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Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception

Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it....

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception

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Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing ...
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Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
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Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told report...
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Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious h...
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Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest b...
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Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD...
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Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled stat...
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Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the ...
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Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a ...
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Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
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Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish d...
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Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
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Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the gov...
01:48, 06/05/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative st...
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Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
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12:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
19:48, 05/23/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
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Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no e...
02:00, 05/30/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
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Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
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Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
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Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
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Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
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After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abor...
22:16, 05/10/2019

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortio...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
01:00, 05/17/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has becom...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wad...
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Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversi...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his s...
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Alabama Executes a Murderer a Day After Banning Abortions The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and sup...
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Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
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Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.     ...
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Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before th...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be stru...
23:32, 08/13/2019

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to ext...
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Trump administration to start banning abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinic...
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Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples f...
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Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to s...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or...
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Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can caus...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Cuomo signs bill at Pride Parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justificat...
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Senator Hawley announces bill banning loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) (credit: Senate.gov) Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) today announced plans to introduce "The Protecting Children from Abusive ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own polic...
23:32, 06/20/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous st...
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McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It...
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House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened ...
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Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was p...
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Justices won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The meas...
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House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy...
11:32, 05/29/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtua...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. ...
17:16, 05/19/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the ...
21:48, 05/19/2019

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Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by c...
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Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “e...
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| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to m...
16:48, 05/17/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsi...
00:00, 05/16/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law...
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05:48, 06/07/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landma...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court de...
08:16, 05/01/2019

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Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" ...
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Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politic...
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‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for ...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill Lok Sabha today gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load o...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone ...
06:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detecte...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw a...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the pr...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law Gov. Kay Ivey said the state will continue to follow the rule of law. Supporters hope the legislation will force a Supreme Court challenge to the nati...
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25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or mo...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. G...
19:00, 05/16/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after...
04:48, 06/29/2019

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22:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders u...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
22:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 we...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retalia...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked abou...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based compani...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chante...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its S...
03:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun d...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee w...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' ...
03:16, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
19:32, 05/22/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling ...
07:16, 05/03/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already chan...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lac...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory after the state’s governor signed the nation...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterren...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responde...
00:00, 07/24/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Davi...
00:48, 05/18/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild s...
20:16, 05/10/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and fl...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the Ho...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill int...
05:48, 06/05/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence i...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering o...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the ...
06:48, 06/04/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call ...
20:48, 06/28/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the n...
13:16, 05/17/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abor...
14:16, 05/17/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the lates...
23:48, 05/24/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can'...
22:48, 05/19/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscri...
12:32, 05/14/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state l...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exce...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a b...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, promptin...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to ...
22:48, 05/09/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fi...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it       ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
21:00, 05/24/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the Ho...
04:32, 06/27/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Stat...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read...
03:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight w...
00:48, 06/27/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in ...
16:16, 08/01/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Re...
05:32, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid...
00:16, 05/24/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. T...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At Eight Weeks Of Pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislat...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from va...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. Th...
05:48, 07/24/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support...
22:48, 07/18/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Comme...
15:16, 07/25/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
01:48, 05/02/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily pass...
08:00, 07/26/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representat...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different typ...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and...
20:32, 07/01/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender co...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Stat...
02:16, 06/04/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abor...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The preside...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight agai...
06:32, 06/16/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several ...
05:48, 05/20/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump J...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fe...
16:32, 05/18/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he calle...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
20:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should ha...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a n...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night ...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial aborti...
04:48, 05/24/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
04:16, 05/21/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama n...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions exce...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pen...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed ...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the envi...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overridi...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial dispu...
04:48, 08/02/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approv...
10:00, 06/28/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite la...
13:16, 05/30/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total o...
01:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency...
08:32, 06/26/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardli...
18:48, 08/01/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that...
03:32, 06/28/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome push...
05:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary de...
07:16, 07/26/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
10:32, 05/30/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
22:00, 05/22/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law...
23:16, 05/22/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon fro...
06:00, 05/22/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White ...
06:00, 06/05/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
06:16, 05/30/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests ...
23:48, 07/02/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border w...
05:32, 06/28/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Re...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environmen...
10:32, 06/21/2019

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their ind...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide ...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid vo...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan mea...
12:48, 06/27/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for Am...
18:48, 07/18/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill The Rajya Sabha on Monday approved amending the three-year-old Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), providing clarity about preference to secured len...
20:48, 07/29/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver...
02:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits...
07:16, 07/26/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, ...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californi...
12:48, 05/30/2019

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns....
23:16, 07/30/2019

Here's Bill Hader having a fanboy moment with Dateline's Keith Morrison Back in May, Bill Hader appeared on Seth Meyers’ Late Night and mentioned that he had finally gotten a chance to meet his hero: beloved Dateline host ...
22:16, 06/02/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk s...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criti...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
07:48, 05/18/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.  ...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting...
17:32, 06/01/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition o...
18:00, 05/15/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this monthSign up for the US bri...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 t...
20:32, 07/24/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed par...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industr...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in di...
04:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pro...
20:48, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes, Protect Poor Investors Parliament today unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which seeks to put in place a mechanism by which poor depos...
16:48, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
03:32, 05/30/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pro...
00:16, 07/13/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiremen...
19:48, 05/24/2019

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON – The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on W...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendment...
18:48, 06/07/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would suppo...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the ...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Sanders campaign moves to capitalize on ‘I wrote the damn bill’ moment Sen. Bernie Sanders didn’t waste any time trying to capitalize on one of the most talked-about moments in the first of two back-to-back Democratic pre...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a w...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations. &#...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
20:16, 06/28/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made ...
04:32, 05/03/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exempt...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue ...
00:48, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendment...
01:32, 06/08/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.  ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
03:16, 07/18/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, ful...
22:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion fund...
10:16, 06/26/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 mi...
05:16, 06/05/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricane...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of t...
04:16, 08/11/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years o...
07:16, 06/11/2019

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a...
01:16, 05/03/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Mond...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released fro...
11:32, 06/11/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.   &#...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Heartbeat abortion bill won’t keep Netflix out of Georgia – for now Netflix will continue to film in Georgia despite backlash surrounding the state's "heartbeat" bill that bans abortions after six weeks – but the strea...
21:32, 05/28/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.   ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers o...
04:16, 06/07/2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Backer of Georgia abortion bill announces bid for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women ...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in oth...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican govern...
18:16, 05/07/2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.     &#...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
00:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri ...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Hollywood filmmakers boycotting Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill The movie industry’s D.C.-based trade group has said it will hold off on taking action, and no major studio has said they will move any of their produ...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of c...
18:48, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the pro...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approv...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
02:32, 05/25/2019

'Time for change': New Zealand unveils bill to legalise abortion New law would reclassify termination as health matter not a crime permissible only in limited circumstancesNew Zealand has announced a bill to legalis...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effec...
01:32, 05/29/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bil...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some ...
09:16, 05/31/2019

Disney CEO says filming in Georgia would be ‘difficult’ if abortion bill takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” if the state’s controversial abortion bill goes into effect ne...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion proc...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill PARIS (AP) — It was a small demonstration on a big topic for some Moroccan women trying to make some abortions legal. Two dozen activists gathered in ...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile wom...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state ...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
17:48, 06/02/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state...
04:16, 05/24/2019

North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create crimina...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting tha...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
14:32, 05/08/2019

'The Good Place' actress Jameela Jamil criticizes Georgia's heartbeat bill, reveals she had an abortion “The Good Place” actress Jameela Jamil revealed that she had an abortion when she was young while criticizing Georgia’s controversial new “heartbeat” ...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams to shoot series in Georgia, donate proceeds to fighting heartbeat abortion bill The upcoming HBO series “Lovecraft Country” will continue shooting in Georgia as planned, but will donate money from the production to two charities....
15:48, 05/12/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fet...
01:32, 07/04/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restr...
14:32, 05/16/2019

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.  ...
14:32, 06/07/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
18:32, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
04:32, 05/22/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
22:48, 06/25/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
01:16, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
14:16, 06/28/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purs...
01:32, 05/11/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation acro...
23:00, 05/24/2019

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intellig...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks...
11:00, 05/16/2019

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexua...
00:00, 06/06/2019

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigare...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account remova...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Why Banning 8chan Was So Hard for Cloudflare: ‘No One Should Have That Power’ In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site ...
12:16, 08/06/2019

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharin...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee...
13:16, 08/13/2019

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo signs law banning 3D-printed guns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation banning 3D-printed guns, and other firearms and components that can't be detected by a metal ...
07:48, 07/31/2019

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic ...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Mets banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20 NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bri...
17:48, 05/10/2019

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditch...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Could banning sunscreen to help save coral do more harm than good? Hawaii, Mexico and Palau are encouraging tourists to use reef-friendly lotions – but protecting ourselves from the sun shouldn’t fall by the waysideLa...
17:16, 06/19/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering surveillance oversight legislation that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to...
02:48, 08/09/2019

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turn...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Canada may start banning single-use plastics by 2021 Canada could start banning single-use plastics like grocery bags, straws, forks and knives as soon as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday....
00:32, 06/12/2019

Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is holding consultations with senior ministers and aides to reevaluate the decision to allow two Democratic...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Costa Rica is banning the use of polystyrene packaging from 2021 Costa Rica lawmakers are to ban the import of expanded polystyrene packaging in a bid to curb its damaging effects on the environment and human health...
21:16, 07/17/2019

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or ro...
20:00, 08/15/2019

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Hua...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
14:16, 06/10/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying ...
06:48, 06/29/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The ...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Apple considers banning app after report claims it’s riddled with prostitution Apple is reviewing whether to boot a streaming and dating service from its app store after receiving a scathing report claiming the app is riddled wit...
14:48, 06/24/2019

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit manager...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #K...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argue...
09:00, 06/25/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase o...
01:16, 06/02/2019

Nashville considers banning electric scooters after death of 26-year-old man The mayor of Nashville has recommended that the city ban electric scooters from the streets of Tennessee's capital, a month after a 26-year-old man wa...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrat...
18:48, 05/13/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle raci...
15:48, 07/17/2019

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Banning gay panic defenses: The unfinished legacy of the Matthew Shepard case New York could become the fourth state to strike gay panic defenses, which let a defendant use a victim's LGBTQ identity as justification for vio...
13:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service ...
11:16, 08/09/2019

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after...
21:32, 06/21/2019

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman balks at idea of banning head contact The commissioner of the National Hockey League told a parliamentary panel that such a rule would be impossible to enforce and lead to the end of hitti...
08:16, 05/02/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they...
07:48, 08/13/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crime...
22:00, 07/10/2019

China seeks loophole as U.N. nears pact banning toxic chemical: activists Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but China...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to all...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around ...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from C...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Madrid's Car Ban Flip-Flop Shows Just How Much People In Big Cities Love Banning Cars Less than a month after announcing a moratorium on Madrid’s car ban in the city center on the justification that traffic is part of the city’s identit...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement. ...
00:32, 05/23/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips....
17:48, 06/04/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need t...
10:32, 05/04/2019