal level, but more states have moved toward legalization in […]

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’

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