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“Our letter asks the Department of Justice to investigate the constitutional and environmental justice issues implicated by the state’s decision to effectively prevent the city of Flint from suing the state,” said Rep. Dan Kildee (D), who represents Flint. “Quite simply, this is wrong.”
The charge came as no surprise. Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice vowed to prosecute Arpaio on October 11, but it became official yesterday when U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton signed the misdemeanor count.
The Russell Amendment would reverse nondiscrimination protections for about 28 million people in the federal contracting workforce.
“Well, I do stand for the right of women to make incredibly difficult decisions that are medically complex, privately, with her family, with her doctor, and in conversation with her god,” said Katie McGinty, the Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race, after her Republican opponent outlined a misleading description of later abortion care.
The “partial-birth abortion” procedure that debate moderator Chris Wallace referred to is an inflammatory and non-medical term created by the anti-choice National Right to Life Committee in hopes of making abortion restrictions easier to pass.