Report raises alarm on ‘insidious’ effort to undermine US democracy

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

State legislatures using gerrymandering, voter suppression, misinformation and intimidation to make voting more difficult


Alabama passes bills to target trans minors and LGBTQ classroom discussion

NBC News 06:08 08.04

The Legislature passed two bills to limit transgender minors' access to health care and bathrooms and to bar classroom discussion of LGBTQ identities.


Alabama passes bills targeting trans minors and LGBTQ classroom discussion

NBC News 03:08 08.04

The state Legislature passed two bills that limit transgender minors' access to health care and bathrooms, and bar classroom discussion of LGBTQ identities.


Kentucky Governor Vetoes Transgender Sports Bill

NyTimes 09:07 07.04

The State Legislature, which is dominated by Republicans, may override the veto. Twelve states have enacted legislation barring young transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports.


Oklahoma Legislature passes bill to make performing abortions a felony

NBC News 06:08 06.04

Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican, said he would sign any anti-abortion rights bill that comes to him.


The Oklahoma legislature’s near-total ban on abortion, explained

Vox 03:10 06.04

Republican lawmakers passed a bill subjecting abortion providers to criminal penalties in most cases.


Ariana Grande pledges to match up to $1.5 million to fight anti-trans bills

NBC News 21:07 01.04

"Right now there are hundreds of disgraceful bills pending in state legislature that target trans youth and aim to curb their rights," the singer wrote on Instagram.


Kentucky Passes Legislation Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks

NyTimes 15:08 31.03

The measure, approved by the Republican-controlled legislature, mirrors the Mississippi law now before the Supreme Court.


Oregon Ends Residency Requirement for Medically Assisted Deaths

NyTimes 06:07 30.03

In resolution of a federal lawsuit, state health authorities agreed on Monday to stop enforcing the residency requirement and to ask the Legislature to remove it from the law.


G.O.P. Presses for Greater Edge on Florida and Ohio Congressional Maps

NyTimes 21:06 29.03

In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a map drawn by his fellow Republicans in the Legislature. In Ohio, Republicans closed in on a G.O.P.-friendly map for the midterm elections.


Utah Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Transgender Athlete Bill

NyTimes 03:08 26.03

The measure bars transgender athletes from competing in girls’ sports. Lawmakers expect it to be challenged in courts.


Utah Legislature overrides governor's veto of transgender sports ban bill

NBC News 00:08 26.03

Utah is now the 12th state to implement bans targeting transgender athletes.


Arizona Legislature passes 15-week abortion ban

NBC News 03:07 25.03

The bill now goes to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, who has signed every piece of anti-abortion legislation that has reached his desk since he took office in 2015.


'My kid's mental health is more important': Indiana family fears impending trans athlete ban

NBC News 18:07 24.03

Gov. Eric Holcomb vetoed a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing on female sports teams, but the Legislature could override his veto. 


Indiana family fears battle over state's transgender athlete ban isn't over

NBC News 15:07 24.03

Gov. Eric Holcomb vetoed a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing on female sports teams, but the Legislature could override his veto. 


How gerrymandering allows a purple state to promote Trump’s big lie

The Guardian 12:11 24.03

Wisconsin Republicans emboldened by untouchable majority in state legislature are promoting extreme antidemocratic laws


Child Care: New York’s Next Big-Ticket Budget Priority

NyTimes 12:08 21.03

Gov. Kathy Hochul and the State Legislature have plans to significantly increase spending on child care and to make more families eligible for subsidies.


From Churchill to Pearl Harbor, Zelenskiy’s speeches push the right buttons abroad

The Guardian 21:13 17.03

Analysis: Ukrainian leader’s addresses to foreign legislatures focus on each country’s history


In Reversal, Guatemala Shelves Anti-Abortion Law

NyTimes 03:09 16.03

President Alejandro Giammattei said he would veto the bill days after his allies pushed it through the legislature, a move that surprised analysts, human rights activists and officials.


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