September 24, 2022

House Judiciary Democrats Vote Yes and Pass ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban with No GOP Support

House Judiciary Committee Democrats aligned and voted unanimously to pass an “assault weapons” ban on Wednesday while committee Republicans all voted against the measure. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) tweeted: Today we passed the Assault Weapons Ban Act. Every Democrat on @HouseJudiciary voted yes and every Republican voted no. https://t.co/yfjqeXAO3H — Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) July 21,…

Democrats Reject Ban on Middle-Class Tax Hikes in ‘Inflation Reduction Act’

Senate Democrats, on a party-line vote, rejected an amendment to their “Inflation Reduction Act” that would ban Internal Revenue Service (IRS) funds from being used to go after working and middle-class Americans with audits and tax hikes. On Sunday, Senate Democrats passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes $8src billion for the IRS to target…

Al Gore: Eliminate Filibuster to Pass Assault Weapon Ban, Climate Crisis Bill

Former Vice President Al Gore said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the filibuster must be eliminated to pass an assault weapon ban and legislation to address the climate. Anchor Chuck Todd said, “Public sentiment on climate is certainly growing more urgent. And you have made notice that rank and file Republicans are growing more…

Texas Supreme Court Allows Abortion Ban to Go into Effect 

The Texas Supreme Court reversed a lower court on Friday evening and allowed a pre-Roe 1925 law prohibiting abortions to go into effect. The state supreme court’s order is the latest addition in an ongoing feud between Texas government officials and abortion providers following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Although the…

Vicky Hartzler praises Missouri for becoming first state to ban abortions

LA City Council Votes to Ban Homeless Encampments Near Schools

LOS ANGELES—A hearing to reconsider an ordinance banning homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and daycare centers is set for July 27 after the Los Angeles City Council failed to give the proposal its unanimous approval. The council voted 10-1 in favor of the ordinance, with Councilman Mike Bonin dissenting. Since the vote was…

SD Gov. Noem Pledges to Institute State’s Telemedicine Abortion Ban

Governor Kristi Noem (R-SD) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that she will ban telemedicine appointments with abortion providers who prescribe pills online on the heels of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: So there’s a lot of confusion here. So South Dakota is one of…

FBN’s MacDonald: Biden’s Still Fighting in Court to Keep Ban on Oil and Gas Leases

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” host Elizabeth MacDonald pointed out that the Biden administration is fighting for federal courts to uphold President Joe Biden’s ban on oil and gas leasing offshore and on public land even as the President claims the oil industry has a duty to increase production. MacDonald…

Watch: Democrat Susan Wild Goes on Abortion Tirade After SCOTUS Leak, Claims Interracial Marriage Ban Might Be Next

Radical Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) went on a tirade about abortion after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, saying “all of our constitutional rights are at stake” and claiming that a ban on interracial marriage may be next. After Monday’s Supreme Court leak showing a draft opinion that…

Perdue Urges Abortion Ban in Georgia, Calls on Kemp to Hold Special Session if Roe Is Overturned

Former Sen. David Perdue called on Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday to join Perdue in vowing to hold a special session to ban all abortion in Georgia if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to overturn Roe v. Wade. Perdue, who is hoping to unseat Kemp in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary race, said he would…

Kentucky’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Blocked By Federal Judge

April 21, 2022 5:44 PM ET A federal judge temporarily blocked Kentucky’s 15-week abortion ban Thursday after the state’s only two clinics argued the law is impossible to comply with.U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca Brady Jennings granted the request for a temporary restraining order by Planned Parenthood and EMW Women’s Surgical Center arguing the law…

Australian Clean Energy Billionaire Meets With Biden, Manchin Over Hydrogen

Australia iron ore billionaire Andrew Forrest has met with U.S President Joe Biden and Democrat Joe Manchin to discuss a future of hydrogen. On April 3, Australia’s richest man spent an hour at the White House with Biden in a working meeting involving the commander-in-chief and his senior officials to discuss his ongoing plan to…

House Votes To End Federal Ban On Marijuana Possession, Distribution

The House of Representatives voted Friday to end a federal ban on the possession, growth and distribution of marijuana.The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, introduced by Democratic New York Rep. Jerry Nadler, removes the drug from a list created by the Controlled Substances Act, and creates an excise tax on marijuana and other…

Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘We Ought to Ban U.S. Investment in Strategic Chinese Industries’ 

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) called for a ban on United States investments in strategic Chinese industries on Monday evening during a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Cotton delivered his speech as part of the Reagan Foundation’s Time for Choosing Speaker Series, where Republican politicians address fundamental questions about the Republican Party. Cotton touched on the threat…

Blinken: ‘Active Discussion’ Ongoing on Russian Oil Import Ban

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the United States was engaged in an “active discussion” on banning Russian oil imports. Anchor Jake Tapper said, “You point out accurately that the sanctions are unprecedented. They are. They’re stronger than they’ve ever been. But the U.S. has not moved…

With Oil Prices Climbing, US and World Still Dependent on Russian Energy

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, the global economy’s continued reliance on Russian oil and gas has prompted a wave of policy responses alongside pushback from U.S. lawmakers seeking to halt imports and boost domestic production. Brent crude, a key international benchmark, has surged since the invasion began on Feb. 24, rising from under $97…

LIVE at 9 PM ET: Biden’s First State of the Union Address

President Joe Biden is set to deliver his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, 9 p.m. ET. The Epoch Times and its sister media NTD will livestream the speech on this page. Biden’s speech comes days after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, after which the United States announced sanctions against Russia. Where…

Biden Claims The GOP Is Trying To Ban Black Votes ‘From Even Counting’

February 28, 2022 7:48 PM ET President Joe Biden claimed Monday that Republicans want to disenfranchise black voters in a speech at the White House celebrating Black History Month.“We’re protecting our countries threshold liberties, the sacred right to vote, which I’ve never seen under such attack. You know, it’s always made it harder for blacks…

Biden ‘Still on Track’ to Make SCOTUS Selection by End of Month

The White House says President Joe Biden is on track to make his selection to fill an upcoming vacancy in the United States Supreme Court in time to meet his self-imposed February deadline. With the announcement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement on Jan. 27, Biden said that he would fulfill a campaign promise…

Police Issue Arrest Notices to Protesters Blockading Canadian Capital

OTTAWA—Police began issuing arrest notices on Feb. 16 to protesters in the downtown area of the Canadian capital that has been occupied by the Freedom Convoy for more than two weeks. Officers in yellow vests with “police liaison” printed on them walked through the peaceful protest encampment handing out the warnings. If no one answered…

Newsom Challenges Supreme Court On Abortion With New Gun Ban Bill

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom backed legislation Friday that he said will challenge the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Texas abortion law.The new bill, if passed, would allow private citizens to sue gun manufacturers if they violate the state’s ban on assault weapons, The Associated Press reported. A fact sheet by Democratic California state Sen.…

Pelosi Says She Won’t Block Stock Trading Ban, Trashes Supreme Court Ethics Rules

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signaled Wednesday that she would not block a bipartisan attempt to ban members of Congress from buying and selling individual stocks, a position that she herself has opposed.“I do believe in the integrity of people in public service. I want the public to have that understanding. We have to…

Transgender athletes ‘deprive’ women of opportunity, GOP senators say, push bill to ban them in college sports

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A group of Republican senators Wednesday argued that allowing males to compete in women’s sports steals opportunity and potential scholarships from female athletes – as they pushed a bill that would effectively ban males from women’s college sports.   “The activists who are pushing to open positions […]

Two Counties Signal Defiance of New Virginia Governor’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

Two counties indicated they plan to defy the school mask mandate ban announced by new Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on his first day in office. Youngkin’s executive order requires schools to let parents decide whether their children should wear masks and for how long. Youngkin, a Republican…

US Imposes Sanctions on North Koreans, Russian, After Missile Tests

WASHINGTON—The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on six North Koreans, one Russian, and a Russian firm it said were responsible for procuring goods from Russia and China for North Korea’s weapons programs, an action that follows a series of North Korean missile launches, including two since last week. The U.S. Treasury said the steps…

Are Digital Tools Diminishing Your Son’s Ability to Think?

Think of any common tool: a hammer, a knife, or a compass. When used properly, tools yield amazing results. You can build something, carve a piece wood, or find your way home. Digital tools should be no different. They should help boys grow their minds. They should help them gain knowledge and facilitate new ways…

China’s Factory Gate, Consumer Inflation Eases Further in December: Official Data

Both China’s factory gate and consumer inflation rose at a slower pace in December, following the fall of some raw material prices, official data showed on Jan. 12. Consumer price inflation also slowed last month as food prices fell, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement. China’s producer price index (PPI), which…

This Day in Market History: Dow 100 in 1896

A Wall Street sign is seen in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York on Dec. 21, 2006. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) Each day, Benzinga will take a look back at a notable market-related moment that happened on this date. What Happened? On Jan. 12, 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 100 for…

Social Media Users Track Stock Trading As Congress Considers Member Ban

Some social media users have begun tracking the stock trades of several elected officials in an effort to beat the market, as bipartisan attempts to ban members from trading have begun to heat up.35 members of Congress outperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, an index fund that tracks the 500 most valuable stocks in…

Exclusive: GOP Bill Would Allow President to Ban Foreign Land Purchases in U.S. for 5 Years

A bill being co-led by Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Mary Miller (R-IL) would place a five-year moratorium on foreign land purchases to protect “American sovereignty” from being “eroded.” Breitbart News exclusively obtained the bill’s text before its official introduction on Wednesday. The legislation, named the “National Security Moratorium on Foreign Purchases of U.S. Land” would…

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