(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed a six-week abortion ban into law Thursday, with it going into effect immediately. The new ban prohibits all abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected, which generally occurs at six weeks of pregnancy, with limited... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- The parent whose complaint led to the transfer of Amanda Gorman's poem "The Hill We Climb" to the middle school section of a Miami-Dade school made social media posts praising the far-right Proud Boys and shared elements of an antisemitic conspiracy theory,... Read More.
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina's state Senate has passed a six-week abortion ban, sending the bill to the governor's desk where it is expected to be signed into law.South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed a previous so-called "heartbeat ban" into law in 2021, but... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After news broke that Amanda Gorman's historic poem "The Hill We Climb" was moved to the middle school section of a Miami-Dade school, the poet slammed efforts to restrict or censor books in schools."I'm gutted," she said in a statement posted... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- TikTok sued Montana in federal court on Monday over a ban of the app enacted by the state last week."We are challenging Montana's unconstitutional TikTok ban to protect our business and the hundreds of thousands of TikTok users in Montana," the... Read More.
(HELENA, Mont.) -- A TikTok ban enacted by Montana -- the first state to impose such a law -- marked a major step in the growing U.S. backlash against the Chinese-owned social media platform over concerns about data privacy.Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte said he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture could eliminate flavored milk from school cafeterias.The agency opened a comment request in February for feedback on its proposal to revise long-term school nutrition standards, which includes less added sugars in school... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday has declined to block Illinois' assault weapons ban from being enforced as a legal challenge continues, handing a win to gun safety advocates at a time when the nation is grappling with a surge of mass... Read More.
(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- The North Carolina Legislature voted Tuesday night to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a 12-week abortion ban.Republican lawmakers passed the bill along party lines last week, which reduced the state's ban on abortion from 20 weeks to the end of... Read More.
(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Saturday vetoed a Republican bill that would ban most abortions after 12 weeks, though the politics of the state mean that the possibility of a veto override is imminent.The Democratic governor would likely need just one... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to California's Proposition 12, a statewide ban on the sale of pork from pigs housed in cages or crowded group pens that prevent them from turning around freely.The ruling, which animal welfare advocates... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Texas lawmakers on Sunday reacted to the latest mass shooting in America -- at an outdoor mall north of Dallas -- by focusing on the importance of mental health treatment and prayer.In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to... Read More.