Featured, Health DC clears Allen Park homeless encampment after councilmembers called for eviction moratorium WASHINGTON – After multiple delays, the District began clearing a longstanding homeless encampment in Allen Park Thursday morning, as part of a widely criticized pilot program to place encampment residents into housing accommodations. A large waste ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Politics, Science + Technology Federal Agency Reps Push Biden Proposal to Classify Fentanyl-Related Substances as Schedule I Drugs WASHINGTON – As overdose deaths in America continue to reach record highs, lawmakers convened Thursday to discuss how best to tackle the issue at one of its most dangerous sources: the alarming influx of fentanyl ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Living, Social Justice Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits WASHINGTON — The long-held precedent of upholding abortion rights, as established in Roe v. Wade, appeared more vulnerable following oral arguments on Wednesday over the legality of Mississippi’s near total ban on the procedure. State ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Politics, Social Justice Video: Justices’ Questions Suggest Court Could Uphold Mississippi Abortion Ban, Overturning 50 Years of Precedent WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade. The justices heard from lawyers arguing in favor of a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks. ... CONTINUE READING

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