Defying Federal Law, CA Senator Introduces Bill to Force Insurance Companies to Pay for Free Abortions

In defiance of federal law, California already requires all private health insurance plans to include coverage for abortion. Last December, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said it would withhold $200 million from California unless the state changed course. Unconcerned about the threat, Senator Lena Gonzalez wants…

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Supreme Court Slaps Down US Governor Restrictions on Churches, Including Edicts from Newsom

Last Friday, the US Supreme Court handed churches and synagogues in New York a stunning victory over their governor’s discriminatory COVID-19 restrictions on indoor services. The 5-4 majority declared “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten.”  Despite the victory, it was unclear how the New…

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San Francisco Legislator Seeks an End to CA “War on Drugs”

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Ignoring the thousands of lives destroyed every year by illicit drugs, Senator Wiener (D-San Francisco) recently announced on Twitter his intent to end California’s “war on drugs.” Encouraged by the recent decriminalization of some psychedelic drugs in Oregon and Washington D.C., Wiener plans to start his new crusade by introducing…

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