Tag: Laws

Federal court nixes Indiana’s voter registration purge law

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has sided with opponents of an Indiana law aimed at having elections officials immediately purge voter registrations for...

Senate Democrats take their case for voting bill to Georgia

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ATLANTA — Taking their case for a federal voting bill to Georgia, Senate Democrats argued at a field hearing on Monday that their sweeping...

Sankey joins call for change in college athletics oversight

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HOOVER, Ala. — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey echoed the NCAA president's call for potential changes in how college athletics are governed Monday, though...

Judge scraps order halting West Virginia needle exchange law

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge has scrapped a temporary restraining order on West Virginia’s new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs. ...

Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content.” The signs went...

Clyburn: Biden likely working on changing filibuster rules

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Wednesday that he feels President Joe Biden, his longtime ally, is likely working behind...

Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest — the Tongass National...

‘Abortion reversal’ bill introduced in GOP-led Ohio House

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed method for potentially stopping the abortion...

Biden to warn US companies about doing business in Hong Kong

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is expected to issue a blanket warning to U.S. firms about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong...

20 states support South Carolina in abortion lawsuit

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Twenty states are supporting South Carolina's defense of a new abortion law, arguing in an amicus brief that a federal judge...