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How American Women Could Lose the Right to Birth Control

Time Magazine 20 May 2024
Even bringing the case was a challenge for reproductive-rights activists, who had tried and failed twice before to challenge Connecticut’s anti-obscenity law, which (fun fact) was introduced by P.

108th District Court judge election runoff: Meet Sam Brown Silverman

Amarillo Globe-News 20 May 2024
Silverman graduated from the University of Houston Law School in 1988 and has been a practicing lawyer since 1990 ... I believe that being conservative means not being an activist one way or the other.

Asian American and LGBTQ: A Heritage of Pride

Washington Blade 20 May 2024
Since 1988, I’ve lobbied for passage of LGBTQ-inclusive federal and state laws to prevent hate crimes ... Magpantay, Esq., is a long-time civil rights attorney, professor of law and Asian American Studies, and LGBTQ rights activist.

Out in the World: LGBTQ news from Europe and Asia

Washington Blade 20 May 2024
Iceland jumped to second place with 83 percent after passing new laws banning conversion therapy and facilitating legal gender recognition ... For weeks, protesters have attempted to halt passage of the law, but parliament gave it final approval May 14.

AJK and GB movements

Dawn 20 May 2024
The recent protests in AJK led by JAAC didn’t happen overnight ... Their argument is simple ... The unrest began when activists and members of JAAC were detained pre-emptively in overnight raids by law enforcement agencies ... This was also a repeat telecast ... X ... .

India victimizing illegally detained Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders for their political ideology.

Kashmir Media Service 19 May 2024
It deplored that the Modi regime was invoking draconian laws to detain Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders and activists and were being subjected to torment with the sole purpose of defeating freedom struggle.

Peru protesters call for repeal of legislation classifying transgender identities as mental illnesses

Jurist 19 May 2024
The law includes transgender ... Activists, including Gianna Camacho of the Coordinacion Nacional LGTBIQ+, said the law was transphobic and offensive because it defined their identity as an illness.

Judicial scandal in Germany: The Fuellmich case, plus disturbing update

The Liberty Beacon 19 May 2024
The history of the proceedings against civil rights activist Dr Reiner Füllmich is impressive evidence of the erosion of the rule of law in the Federal Republic of Germany ... And the scope of the Basic Law could also be discussed.

War remnants in Gaza: Evidence of US link in killing civilians

Anadolu Agency 19 May 2024
UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine Francesca Albanese criticized Washington's denial of Israel's use of US weapons in violations of international law committed in Gaza ... with International Law.”.

Abortion won’t be Biden’s saving grace against Trump in Florida and Arizona: poll

New York Post 19 May 2024
Katie Hobbs signed a bill repealing a 160-year-old law restricting most abortions performed in the state. Activists in the state claim to have already amassed the signatures needed for a ballot ...

Climate activists glue themselves at Munich airport

Voa News 18 May 2024
BERLIN — Six climate activists broke through a security fence at the Munich airport Saturday and glued themselves to access routes leading to runways, temporarily halting flights. The activists from ...

Climate activists glue themselves at Munich airport to protest pollution caused by flying

The Times of India 18 May 2024
Six climate activists broke through a security fence at Munich airport on Saturday and glued themselves to access routes leading to runways, temporarily shutting down flights. The activists from the ...

Eco-warriors cause chaos by gluing themselves to the runway at Munich Airport and shutting down...

The Daily Mail 18 May 2024
Climate activists caused chaos at Munich Airport on Saturday after gluing themselves to the runway, which resulted in a temporary halt to flights arriving and departing ... One of the activists at Munich Airport sat with a sign on the tarmac that read.

EU state’s capital bans crucifixes from city hall

Russia Today 18 May 2024
Conservative member of parliament Sebastian Kaleta promised to ask the prosecutor’s office to check if the capital’s policies violate any laws, while Catholic activist group Ordo Iuris urged people to send complaints to the city hall.

How the SNP broke Holyrood

The Spectator 18 May 2024
... the many people and organisations with concerns about the law, preferring to pack evidence sessions with representatives of government-funded activist groups that were fully committed to change.

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