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Joey’s Law Seeks to Stop Police from Unjustly Killing People With Special Needs

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Joey’s Law seeks to prevent fatal misunderstandings in encounters between law enforcement and individuals with special needs. Joey Weber, who had autism, was fatally shot by a veteran Hays, Kansas, police sergeant last year. Proposed legislation would allow identification cards to be marked indicating an individual has special needs. A public hearing on Joey’s law is set for January 31 at ...

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Here is what is wrong with Trump’s suspended admission against Syrian refugees

Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States immediately suspends Syrian refugees from entering the country President Trump’s newest executive order stops all refugees from entering the US for at 120-days Even those with valid visas can not enter the country if they are coming from a terror prone country At least one Iraqi man has ...

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Iowa pipeline leaks 140,000 gallons of diesel following Trump’s push for pipelines

A pipeline belonging to Magellan Midstream Partners spilled 138,600 gallons of diesel in Iowa on Wednesday The leak was reported on Wednesday morning from a farm field in north-central Worth County The leak was said to be contained before making it to any surface waters Vacuum trucks managed to suck up 25,000 gallons of diesel and diesel/slush mix due to ...

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Up-and-coming actor Jay Bowdy becomes the third to commit suicide on a livestream in the last month

Frederick Jay Browdy identified as the man who committed suicide on Facebook live Monday morning Out-of-state family called the Los Angeles Police Department but they were not able to make it to him in time The day after his death it was reported that days prior he was arrested for suspicion of sexual assault Bowdy makes the third person in ...

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Did you know federal money cannot be used for abortions

Federal funding for women’s healthcare has not been allowed to pay for abortions since 1976 Trump signs executive order to defund international healthcare clinics that educate, advocate, or perform abortions Due to the Hyde Amendment, federal funding cannot be used for an abortion unless the pregnancy could kill the woman, or is the result of rape or incest The targeted ...

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Six Journalists Face Up to 10 Years in Prison — For Doing Their Jobs

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Six journalists face potential 10-year sentences and $25,000 fines for reporting on inauguration protests Over 230 people were indiscriminately arrested after incidents of property destruction Journalists identified themselves, but police refused to acknowledge their credentials Charges of felony rioting are now being challenged in several lawsuits Six journalists and at least one legal observer were among some 230 arrested in ...

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