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CNS News
September 30, 2019 - 9:13 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Councilman Mitch O'Farrell and the city's Bureau of Sanitation today reminded all Los Angeles restaurant managers that starting Tuesday, they will be required to withhold plastic straws unless a customer requests them. "As a coastal community, we have a heightened responsibility...
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CNS News
September 24, 2019 - 3:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously voted its intent to approve a ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol, despite protests by dozens of tobacco business owners and advocates who support vaping and e-cigarettes as aids to quitting smoking...
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CBS News
August 27, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Missouri's eight-week abortion ban was temporarily blocked from being implemented by a federal judge on Tuesday. The regulation was scheduled to go into effect on Wednesday. State legislators in May passed the "Missouri Stands for the Unborn," act, a sweeping piece of anti-abortion legislation. In...
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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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