HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, CIVIL RIGHTS EDITION: Iowa bill aims to protect belief-based student groups.
Istanbul, February 22, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Turkish authorities to scrap the article of a draft bill that would expand internet censorship in Turkey. The Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission yesterday passed article 73 of the bill, which would require online broadcasters, including YouTube and Netflix...
A New York congressman this week proposed a bill to allow the federal government to revoke the citizenship of naturalized U.S. citizens within ten years if they are involved in gang activity. The bill, “Protecting our Communities from Gang Violence Act of 2018,” would strip citizenship from people affiliated with a criminal gang either ten […]
South Carolina lawmakers moved forward Tuesday with a controversial bill to ban all abortions in the state. The bill, nicknamed the “Personhood Act,” would require the state to recognize and grant legal protections to every human life, beginning at the moment of conception. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies when the mother’s life is in […]
Republicans are adding measures to appropriations bills that would gut protections of the air, water and landscape.
Politicians proposing the bill argue that it will protect children’s rights.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 for his trips over six months last year, according to travel vouchers obtained by an environmental organization.
The bill is one of a number of legislative measures to remove legislative obstacles that prevent effective means to self-defense and others in "gun free" zones. This post Church Protection Act Advances in Alabama appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
The U.S. Senate failed to advance any legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, falling short of the 60 votes needed to move forward on four proposals including one backed by President Donald Trump and two bipartisan measures. Ashraf Fahim reports.
Five men voted against a bill protecting public breastfeeding, including one who called it "in your face."
The U.S. Senate rejected a series of bills to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the United States illegally as children. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes...Show More Summary
Amping up fears only undermines efforts to reconcile parents and civil rights advocates who want to protect the Bill of Rights.
Republicans—and a few Democrats—decided to roll back key protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA Education and Reform Act passed the House Thursday, and activists are furious. Under the legislation, businesses that...Show More Summary
Florida House lawmakers advanced a bill to protect unborn babies from brutal dismemberment abortions Thursday. The Health and Human Services Committee approved the bill in a 13-6 vote, moving it to the full House for a vote, News 4 JAX reports. Florida House Bill 1429 would prohibit the practice of dismemberment abortion, a method typically […]
President Donald Trump signed a bill into law on Wednesday afternoon that aims to protect amateur athletes from sexual assault in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.
The U.S. Senate took up four bills today, each designed to offer protection to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants, and the Senate failed, four times, to achieve the necessary 60 votes to move ahead. Of the four bills, the one proposed...
As the White House issues threats to veto an immigration bill to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Fourth Circuit became the second appellate court to strike down President Trump’s third travel ban. The ACLU, which has repeatedly challenged Trump’s bans declared in a written statement: President Trump’s third illegal attempt […]
President Trump on Thursday threatened to veto a bipartisan Senate immigration plan, all but ensuring the collapse of an effort to protect so-called Dreamers from deportation in exchange for $25 billion for border security. The veto threat is the first of Trump’s presidency, a bold move against...
The White House “issued a veto threat against a bipartisan immigration plan in the Senate that was emerging as the best hope for a legislative deal, likely dooming congressional attempts to protect younger undocumented immigrants known as ‘dreamers’ from possible [...]
When it’s time to get ready for a trip, you want to focus on the adventures ahead, not the hassle of figuring out your phone coverage. Bill Protection already lets you use your data, including when you travel, without running up your...Show More Summary