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Texas teachers could be allowed to gun down students to protect school property

34 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would allow teachers to use deadly force against students. The Teacher’s Protection Act, filed by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van), would protect teachers from prosecution for killing students they believe are a threat to other students or anyone else on school...

Pro-Life Group Calls for Defeating “Pro-Life” Lawmakers Who Sabotaged 20-Week Abortion Ban

The leading pro-life group behind the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the ban on abortions after 20 weeks, is calling for the defeat of the “pro-life” Republican lawmakers who sabotaged a vote on the bill last week. A handful of “pro-life” lawmakers have sabotaged a vote House Republican leaders planned for today to ban […]

South Carolina Panel OKs Pro-Life Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks on Babies Who Feel Pain

By a bipartisan vote of 15-5, the S.C. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H 3114) that protects the unborn child from savage and excruciating abortion at the beginning of the sixth month of life in the womb. The bill now goes to the full S.C. House for consideration. […]

New Virginia Pro-Life Bill Would Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks on Babies Who Feel Intense Pain

Last week, on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Virginia Society for Human Life announced that the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HB2321) has been introduced by Del. David A. LaRock (R-33) into this year’s General Assembly. This important bill will prevent abortions in Virginia after the point in pregnancy when […]

Stanek wkend Q: Will the House pass the 20-wk abortion ban this year?

By now everyone knows what went down Thursday: GOP House leadership panicked and pulled the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, after promising the pro-life world they would pass it on the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision,...Show More Summary

Pro-Life Leaders Not Giving Up On 20-Week Abortion Ban: It Will Definitely Get a Vote

Top pro-life members of Congress and leading pro-life organizations are united in the face of opposition from some pro-life Republican members of Congress to the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. They are vowing to not give up on unborn babies and promise the bill will eventually get a vote in the House and Senate. A […]

Should Banks Be Allowed to Robocall Your Mobile Phone?

According to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, it's illegal to robocall a mobile phone number without permission. The American Bankers Association wants to change that, arguing that robocalls will help fight identity theft and other kinds of fraud. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Federal Air Marshal Whistleblower & Upholds Whistleblower Law

A federal air marshal whistleblower won an important Supreme Court victory on January 21 when justices voted 7-2 that his disclosures were covered by the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) and had not been "specifically prohibited by the law," as the government claimed.

Mutinous GOP Women Sabotage Abortion Bill

On the eve of today’s anti-abortion March for Life, House Republican leaders scrapped Rep. Trent Franks’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — which would have banned abortion after 20 weeks, with an exclusion for women who were raped and reported it to the police — after facing opposition from House... More »

House Republican leaders "abruptly dropped" the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" because of "a revolt by female GOP lawmakers"...

... who thought the abortion restriction "would once again spoil the party's chances of broadening its appeal to women and younger voters," the Washington Post reports.In recent days, as many as two dozen Republicans had raised concerns with that would ban abortions after the 20th week of a pregnancy. Show More Summary

Why Are Late-Term Abortions Done? Not for the Reasons Planned Parenthood Tells You

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) on January 22, the 42nd anniversary of Roe. v. Wade. Legislation protecting pain-capable babies has passed in nearly a dozen U.S. states and has the support of 84% of Americans. As LifeNews previously reported, scientific research shows […]

Proposed Federal Breach Notification Law: Panacea Or Flash in the Pan?

The Obama Administration has just released the proposed text of the Personal Data Notification & Protection Act as the latest step in its uniform federal breach notification initiative. Similar legislative efforts in the past have been...Show More Summary

Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act, a response to an unprecedented onslaught of state-level restrictions on abortion providers that has restricted women’s access to reproductive health care. Image: Shutterstock The post Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Abortion Access appeared first on RH Reality Check.

West Virginia Democrat Introduces 20-Week Abortion Ban Similar to Congressman Trent Franks’

Lawmakers in West Virginia introduced a bill Tuesday mirroring the 20-week abortion ban legislation introduced by Congress. HB 2153, the deceptively named Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, would make illegal abortions after 20...Show More Summary

Republican Congresswoman Attempts To Stall Abortion Ban Vote

The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, an abortion ban that would only permit abortions after 20 weeks in the case of rape, incest, or a risk to the mother’s life, reportedly has a new opponent: Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers of North Carolina. Show More Summary

We're being stigmatized by 'big data' scores we don't even know about

The White House recently announced two major privacy initiatives. A proposed Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would force companies to notify customers about data breaches. A Student Data Privacy Act would, if passed, prevent a growing ed-tech sector from using student data for...

A New Front in the Lyme Wars

2 weeks agoNews : News Desk

On December 15th, without much ceremony or public comment, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law that has the potential to change the way medicine in New York is practiced. Frequently referred to as the Lyme Doctor Protection Act, the law...Show More Summary

What is CISPA?

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, explained.

The New CISPA Bill Is Literally Exactly the Same as the Last One

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over. When word broke last week that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, the twice-defeated bill known as CISPA, was being re-revived by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberg...Show More Summary

Republicans Are the Real Socialists

The new Republican Congress is exposing a not surprising fact. Its first actions are attempts to water down the Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act, and repealing Obamacare -- which will pass the risks of financial meltdowns...Show More Summary

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