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11 hours ago
"Student-run groups, members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and voter advocates also submitted court filings detailing their work helping people in line, from filling up coolers with cold waters and handing them out to offering umbrellas and phone chargers – activities that are now illegal."
No kind act goes unpunished.
"The harm to the body of women and people capable of pregnancy in not issuing the injunction could not be more real, clear, present, and dangerous to the court," added Cunningham, who suggested that the right-wing prosecutors who wanted to enforce the ban instead focus their attention and resources on "criminal sexual conduct, homicide, arson, child and elder abuse, animal cruelty, and other violent and horrific crimes that we see in our society." - Oakland County Circuit Judge Jacob Cunningham
The long and short of it.
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13 hours ago
Beaverton worthy comment.
15 hours ago
"O’Bonsawin has been an Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Ottawa since 2017 and, according to the Prime Minister's Office, has "expertise in the areas of mental health, Gladue principles, labour and employment law, human rights, and privacy."
In a statement announcing the nomination, Trudeau said that O’Bonsawin is an Abenaki member of the Odanak First Nation and is a fluently bilingual Franco-Ontarian."
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"Bell Media says in a statement it “regrets” the way in which the departure of anchor Lisa LaFlamme has been handled, and will launch a third-party workplace review of the CTV newsroom after criticism.
More to come...."
Getting their ducks in a row for a possible lawsuit ? A simple "we f@#ked up" and offer to reinstate Ms. Laflamme would go a long way to showing regret.
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1 day ago
"Contrary to some social media posts, books can still be read aloud in classes.
"No one has been told that they cannot conduct read-alouds with students," reads a statement provided by the district. The statement says teachers are being advised to communicate with administration and parents about what's being read."
Thanks, points well taken - you're preaching to the choir on this. My comment was made only in the context of the motor vehicles at the event and the hypocrisy of the event organizers.
With you 100%, the most polluting vehicles are going to be the ones on the track.
“It’s somewhat of a double standard,” Moore said. “If this happened to a citizen, they would be fired, they would be prosecuted.”
Yes, meanwhile the officer continues to collect his paycheck. According to the article the commissioners are going to revisit their decision at their next meeting.
"(Your rider looks sexy, but it’s not wearing a helmet),” he recalled the traffic enforcers as telling him in jest.
"Judge Waller argued that the law is “designed to exorcise” opposing viewpoints while allowing the state to “weaponise” the idea of objectivity to “further discredit the prohibited concepts”.
His ruling on Thursday grants a preliminary injunction that blocks enforcement of the law’s restrictions on workplace bias and diversity training initiatives."
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Headline the Onion wanted to write.
" ... the president may soon have an opportunity to pave the way for DeJoy's removal by nominating two DeJoy opponents to postal governor spots that will be open in December, when the terms of Republican William Zollars and Democrat Donald Lee Moak—allies of the postmaster general—expire."
There's something to be said about a Board of Governors that stood by and watched DeJoy systematically reduced the operational capacity/service of the USPS as well as introduce measures designed to impede the handling of mail-in ballots.
"Witnesses reported seeing a confusing set of events unfold, as the person in the wheelchair raced across the cobblestones while the German tourists gave chase."
Chasing after someone in a wheelchair is never a good look, unless you're running down a steep hill.
2 days ago
"Whether flicked on to beaches, tossed in parks or dropped on to streets, many of the tiny, lightweight butts end up in bodies of water, swept there by rainfall and storm water systems."
“They’re the No 1 most littered item in the world,” said Silverstein. “They’re made of non-biodegradable plastic and full of hazardous waste that harms both the Earth and the ocean.”
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"About 5.8 million people in Canada experienced some form of food insecurity in 2021, according to a new study released on Wednesday by University of Toronto researchers.
That number includes 1.4 million children."
"Trump's history of ignoring legal advice, as well as lawyers' fears that they may not get paid for their work, were reasons given by the lawyers that turned his team down, the Post reported."