President Joe Biden reiterated his call to pursue a ban on assault weapons following the latest mass shooting at a Walmart in Virginia and said it’s "sick" that the U.S. continues to sell semiautomatic weapons. "The idea we still allow semiautomatic weapons to be purchased... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A judge on Tuesday overturned Georgia's six-week abortion ban, ruling that it is not constitutional. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following legal challenges. In July, three weeks after... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday called on the U.S. government to ban social media platform TikTok over concerns about how the China-owned app handles the data of American users. The remarks, made in an interview with Axios, come as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Florida medical board committee on Friday approved a prospective rule that will ban medical or surgical gender affirming care for trans youth under the age of 18. The committee's recommendation will be passed to the board, who will make the official... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A two-day trial began in Georgia Monday that will decide whether a six-week abortion ban is legal under the state's constitution. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected two appeals by gun owners seeking to overturn the federal government's ban on the sale of bump stocks -- devices that allow a semiautomatic firearm to shoot more than one shot with a single pull... Read More.
(COLUMBIA, SC) -- The South Carolina House rejected a bill Tuesday that would've banned nearly all abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected. The proposed ban would have made exceptions for when the mother's life or health is in danger, for fetuses with fatal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Arizona court ruling on Friday upholding the state's 1901 law banning abortions is rattling voters and elected officials. The law provides no exceptions for rape, incest or fetal abnormalities and makes performing abortions punishable by two to five years in prison. ABC... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- Arizona Democrats gathered outside the Republican attorney general's office on Saturday to hit their Republican opponents on abortion and warn that women and girls will die in the state after a judge upheld a 121-year-old law on reinstating a near-total ban on... Read More.
(MADISON, Wisc.) -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday that he is calling a special session of the state legislature in his latest attempt to repeal a criminal abortion ban dating back to 1849 which suspended some abortion services in the state after the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Confused yet on where the abortion debate stands? If not, you probably should be. Three months after securing the biggest victory in their political lives at the Supreme Court, a close ally of former President Donald Trump and a major anti-abortion rights group proposed... Read More.
(CHARLESTON, WV) -- West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday signed a bill that bans nearly all abortions in the state, days after legislators approved the ban. This makes West Virginia the second state to pass an abortion ban after the U.S. Supreme Court... Read More.