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Arrests made at US Capitol pot protests

Arrests made at US Capitol pot protests

Eidinger's group has a demonstration set for Thursday in Northeast near the U.S. Capitol at the corner of 1st Street and Constitution Avenue. NORML held a "Faces of Marijuana Prohibition" event on Capitol Hill on April 19th, in cooperation with the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, where congressional staff heard first-hand from those most adversely impacted by the criminalization of marijuana.


Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in almost 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here. In a press release, the group said newer DNA testing has "never been performed" in Johnson's case and could potentially prove his innocence. A 101-page order that a federal judge filed early Saturday to block the executions was reversed Monday by the 8th U.S.


Judge blocks Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

Judge blocks Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

Officials with Planned Parenthood Great Plains and Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri had said they could offer abortions at more locations throughout the state within weeks if U.S. According to the Star, the law required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and to meet the same standards as outpatient surgical centers.


Ossoff and Handel 'getting back to work' for June runoff

Ossoff and Handel 'getting back to work' for June runoff

The election was for the seat vacated by Republican Tom Price - who won with almost 62 per cent of the vote previous year - after United States President Donald Trump appointed him Secretary of Health and Human Services. "It is all Republicans, all hands on deck ". Democrats invested over $8.3 million in the race and thousands of volunteer hours but only received a 1.3 percent gain in the district from Clinton's 46.8 percent in November of 2016.


Defense to plead for leniency in death ex-New Orleans Saint

Defense to plead for leniency in death ex-New Orleans Saint

Put on the stand to support a defense motion for a new trial for Cardell Hayes, the witness insisted he heard gunfire from two different weapons that night, first "baps" from a smaller weapon, then "booms" from another gun. Wearing a wild mane of hair and a bushy beard, Burnside spoke clearly and confidently but appeared near tears at times and twice let slip a profanity.


Amber Alert canceled after missing children found in 'good condition'

Amber Alert canceled after missing children found in 'good condition'

An amber alert has been issued out of Delaware County. Maxwell Keener, a 2-month-old boy, and Adelyn Keener, a 20-month-old girl, were last seen in Payne County with their mother, Sarah Jane Lewis, 31. Maxwell is described as having blue eyes and brown hair. Authorities are searching for two endangered children last seen in Payne County on Thursday morning.