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Supreme Court reinstates Mike Pence abortion law on fetal remains

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The U.S. Supreme Court has just handed down a ruling that effectively sides with anti-abortion activists working to restrict access to abortion.

Without hearing oral arguments the Court Tuesday morning upheld an Indiana law that was signed by then-Governor Mike Pence. The law requires post-abortive fetal remains to be treated as a human being, and be cremated or buried. The law applies to abortions and miscarriages.

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The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals had ruled against Indiana. Today’s SCOTUS opinion reverses that ruling.


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‘Take her out!’ Leaked audio purportedly catches Trump demanding firing of Marie Yovanovitch

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Republicans’ phony impeachment outrage can’t conceal their deep-seated anxiety

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When you watch a trial, whether you're on a jury yourself or on the couch in front of the TV, the prosecution's presentation always seems airtight — until you see the defense. So I don't want to say at this stage that the House managers in Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial have made their case. But seriously, it's hard to see how the president's team can plausibly explain away this behavior. Their only choice will be to admit that all the evidence is true and tell the American people that it was perfect.

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Viral video shows bystander confronting irate woman over her racist ‘speak English’ meltdown

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A video showing a woman's racist tirade on a bus last month is going viral. As Western Mass News points out, the man who filmed the video says the woman became irate when she overheard two people speaking a language other than English.

At one point during the video, a man on the bus spoke up to confront the woman.

"I love every country, but when they come to America, it would be nice if they spoke English. That’s not racist," the woman says.

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