May 12, 2021

Corporate Leaders Urge Approval of Pro-Transgender Legislation: ‘Right Thing to Do for Businesses’

In an op-ed at USA Today Wednesday, four U.S. corporate leaders urged their colleagues in business and industry to work to throw out state and federal legislation that seeks to protect children from life-altering transgender drugs and surgeries and to preserve women’s sports for women. The leaders asserted such legislation is bad for their businesses. Chris Adamo,…

Marco Rubio, Kirsten Gillibrand Introduce Burn Pits Legislation to Assist Veterans

Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at providing “presumptive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to service members who have deployed and have illnesses due to exposure to burn pits and other toxins.” Reps. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will introduce the…

‘This Power Can Be Temporary’: Joy Reid Asks If It’s ‘Worth Pursuing Bipartisanship’ Instead Of Forcing Legislation Without Republicans

January 26, 2021 10:55 PM ET MSNBC host Joy Reid asked Senior Advisor to the President Cedric Richmond on Tuesday if he thought Democrats in the Senate should forge ahead with their agenda in a partisan way, and just “make up with Republicans later.” Richmond appeared as Reid’s guest on “The ReidOut” and discussed what…

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Proposes ‘Anti-Mob’ Legislation, Expansion on ‘Stand Your Ground Law’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has proposed “anti-mob” legislation in an effort to expand the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law, according to a report from the Miami Herald. “The legislation would reportedly expand the state’s list of ‘forcible felonies’ to justify using force against people engaging in conduct resulting in the ‘interruption or impairment’ of…

Coca-Cola, Nike Push Back On Legislation That Would Crack Down On Forced Labor In China

Major corporations Nike and Coca-Cola are reportedly pushing back on legislation that would crack down on forced labor in China. The New York Times reported Sunday that the two companies have joined several others in an effort to put pressure on Congress “to weaken a bill that would ban imported goods made with forced labor…

House Passes Legislation to Undo Last Minute Obama Regulations

House Republicans passed legislation Wednesday that would give Congress the power to overturn dozens of recently enacted regulations with a single vote. The Obama administration rammed through $44 billion worth of regulations since Donald Trump was elected in November—but this legislation would put an end to ‘midnight rules,’ or those rolled out in the last […]

Obama vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia…

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill President Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S courts, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Congress. “I recognize that there is nothing that could ever erase the grief the 9/11 families have endured,” Obama wrote in his veto message. “Enacting JASTA […]

Daniel Horowitz: RINOS Pushing Legislation ‘Written for the Muslim Brotherhood’

You can’t make this stuff up. Democrats respond to Islamic terrorist attacks by blaming inanimate objects. Now Republicans are planning to promote the Muslim Brotherhood’s agenda. Which response is worse? There are many legislative options at the disposal of Republicans who control both chambers of the legislature. They could start by placing a pause on […]

STOP THE “FUTURE CRIMES BILL” THE HATE CRIMES PREVENTION ACT

This bill is to prevent a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm. The impact is devastating! If an individual complains about anything and is deemed by someone in authority as ‘hate’ […]

BREAKING: Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi Arabia; White House to Veto

In a bipartisan vote Thursday, the Senate passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which allows families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The bill is now headed to the House, where it will likely pass. President Obama is vowing to veto the legislation should it reach his desk. Democrats, […]

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