Posts Tagged ‘overturns’

California Appeals Court Overturns State Law that Criminalized ‘Misgendering’

(Christian Headlines) — A California law that criminalized “misgendering” and the misuse of pronouns is unconstitutional under the First Amendment, according to a new decision by the state appeals court. At issue is a 2017 multi-faceted California law that placed new restrictions on long-term care facilities and was geared toward protecting LGBT residents. It was dubbed the “Lesbian, […]

Gun Stocks Get Bump After CA Judge Overturns Assault Weapons Ban; Background Checks Break New Record

Shares in firearms related stocks nudged higher on Monday after a federal judge in California overturned the state’s ban on assault weapons late last week (which the state has 30 days to appeal before it takes effect on the 4th of July). Vista Outdoor, American Outdoor Brands, Ammo Inc., Sturm Ruger, Smith & Wesson and Clarus all […]

Biden overturns Trump Policy, Pushes Massive 84-Turbine Offshore Wind Farm to power all southern Massachusetts

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is finished its environmental impact review of a wind farm in federal waters off Massachusetts. According to AP, the company that wants to install the turbines, Vineyard Wind, had withdrawn its application last summer for fear Trump would reject it. President Biden, however, encouraged it once he took office and it […]

Prost! Bavarian court overturns statewide open-air alcohol ban imposed under Covid-19 curbs

Covid-19 is no reason to deny oneself a jug of beer or glass of wine in the great outdoors, a Bavarian court has ruled, overturning a statewide ban on open-air consumption of alcohol introduced to limit the spread of the virus. A man from the Bavarian town of Regensburg mounted the legal challenge against state […]

‘Deliberate stigmatization’: Austria’s top court overturns headscarf ban in primary schools

Austria’s Constitutional Court has lifted a ban on wearing headscarves in primary schools that was in force since 2019, arguing that it targets Islam and hinders the integration of Muslim girls. The court declared the ban unconstitutional in a Friday ruling, saying it violates Austria’s principles of religious and ideological neutrality. “The school is based, […]

Biden Says He Would Make Roe the ‘Law of the Land’ if the Supreme Court Overturns Abortion Ruling

MIAMI, Fla. — During a town hall event with NBC News Monday evening, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that he would want Congress to send legislation to his desk making Roe v. Wade the “law of the land” when asked about his plan to “protect” the “right” to abortion should Amy Coney Barrett be […]

Ohio Overturns Ban On Cities Keeping Them From Voting Against Fracking

In a great victory for environmentalists and the people of Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court struck down a provision that restricted citizen’s efforts to vote locally on banning fracking. The ruling is a turn around from earlier rulings that prevented residents from placing county charters and a city ordinance to ban fracking from appearing on […]

19 Year Old Builds Robot Lawyer, Overturns 160,000 Parking Tickets

In his second year at Stanford University, London born Joshua Browder created DoNotPay, the “world’s first robot lawyer.” The program, coded solely by Browder, has overturned 160,000 parking tickets in 21 months across New York and London.  Working at no charge, for free, saving people a total of $4 million in fines, DoNotPay swiftly revolutionized […]

38, mostly children, injured as tour bus overturns in northern Turkey (PHOTOS)

The bus, which was carrying around 38 passengers – including members of a Georgian children’s dance band – to Bulgaria, crashed into a light pole before veering off the read in the northern Turkish region of Giresun, according to Hurriyet.  Authorities scrambled ambulances and fire brigades from Giresun and the neighboring province of Trabzon to […]

Save Our Schools: See You in DC July 8-9!

Print Friendly Above Photo: A Zapatista mural in the town of San Pedro Polhó illustrates ideas about education. Photo by Dario Ribelo on Flickr One week from today, on Friday, July 8, I will join thousands of activists from around the nation at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, to once again raise our voices for […]

Hamas executes 3 in Gaza despite protests

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 1 June 2016 At the police headquarters in Gaza City on Tuesday morning, three Palestinians convicted of murder were executed by hanging and firing squad. In attendance were the families of those the three men had been accused of killing. Hamas carried out the executions despite multiple attempts by Palestinian […]

Message for the coming Dark Age

“The most striking fact about the story of Rip Van Winkle is not that he slept 20 years, but that he slept through a revolution. While he was peacefully snoring up on the mountain, a great revolution was taking place in the world – indeed, a revolution which would, at points, change the course of […]

Russian military removes all mines & bombs in historic Palmyra

“The task of clearing the architectural and historical part of Palmyra of explosives has been fully completed,” the head of the Russian Army’s engineering unit, Yury Stavitsky, reported from Syria to President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Starting from April 2, Russian engineers with the help of Uran-6 robots and specially trained dogs have cleared 234 […]

Cop is Terminated After Telling People About Jesus During Traffic Stops

David Wells | Courthouse News Service INDIANAPOLIS (CN) – Indiana State Police fired a trooper Thursday on the heels of a second lawsuit alleging that the man was “proselytizing” citizens during traffic stops. The federal complaint filed Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is the nonprofit’s […]

Generational sea change within the Democratic party will also include policy towards Israel

The biggest story to come out of the Democratic caucus in Iowa, beyond Clinton’s razor-thin margin of victory, was the overwhelming generational divide within the party. So far this split has been explained by political differences over health care and income inequality within the Democratic Party, but polling suggests a similar generational divide exists over Israel […]

ALL bluefin tuna caught off West Coast are radioactive

(NaturalNews) Studies suggest that all bluefin tuna caught off the U.S. West Coast are likely carrying radioactive isotopes from the 2011 Fukushima disaster. That’s […]

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