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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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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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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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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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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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May 15, 2019 - 7:16 am
Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
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May 02, 2019 - 12:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company's ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-wing extremists Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph...
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April 22, 2019 - 10:26 am
A new law banning all restaurants from automatically giving customers plastic straws goes into effect today in the city of Los Angeles. The start of the law, intended to coincide with Earth Day, affect restaurants with 26 employees or more and will impact all restaurants by Oct. 1. Starting today,...
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March 27, 2019 - 10:57 am
Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The company previously allowed such material even though it has long banned white supremacists. The social network said Wednesday that it didn't apply the ban previously to...
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