Sunday, December 30, 2018 Women's rights and criminalizing miscarriage in Arkansas Posted By Max Brantley on Sun, Dec 30, 2018 at 9:25 AM click to enlarge RIGHTS CHALLENGED: An Arkansas case leads a series of essays on the subject in the New York Times. The New York Times editorial board has publisheda series of essays on women's medical rights and the fallout on women from the anti-abortion movements efforts to establish "personhood" at conception. An Arkansas case leads the package of articles. It concerns the pending prosecution of a Cross County woman, mother of three, who panicked after miscarrying twins and left their remains in a suitcase on a county road. She turned herself in and now faces two felony charges of abuse of a corpse, a crime that carries a three-year minimum sentence. Writes the Times: Few reasonable people could read the statute under which Keysheonna Reed is charged and not believe she is guilty of violating it — “A person commits … [Read more...] about Women’s rights and criminalizing miscarriage in Arkansas
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The United States Federal Trade Commission has pledged to explore apparent "endemic" loot boxes in the video games industry, following a potential connection to child gambling. Earlier today at a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing, FTC chairman Joe Simons told the Hassan that he would be looking into the matter in an official capacity, per a report from Polygon. In a recent Congressional oversight committee hearing, Hassan once again brought up the topic of loot boxes. Now we may get some resolution to the question of "Are loot boxes a gateway to gambling?" here in the States. In her speech, Hassan talks about how regulatory bodies in other countries such as Belgium have taken steps to regulate loot boxes due to their "close link to gambling".The inquiry is mostly focused on the dangers facing children, rather than the ethical side of the argument.Why parents would sign off on these loot box purchases wasn't made clear. Critics of loot boxes fear that it's a predatory practice that … [Read more...] about FTC To Investigate Predatory Loot Box Practices Sweeping Gaming Industry
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Tax cuts, water quality and more: Issues that defined the 2018 Iowa Legislature's session and will impact you Republicans promised they would bring about a "pro-growth, corporate-friendly" agenda in Iowa. Did they succeed? Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. William Petroski and Brianne Pfannenstiel, The Des Moines Register Published 6:56 p.m. CT May 5, 2018 | Updated 1:24 p.m. CT May 7, 2018 CLOSE Which topics dominated this year's legislative session? Here are some of the top issues that defined a tumultuous season at … [Read more...] about Tax cuts, water quality and more: Issues that defined the 2018 Iowa Legislature’s session and will impact you
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Iowa Legislature adjourns: How will this year's session change Iowa? The session saw a major funding bill approved for Iowa's water quality, laws to skirt Obamacare mandates and changes in state's mental health system. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. William Petroski and Brianne Pfannenstiel, The Des Moines Register Published 5:45 p.m. CT May 5, 2018 | Updated 6:54 p.m. CT May 5, 2018 CLOSE Which topics dominated this year's legislative session? Here are some of the top issues that defined a … [Read more...] about Iowa Legislature adjourns: How will this year’s session change Iowa?
Updates with new lede.The San Jose Sharks will look to take a 2-1 lead over the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday when they host them as home favorites at the sportsbooks for Game 3 of their Western Conference second-round National Hockey League playoff series.The Golden Knights remain small series favorites despite splitting the first two games, and they enjoyed some success at San Jose during the regular season, winning 5-3 in the first meeting there and then falling 2-1 in overtime with backup goalie Malcolm Subban in net.What. A. Snipe. Karlsson could not have placed that puck any more perfectly.Karlsson's winning effort dashed San Jose's hopes of completing a comeback which saw them recover from 3-1 down in the third period to force overtime."I think it's good for the morale", Karlsson said.We'll be the first to admit that we're guilty of crowning just about anything "the greatest ever" these days, but so is everyone. They didn't get a fair chance to redeem themselves in 1994 as the … [Read more...] about Fans send off Golden Knights players to San Jose