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Mesa County, Colo., clerk and recorder Tina Peters – Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images (DENVER) — When Josh Zygielbaum left the Marine Corps more than ten years ago, he thought he would never have to wear body armor again. But now Zygielbaum is back to wearing a bulletproof vest as […]

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has received the endorsement of two more major law enforcement groups, according to two letters obtained by ABC News. The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the world’s largest group for police leaders, […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A leaked draft opinion showing the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade sparked nationwide outrage and panic among abortion rights advocates. And for women who already experienced challenges and restrictions in accessing reproductive care in their states, the prospect of a world without federal processions is daunting. […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday that he opposes a national ban on abortion because it would take away the authority of a state like his that is poised to immediately ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court. “I think that’s inconsistent with what […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The move to add new abortion bans “will be swift” if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Sunday, adding that the Senate will do everything it can to codify a woman’s right to choose. “With this leaked opinion, the court is looking at reversing 50 […]

Alan Poizner/Sipa/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a sobering look at the “unsettled” world students are heading into as she delivered the commencement speech at Tennessee State University on Saturday. The vice president discussed the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as the looming possibility Roe v. Wade will […]

Tom Brenner/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As a leaked draft opinion of a Supreme Court ruling shows a conservative majority of justices appear poised to overturn federal protections of abortion rights, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday the Senate will hold a procedural vote to begin debate on the Women’s Health Protection Act next week. […]

Rudy Sulgan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — It was an eyebrow-raising moment in the confirmation hearings for the first Black female Supreme Court justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson — a grilling about her stance on child porn offenders. Several Republicans availed themselves of their time in front of a national audience to question Jackson about her philosophy around […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The extraordinary leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade has triggered an equally extraordinary whodunnit focused on a small universe of court employees who have regular access to the institution’s most sensitive and confidential documents. “I think the most likely explanation is that it’s an insider, […]

John Bazemore-Pool/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — An administrative law judge in Georgia on Friday ruled that GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene can stay on the ballot for the state’s 14th Congressional District following a challenge to her reelection candidacy. A group of Georgia voters had argued that Greene was not eligible to run for reelection under the […]

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