Texas governor takes feds to court over National Guard vaccine mandate
Texas Governor Greg Abbott sued President Joe Biden and U.S. military officials Tuesday to stop them from imposing a Covid-19 vaccine mandate on members of the Texas National Guard.
#Metoo movement cast as threat to judicial independence in Roberts report
Just a few bad apples. No need to burn down the orchard. In his year-end report for 2021, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts suggests that misconduct really isn’t that big of an issue for the over 30,000 members of the federal judiciary.
Insurrectionist given two weeks in jail for trying to disrupt Congress
A 20-year-old Pennsylvania man was sentenced to two weeks in jail Tuesday for participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol after voicing support for disrupting the peaceful transfer of power.
California lawmakers push bill to allow citizens to sue gun industry
Three California lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow private citizens to sue firearm manufacturers and sellers for damages caused by illegal gun use.
Parched California warns water-wasters to stop or face $500 fines
Californians will again see water-wasting rules despite a record-breaking month of snow and rain as drought regulators on Tuesday barred residents from washing cars without a shutoff nozzle, watering lawns after rainfall or hosing down driveways and sidewalks.
Unsealed court documents complicate story of Georgia gubernatorial candidate’s business acumen
David Perdue encourages voters to put faith in his experience as a CEO for several companies — a narrative that is tested by fiduciary duty accusations from his time at Dollar General.
Texas attorney general fights to regain power to prosecute election fraud
Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking for a rehearing from the state’s highest criminal appeals court after it ruled last month to strip him of his ability to prosecute election law violations.
First arrest in case of Argentine arms smuggling to Bolivia during 2019 social unrest
A court in Bolivia has ordered the first arrest in an investigation into illegal arms shipments from Argentina to Bolivia during the 2019 unrest that led to the resignation of Bolivian president Evo Morales, who fled to Mexico and later Argentina.
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