gatherings Citi Landmark

Local protests gather to rebuke Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Reading now: 954
www.fox29.com

PHILADELPHIA - Local protests gathered Friday to rebuke the United States' Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v.

Wade, giving states the power to ban or otherwise limit abortion.Pro-choice protesters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania flooded the area outside Republican state representative Brian Fitzpatrick hours after the landmark ruling.

A grassroots organizer with Indivisibles Bucks County called it a "difficult day" and urged residents to vote in the upcoming November election. "We have an election coming up in Pennsylvania and we have to keep abortions safe and legal in this state," she said. "It's very important on this really difficult day to get people activated and energized to vote for people who will keep abortions safe and legal in Pennsylvania." Pro-choice protesters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania flooded the area outside Republican state representative Brian Fitzpatrick hours after the landmark ruling.

Read more on fox29.com
The website covid-19.rehab is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

Gotabaya Rajapaksa - Kumara Dissanayake - IGPs intel letter to Defence Sec: JVP & FSP condemn efforts to stifle protests - newsfirst.lk
newsfirst.lk
84%
875
IGPs intel letter to Defence Sec: JVP & FSP condemn efforts to stifle protests
COLOMBO (News 1st): The JVP and the Frontline Socialists Party have condemned a letter purportedly sent by the IGP to the Defence Secretary, that included intelligence related content.JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said the IGP had sent a letter to the Defence Secretary on the 27th of June 2022, stating that on the 5th and 6th of July a foreing intelligence service will attempt to detonate bombs in either the north or south, during the Black Tiger commemoration.He said that the letter notes that it is attempted to blame the LTTE for these attacks, and that the VIPs in the north, and staff from foreign agencies have been told NOT to attend any event on those two days.Dissanayake said the government must disclose to the country the information that it received, and how the information was received, and if not is this an attempt to suppress the dissent against the government.He said that the letter also notes that the JVP and other opposition groups are attempting to launch attacks on politicians and MPs.Anura Kumara Dissanayake said these attempts being made to curtail the people’s protests agains the government.He alleged the government rather than solving the issues in the country, is merely attempting to tarnish the various political movements through such petty efforts, or may be event wanting to create such a situation in the country.Duminda Nagamuwa from the Frontline Socialist Party also speaking on the same letter to the Defence Secretary alleged that the government prepared such letters, and the government launches the said attacks mentioned in the letter.He said following the next protest President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be forced to step down, and these measures are being taken to crackdown on
Vegan Florida mother convicted of starving toddler to death with strict raw fruits, vegetables diet - fox29.com - state Florida - county Lee
fox29.com
70%
367
Vegan Florida mother convicted of starving toddler to death with strict raw fruits, vegetables diet
Sheila O'Leary is facing life in prison. (Lee County Sheriff's Office) LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A vegan mother is facing life in prison for murdering her 18-month-old child who starved to death on a strict raw fruit and vegetable diet. A Florida jury convicted Sheila O’Leary, 39, on Wednesday of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter, child abuse and two counts of child neglect in the death of her son, Ezra.Ezra weighed 17 pounds – seven pounds below average – when he died in his sleep in 2019.Following Ezra’s death, Sheila and her husband, Ryan, told authorities that the family followed a strict vegan diet limited to "only raw fruits and vegetables" and "breast milk," according to News Press.At the time of Ezra’s death, their three other children – all under the age of 11 – were suffering from malnutrition and dehydration. MORE NEWS: 'She was fighting the shark': Mom of Florida teen attacked by shark describes terrifying ordealO’Leary told detectives that her son did not eat for a week and that he was "having trouble sleeping the night prior to his death."During the Lee County trial on Wednesday, prosecutor Francine Donnorummo, special victims unit chief at the state attorney's office, used O’Leary’s Google searches at the time Ezra’s health declined as evidence against her. Donnorummo emphasized Ezra’s condition was chronic as O’Leary failed to provide her child with food and health care, according to News Press."This was a thought-out, planned course of action," Donnorummo said.
Greg Abbott - Trucking company says 18-wheeler with 51 dead migrants inside was 'cloned' by human smugglers - fox29.com - state Texas - city San Antonio - Mexico - county Rio Grande
fox29.com
44%
231
Trucking company says 18-wheeler with 51 dead migrants inside was 'cloned' by human smugglers
DALLAS - Newly-revealed details show how the smugglers who drove migrants into Texas likely pretended to be drivers for a legitimate company.The death toll has now climbed to 51 after dozens of migrants were found dead inside of a hot 18-wheeler near San Antonio Monday afternoon.Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to speak Wednesday afternoon about the discovery of smuggled migrants found dead in an 18-wheeler.It's unclear if he'll provide answers about how that truck got across the border and whether the migrants were in the truck prior to crossing.It turns out the smugglers may have been using a technique where the smuggling truck was masked as a legitimate freight truck.The abandoned 18-wheeler was first noticed by a city worker Monday evening when they heard a cry for help. LATEST: Death toll rises to 51 after migrants found in abandoned tractor-trailer in TexasInside, there was a horrible discovery: 51 undocumented migrants dead in what’s likely the deadliest tragedy involving migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico.The driver of the truck and two others were arrested, according to Congressman Henry Cuellar, who represents the area.Texas Department of Transportation numbers emblazoned on the side of the truck link it to a small company in the Rio Grande Valley.
Temple Trees - Johnston Fernando - Appeal Court rejects Johnston’s petition seeking to prevent his arrest - newsfirst.lk - Sri Lanka
newsfirst.lk
64%
517
Appeal Court rejects Johnston’s petition seeking to prevent his arrest
COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Court of Appeal rejected a writ application filed by Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando on Tuesday (21), who was seeking an order to prevent his arrest.The Court of Appeal while dismissing the application said that no warrant had been issued by the Magistrate’s Court to arrest the petitioner, at the time the application was filed with the court.It added that the it is not reasonable for the petitioner to raise an argument that he was unaware of any suspicion against him on a possible crime.The Court of Appeal is of the view that the Magistrate is the best person to assay the said speech made by the petitioner at Temple Trees, to arrive at a decision to as to whether the petitioner had committed an offense.The Court of Appeal noted that there is no reason to interfere in to the prosecutorial discretion of the Attorney General in this case as there is no blatant error made by the Attorney General in his decisions and prima facie, no evidence is available to show that he has exceeded his powers.In the circumstances, the Court of Appeal said it is of the view that it is not possible for this Court to arrive at a decision that the Petitioner has satisfied the minimum threshold requirement which warrants this Court to issue formal notice of this application to Respondents, and thus refused the application of the Petitioner for notice.On 09.06.2022, Court has directed the Petitioner to surrender before the learned Magistrate of the Fort Magistrate’s Court before 8.00 pm on the same day, and the Petitioner has surrendered complying to the said order of this Court.However, the Petitioner surrendering to Court on 09.06.2022 cannot be considered as a voluntary surrender and the Petitioner has
DMCA