Merrick Garland’s Mention of the FDA Hints at One Possible Way to Fight Restrictions on Abortion Pills

On the heels of the Supreme Court decision that struck down the national right to abortion, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a statement proclaiming that the Justice Department disagrees with the verdict. In addition to vowing to “work tirelessly to protect and advance reproductive freedom,” it indicated a potential avenue for the legal fight for… Continue reading Merrick Garland’s Mention of the FDA Hints at One Possible Way to Fight Restrictions on Abortion Pills

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L.A. County public health officials confirm communal transmission of monkeypox

The Los Angeles County Public Health Department confirmed Friday the existence of monkeypox cases that were transmitted within the community. Public health officials said several of the 22 cases reported in Los Angeles County have no history of international or out-of-state travel, meaning the cases likely originated in the county. The disease does not spread… Continue reading L.A. County public health officials confirm communal transmission of monkeypox

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Suspected drug dealer charged with having ‘enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people’

A suspected drug dealer from Fullerton was charged for possessing enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people — nearly four times the population of Orange County, prosecutors said Friday. CHP seized 20 kilos of fentanyl, $250,000 in fentanyl pills, and 122 grams of meth from Alfonso Gomez-Santana’s home. (O.C. District Attorney’s Office) Alfonso Gomez-Santana, 60,… Continue reading Suspected drug dealer charged with having ‘enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people’

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Third-base coach Joe McEwing catching heat for runners getting thrown out at home

Chicago White Sox’s Gavin Sheets right, is about to be tagged out at home by Baltimore Orioles catcher Adley Rutschman during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2022, in Chicago. The Orioles won 4-0. Paul Beaty/AP White Sox third-base coach Joe McEwing is receiving increasing fan criticism with each runner that… Continue reading Third-base coach Joe McEwing catching heat for runners getting thrown out at home

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Dobbs abortion ruling fallout: We can’t, won’t forget the day the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade

Protesters march in downtown Chicago Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Sun-Times If you are a woman, it’s likely you will remember what you were doing on the day the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. I got the news from just as I was about… Continue reading Dobbs abortion ruling fallout: We can’t, won’t forget the day the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade

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People in Chicago ponder Roe reversal

Chicagoans (from left) Jamie Macpherson, Dave Gonzalez, Becca Schwartz and Karissa Kosman in Humboldt Park. Michael Loria/Sun-Times Jamie Macpherson was in mid-battle when she heard her constitutional right to an abortion had been taken away. Macpherson, a 34-year-old Chicago teacher, was in Humboldt Park attending a course in stage combat, and the Supreme Court’s decision… Continue reading People in Chicago ponder Roe reversal

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Supreme Court takes us backwards as a nation by overturning Roe v. Wade

People protest in response to the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health overturns the landmark 50-year-old Roe v Wade case and erases a federal right to an abortion. Getty The writing… Continue reading Supreme Court takes us backwards as a nation by overturning Roe v. Wade

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Indiana GOP Leaders Expect Anti-Abortion Action This Summer

Top Indiana Republicans said Friday that they expect to see action toward tightening the state’s abortion law during the Legislature’s special session that is set to start next month. Leaders of the Republican-dominated Legislature said they were glad the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling returned decisions on regulation abortion to the states. Republican… Continue reading Indiana GOP Leaders Expect Anti-Abortion Action This Summer

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Roe V. Wade Overturned: White Sox’ Liam Hendriks Sounds Off on Decision

Hendriks sounds off on Supreme Court reversing Roe v. Wade originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Liam Hendriks sounded off on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which will pave the way for states to ban abortions. The White Sox closer shared his thoughts on 670 The Score on Friday, and called… Continue reading Roe V. Wade Overturned: White Sox’ Liam Hendriks Sounds Off on Decision

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Disney, other companies vow to cover employees’ out-of-state abortions

The Walt Disney Co., publishing giant Conde Nast and the investment firm JPMorgan Chase were among the major American companies that pledged on Friday to cover travel costs for employees seeking out-of-state abortions, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade.

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Tall Ship Festival returns to Brockville

More than 5,000 deck tour passports have been sold which as twice as many sold when the Blue Nose was in Brockville for the Tall Ships Festival three years ago.

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All Star snub? Candace Parker ‘very surprised’ Courtney Vandersloot wasn’t voted starter

AP LOS ANGELES — When the All-Star starters were announced, Courtney Vandersloot was noticeably missing from the list. She’s expected to be among the reserves, the pool of players voted on by WNBA coaches, but was eighth among guards in voting by fans, media and players. “I was very surprised,” said Candace Parker, who was… Continue reading All Star snub? Candace Parker ‘very surprised’ Courtney Vandersloot wasn’t voted starter

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Chicago Dobbs abortion ruling reaction: They had abortions years ago, see Supreme Court’s rollback of abortion access as a pivotal moment

Catherine Walker (from left), Devetta and Amy had abortions years ago and talk about the impact of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling striking down Roe vs. Wade. Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times More than four decades after having an abortion, Amy isn’t sure whether protesting will be enough to ensure others will one day again have the… Continue reading Chicago Dobbs abortion ruling reaction: They had abortions years ago, see Supreme Court’s rollback of abortion access as a pivotal moment

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Chicago Park District vows to open some pools July 5 — but won’t say how many

The Chicago Park District pool in Portage Park, locked up earlier this month. Brian Rich/Sun-Times The Chicago Park District has “every intention” of opening at least some of its shuttered pools on July 5, but how many will actually be open depends on how many lifeguards it can hire and train in the coming days. … Continue reading Chicago Park District vows to open some pools July 5 — but won’t say how many

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Picture Chicago: Sun-Times photos you might have missed

A crowd gathers at Federal Plaza after the Supreme Court’s ruling Friday overturning Roe v. Wade. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Sun-Times A parade-goer laughs while holding a flag during the West Garfield Park Juneteenth Parade June 18 along Central Park Avenue in West Garfield Park. Pat Nabong/Sun-Times Ald. Carrie Austin (34th) reacts to a legislative… Continue reading Picture Chicago: Sun-Times photos you might have missed

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David Bote discusses mystery setback as Cubs activate him, DFA Jonathan Villar

The Cubs activated infielder David Bote (left shoulder surgery) from the 60-day IL on Friday. File photo. AP Photos ST. LOUIS – The Cubs reinstated infielder David Bote from the 60-day IL on Friday, after a winding road back to health. He rejoined the Cubs lineup for the first time since late September.  “I’m just… Continue reading David Bote discusses mystery setback as Cubs activate him, DFA Jonathan Villar

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