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New laws take effect in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Aug. 1 brings a gaggle of new laws for Minnesota, ranging from the little-discussed (such as establishing Cesar Chavez Day in Minnesota every March 31) to the hard-fought (raising the state’s minimum wage). 458 more words

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Michigan Legislature Protects Breastfeeding Mothers

The debate has raged for decades: whether new mothers should be allowed to breastfeed their babies in public. Restaurants have refused to serve them or asked them to leave while feminists have called it natural and urged them to stay. 295 more words

Criminal Case

Michigan to Create Meth Users Registry

Drug use, especially meth, carries with it a stigma that can cause addicts to lose jobs, homes, and family support. But imagine if after serving your sentence and getting clean and sober, the cashier at the pharmacist could still label you as a user and refuse to serve you. 441 more words

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THE UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION VOTED TO LET 46,290 FEDERAL PRISONS APPLY TO GET OUT OF PRISON SOONER!

The United States Sentencing Commission just voted to let 46,290 federal prisoners apply to get out of prison sooner. The vote applied the Sentencing Commission’s latest reductions in federal sentencing guidelines, 140 more words

New Laws That Allow The Government to Seize Savings Deposits During a Crisis

Behind the veneer of “all is well” being promoted by both world Governments and the Mainstream Media, the political elite have begun implementing legislation that will permit them to freeze accounts and use your savings to prop up insolvent banks. 940 more words

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New Data Laws To Be Rushed In

New powers to access phone and internet records are being pushed through Parliament. These new emergency laws will give the police and security services the powers to access people’s internet and phone records. 224 more words

Politics

USDA Animal Care Creates New Process for Appealing Animal Welfare Act Inspection Reports

Seems we may have created enough of a ruckus over several issues with the USDA/APHIS inspections (Joe Speaks Out has hit a nerve!!!) that we are being heard loud and clear. 935 more words