Former Vice President Joe Biden repeatedly sponsored the State and Local Law Enforcement Discipline, Accountability, and Due Process Act as a U.S. senator. One provision of the bill would have given police officers under investigation access to their entire investigative file before interrogation. Critics say such a bill would give police officers privileges not afforded to the average American. Vice President Joe Biden sponsored a bill which proposed to grant special privileges to police officers under criminal investigation four times while he served in the U.S. Senate. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Sponsored Bill Protecting Cops Under Investigation Four Times As Senator
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“People are ready to roll, and get back to a little bit of normalcy,” said Smith of Lifted Fitness. “But only if they know the place they are going is taking the right precautions and being safe about it.” … [Read more...] about Gyms reopen, duck boat tours resume as Boston enters Phase 3
The effort is also the latest pushback on the guidance after California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, announced last week the state would challenge the policy. Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology also filled lawsuits against the guidance last week and nearly 100 members of Congress sent a letter to DHS urging the department to rescind the policy. … [Read more...] about 17 states, DC sue Trump administration over visa rules for college students
“Where would you go with the virus out there?” asked Bradley, who is president of the nonprofit Ocracoke Foundation, which supports community projects and aims to preserve the island's maritime heritage. “This is probably the safest place to be.” … [Read more...] about Outer Banks island ravaged by storms and virus restrictions
The Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, which held that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, represents an important milestone in advancing equality. However, in reaching the proper conclusion, Justice Neil GorsuchNeil GorsuchRoberts court tempers conservative expectations OVERNIGHT ENERGY: WH pushed for 'correction' to Weather Service tweet contradicting Trump in 'Sharpiegate' incident, watchdog says | Supreme Court rules that large swath of Oklahoma belongs to Native American tribe Five takeaways from Supreme Court's rulings on Trump tax returns MORE’s majority opinion relies on a kind of arid formalism. The opinion never sets forth a vision of equality or explores the deep connections between discrimination based on sex and hostility to gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals. … [Read more...] about In banning LGBTQ discrimination, did Supreme Court license sex discrimination?