Texas sues Biden administration for pro-transgender rules on state land

Texas 09/21/21, 16:22

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office launched legal action to overturn the Biden administration's June guidance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees. BL understands the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's guidance includes one rule, requiring employers to let workers to use restrooms that match the gender they identify most ...

Judge blocks vaccine mandate for New York health employees

News 09/15/21, 01:03

A federal judge temporarily prevented New York state from requiring healthcare workers to receive COVID-19 vaccines on Sept. 14. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York blocked a vaccine mandate that was due to take effect on Sept. 27. Judge David Hurd respected the wishes of 17 doctors, ...

GOP Arizona governor signs bill to stop state enforcing federal gun control laws

U.S. 04/08/21, 01:45

An Arizona Republican responsible for signing bills passed by the state Legislature will not require constituents to comply with new national gun laws. Gov. Doug Ducey refuses to violate the U.S. Constitution, even if it means relieving state police of their obligation to enforce federal firearm laws that allegedly deny Arizonans ...

North Carolina GOP censures Sen. Richard Burr for supporting Trump impeachment

U.S. 02/16/21, 00:07

A senator from North Carolina became the latest Republican to be scrutinized for helping political rivals impeach the former president. The North Carolina Republican Party recently expressed deep disapproval of Sen. Richard Burr after he betrayed his national party president and voted to convict Donald Trump of the so-called incitement of ...

GOP censures Republican representatives who support impeaching President Trump

U.S. 02/08/21, 06:38

Elected officials who betrayed the former president now face a growing backlash from within the Republican Party. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), and Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) are increasingly being scrutinized for agreeing with political rivals on impeaching former President Trump for the so-called incitement of insurrection charge. The ...

GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert opposes Trump impeachment and calls House Democrats liars

D.C. 01/14/21, 02:34

A Republican from Colorado rejected the president's second impeachment and accused her political opponents of spreading baloney. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) categorically dismissed the Democratic Party's latest bid to remove President Trump from office again while, at the same time, accusing party members of inciting hatred. "I rise today to oppose this ...

House Speaker Pelosi calls President Trump ‘deranged’ and deserving of ‘prosecution’ on national television

U.S. 01/11/21, 00:16

An elected official that’s responsible for ensuring the Democratic Party passes legislation in the House declared the president insane. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) used national television to call President Donald Trump severely mentally disordered and worthy of capital punishment. "Well, sadly, the person who is running the executive branch is a ...

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