(HELENA, Mont.) -- The federal government has made a push toward enacting policies addressing climate change in recent years, but state lawmakers in Montana are bucking the trend, recently passing a law curbing climate impact reviews in the state.State Rep. Josh Kassmier last month... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Last week's decision from a federal judge in Texas has thrown access to a common abortion pill into limbo.In the ruling, Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of the Northern District of Texas reversed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of mifepristone, potentially blocking... Read More.
(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has signed a bill into law banning abortion clinics in the state, making it the latest to restrict the procedure since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Cox, a Republican, signed H.B. 467 after it passed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- California became the first state in the nation this week to issue a phase-out of gas-powered vehicles -- and other states are planning to follow in its footsteps.After the California Air Resources Board approved Thursday regulations that ban the sale of new... Read More.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Tennessee's "trigger" law banning abortions went into effect Thursday, making providing abortions a felony in the state.The Tennessee near-total abortion ban, which was enacted in 2019, criminalizes performing or attempting to perform an abortion, only making exceptions for cases where it... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an abortion bill into law Friday, banning the procedure with very few exceptions, making it the first state to pass such a bill since Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court in June. The ban... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats will vote Friday on a bill to ban assault weapons in the U.S.Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced the vote in a letter to colleagues on Friday morning, calling the legislation "a crucial step in our ongoing fight against the deadly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Louisiana Supreme Court ruling allowed the state's ban on almost all abortions to go into effect on Friday, after a series of court challenges by local abortion providers was moved to another jurisdiction.After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a Texas law that would ban social media companies from removing users and the content they post because of a particular viewpoint expressed.The court did not elaborate on the decision, which is temporary while legal challenges... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- As many school districts across the country continue to ban books, students are beginning to fight back by organizing protests and creating their own spaces to read and discuss these books.Sophomores Ella Scott and Alyssa Hoy of Austin, Texas, are two... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Inclined sleepers for babies and crib bumper pads will be banned from being manufactured and sold under legislation signed into law Monday by President Joe Biden.Biden signed the bill, the Safe Sleep for Babies Act, into law less than two weeks after... Read More.
(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed into law a bill that bans nearly all abortions after 15 weeks, the same gestational limit currently being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.The new law, which passed the state Senate in March, will... Read More.