The new appointee to the Department of Labor's Wages and Hours Division potentially has influence over its policies regarding family and maternity leave for private employers and government contractors.
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- DOJ Summit Offers Clues About Which Religious Beliefs Jeff Sessions’ Task Force Will Favor
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And in other news, convicted rapist Brock Turner thinks his appeal should be overturned because he never wanted intercourse with an unconscious woman. He wanted "outercourse."
In other news, the U.S. Senate is getting around to confirming nominees for key Justice Department and appellate posts. And we wish it hadn't.
For Muslims, it is imperative to think critically about the narrative around religious freedom, because what is being denied is not simply freedom to practice faith.
Media outlets have largely overlooked the troubling record of Bethany, a well-connected powerhouse of the anti-choice movement, even as reporters have interviewed the agency’s leaders on the plight of migrant kids.
This is the second lawsuit challenging states’ attempts to roll back Medicaid benefits. A federal court in June blocked similar requirements from taking effect in Kentucky.