Legal clashes await US companies to cover workers’ abortion costs

June 26 (Reuters) – A growing number of major US companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who have to leave their countries of origin to have abortions, but these new policies could expose companies to lawsuits and even possible criminal liability, according to legal experts. † Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Apple Inc … Read more

Democratic Women Call on Biden, Congress to Protect Abortion Rights

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – Leading Democratic women on Sunday called on President Joe Biden and Congress to protect abortion rights across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court overthrown Roe v. Wade, in a ruling that lifted political tensions between the federal government and states has increased . Two Democratic progressives, Senator Elizabeth Warren … Read more

Biden signs gun safety law

WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden signed the first major federal gun reform in three decades on Saturday, days after a Supreme Court decision he condemned to expand gun owners’ rights. “God willing, it will save many lives,” Biden said at the White House after signing the bill with his wife Jill … Read more

Reactions to US Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade Abortion Monument

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures from across the political spectrum reacted Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision recognizing a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. and was legalized across the country. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today, the United States Supreme Court … Read more

Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe . decision

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – US companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said Friday they will cover workers’ costs if they have to travel for abortion services after The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court Friday overturned the landmark 1973 ruling that … Read more

US Senate approves gun safety bill as Supreme Court rejects small arms limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun security measures passed by the U.S. Senate late Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns in public for self defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety … Read more

US Capitol panel on Jan. 6 examines Trump pressure on Pence

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – The congressional committee investigating last year’s deadly attack on the United States Capitol is turning its attention on Thursday to then-President Donald Trump’s attempts to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence over his election defeat of 2020 undo. The United States House of Representatives selection committee has scheduled a hearing … Read more

Arms Reform Agreement Reached in Senate with Major Republican Support

Biden praises deal as step in the right direction Deal follows Texas school massacre, Buffalo shootings WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) – In a potential breakthrough toward the first major new U.S. gun law in decades, a bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on Sunday on a framework for a firearms safety bill with enough … Read more

As US Capitol Attack Hearings Open, Republican Says Trump ‘Litted the Flame’

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The chairman of the congressional panel investigating the deadly 2021 Capitol attack by supporters of Donald Trump on Thursday opened hearings on the causes of the violence, accusing the former president of being involved in the to be at the center of a conspiracy to thwart democracy. After nearly a … Read more

Trump, grown children agree to testify in New York civil probe

NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – Donald Trump and two of his adult children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, have agreed to testify in a New York state civil investigation into the former US president’s business practices beginning July 15. The Trumps’ testimony could last into next week, according to an agreement with State … Read more