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Trump Judge: Domestic Abusers May Possess Guns

CNN reports: A federal law that prohibits people subject to domestic violence restraining orders from possessing firearms is unconstitutional, a conservative-leaning appeals court ruled Thursday. The ruling is the latest significant decision dismantling a gun restriction in the wake of the Supreme Court’s expansion of Second Amendment rights last year in the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. …

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Christian School Coach Arrested On Child Sex Charges

CTV News reports: Aaron Benneweis, 46, has been charged by Saskatoon Police with sexual assault and sexual exploitation of a minor while in a position of trust or authority. A former student of Legacy Christian Academy – who CTV can not name because she is an alleged victim of sexual assault – says she came forward to SPS in August …

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Florida Seeks Menstrual Histories Of Student Athletes

The New Republic reports: The Florida High School Athletics Association is standing by its decision to require student athletes to give their schools detailed information about their periods, an unprecedented policy that is raising major concerns about privacy. Despite widespread public outcry, an FHSAA panel not only decided Tuesday night to stand by that change but also recommended the menstrual …

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Pentagon: We’re Tracking Chinese Spy Balloon Over US

CNN reports: The Pentagon is tracking a suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental United States, a senior defense official said on Thursday. The Pentagon has been tracking the balloon for several days as it made its way over the northern United States, Pentagon spokesman Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder said. He added that the US military decided against shooting …

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Santos: I Was Secretly Recorded By Prospective Staffer

Semafor reports: It’s Groundhog Day, but George Santos is worried about a mole. The Congressman told Semafor he expects recordings by a prospective staffer they interviewed this week to be published this evening by progressive news site Talking Points Memo. “He’s violated the trust that we had in him,” Santos said. According to Santos, his office had been in the …

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Kansas Bill Would Criminalize Drag In Front Of Children

The Kansas Reflector reports: The Kansas GOP is testing the waters with new legislation meant to discredit the LGBTQ community, activists say, with bills seeking to criminalize gender-affirming care and drag show performances for children, and a revised ban on transgender athletes. Senate Bill 12, introduced by Sen. Mike Thompson, a Shawnee Republican, and Sen. Mark Steffen, a Hutchinson Republican, …

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GOP Former Rhode Island Mayor Launches WH Bid

The Providence Journal reports: Former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey is jumping back into the political ring as a Republican candidate for president of the United States. There was no immediate response from Rhode Island Republicans to Laffey’s entry into the GOP presidential sweepstakes. Laffey, who moved to Fort Collins, Colorado more than a decade ago after an ill-fated run for …

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ND Catholic Priest Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

Fargo’s KFGO reports: A man who has been under investigation for inappropriate behavior at a Catholic church in Jamestown has been arrested for suspicion of committing sexual exploitation by therapist. According to Jamestown Police, 48-year-old Father Neil Pfeifer was arrested in Rugby, North Dakota on Wednesday. Pfeifer has been under investigation since Jan. 13 when Jamestown Police were contacted by …

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Shapiro Host: Execute Doctors Who Treat Trans Kids

Media Matters has the transcript: Trump also says – as he goes on to say that he would direct the Department of Justice to investigate hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, doctors to find out of they’ve been involved in a cover-up of the horrific long-term side effects of gender transition drugs and surgeries. Now the answer, of course, is yes, they have …

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Bolsonaro Accused Of Plot To Overturn Election Result

Reuters reports: A Brazilian senator said on Thursday that a close ally of former President Jair Bolsonaro tried to persuade the senator to join a conspiracy to overturn the far-right leader’s electoral loss last year. Senator Marcos do Val told a news conference that he had been invited to a meeting on Dec. 9 with then-President Bolsonaro by his associate, …

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