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Arizona GOP’s latest abortion strategy: Restrict, restrict, restrict

Arizona GOP’s latest abortion strategy: Restrict, restrict, restrict

After a conservative majority of the Arizona Supreme Court ruled April 9 to uphold an antiquated near-total abortion ban from 1864, the shockwaves on both sides of the political aisle were immediate and obvious. Democrats decried the court’s decision, vowing to redouble efforts to pass an amendment to the state’s constitution. If passed, the Arizona Abortion Access Act would effectively negate the court’s ruling and guarantee abortion access to all Arizona citizens. Republicans faced a far different political quandary. Sensing dire peril to their electoral prospects in November,…

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What happens when emergency rooms refuse to treat pregnant women

What happens when emergency rooms refuse to treat pregnant women

One woman miscarried in the restroom lobby of a Texas emergency room as front desk staff refused to admit her. Another woman learned that her fetus had no heartbeat at a Florida hospital, the day after a security guard turned her away from the facility. And in North Carolina, a woman gave birth in a car after an emergency room couldn’t offer an ultrasound. The baby later died. Complaints that pregnant women were turned away from U.S. emergency rooms spiked…

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The Downballot: Dems are crushing the GOP in fundraising—again (transcript)

The Downballot: Dems are crushing the GOP in fundraising—again (transcript)

It’s an old story, but it never gets old: Democrats just whooped Republicans in fundraising—again. This week on “The Downballot” podcast, we’re running through some of the most eye-popping numbers Democrats hauled in during the first quarter of the year (Sherrod Brown! Jon Tester! Colin Allred!) and the comparatively weak performances we’re seeing from Republicans almost across the board. The GOP hopes to make up the gap by relying on self-funders, but a campaign without a strong fundraising network can…

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DeSantis ratchets up the rhetoric against ‘weaponization’ of school book challenges

DeSantis ratchets up the rhetoric against ‘weaponization’ of school book challenges

‘They’re going to be holding many principals or teachers accountable,’ governor says by Michael Moline, Florida Phoenix   The DeSantis administration plans to punish teachers and principals deemed to be exploiting public school book challenges to, in the governor’s view, “weaponize” Florida’s parental rights laws. DeSantis leveled that charge Monday during a news conference in Pensacola. On Tuesday, he raised it again during a second news conference in Jacksonville, where he signed legislation restricting nonparents to one book challenge per…

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WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Columbia Chant Pro-Terror Slogans

WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Columbia Chant Pro-Terror Slogans

Protesters at Columbia University chanted explicitly pro-terror slogans this week, calling for the killing of Israeli soldiers, as they occupied the campus illegally — even after a wave of arrests by the New York Police Department. The video of the The post WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Columbia Chant Pro-Terror Slogans appeared first on Breitbart. Powered by WPeMatico

Columbia Rabbi Tells Jewish Students to Leave for Their Own Safety

Columbia Rabbi Tells Jewish Students to Leave for Their Own Safety

An Orthodox rabbi who serves the Jewish community at Columbia University sent a message to Jewish students this weekend urging them to leave campus for their own safety in the midst of pro-terror, pro-Palestinian demonstrations. The post Columbia Rabbi Tells Jewish Students to Leave for Their Own Safety appeared first on Breitbart. Powered by WPeMatico

WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Yale Tear Down American Flag

WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Yale Tear Down American Flag

Anti-Israel protesters at Yale University tore down an American flag on Friday night as they occupied the campus in what Jewish students have called an act of intimidation against them and against the university. The post WATCH: Anti-Israel Protesters at Yale Tear Down American Flag appeared first on Breitbart. Powered by WPeMatico

Dem Rep Khanna: I Would Vote to Protect Speaker Johnson

Dem Rep Khanna: I Would Vote to Protect Speaker Johnson

Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that he would vote to table any motion to vacate House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) because he advanced a foreign aid package with separate bills to support Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. The post Dem Rep Khanna: I Would Vote to Protect Speaker Johnson appeared first on Breitbart. Powered by WPeMatico