Florida Republicans Dissolved Disney’s Self-Government Agreement Over The Company’s LGBTQ Support

This post was originally published on this siteThe move is the latest escalation between Florida Republicans and the company after it spoke out against the “don’t say gay” bill. View Entire Post ›

The May primaries will test Trump’s role as GOP kingmaker

This post was originally published on this siteIn the hours after Donald Trump announced his backing of J.D. Vance in the heated Ohio Senate Republican primary, he began asking allies which contest he should disrupt next.

Why Midterm Election Years Are Tough for the Stock Market

This post was originally published on this siteThese months are historically the weakest for the market in a presidential term. Aside from coincidence, there are several possible explanations.

Court rules N.Y. Democrats gerrymandered congressional map

This post was originally published on this siteNew York state Democrats engaged in gerrymandering when drawing new congressional district boundaries for the next decade, a panel of appellate judges ruled.

Russian senior commander: Russia intends to take ‘full control’ of southern Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteA Russian senior military commander said that “one of the goals” of a new phase in the Russia-Ukraine conflict would be taking “full control of the Donbas and southern Ukraine,” The New York Times reported. In his remarks, which were made during a defense industry meeting, Gen. Rustam […]

Wave of Conservative Laws as Governors Eye Presidential Runs

Republicans Eyeing 2024 Presidential Run Push Conservative Laws

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year has seen a wave of conservative laws passed by Republican Governors. Following Texas’ lead, 13 other states have proposed or passed six-week abortion bans. Sixteen other states are looking to copy Florida’s Parental Rights in Education—a.k.a. “Don’t Say Gay”—Law. And a total of 35 states have either passed or considered legislation banning the […]

On Earth Day, Biden to sign executive order aimed at protecting America’s forests

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will sign an executive order Friday that seeks to address the effect of the climate crisis on America’s forests.

Mariupol mayor calls for full evacuation as satellite images show thousands in mass graves

This post was originally published on this siteThe mayor of Mariupol, which is still holding out from falling against Russian forces, has called for a full evacuation of the port city, which he said still had about 100,000 Ukrainians there, as satellite images released this week show a mass grave site nearby. “We need only […]

Temporary but ‘crucial’ win as judge blocks Kentucky abortion ban

This post was originally published on this site Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday welcomed a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked Kentucky’s new anti-choice law, allowing the state’s two clinics that offered abortions to continue doing so for the next two weeks. “This is a win but it is only a first step.” “Abortion remains […]

Obama calls for tighter reins on big tech

This post was originally published on this site Former US president Barack Obama on Thursday called out Silicon Valley, urging tech companies to stop dividing society and undermining democracy, and for political leaders to help guide the way with regulation. Obama said that online platforms have found that “inflammatory, polarizing content” attracts online audiences with […]