Month: May 2019

California judge censured for handling of traffic violation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California’s Commission on Judicial Performance has imposed a severe public censure on a Santa Cruz County judge who ran a red light then tried to have the ticket dismissed. The commission said in a statement Monday that Santa Cruz…

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange’s computers

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder’s biggest secrets: his computers. On Monday, judicial authorities from Ecuador carried out an inve…

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released.

Acting on behalf of Mahamed Ahmed-Cali, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire sued the heads of the departments of Justice, Homeland Security, …

Amash doubles down on Trump and impeachment

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) on Monday doubled down on his critical remarks of President Trump, detailing in a series of tweets why he thinks the case can be made that Trump should be impeached for obstruction of justice….

Why States Are Challenging Roe v. Wade

As a doctor, I’m not there to carry out the will of either the state or the individual, but to do what I see as in keeping with my medical role.

The Dishonesty of Anti-Abortion Propaganda

Like the sleeper hit Unplanned, recent legislation in Georgia, Alabama, and Ohio strenuously avoids the complexities of pregnancy and childbirth.

Brian Kemp rips ‘C-List celebrities’ threatening to boycott Georgia over anti-abortion law

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp isn’t worried about the Hollywood boycott threatening his state over its newly passed fetal heartbeat law, taking a jab at the “C-List celebrities” who “squawk” about abortion rights. The Republican governor addressed the Georgi…