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Landlord Set To Yank Lease On Boebert’s Restaurant

The Daily Beast reports: Shooters Grill, the gun-themed Hooters parody restaurant that put Rifle, Colorado, on the map and elevated Boebert to local celebrity status, has run into some trouble with its new landlord—a marijuana retailer. Boebert told The Daily Beast that she and her husband, Jayson Boebert, had been surprised to receive the notice last week announcing that their …

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Trumper Loses Bid To Boot Criminal Lobbying Charges

Reuters reports: A billionaire fundraiser for former U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday lost a bid to dismiss criminal charges he lobbied the U.S. government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates without disclosing his affiliation. Thomas Barrack, the former head of investment management firm Colony Capital and chair of Trump’s inaugural committee, had pleaded not guilty to charges of …

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NY Gov Blasts “Shocking” SCOTUS Ruling On Guns

Spectrum News has the transcript: Does everyone understand what a concealed weapon means? That you have no forewarning. That someone can hide a weapon on them and go into our subways, go into our grocery stores, like stores up in Buffalo, New York, where I’m from. Go into a school in Parkland or Uvalde, This could place millions of New …

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Court Okays $1B Settlement In Florida Condo Collapse

NBC News reports: A judge gave final approval Thursday to a settlement topping $1 billion for victims of the collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building that killed 98 people, one of the deadliest building failures in U.S. history. The decision by Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman came a day before the one-year anniversary of the Champlain Towers South disaster …

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Biden Admin Proposes Protections For LGBTQ Students

The Associated Press reports: The Biden administration proposed a dramatic overhaul of campus sexual assault rules on Thursday, acting to expand protections for LGBTQ students, bolster the rights of victims and widen colleges’ responsibilities in addressing sexual misconduct. The proposal, announced on the 50th anniversary of the Title IX women’s rights law, is intended to replace a set of controversial …

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FDA Orders Juul Brand To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes

The New York Times reports: The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul to stop selling e-cigarettes on the U.S. market, a profoundly damaging blow to a once-popular company whose brand was blamed for the teenage vaping crisis. The order affects all of Juul’s products on the U.S. market, the overwhelming source of the company’s sales. Juul’s sleek vaping …

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SCOTUS Rules To Protect Cops From Miranda Violations

CNN reports: The Supreme Court limited the ability to enforce Miranda rights in a ruling Thursday that said that suspects who are not warned about their right to remain silent cannot sue a police officer for damages under federal civil rights law even if the evidence was ultimately used against them in their criminal trial. The court’s ruling will cut …

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SCOTUS Strikes Down New York State Gun Restriction

The Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court struck down a New York law Thursday that only lets firearm owners receive a concealed carry license if they have “proper cause,” a blow to gun control advocates that marks the court’s most significant Second Amendment ruling in over a decade and could roll back gun control measures across the country. The court’s …

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Quislings To Leopards: How Dare You Eat Our Faces!

Log Cabin head Charles Moran writes for USA Today: Dozens of gay Texas conservatives traveled to Houston last weekend to join their fellow Republicans at the Texas GOP convention. As members of the Log Cabin Republicans, the nation’s largest organization representing LGBT conservatives and their allies, these convention attendees were unapologetically and energetically pro-America First, pro-God, pro-gun, pro-Trump and fired …

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Michigan Bill: 10-Year Sentence For Abortion Providers

The Detroit Free Press reports: A handful of House Republican lawmakers want to create lengthy new prison sentences for Michigan abortion providers and those creating or distributing abortion-inducing medication, filing legislation Wednesday in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court erasing federal abortion rights as soon as this week. The measure, led by state Rep. Steve Carra, R-Three Rivers, clarifies the …

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