“HB 1948 is an assault on a woman's ability to make the decision that's best for her and her family, nothing more,” Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack (D) wrote. “I was in those lawmakers' shoes several years ago, and I made the wrong decision. They have an opportunity to learn a lesson from my experience.”
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The former secretary of state called for greater investment in public health related infrastructure, including improving the capacity of public health departments, and ensuring that resources are provided to state and local governments to address “multi-faceted public health threats,” such as climate change.
"I've never even heard the term," Trump replied when Bill O'Reilly asked about "detention centers." Trump's book, however, used the term "immigrant detention facilities."
Missouri state Rep. Stacey Newman (D) said the Missouri General Assembly's "witch hunt hearings" were "closely modeled" on those in the U.S. Congress. Specifically, she drew parallels between Republicans' special investigative bodies—the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives and the Missouri Senate’s Committee on the Sanctity of Life.
An order issued this week should restore the voting rights to about 13,000 formerly incarcerated people ahead of the November presidential election.
The Kentucky Supreme Court opinion said the EMW Women’s Clinic in Lexington can't reopen because it lacks the required state licensing to operate as a full-time abortion clinic, according to reports.