Oregon governor signs bill making state first to offer free abortions for all, including illegal aliens

Oregon governor signs bill making state first to offer free abortions for all, including illegal aliens

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a landmark bill to provide free abortions for all, including illegal immigrants, by requiring insurance companies to cover the procedures and putting taxpayers on the hook for the tab. Tuesday’s long-awaited signing of House Bill 3391, approved by the State Legislature July 5 with no Republican votes, triggered a […]

Delaware lawmakers vote to abolish state board of education

Delaware lawmakers vote to abolish state board of education

By Lindsey Schulenburg / Heartland Institute Members of the Delaware Joint Finance Committee voted in May to eliminate all $213,000 in funding for the board, which is separate from the Delaware Department of Education. The proposed cuts would have eliminated the board, whose duties, according to the board’s website, include “reviewing and approving regulations and applications for […]

Supposedly symbolic, state travel bans have real bite

Supposedly symbolic, state travel bans have real bite

WASHINGTON — Six states now prohibit their employees from taking nonessential work trips to states with laws that, in their view, discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Both supporters and opponents of these travel bans say they are mostly symbolic. Nevertheless, the people charged with attracting visitors to the affected states say the […]

Wisconsin legislature passes first state REINS Act

Wisconsin legislature passes first state REINS Act

By Bonner R. Cohen / Heartland Institute Wisconsin becomes the first state to require any major regulation proposed by administrative agencies be approved by the state’s legislature and signed by the governor with enactment of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says he will sign legislation […]

Bill would strip state power to ban certain guns

Bill would strip state power to ban certain guns

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Legislation recently introduced in Congress would ensure that all Americans enjoy equal protections under the 2nd Amendment by making it impossible for state lawmakers to ban entire classes of popular firearms and parts. The Second Amendment Guarantee Act (SAGA) introduced by Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY)  would take on […]

UCLA: Your pets are unsustainable and ruining the environment

UCLA: Your pets are unsustainable and ruining the environment

From Technocracy News The religious mania of Sustainable Development has no limitations in telling you what you can and cannot do, own, eat and enjoy. This is the heartbeat of Technocracy, the ‘science of social engineering’. ⁃ TN Editor When it comes to global warming, Fido and Fluffy are part of the problem, a new study by […]

Backers of another shot at a ‘Calexit’ ballot measure can now gather signatures

Backers of another shot at a ‘Calexit’ ballot measure can now gather signatures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Supporters of a plan for California to become independent from the United States are now allowed to gather signatures for their ballot measure. On Tuesday afternoon, Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office released an official title and summary for the initiative, now called the “California Autonomy From Federal Government” initiative. The proposal, scaled […]

EPA moves to submerge Obama-era ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule by filing repeal

EPA moves to submerge Obama-era ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule by filing repeal

The Trump administration formally acted Wednesday to repeal the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, dealing another blow to the Obama-era environmental regulatory regime. The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army announced that the proposed WOTUS withdrawal would be published Thursday in the Federal Register, launching the 30-day comment period. In addition […]