Kansas will now just have one clinic in the state allowed to provide abortions, as the state signaled Thursday that Kansas’ only other two providers are out of business due to tough, new licensing requirements. Advocates of abortion rights allege it’s part of a coordinated, national campaign to limit a woman’s access to reproductive freedom, while abortion opponents argue Kansas’ new rules merely aim to protect the health of women or a viable fetus.
To the untrained ear, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s Tuesday offer of amnesty for “all members of political movements” may sound resoundingly generous. But his opponents know that anything sugarcoated offered by the Syrian regime has had a violent and bitter follow-through.
Lee Kuan Yew towers over other Asian leaders on the international stage, yet he comes from one of Asia’s smallest countries. A champion of Asian values, he is most un-Asian in his frank and confrontational style
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Voters To Learn of Prop 17 Car Insurance Surcharges Judge Allen Sumner has upheld Attorney General Jerry Brown’s Official Title and Summary of Proposition 17, which warns rates will go up for drivers who don’t have continuous coverage. In wake of the ruling, voters will now learn in the ballot pamphlet that Prop 17 will […]
The maker of Taser stun guns has advised law enforcement agencies to avoid hitting suspects in the chest, partly “to minimize controversy.” “Taser has long stood by the fact that our technology is not risk free and is often used during violent and dangerous confrontations,” Taser International spokesman Steve Tuttle said in a memo referring to an October 12 training bulletin. “The issuing of a preferred target zone is a prime example of training advice based on best practices and field results to minimize controversy, increase effectiveness and provide enhanced risk management,” he said.
Thousands flocked to Spain’s capital Saturday to protest the Socialist government’s move to make it easier to get an abortion. The anti-abortion protest, themed “each life is important,” began at 5 p.m
White House communications director Anita Dunn fired back at criticism from TV commentator Glenn Beck on Friday, saying that a Mao Tse-tung quote Beck took issue with was picked up from legendary GOP strategist Lee Atwater. “The Mao quote is one I picked up from the late Republican strategist Lee Atwater from something I read in the late 1980s, so I hope I don’t get my progressive friends mad at me,” Dunn told CNN
Support for abortion rights has fallen sharply in the past year, with Americans now split roughly 50-50 between those who back legal access to abortion and those who oppose it, according to a new survey. The findings mark a dramatic shift in public opinion, supporters of abortion rights have outnumbered opponents for many years, with one brief exception, studies have shown