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: ‚ÄúToday, 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

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

Tens of thousands protest gun violence in Washington, in the US

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters descended on Washington and at hundreds of rallies across the United States on Saturday to demand that lawmakers pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence after last month’s massacre at a Texas elementary school. In the nation’s capital, organizers of March for Our Lives (MFOL) … Read more

US drops COVID tests for inbound international air travelers

WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) – The United States late Friday withdrew a 17-month-old requirement that people arriving in the country on an air test be negative for COVID-19, a move following intense lobbying by airlines and the travel industry. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky, issued a four-page … 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

Six dead in Philadelphia and Tennessee in recent US mass shootings

June 5 (Reuters) – Mass shootings in Pennsylvania and Tennessee have left at least six people dead and more than 25 injured, police said Sunday in the latest gun violence incident in the US following recent massacres in Texas, New York and Oklahoma. Several gunmen opened fire shortly before midnight on Saturday in Philadelphia’s busy … Read more