Indiana abortion ban blocked by judge one week after taking effect: NPR

Anti-abortion rights protesters fill the hallways of the Indiana Statehouse on August 5 as lawmakers vote on a near-total abortion ban in Indianapolis. An Indiana judge on Thursday blocked enforcement of the state’s abortion ban, putting the law on hold as abortion clinic operators argued the new law violates the state constitution. /AP/Arlie Rogers, file … Read more

Tell us about an issue your community supports but is blocked by a political network: NPR

You’ve probably heard it a lot lately—polls show that a majority of Americans are in favor of something, whether it’s universal background checks for gun purchases, access to some form of legal abortion, or protections for Dreamers. Yet lawmakers are unable or unwilling to pass legislation supported by a majority of Americans. We want to … Read more

“Amicable Settlement” Reached After JMPD Officers Blocked Highway

Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Xolani Fihla said an amicable agreement was reached between the department and union representatives after officers blocked the central section of the Joburg M2 highway on Thursday. JMPD officers affiliated with the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (Imatu) blocked the … Read more

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