Republicans used their majority to cut short debate and give preliminary approval early Monday to some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country as time was running out on the Texas Legislature's special session.
Their proposals include a law that would allow Coloradans to carry concealed weapons in schools and one that would ratchet up permitting codes on women's health clinics in an effort to close facilities and limit access to abortion services.
Lawmaker On Body Cams: "If We Don't Trust The Police...We Have A Deeper Problem" - Minnesota Rep Joe McDonald (R-Delano) is a supporter of the bill introduced by Rep Tony Cornish (R-Vernon Center) - video of his remarks.
I have a dream that our country will soon bring an end to institutional racism, racial profiling, police brutality, poverty and senseless wars. I have a dream that our country will, free at last, embrace equality and dignity for all people.)
The annual Oklahoma City parade honoring and celebrating the life of the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. will begin at 2 p.m. today.
As corporate conduct reaches new lows, whistleblowers are playing a more and more important role in exposing corporate crimes. But corporations are fighting back hard, and retaliation against whistleblowers is now at an all time high.
Mark Udall, the outgoing Democratic senator from Colorado, may be a lame duck, leaving office in less than a week. But his most important work in the Senate may still be before him. For the week he remains in office, he still sits on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He worked on that committee’s epic, 6,700-page, still-secret report, the “Committee Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program,” otherwise known as the torture report. The intelligence committee has recently released a heavily redacted declassified executive summary of