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Governor Who Signed Abortion Ban with No Exceptions for Rape or Incest Says 'It's Not the Debate Today'

The governor of Arkansas says he'd "prefer a different outcome" to a teen not being able to get an abortion in his state if impregnated by a family member as a result of rape. During a conversation with Meet the Press' Chuck Todd that aired Sunday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke on 2019's Act 180, which was triggered as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday.
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Uvalde mother who was cuffed trying to save kids claims she’s now being harassed by police

A mom who was handcuffed after she attempted to rescue her children from a school shooting in Uvalde last month says that she’s now being harassed by local police.On 24 May, after a teenage gunman opened fire on a fourth-grade classroom and brutally slaughtered 19 children and two teachers, Angeli Rose Gomez made her way down to Robb Elementary School in a valiant effort to save her own two sons, who were still trapped indoors, from the massacre that was unfolding behind the Texas school’s doors.However, when she attempted to broach the police line, she was told to stand...
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Justice Thomas: Southern Poverty Law Center’s ‘Hate Group’ Designation of Christian Ministry Shows It’s Time to ‘Revisit’ Times v. Sullivan

Justice Clarence Thomas stood apart from his fellow justices on Monday, again calling for the nation’s highest court to reconsider longstanding precedent regarding defamation lawsuits. The case involves a lawsuit by Coral Ridge Ministries (CRM), an evangelical Christian organization and media company doing business as D. James Kennedy Ministries....
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Sports World Reacts To Heartbreaking Brittney Griner Photo

WNBA star Brittney Griner was brought to court in Russia today for a hearing ahead of her criminal trial slated for this Friday. In the process, a new photo of the imprisoned basketball player was released - and it's heartbreaking. On Monday, a photo of Griner being escorted by two...
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Jan. 6 panel adds last-minute hearing Tuesday afternoon

WASHINGTON — The Jan. 6 committee will hold a last-minute public hearing Tuesday to present new evidence and hear witness testimony, after having previously said it would take a break until mid-July. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET, according to an advisory the committee sent...
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‘A complete disgrace’: Anger as congressional candidate says she doubts women get pregnant from rape

The Republican candidate running in Virginia’s seventh congressional district has come under fire for suggesting that women are less likely to become pregnant from rape. Yesli Vega is campaigning to unseat Democrat Abigail Spanberger. She was asked about her stance on abortion while campaigning last month, audio obtained by Axios shows. Before the Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade, the Prince William County supervisor and sheriff’s deputy was asked during a campaign stop in Stafford County what she thinks Congress should do if the ruling was to be overturned. She said she supports new restrictions on the state...
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Woman Arrested for Allegedly Fatally Stabbing 3 of Her Children During House Fire

A Georgia woman is facing murder charges after she allegedly stabbed three of her children to death during a house fire on Friday. According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. on Friday about a domestic disturbance and house fire. Upon arrival, officials found seven children inside the home, two of whom were pronounced dead on the scene after their mother, Darlene Brister, 40, reportedly stabbed them as the house was burning down.
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Charles Barkley Video Goes Viral: NBA World Reacts

A TikTok involving the legendary Charles Barkley is making the rounds on social media this week. In the video, Barkley is asked by a woman to operate her phone and record a video. Barkley struggles. He doesn't know what TikTok is and just can't quite get the video angle right.
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Jane Roe’s daughter says she is ‘devastated’ by Supreme Court ruling which has undone her mother’s ‘sacrifice’

The daughter of the woman at the centre of Roe v Wade has said that she is “devastated” by the Supreme Court’s ruling which has now undone all her mother’s “hard work” and “sacrificing” that led to the legalisation of abortion in America five decades ago.Melissa Mills, the eldest daughter of Norma McCorvey, spoke out to CNN after the conservative-heavy court overturned the landmark 1973 precedent on Friday, paving the way for half of all US states to ban or severely restrict abortion access.“I was in disbelief. I was devastated,” she said.“I knew it was coming but it was...
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