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Op-Ed: Justice Thomas refusal to recuse himself thumbs nose at the law
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Op-Ed: Justice Thomas refusal to recuse himself thumbs nose at the law

There’s a sad lesson for the law and the country in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ Oct. 24 stay of a federal appeals court’s order that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) comply with a subpoena to testify before a grand jury in Fulton County, Ga. The district attorney there is conducting a criminal investigation into the...

Justice Thomas’ refusal to recuse himself is thumbing his nose at the law
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Justice Thomas’ refusal to recuse himself is thumbing his nose at the law

Justice Clarence Thomas’ impartiality surrounding the “Big Lie” is questionable because his wife has been a leading MAGA operative actively promoting the falsehood that the 2020 election was fraudulent. (Robert Franklin / South Bend Tribune) There’s a sad lesson for the law and the country in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ Oct. 24 stay of...

Abortion is on the Montana ballot. Voters will decide fate of ‘Born Alive’ law : NPR
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Abortion is on the Montana ballot. Voters will decide fate of ‘Born Alive’ law : NPR

Lea Bossler speaks at an event at the Capitol in September organized by the opposition group Compassion for Montana Families. Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio/Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio/Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio MONTANA — Abortion is on the ballot in Montana...

Abortion is on the Montana ballot. Voters will decide fate of ‘Born Alive’ law : NPR
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Abortion is on the Montana ballot. Voters will decide fate of ‘Born Alive’ law : NPR

Lea Bossler speaks at an event at the Capitol in September organized by the opposition group Compassion for Montana Families. Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio/Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio/Olivia Weitz / Yellowstone Public Radio MONTANA — Abortion is on the ballot in Montana...

Beware When Anesthesia in the ICU Runs Afoul of the Law
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Beware When Anesthesia in the ICU Runs Afoul of the Law

NEW ORLEANS — Clinicians may be surprised that rules governing deep procedural sedation in intensive care settings forbid certain practices that seem like standard care, according to a discussion at this year’s American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting. “The way you think is okay, it’s how things should work, [is] running afoul of federal...

Finland reforms abortion law to replace outdated legislation
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Finland reforms abortion law to replace outdated legislation

Lawmakers have approved a legislative reform that will ease the process of getting an abortion in Finland which currently has the Nordic region’s strictest abortion law, dating back to 1970 and seen by many citizens as outdated HELSINKI — Lawmakers have approved a legislative reform that will ease the process of getting an abortion in...

Germany to legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes
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Germany to legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes

BERLIN, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Germany on Wednesday set out plans to legalise cannabis, in a move promised by Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s government that would make it one of the first countries in Europe to make weed legal. Health Minister Karl Lauterbach presented a cornerstone paper on planned legislation to regulate the controlled distribution and...

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate arrested for interfering with voters in Chattanooga | Local News
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Tennessee gubernatorial candidate arrested for interfering with voters in Chattanooga | Local News

A man who is running as the independent candidate for Tennessee Governor was arrested Monday for harassing voters at the Hamilton County Election Commission. According to the affidavit obtained by Local 3 News, Charles Morgan was screaming about politics, cursing at voters and telling them they did not have the right to vote. When Chattanooga...

Apple confirms iPhone to get USB-C charging to comply with EU law
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Apple confirms iPhone to get USB-C charging to comply with EU law

Apple will “comply” with European Union regulation that requires electronic devices to be equipped with USB-C charging, said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. That will mean Apple’s iPhones, which currently use its proprietary Lightning charging standard, will need to change to support USB-C. Jakub Porzyck | Nurphoto | Getty Images Apple...