With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks. Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
President Biden/Biden Administration:
Texas’s anti-abortion law is back at SCOTUS. Here’s what’s different this time around.
The Biden administration’s last-ditch bid to restore abortion rights in Texas, explained.
The Redheaded Badass:
Welp, Peter STFU for a few moments:
Secretary Buttigieg’s paternity leave has really triggered the (below) average MAGAt:
Voting Rights/Voter Suppression:
- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday morning, according to department spokesperson Marsha Espinosa.
Should’ve Got the Vaccine:
CDC data finds Pfizer vaccine 93 percent effective against hospitalization for youth
Police officers and unions put up a fight against vaccine mandates for public workers
The American Taliban/White ISIS/Wing Nuts/MAGAts/GUNZ!:
More MAGAts triggered b y Secretary Buttigieg’s paternity leave:
The Former Guy:
Judge in Trump’s Capitol riot case has doled out stiff penalties to Jan. 6 defendants
A federal trial judge who has expressly rejected lenient sentencing recommendations in U.S. Capitol riot cases was assigned on Tuesday to hear the lawsuit former President Donald Trump filed to block the release of records to the U.S. congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack.
Trump testifies protesters were dressed as Ku Klux Klan members and have ‘no one to blame but themselves’
“Rather than protest peacefully, the plaintiffs intentionally sought to rile up a crowd by blocking the entrance to Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, in the middle of the day, wearing Klu Klux Klan [sic] robes and hoods,” Trump said.
Federal judge rejects bid to block Oregon vaccine mandate
Washington State’s head football coach fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine
“This is a disheartening day for our football program,” a school official said.
A missing Alabama woman’s body is found in a parked, unoccupied police van
District attorneys refuse to prosecute some GOP-led laws
The actions come in response to controversial restrictions on abortion, voting and mask requirements, limits on protest activity and laws aimed at LGBTQ people.