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TX County Warns Of Cultists Scamming Black Voters

Houston’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Harris County Elections Office is warning voters about a new scam targeting private voter information. At least one county commissioner said a group with possible links to the Republican party approached residents living in Sunnyside in order to get their information. Neighbors in the Sunnyside community were taken back when they learned a group …

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Andy Biggs: Biden Uses Soy To “Feminize” The Military

The Daily Kos reports: During a Saturday interview on Real America’s Voice, Rep. Andy Biggs argued that President Joe Biden’s administration has “hatred to America, its people and its military.” “I want to follow up with that,” host Anna Perez said. “It does seem like, even you look at some of the things that they’re doing with the woke stuff. …

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Texas AG “Looking At” Fining Corporations $100,000 Each Time They Pay An Employee For Abortion Travel

Yahoo News reports: Texas attorney general Ken Paxton says he is planning to prosecute corporations that pay for employees to travel interstate to access abortion care. “It’s actually a new concept for us — these corporations deciding to pay for people to go get their abortions,” Mr Paxton said in an interview with NewsNation. He said the penalties for businesses …

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DOJ Subpoenas Two Arizona GOP State Senators

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department has subpoenaed two Republican Arizona state senators for information tied to possible correspondence with President Donald Trump’s attorneys as attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election were underway. Arizona Senate President Karen Fann [photo] and Sen. Kelly Townsend received subpoenas last week, according to Kim Quintero, a spokeswoman for Senate …

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Texas Supreme Court Reinstates Ban On Abortions

USA Today reports: The Texas Supreme Court today blocked a lower court order that allowed abortions to resume temporarily in the state, the latest twist in the ongoing legal battle over abortion rights in Texas. The justices partially granted an emergency motion from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and said the state’s nearly century-old abortion ban can be enforced in …

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Florida Goes Full Christianist In Training Teachers

The Washington Post reports: New civics training for Florida public school teachers comes with a dose of Christian dogma, some teachers say, and they worry that it also sanitizes history and promotes inaccuracies. Included in the training is the statement that it is a “misconception” that “the Founders desired strict separation of church and state.” Other materials included fragments of …

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Virginia Gov Invents Position For Cultist Coal Lobbyist

The Washington Post reports: Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week created a new office designed to slash state regulations and put it under the direction of Andrew Wheeler [photo], the former Trump administration official rejected earlier this year for the Virginia governor’s Cabinet. Youngkin (R) used an executive order to create the Office of Regulatory Management and chose Wheeler, a former …

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GOP Florida Missionary Reinstated To US House Ballot

Florida Politics reports: Republican Scotty Moore has been reinstated to the ballot in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, as his challenge of his disqualification was joined to that of James Judge, who got reinstated Wednesday. Both Republican candidates had qualified for the ballot on June 17. But both were removed from the ballot a few days later when Division of Election …

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10 Year-Old Rape Victim Denied Abortion In Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: On Monday three days after the Supreme Court issued its groundbreaking decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an Indianapolis obstetrician-gynecologist, took a call from a colleague, a child abuse doctor in Ohio. Hours after the Supreme Court action, the Buckeye state had outlawed any abortion after six weeks. Now this doctor had a …

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FL County To Notify Parents Of Trans Kids In Gym Class

The Tallahassee Democrats reports: After three hours of fiery public debate, the Leon County School Board unanimously approved its “LGBTQ Inclusive School Guide” Tuesday night. What drew the most debate was a provision that a school will notify parents — by form — if a student who is “open about their gender identity” is in a physical education class or …

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Ohio GOP State Rep Wants To Outlaw Contraception

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: State Rep. Jean Schmidt, a Clermont County Republican, said during a radio interview this week that she would entertain a debate about outlawing birth control in the wake of the United States Supreme Court overturning constitutional protections for abortion. Schmidt made the comments during a Wednesday interview with 700WLW’s Bill Cunningham in which she also …

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Fugitive Nazi Leader Endorses Trump Pick For AZ Senate

The Jewish Insider reports: Andrew Anglin, the neo-Nazi publisher of The Daily Stormer, one of the internet’s most notorious hate sites, announced his endorsement of Blake Masters in an enthusiastic blog post last month, declaring that the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona “is getting better and better.” “I cannot give a more forceful endorsement, and I demand that …

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Arizona Gov Signs Bill To Build Mexico Border Wall

Courthouse News reports: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a $564 million border security bill Thursday that allocates $335 million in state sales tax revenue to build and maintain a wall along the state’s border with Mexico. House Bill 2317, sponsored by Representative John Kavanagh, a Republican from Fountain Hills, also directs funds to address drug and human trafficking, border surveillance …

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GOP Arkansas Gov Won’t Back Trump In 2024, Finds Testimony Of Cassidy Hutchinson “Very Compelling”

The New York Post reports: Outgoing Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vowed Friday that he would not support Donald Trump if the former president decides to make another White House run in 2024 — with Hutchinson saying Trump constituted “a risk to the nation” in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election. “As you can see from the testimony on …

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Cheney Challenger: “All The Major Internets” Cheat

Mediaite reports: During Thursday’s Republican primary debate in Wyoming, an opponent of Rep. Liz Cheney declared that “all the major internets” engage in election-related shenanigans. State Sen. Anthony Bouchard, who with three others is hoping to unseat Cheney, called into question the integrity of the 2020 election and slammed the House Jan. 6 committee on which she serves. “What about, …

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Law Goes Into Effect Today

NBC News reports: As Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law — or what critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law — goes into effect Friday, some of the state’s public school districts have begun rolling out new policies to limit LGBTQ issues and identities from being discussed in the classroom. Critics and legal experts have said the broad language …

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Kinzinger: Hutchinson Is Braver Than 99% Of The GOP

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Thursday said former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, who testified before the House Jan. 6 select committee this week, has “more courage than most” in the Republican Party. During an appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Wednesday night, Kinzinger, a frequent critic of his GOP colleagues and the …

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Texas Educators Group Proposes Referring To Slavery As “Involuntary Relocation” In State Grade School Lessons

The Texas Tribune reports: A group of Texas educators have proposed to the Texas State Board of Education that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation” during second grade social studies instruction. The group of nine educators, including a professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is one of many such groups advising the state education board to …

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County Judge Blocks Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: Florida’s new ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy was blocked Thursday by a judge — a day before it was to go into effect. Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled that the restriction would clash with earlier state Supreme Court rulings which concluded that abortion is protected by the Florida constitution’s right …

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Thomas: COVID Vax Is Made With “Aborted Children”

NBC News reports: The Supreme Court declined Thursday to take up a legal challenge brought by health care workers in New York who oppose the state’s vaccine mandate on religious grounds. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch said the court should have taken the case. When the requirement was first imposed last August as a way to help …

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