The Georgia House is weighing legislation to end the state’s requirement that law-abiding citizens acquire a permit from the state in order to carry a handgun for self-defense. The legislation, House Bill 110, is sponsored by five Republican State Reps and one Democrat. Those Reps. are Clark Heath (R), Steve Tarvin (R), Emory Donahoo (R), Joseph Gullet (R) , Danny Mathis (R), and Mike Glanton (D). The text of HB110 says : To amend Part 1 of Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12, Title 16, and Title 27 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, crimes and offenses, and game and fish, respectively, so as to allow persons who are eligible for a weapons carry license to lawfully carry a weapon without such license. The push to eliminate the concealed permit requirement in Georgia comes on the heels of Utah and Montana eliminating their respective requirements, bringing the … [Read more...] about Georgia House Weighing Legislation to End Concealed Permit Requirement
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More than 50 years ago, North Korea captured the USS Pueblo and subjected the spy ship’s crew to “barbarity” for almost a year, treatment that “required medical and/or psychiatric intervention” for the men upon their release in December 1968. Today, crew members and their families face the challenge of finding North Korea’s assets so they can realize their shares of $2.3 billion judgment against Pyongyang handed down by a U.S. district court. In a memorandum opinion issued Feb. 16 but filed and made public Wednesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia stated that “North Korea was liable” for “its incorporated theories of assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, solatium, and wrongful death.” Memorandum opinion on USS Pueblo: The court awarded compensatory and punitive damages to 171 plaintiffs, including living crew members, the estates of deceased crew members, and living family members and the estates of … [Read more...] about $2.3 Billion Awarded to USS Pueblo Crew, But How to Collect From North Korea?
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Queens woman is recovering from a near-death experience. A mystery infection got so bad, she needed a liver transplant. Doctors ultimately traced the infection to her new nose ring, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported. READ MORE: House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections For LGBTQ Americans The tiny diamond stud in Dana Smith’s nose was something she decided to get on a whim. It only cost $60, but nearly cost her life. Smith, 37 and a mom, started feeling sick a month later. “Stomach pain. I felt like I kind of lost appetite,” she said. Then she couldn’t eat or drink, and was reluctant to go to the hospital. “I didn’t want to go to the hospital with COVID going on,” Smith said. “It got to the point where I felt like I didn’t have a choice.” COVID VACCINE New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX New York City book online here or call 877-VAX-4NYC Track NYC Vaccinations By Zip Code Nassau … [Read more...] about Queens Woman Undergoes Liver Transplant After Doctors Link Mystery Infection To Nose Piercing
As the United States races to get its citizens vaccinated, there is a parallel vaccine marathon going on in the world in which nations are bartering, trading, giving away and using vaccine doses for more than just public health. The COVID-19 vaccine is the new highly sought-after currency used in exchange for people or things, like a modern day version of trading beads. According to the New York Times , Israel has agreed to finance an undisclosed number of coronavirus vaccines for its enemy Syria, using Russia as a third party cut-out. Under the reported deal, Israel will pay Moscow to send Russian-made Sputnik vaccines to the regime of Bashar al-Assad of Syria in return for the release of a 23-year-old Israeli woman detained since Feb. 2 for entering Syria. ADVERTISEMENT Inevitably, goods of high value get sold, traded and bartered especially in desperate times when everyone needs the same thing and supplies are limited. Think about it: For more than 100 years, oil has … [Read more...] about Is vaccine diplomacy the new ‘soft diplomacy’?
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon has threatened to drop photos of an ESPN reporter at a strip club. Judon isn’t happy with some reporting from Jamison Hensley about a potential contract being turned down, and he threatened to escalate the situation with some receipts! (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Hi Matthew. I was told that Ravens offered you a deal similar to Za’Darius’ ($16.5M per season) earlier this season and it was declined. If you have a comment, I would certainly add that to the piece. I’ve always been fair with you. Thanks and welcome back to Twitter. — Jamison Hensley (@jamisonhensley) February 24, 2021 According to Outkick , Judon posted on his Instagram story telling Hensley to apologize for his reporting or he’s “leaking these photos I got with you in the strip club.” Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon is mad at an ESPN reporter & threatening to release strip club … [Read more...] about Ravens Linebacker Matthew Judon Threatens To Release Photos Of An ESPN Reporter At A Strip Club