Posts Tagged ‘repeal’

Farm laws repeal:  a sensible decision amid political compulsions

Repealing farm laws by the central government seems to be a political compulsion for upcoming state assembly elections, particularly in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as the ruling central government could not popularize politically its agro reform decisions at larger level. Although, the government is well aware of its blunder decisions of farm laws as the […]

India to Repeal Three Anti-farm Laws

On November 19, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a very remarkable statement referring to the government’s decision to repeal three laws on the subject of reforming the country’s agriculture. The cancellation procedure, the Indian Prime Minister continued, will be launched as early as the next session of Parliament. He also urged farmers “to return home […]

Signature Effort to Repeal ‘Rushed’ Santa Ana Rent Control Ordinance Ends

The effort to repeal a new rent control ordinance in Santa Ana has officially ended without any signatures being submitted, the Santa Ana for Fair and Equitable Housing (SAFE Housing) announced Nov. 22. After the Santa Ana city council passed Orange County’s first rent control ordinance Oct. 19, SAFE Housing attempted to gather signatures to […]

Farm Laws Repeal:  A Historic Day For India

On November 19 the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the important decision of repealing three highly controversial farm laws. This decision should be widely welcomed cutting across narrow narrow political divides. The Prime Minister has  been full of praise for his government’s farm policies and in fact even for the farm laws […]

Farm Laws Repeal: Samyukta Kisan Morcha Cautious in Welcoming it

The Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi announced the Government of India’s decision to repeal all three anti-farmer, pro-corporate black laws first brought in as Ordinances in June 2020. He chose to announce this on Guru Nanak Jayanti. Samyukt Kisan Morcha welcomes this decision and will wait for the announcement to take effect through […]

India To Repeal Controversial Farm Laws That Led To Protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government will withdraw the controversial farm laws that prompted year-long protests from tens of thousands of farmers who said the laws will shatter their livelihoods. Modi made the surprise announcement during a televised speech on Friday that was broadcast live. The laws were passed […]

Tunisia travel ban continues despite gov’t repeal, says official

Tunisian parliamentarian Mabrouk Korchid said yesterday that the government’s ban on travel was “still in effect,” despite a recent presidential announcement lifting the measure. “A friend of mine was travelling yesterday but he was suspended for not possessing a written decision about his travel purpose,” Korchid said on Facebook. “The ban is still in effect […]

Hungary Told To Repeal Law Banning LGBT Promotion To Children ‘Or Else Leave EU’

    EU leadership is now fanatically dictating that Hungary and its ‘defiant’ prime minister Vickor Orban must bow the knee to the Pride Flag or else “must leave” the European Union. Quoting Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, The Telegraph describes massive pushback against a new Hungarian law which seeks to prevent the public promotion […]

Maryland becomes first state to repeal police Bill of Rights, overriding Hogan veto

One of the new laws will also require officers to use force only if it is “necessary and proportional.” The move, a win for police reform advocates, comes amid a national reckoning with policing after the death of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year. Many states […]

 Repeal; ReRight; ReConstitute; Peoples Republic of India

We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable-but then, so did the divine right of kings.  Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Ursula K. Le Guin Despite narratives of inferiority imposed by the dominant elites the peasant farmers are creating lasting landscapes of resistance, arising from a new consciousness leading […]

Legislature votes to repeal law against loitering for purpose of prostitution

“There’s no doubt that this language has been used and abused,” said Assemblymember Andy Goodell (R-Jamestown), but “prostitution is not a great occupation … We have people who are acquitted of murder — we don’t legalize murder! Yet here we are saying ‘we have people arrested under the statute wrongly, let’s eliminate the statute.’” The […]

New Mexico Committees Advance Bills to Repeal 1969 State Law Banning Elective Abortions

Photo Credit: Jude Beck/Unsplash SANTA FE, N.M. — House and Senate committees in New Mexico have approved bills to do away with an existing, but unenforced, state law that bans elective abortion. According to reports, the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee voted 5-3 along party lines on Monday to advance Senate Bill 10 to the full […]

PUCL and 100 Organisations demand the repeal of the UAPA

Activists, Advocates and commoners came together virtually to discuss and demand the repeal of the UAPA and underlined the legal, socio-cultural issues around it in a consultation organised by the People’s Union of Civil Liberties.  ——– IN a session packed with human stories of abuse and misuse of law where activists and commoners were abused, […]

While Repeal of Three Controversial Farm Laws is a Must, A Wider Vision is Also Needed Urgently

While the union government inexplicably finds it so difficult to agree to the simple, straightforward and well-justified demand of repeal of three controversial farm laws, social movements as well as public spirited intellectuals have been quickly reaching near consensus on supporting this most emphasized demand of the farmers’ movement. One point of consensus is that […]

Admiral Ramdas Appeals The Government To Repeal The Farm Laws

[embedded content] I am Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas, former Chief of the Naval Staff . I served the country in Uniform for 45 years and came straight to this village from Delhi after retirement. First of all let me begin by offering shraddhanjali to all those who have paid with their lives during these two months […]

Refusal of the Government to Repeal Farm Laws is Proving Very Costly

Women protesting against the Farm Bills (Image for representative purpose) Disappointing the very large number of people who had high hopes that the stand-off with farmers’ organizations will be resolved soon, the government has not accepted this main demand after even 44 days of peaceful and disciplined protests by farmers at five places on Delhi […]

Democratic Chairwoman Calls for Repeal of Hyde Amendment Barring Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

Photo Credit: Laurie Schaull/Wikipedia During a congressional hearing this week on “abortion affordability,” Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who will lead the House Appropriations Committee beginning next year, argued that the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits using taxpayer dollars for elective abortions, is “discriminatory” because it places a financial obstacle in front of low income mothers seeking an […]

Pelosi: House Will Vote on ‘Long Overdue’ Hyde Amendment Repeal in 2021

During a press conference on Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the House will vote on repealing the Hyde Amendment in 2021 and that she believes “it’s long overdue” to repeal the Hyde Amendment. Pelosi responded to a question on whether repealing the Hyde Amendment will come up before the whole House in 2021 […]

US House Passes Resolution Calling for Worldwide Repeal of Blasphemy, Apostasy Laws

Photo Credit: Yejun Kim FI WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a resolution calling for the worldwide repeal of blasphemy, heresy and apostasy laws, some of which have resulted in the imprisonment and/or deaths of Christians accused of speaking against Islam. House Resolution 512, presented by Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., was passed […]

Respect The Democratic Right Of Protest, Repeal The Recent Anti-Farmer Legislations

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties is committed to the defence and promotion of civil liberties in India, irrespective of differences regarding the political and economic institutions that maybe suitable for the country. The aim of the PUCL is clearly to uphold and promote by peaceful means the democratic way of life throughout India. To […]

Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban

Irish voters overwhelmingly repealed a constitutional ban on abortion, according to an exit poll by the state broadcaster, a sweeping change that caps an emotion-filled debate and marks another significant step away from the country’s historic Catholic influence. If confirmed by the official vote count, Ireland is expected to join the U.S. and much of the rest […]

Obamacare repeal may not be dead after all: New repeal plan could bring wave of GOP voters to the polls

(Natural News) Perhaps you’ve heard the saying before: “Go big or go home.” Congressional Republicans may be prepared to do just that in making a new attempt to repeal Obamacare. And if they’re successful, not only will American health care get far less complex and far more affordable, it could drive GOP […]

CNN’s Cuomo Slammed For Saying ‘No One Is Calling For Repeal Of Second Amendment’

CNN’s Cuomo Slammed For Saying ‘No One Is Calling For Repeal Of Second Amendment’ “This is a lot of bunk.” Steve WatsonPrison Planet.com March 28, 2018 Following a weekend of anti-gun marches replete with people holding signs and placards calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment, and following a call by retired Supreme Court […]

Ex-Supreme Court Justice Calls For Repeal Of Second Amendment

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens, 97, called for the repeal of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – which gives Americans the right to own and bear firearms. Stevens, who sat on the country’s highest court for 35 years prior to his 2010 retirement, contends that repealing the […]

Opposition To The Repeal Of Net Neutrality Is Broad

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Chief Ajit Pai has announced that on December 14, the body will vote to pare back net neutrality rules. Internet freedom activists and progressive organizations immediately responded to the announcement with a wave of opposition, as was expected. But more interestingly, in some of the most right-wing and Trump-supporting corners of the internet, there is […]

After the latest Obamacare repeal failed, Trump says let’s try Rand Paul’s free market idea instead

After the latest Obamacare repeal failed, Trump says let’s try Rand Paul’s free market idea instead Rare September 29 2017 On Tuesday, I made the case that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was right to oppose the latest Republican Obamacare repeal effort, known as Graham-Cassidy, in the hope that a more free-market approach could emerge. Just […]

Protesters Rise Up To Block Health Care Repeal

Above photo: Colleen Flanagan of Boston, center, and others in wheelchairs with a group called ADAPT, rally prior to a hearing by the Senate Finance Committee on the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.  J. Scott Applewhite. Washington, DC – With the September 30 deadline for the budget reconciliation […]

Obamacare Repeal Officially Dead After Cruz Says No

In a sudden change of heart that kills senate Republicans’ effort to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare before a rule allowing Republicans to circumvent a Democratic filibuster expires at the end of the month, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is now saying he won’t support the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill. […]

John McCain Kills GOP’s Last Ditch Efffort To Repeal Obamacare

Third time turned out to be unlucky after all. Earlier today, Sen. Susan Collins said that she has serious concerns about the latest GOP bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare as Republicans prepare to vote on the legislation next week, adding that she was “leaning against the bill… I’m just trying to […]

Rand Paul Proposes Defense Bill Amendment To Repeal War Powers

The U.S. Senate will hold a vote on an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) tomorrow. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) presented an amendment seeking to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF). This will be the first time the Senate has held a vote regarding the […]

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