Posts Tagged ‘votes’

UK Labour Party votes for motion calling Israel an apartheid state

The UK Labour Party Conference has today voted in favour of a motion to identify Israel as a state practicing the crime of apartheid, making it the first major political party in Europe to adopt such a position. The motion commits the Labour party to implementing sanctions including ceasing UK-Israel arms trade and trade with […]

Switzerland Votes To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Nearly Two-Thirds Majority

GENEVA (AP) — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday. Official results showed the measure passed with 64.1% of the vote while more than half of all voters approved in […]

Just 9 votes — but ‘bitter’ House debate is an advance for progressive stance on Israel

Progressives lost a vote on Israel in the House yesterday, overwhelmingly, by 420-9. But what is being lost in the discussion of the Iron Dome vote is that eight progressive Democrats voted against the additional military funding for Israel, and two others voted present, even after pro-Israel forces cast the aid as a purely “defensive” […]

Congress votes to send another $1 billion to Israel

Iron Dome Funding This week progressive House members were able to temporarily halt an additional $1 billion to Israel, which was snuck into the short-term government spending bill. That money was supposed to go toward replenishment of the country’s Iron Dome system, a move that the Biden administration has repeatedly said it supports. It’s important […]

Russia votes: Putin’s Russia United party set to hold majority after opposition wipeout

Millions of Russians will cast their vote this weekend in a general election expected to bring little political change. Some 14 parties are fielding candidates for half of the 450 seats in the State Duma in an election scheduled to run until Sunday. But just four parties are likely to meet the 5 per cent […]

Dominion Voting Machine Really Starting To Regret Its 50,000 Votes For Biden

ATLANTA, GA—With Biden voter regret on the rise, local sources are reporting that even Dominion voting machines are now wishing they could undo their many, many Biden votes. The post Dominion Voting Machine Really Starting To Regret Its 50,000 Votes For Biden appeared first on The Babylon Bee. Source 00

Florida school board goes against governor DeSantis and votes to keep mask mandate

Another school district in Florida is planning to defy Republican Governor Ron DeSantis‘ executive order banning mandates that would force students to wear masks when they return to the classroom in the fall. WPLG Local 10 in Miami reported that the Broward County School Board voted 8 to 1 on Tuesday to press forward with […]

NEW EVIDENCE Indicates Enough Illegal Votes Pointing To A Biden LOSS In Georgia

NEW EVIDENCE Indicates Enough Illegal Votes Pointing To A Biden LOSS In GeorgiaDate: July 9, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source: vinceEveryone is slowly coming to understand that Georgia is the smoking gun.The evidence and the developments coming out of Georgia are way more substantial than the Arizona audit at this point, and the Maricopa County report won’t […]

House Votes To Replace All Confederate Statues With Statues Of Chairman Mao

WASHINGTON, D.C—Confederate statues are once again on the chopping block as the House pushes to have them removed. Following their removal, Democrats have vowed that these confederate monsters will be replaced by statues of Chairman Mao.  “This sacred space has been defiled for too long. We ought not to forget history. We must learn from […]

Apostate Methodist Church of Great Britain Votes to Approve ‘Gay Marriage,’ Recognize Cohabitating Couples

(BBC) — The Methodist Church has become the largest religious denomination in Britain to permit same-sex marriages. A vote to change the definition of marriage at the Methodist Conference on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed by 254 in favour with 46 against. Freedom of conscience clauses mean ministers will not be forced to conduct such weddings if […]

Apostate Methodist Church of Great Britain Votes to Approve ‘Gay Marriage,’ Recognize Cohabitating Couples

(BBC) — The Methodist Church has become the largest religious denomination in Britain to permit same-sex marriages. A vote to change the definition of marriage at the Methodist Conference on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed by 254 in favour with 46 against. Freedom of conscience clauses mean ministers will not be forced to conduct such weddings if […]

Peru: Castillo Ahead By 100,000 Votes

Practically Assures His Victory. Fujimori left with claiming fraud. UPDATE: Socialist Pedro Castillo has won Peru’s presidential election. With 99.998% of vote tallies processed, he won by 80,000 votes, with 50.23% of the vote. Now far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori is going to try to steal the election, with a team of elite lawyers https://t.co/pzZDDEOdAj — […]

California Assembly Votes to Abolish the Term ‘Alien’ From All Statutes

An unopposed bill to remove the term “alien” from all state statutes is moving quickly through the California Legislature. Lawmakers seek to abolish use of the terms “alien” or “illegal alien,” which they deem offensive to foreign nationals who have entered the United States illegally. The California Assembly voted 71 to zero to strike the […]

Greek Left Votes Down Bill to Remove Diaspora’s Voting Restrictions

The Greek Parliament failed to approve the lifting on restrictions for the Diaspora vote. Credit: AMNA Greek leftist parties on Wednesday voted in Parliament against an amendment that would have removed all restrictions for the Diaspora to vote in national elections. The amendment proposed by the governing New Democracy party was only supported by the […]

Pennsylvania Votes to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers

Pennsylvania voted to amend its Constitution on May 18 in response to their governor’s use of emergency declarations to decide laws during the pandemic. As more than two million Pennsylvanians voted in a primary election, they passed two constitutional amendments in ballot questions to restrict the governor’s emergency declaration powers to give some power back to the legislature. […]

Poll-thirsty leaders want votes, not voters!

Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah during a road show for party candidates in Islampur, April 13, 2021. Photo: Twitter/@AmitShah/PTI Covid-19 is a national calamity and a country-wide problem… Fundamental right guaranteed vide Article 21: the right to life which in its broad sweep also includes right to good health…Health care should […]

UN Votes Iran to Women’s Rights Commission

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted on April 21 to elect Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women. According to UN Watch, Iran received 43 votes (out of the 54 nations that are a part of the commission). The vote was conducted by secret ballot, but UN Watch believes that […]

CUNY Student Senate Votes Down Resolution Endorsing IHRA

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) University Student Senate (USS) voted down a resolution endorsing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism and another resolution supporting a watered-down definition of anti-Semitism after a five-hour debate. The resolution with the watered-down definition of anti-Semitism, which was being pushed by the CUNY Jewish Law […]

Amazon Bullied and Bribed Their Way to Anti-Union Votes

Amazon Bullied and Bribed Their Way to Anti-Union Votes – PopularResistance.Org Amazon Bullied and Bribed Their Way to Anti-Union Votes Source 00

Exclusive–Kobach: The Kansas Legislature Votes to Reduce the Age for Concealed Carry

On Thursday—the very same day that President Biden announced his executive actions to restrict certain firearms—the Kansas legislature took a bold step in the opposite direction.  The Kansas legislature passed a pro-gun rights bill that expands the right to keep and bear arms in multiple ways.  In the morning, the Senate passed HB 2058 by […]

Sudan Cabinet Votes to End Israel Boycott

The Sudanese cabinet voted on April 6 to nullify a 1958 law forbidding the country from forging relations with Israel. The Jerusalem Post and Jewish News reported that in order for the move to be finalized, it needs to be approved by Sudan’s Sovereignty Council. The Sudanese cabinet, known as the Council of Ministers, also […]

Kosovo’s parliament votes in Vjosa Osmani as president

Kosovo’s parliament on Sunday night swore in Vjosa Osmani, the former speaker of parliament and ally of Albin Kurti’s Vetevendosje! movement, as president. A total of 71 lawmakers in the 120-seat parliament voted in favour of Osmani, with two opposition parties boycotting the vote along with the Serb minority party. Osmani becomes the second female […]

Muslim women fear they could be attacked after Switzerland votes to ban burqa in public

Muslim women in Switzerland fear they could be verbally or physically assaulted after the country narrowly voted in favour of banning the burqa or niqab in public places. The ban, which will make it illegal for people to completely cover their faces, passed by 51 to 49 per cent in a public referendum on 7 […]

Can Marine Le Pen win the hearts and minds – and votes – of French Jews? She believes she can

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Israel election results: Most of the votes are counted, so why don’t we have a winner?

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Israeli Elections 2021: With Most Votes Counted, Arab Party Ra’am Poised to Play Key Role as Netanyahu’s Advantage Slips Away

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech to supporters following the announcement of exit polls in Israel’s general election at his Likud party headquarters in Jerusalem, March 24, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun. With 87% of the vote counted in Israel’s 2021 elections, the political ground appeared to shift on Wednesday, with Naftali Bennett’s Yamina […]

Armenia’s parliament votes to lift martial law ahead of June elections

Armenia has moved to lift martial law, introduced at the end of September at the start of the war with Azerbaijan for control of the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. This decision, approved by 118 of the 132 deputies in parliament, is part of an agreement between Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the opposition to defuse […]

With No Votes to Spare, Biden Gets a Win Obama and Clinton Would Have Envied

Before you join the chorus, you might want to check in with the last two Democratic presidents. Bill Clinton and Barack Obama both landed in office with much bigger majorities, and ended up taking it on the chin anyway. Despite the narrowest of majorities to get anything done, Biden, in fact, may be in a […]

Delaware River Basin Commission votes to ban fracking in historic victory

Image Credit: Sachin Daluja/Flickr In a historic move, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) voted Thursday to ban hydraulic fracking in the region. The ban was supported by all four basin states — New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York — putting a permanent end to hydraulic fracking for natural gas along the 13,539-square-mile basin, […]

Republicans said they couldn’t attend key votes on Covid relief – before appearing as speakers at CPAC

Several Republican lawmakers said they could not attend Congress on Friday to vote for the coronavirus stimulus package due to the pandemic, but were due to appear in-person at the conservative conference taking place in Orlando, Florida, this weekend. According to CNN, the Republican lawmakers included those who were former US president Donald Trump’s closest […]

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