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March 28, 2019 - 8:14 am
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has signed a bill that would make it illegal for a person to have sex with an animal in the state. The bill defines the illegal interaction as "any act committed between a person and an animal for the purpose of sexual arousal, sexual gratification, abuse or financial...
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March 26, 2019 - 8:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri House lawmakers have passed legislation to allow public schools to offer elective social studies classes on the Bible. The Republican-led House voted 95-52 to pass the bill Monday. Related: Missouri House passes bill to ban abortions after heartbeat Some critics...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:47 am
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. Bryant's action came despite a...
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March 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump...
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March 07, 2019 - 9:21 am
Workers making federal minimum wage could see their salaries double in the next five years. That is if House Democrats get their way. The House Committee on Education and Labor on Wednesday advanced a bill to raise the U.S. wage minimum from $7.25 to $15 per hour by 2024. However, before the...
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(Dreamstime)
February 04, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The state of Hawaii could ban cigarette sales if a current bill is passed. The legislation would gradually raise the age someone can buy cigarettes. The minimum age would go to 30 years old in 2020, 40 in 2021, 50 in 2022, 60 in 2023 and 100 years old in 2024. The new law would not apply to e-cigs...
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