How California plans to copy Texas abortion tactics for gun

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday that his administration will push for a new measure, modeled after Texas’s controversial abortion ban,to limit the sale of assault weapons and “ghost guns” in the state. The proposed bill, according to a press release from Newsom, would allow Californians to sue “anyone who manufactures, distributes, or sells an…

Inflation is surging. Joe Biden is still optimistic.

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The price of consumer goods rose by 6.8 percent over the past year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday, the biggest increase since the 1980s. “Essentially across the board,” as Vox’s Rani Molla and Emily Stewart write, everyday purchases from food to gas are costing more, and it’s going to be an expensive…

The one-dose problem is real

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There’s a public health challenge that has been lurking and largely ignored in the US, and that could become a major issue if the omicron variant of Covid-19 becomes dominant: the one-dose problem. There appear to be millions of Americans walking around who have received a single dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, who may think…

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES 16 NEW #VAXTOSCHOOL SITES

235 Sites Established Statewide - Nearly Double the Goal - Including 98 Events at Local Schools over the Program's 12-Week Period 12,438 Doses Already Reported Administered Through the Sites Full List of Sites...

Don’t be fooled: The Supreme Court’s Texas abortion decision is

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On first glance, it would be easy to see the Supreme Court’s decision Friday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson as a win for abortion rights. It would also be wrong. More than two months after the Supreme Court allowed SB 8, a Texas law that effectively bans abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy,…

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO HELP TRACK AND REPORT DATA ON VETERAN SUICIDES TO...

Legislation (S.02036/A.03237) Establishes Another Method of Tracking Veteran Suicides in Order to Compile More Accurate Data  Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.02036/A.03237) into law to establish another method of tracking veteran suicides in order to compile more accurate data regarding those...

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF RESOURCES FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

Legislation (S.00924/A.3331) Requires Law Enforcement and District Attorney's Offices to Advise Human Trafficking Victims of the Availability of Social and Legal Services Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation that requires law enforcement and district attorney's offices...

Attorney General James Issues Alert to Warn New York Consumers to Be Cautious of...

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CONSUMER ALERT: Consumers Who Believe They Have Been Misled or Scammed by Sellers of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Should File Complaint With OAG NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued a consumer alert warning New...

American democracy is tottering

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During the opening speech at Thursday’s Summit for Democracy, President Joe Biden told the assembled international leaders that the stakes of their meeting were nothing less than existential: that the survival of democracy itself depended on what his audience did next. “We stand at an inflection point in our history,” Biden said. “The choices we…

The most influential work of political philosophy in the last

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A philosopher once described European philosophy as essentially “a series of footnotes to Plato”; it would be no exaggeration to describe the history of political philosophy over the past half-century as a series of footnotes and responses to John Rawls. The Harvard philosopher looms over contemporary political thought, particularly on the left, in a way…