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AP
August 16, 2019 - 7:23 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gun-rights group sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The lawsuit was the latest among gun advocacy and lobbying groups to challenge California's firearms laws, which are among...
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AP
August 09, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the latest of several nationwide that have favored transgender...
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July 30, 2019 - 1:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Sleeping in a car overnight on residential streets or near schools became illegal again in Los Angeles today, with the City Council reinstating a ban that expired June 30, sparking anger among some homeless advocates who erupted into chants of "shame on you." The chanting forced...
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AP
June 18, 2019 - 7:23 am
San Francisco supervisors are considering Tuesday whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes as part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping. Supervisors will weigh a ban on the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in San...
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AP
June 04, 2019 - 7:42 am
New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
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AP
May 31, 2019 - 11:39 am
A Missouri judge issued an order Friday ensuring the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility's license was set to expire. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services had not renewed the clinic's...
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AP
May 29, 2019 - 3:44 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conservative states with similar measures. In a 79-23 vote, the Louisiana House gave final passage to a bill...
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Ameera Butt
May 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
(KNX 1070) - Seeing circus animals could be no more. State lawmakers have taken a big step towards imposing a ban on the use of animals in circus acts. A measure from San Diego County Democratic lawmaker Ben Hueso was passed unanimously in the California Senate. Senate Bill 313 states the bill "...
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AP
May 21, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of Corrections this week to...
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AP
May 15, 2019 - 7:18 am
San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates. The ban is part of broader legislation that...
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