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The Supreme Court blocks the creation of another predominantly black congressional district in Louisiana in 2022

The Supreme Court blocks the creation of another predominantly black congressional district in Louisiana in 2022

The Supreme Court on Tuesday postponed a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 election to increase blacks’ voting power. When the three Liberal judges disagreed, the Supreme Court short-circuited an order from a federal judge to establish a black congressional district with a second majority in Louisiana. The …

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The Supreme Court’s abortion ruling sets in motion new court battles

The Supreme Court’s abortion ruling sets in motion new court battles

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Judges blocked a temporary abortion ban on Monday in Louisiana and Utah, while a federal court in South Carolina said a law sharply restricting the procedure would take effect immediately as the fight over whether women can quit pregnancies, moved from the country’s highest level. the right to courthouses around the …

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Focus shifts to “trigger laws” and state courts in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade

Focus shifts to “trigger laws” and state courts in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade

That fall of Roe v. Wade moved the abortion battlefield to courthouses around the country on Monday as one side quickly sought to enforce state-wide bans and the other sought to stop or at least postpone such measures. Much of the court’s activity on Monday focused on “trigger laws, “ adopted in 13 states which …

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Louisiana and Utah are triggering laws banning abortions temporarily blocked by the courts

Louisiana and Utah are triggering laws banning abortions temporarily blocked by the courts

An abortion rights activist is holding a bar during nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court ruling proposing the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion rights at Duncan Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 14, 2022. Kathleen Flynn | Reuters Judges in Louisiana and Utah on Monday temporarily blocked a …

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Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers blocked while the appellate court reconsiders its own decision

Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers blocked while the appellate court reconsiders its own decision

In a reversal for President Biden, a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday agreed to reconsider its own April decision that allowed the administration to demand that federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans dismisses an earlier decision by a …

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TikTok user says she has received obscene exposure for shorts, crop top outfit

TikTok user says she has received obscene exposure for shorts, crop top outfit

A woman said she received an obscene exposure at a music festival in Winnfield, Louisiana, earlier this month to wear a crop top and shorts, the Shreveport Times reported. Casey LaCaze-Lachney showed off the alleged outfit, a black crop top and denim shorts, in a TikTok video to his followers. In response, the Winnfield Police …

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Louisiana’s governor signs a bill criminalizing abortion providers if Roe overthrows

Louisiana’s governor signs a bill criminalizing abortion providers if Roe overthrows

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will testify at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing to investigate offshore energy development in federal waters and leasing under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, in the Dirksen Senate office building on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Tom Williams | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty pictures Governor John …

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Louisiana’s governor strikes at abortion pills, triggers trigger ban

Louisiana’s governor strikes at abortion pills, triggers trigger ban

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a rare anti-abortion Democrat, signed two laws last week aiming at abortion ahead of the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade. One of the new measures prohibits doctors from prescribing medication abortions over the phone or online, which requires patients to personally go to a provider and take the …

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