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GOP Lawmakers Block Bill to Repeal Arizona’s 1864 Anti-Abortion Statute, Again

New York, NY – May 21, 2019: Hundreds of pro-choice demonstrators rally for women rights organized by Planned Parenthood on Foley Square (Shutterstock) By Chris Walker / Truthout In Wednesday, Arizona Republicans blocked efforts in both houses of the state legislature to repeal a territorial-era abortion ban. This marks the second time this month that Republicans […]

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World Court Ordered Israel to Allow Aid Into Gaza But Failed to Order Ceasefire

Tank driving with dust in Al-Shati refugee camp, Gaza, aerial Drone view over North Gaza in the war with Israel. Gaza-March, 20,2024 (Shutterstock) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout On March 25, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2728, which “demands” an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. That same day, Francesca Albanese, the Special Rapporteur on the situation […]

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Haitian Community Defenders Fight US-Armed Death Squads and Puppet Governments

Movement of Equality and Liberation for All Haitians (MOLEGHAF) organizes an event in Port-au-Prince in February 2024 against the genocide in Gaza.MOVEMENT OF EQUALITY AND LIBERATION FOR ALL HAITIANS By Danny Shaw / Truthout As the stars illuminate the dark alleyways of Solino, Ezayi’s heavy beige Timberlands stomp across the cracked concrete. He is on […]

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UK Court Gives Biden Chance to Dodge Assange Appeal by “Assuring” His Rights

Protest in support of Julian Assange (Flickr) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange is closer than ever to being extradited to the United States for trial on 17 counts under the Espionage Act and one count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion over WikiLeaks’s 2010-2011 revelation of evidence of U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo […]

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If Supreme Court Restricts Abortion Pills, Birth Control Could Be Next

<img decoding="async" data-attachment-id="97051" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/28/if-supreme-court-restricts-abortion-pills-birth-control-could-be-next/52078626994_a9d1cb1041_o/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/52078626994_a9d1cb1041_o.jpg?fit=2000%2C1168&ssl=1" data-orig-size="2000,1168" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D3200","caption":"The Supreme Courts intention to overturn Roe v Wade, triggered demonstrations by pro-choice advocates nation-wide, including these women who rallied then marched through downtown Boulder, Co.","created_timestamp":"1652522936","copyright":"","focal_length":"86","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="52078626994_a9d1cb1041_o" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" The Supreme Courts intention to overturn Roe v Wade, triggered demonstrations by pro-choice advocates nation-wide, including these women […]

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Israel Remains Intent on Genocide Despite World Court Orders

People search the Khan Yunis municipality building after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Khan Yunis, southern of the Gaza Strip, October 10, 2023 (Shutterstock) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout Israel is continuing its genocidal campaign against the Palestinians in Gaza and hindering humanitarian relief efforts despite specific orders from the International Court of Justice […]