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Editor’s note: This story previously twisted what the law required a plaintiff to prove in court in order to sue a company whose employee caused injury or death in a collision. This has been corrected below. AUSTIN (KXAN) – On her lunch break after her teaching job in South Austin, Christina Sauceda was on her …

Reply: Some states have already turned to citizens to enforce the new laws. A Missouri law that came into effect last week allows citizens to sue local law enforcement officials whose officers knowingly enforce federal gun laws. Police and Sheriff departments can face fines of up to $ 50,000 per occurrence. The law has been …

The House passed a law on Friday to guarantee access to abortion nationwide after the Supreme Court earlier this month refused to block a Texas law that bans the procedure in almost all cases. The bill passed along party lines, 218-211, with only one conservative Democrat, Representative Henry Cuellar (Texas), voting against. He is now …

The concept of ‘hostile workplace’ seems to be at the heart of Salesforce announces they will fund the move of any employee who finds Texas’ new law restricting abortion objectionable. Interestingly, Benioff, president of Salesforce, didn’t just apply this to female employees and that the initial version did not specify Texas but “any state”. While …

The fateful step of the Supreme Court in the judicialization of abortion in 1973 effectively removed it from the political process for almost half a century. The passionate sentiments of Americans on the matter were shifted from legislative disputes (where they belonged) to the makeup of the Supreme Court, resulting in the crass, overtly political, …

Greg and Sally Schmoll After Sally Schmoll was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2016, she learned that Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder was a cause of the disease known as “the silent killer.” Growing up without central air conditioning in the sweltering heat of St. Louis before moving to Indianapolis, she had used the powder …

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – A new Texas law provides funding to school districts that want or already have distance learning programs if their students have met certain prior learning criteria. Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 15 comes into force Last week. In order for a school to qualify, its students applying to learn outside the …

DALLAS (AP) – Gov. Greg Abbott, in defending a virtual abortion ban in Texas, says women and girls who are raped will not be forced to give birth because the new law “provides at least six weeks for that a person is able to have an abortion. But that’s not how pregnancy works. Texas law …