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India’s COVID-19 death toll passes 250,000 after new daily record

India has confirmed 4,205 more deaths, setting another daily record and taking its official COVID-19 toll past 250,000 as it battles a ferocious surge in infections. Around 370,000 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, pushing India’s total past 23 million, according to the health ministry. The figures are considered vast undercounts due […]

Israel passes $92 million reform to treat disabled military veterans

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State Passes Revolutionary Bill to Finally Ban “No-Knock” Warrants

This week, the state of Tennessee made history after the House gave final approval to Senate Bill 1380 (SB1380) that bans “no-knock” warrants in the state. Highlighting the bipartisan support behind the bill, it passed the Senate and the House without a single ‘nay.’ Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) introduced Senate Bill 1380 on Feb. 11 […]

Texas House Passes Election Integrity Bill

The Texas House of Representatives passed a major election integrity bill on Friday in a 78 to 64 vote. A more robust version of the bill, SB 7, was passed last month by the Texas State Senate in an 18 to 13 vote. It now goes to a conference committee to hammer out differences between […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

Former Iran water polo player Shariat passes away

TEHRAN – Former Iran water polo national team player Morteza Shariat passed away on Thursday. Shariat lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 68. He was a member of Iran water polo national team who made history in the 1974 Asian Games, winning the gold medal by beating China in the final […]

Florida Legislature Passes Bill BANNING Vaccine Passports

by Tom Pappert Earlier today the Florida legislature passed S.B. 2006, a bill that would prevent the government or corporations from requiring Floridians to present a vaccine passport to engage in commerce. The bill explicitly forbids businesses from requiring COVID-19 passports with the language: “A business entity as defined in s. 768.38 to include any […]

“Greek Captain of Colombia” Petros Voidonikolas Passes Away

Captain Petros Voidonikolas. Courtesy Panagiota Voidonikolas The story of Petros Voidonikolas may be similar to that of many other home patriots who leave their Country to find another home abroad. Because of his expansive personality and heart, he left an unmatched legacy that will always be remembered by his friends and family in Colombia and […]

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 […]

Pomona College Student Gov’t Passes BDS Resolution

The Pomona College student government unanimously passed a pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution on April 22. The Claremont Independent reported that the resolution, which was authored by Claremont Colleges Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Claremont Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), called on the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) to cease funding […]

Florida House passes contentious transgender sports ban

House and Senate Republicans in Florida have seized on women’s sports as a priority in 2021, following the path of more than 20 other GOP-leaning states that are using the issue to limit transgender rights. LGBTQ advocacy groups like Equality Florida are aligned with the majority of Democrats in opposing the legislation, arguing it would […]

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 […]

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