(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation Thursday banning the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in retail pet stores throughout the state.Animal activists have been calling for such a ban for years contending that pet stores are often stocked with... Read More.
(AUSTIN) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies on Wednesday to ban the use of social media platform TikTok on government-issued devices over concerns about how the China-owned app handles data on American infrastructure and other sensitive information."TikTok harvests vast amounts of data... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some state officials as well as abortion providers are trying to find workarounds to help patients who want to end their pregnancies after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Since the late June ruling, at least 12 states have ended nearly... Read More.
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- The South Carolina State Senate rejected a bill that would ban nearly all abortions just days after House lawmakers approved the ban.The Senate went on to pass a separate bill that has an exception for fetuses born with a fatal anomaly.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As cultural debates over access to books rage on in school districts across the country, a Republican lawmaker in Virginia is hoping to make it easier for parents to control what their children read in public school libraries."In school libraries across... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to decide their own stances on abortion access has led 16 states to cease nearly all services. An economic fallout may come next.Abortion rights advocates have said that the... Read More.
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- Abortions have once again stopped in Kentucky after an appeals court reinstated two bans.One ban, a so-called trigger law -- designed to go into effect after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade in June -- bans all abortions from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Indiana, has spoken publicly about the negative repercussions she's faced for providing abortion care to a 10-year-old girl after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, giving states the power to regulate abortion."It's very fulfilling... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As abortion laws across the South and Midwest block nearly all abortions in over a dozen states, some city politicians are seeking new ways to protect abortion access.While city leaders can’t directly overturn state legislature, some are seeking city-wide bills to... Read More.