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NRA Scores Court Victory Against AG Letitia James In New York

The NRA won a legal victory when a New York Supreme Court judge ruled that Attorney General Letitia James could not pursue dissolving the gun-rights group. “In short, the Complaint does not allege the type of public harm that is the legal linchpin for imposing the ‘corporate death penalty,'” New York Supreme Judge Joel Cohen…

US, Key Allies Commit To Removing ‘Selected Russian Banks’ From SWIFT

February 26, 2022 5:51 PM ET The U.S. alongside European allies and Canada agreed Saturday to remove specific Russian banks from SWIFT, the worldwide financial messaging system.The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, or SWIFT, operates as a secure messaging system used by around 11,000 banks and financial institutions across the world. The announcement is the…

Justin Trudeau Invokes ‘Emergencies Act’ In Unprecedented Move

In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the invocation of the Emergencies Act Monday, allowing him to take additional steps to quell the “Freedom Convoy” protests.“The illegal blockades have been disrupting the lives of too many Canadians,” Trudeau said Monday afternoon during a press briefing, claiming small businesses have been enduring “illegal obstruction”…

Democratic Senator Ben Ray Lujan Suffers Stroke

February 01, 2022 4:22 PM ET Democratic New Mexico Sen. Ben Ray Lujan was hospitalized on Thursday, Jan. 27 due to a stroke, a top aide announced.“Early Thursday morning, Sen. Lujan began experiencing dizziness and fatigue. He checked himself into Christus St. Vincent Regional Hospital in Santa Fe. He was then transferred to UNM Hospital…

Biden Calls For Ending The Filibuster To Pass Voting Rights Legislation

President Joe Biden called on Democratic leaders to reform Senate rules and even eliminate the filibuster to pass his voting rights agenda Tuesday.Biden’s statement is an about-face from his previous support for the filibuster, a rule requiring a 60-vote majority to pass most legislation. Biden in March 2021 said that he wasn’t in favor of abolishing…

Betty White Dies At The Age Of 99

The legendary Betty White has died.According to TMZ, the actress and Hollywood icon passed away at the age of 99 while in her home Friday. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Betty White has died at age 99. https://t.co/vbkrBwyj9U — TMZ (@TMZ) December 31, 2021 Damn, this is a…

Former Minnesota Police Officer Found Guilty In Death Of Daunte Wright

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter was found guilty of both first-degree and second-degree manslaughter charges in the fatal April shooting of Daunte Wright after roughly 26 hours of jury deliberations.Potter faces years up to 25 years in prison, according to the New York Times. The jury was comprised of seven white men, four white…

Democratic Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Carjacked At Gunpoint Following Meeting In Home District

Democratic Pennsylvania Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon was carjacked at gunpoint following a meeting in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, her spokeswoman announced.“The congresswoman was physically unharmed” during the carjacking, communications director Lauren Cox said in a statement. “She thanks both the Philadelphia Police Department for their swift response, and appreciates…

Supreme Court Rejects Religious Liberty Challenge To New York Vaccine Mandate

December 13, 2021 4:34 PM ET The Supreme Court rejected Monday a challenge from New York health care workers who argued their state’s vaccine mandate violated their religious liberty.The decision is only the most recent example of SCOTUS’ trend of not getting in the way of state-level vaccine mandates. Health care workers sought to obtain…

‘Burn The Precinct To The Ground!’: Protests Erupt In New York City After Tense...

Protests have erupted in New York City, while several protesters have gathered outside the Kenosha, Wisconsin courthouse after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of murder charges Friday afternoon.Protestors can be heard chanting “every city, every town, burn the precinct to the ground” in videos posted on Twitter. Rittenhouse was acquitted Friday on all five charges related…

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