Half of US states could ban abortions as Roe v. Wade is overturned

A broad majority of Americans did not want to see Roe vs. Wade overturned, polling taken before the Supreme Court’s decision shows. Here’s a recap of the latest data on the public’s views of abortion, from CNN and elsewhere: Views on overturning Roe vs. Wade  In a May CNN poll conducted immediately after the leak of the … Read more

What is Jane’s Revenge? Abortion rights group vows “night of rage” over Roe

A militant pro-abortion group called Jane’s Revenge has vowed a “night of rage” in Washington D.C. in response to Roe v Wade being overturned by the Supreme Court. On Friday, the court overturned the landmark legislation enacted almost half a century ago that allows women across the United States safe and legal abortion. Following the … Read more

Some bosses paying for workers’ gasoline as prices hit all-time highs: report

Some companies have reportedly decided to foot the bill for their employees’ gas expenses as prices at the pump have surged to all-time highs in recent weeks. Companies are implementing gasoline stipends or passing out gift cards in a bid to keep their workers happy in what remains an extremely tight labor market, the Wall … Read more

UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to Boris Johnson

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double blow as voters rejected his Conservative Party in two special parliamentary elections dominated by questions about his leadership and ethics. He was further wounded when the party‘s chairman quit after the results came out early Friday, saying Conservatives “cannot carry on with business as usual,” … Read more

Abortion access is protected in Massachusetts despite overturning of Roe v. Wade

BOSTON — State lawmakers can now determine access to abortion after the Supreme Court’s historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday.  In response to the decision, Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care services in Massachusetts.  “I am deeply disappointed in today’s decision by the Supreme Court … Read more

Opinion | 12 Americans Die of an Overdose Every Hour. We Have the Knowledge to Prevent That.

“Our bill makes clear that any savings the merger generates will be reinvested into the system,” Senator Harckham says. “But the unions, especially, have been battle-scarred, and it’s hard to blame them.” Governor Cuomo downsized the Office of Addiction Services and Supports, or OASAS, by some 150 positions during his tenure. Gov. Kathy Hochul has … Read more

US Supreme Court overturns abortion law Roe v. Wade

The United States Supreme Court has overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that legalised abortion across the country. The ruling has delivered a huge victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban the medical procedure. In a 6-3 ruling powered by its conservative majority, the court upheld a Republican-backed Mississippi … Read more