Beginning Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 8:00 am, the Outdoor Burn Ban is being lifted for unincorporated Snohomish County. However, there are some guidelines the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office asks be adhered to. Due to recent rains and anticipated cooler weather conditions, the Snohomish... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Women driving hundreds of miles alone for an abortion, clinics overwhelmed with out-of-state patients, providers facing "relentless harassment" from "emboldened vigilante activities," those are some of the impacts detailed by the federal government in new court documents since the most restrictive abortion... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The United Nations Human Rights chief on Wednesday called for a moratorium on the sale of and use of artificial intelligence technology that poses human rights risks -- including the state use of facial recognition software -- until adequate safeguards are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Justice Stephen Breyer said Tuesday the Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision allowing Texas to effectively ban abortion across the state was “very bad” but not politically motivated. “We don’t trade votes, and members of the court have different judicial philosophies,” Breyer, the court’s most senior liberal... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court allowing an unprecedented pre-viability abortion ban to go into effect in Texas has prompted questions on the status of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that's supposed to protect the right to abortion nationally. To some experts, this marks... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- In a victory for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an appeals court ruled Friday to keep the state's ban on student mask mandates in place, at least until it issues a final ruling on the legality of the ban. The ban on mask... Read More.
(TEXAS) -- Just one week after a law took effect in Texas that bans nearly all abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, the state is close to enacting another restriction on abortion. A bill that would shorten the time in which a pregnant person could... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Reproductive rights are taking center stage in California's recall election, in a bid to nationalize the stakes of next week's special election. Last week, Texas passed the strictest anti-abortion legislation in the nation, effectively nulling Roe v. Wade. The law blocks abortions... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a statement Monday on the new near-total abortion ban in Texas saying violence against people seeking reproductive care or clinics offering care will not be tolerated. "The department will provide support from federal law enforcement when an abortion clinic or reproductive... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden and Democrats are using the outcry over the new Texas abortion law to distract from other issues including Afghanistan, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said Sunday. "(The Supreme Court's decision) had nothing to do with the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court will be moving forward with a controversial ban on most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy that's set to take effect on Sept. 1. The American Civil Liberties Union confirmed the news late Tuesday night. "The Supreme Court has not responded... Read More.