In his response, sanders first spoke of his role as chairman of the us senate committee on veterans affairs and how he worked to expand veterans healthcare and ensure veterans got all their benefits sanders went on to say, “ what you are describing to me seems to be an outrage if people put their. John kasich, would prevent a woman from ending a pregnancy because of a down syndrome diagnosis it does so by criminalizing any kasich signed before it, this ban is just another thinly veiled attempt to push abortion out of reach and interfere in a woman's personal decision it's also unconstitutional. Raleigh – democrat lawmakers held a press conference monday at the nc general assembly to outline a package of gun control and school safety after all, sen mckissick said this proposal was merely an incremental step in the process, and suggested that they'd look to go further in the near future. 'we protested in the name of all citizens who dream of peace' as us vice president mike pence began his speech at the knesset tuesday, israeli arab lawmakers pulled out signs protesting the address before being escorted out by security full text: us vice president mike pence's speech at. Mantoloking, nj – federal, state and local elected officials joined new jersey environmental leaders and concerned citizens today at the base of a bridge destroyed by superstorm sandy to oppose proposed cuts to the budgets of the environmental protection agency and the interior department that. There are protests all over the country on monday may 14th join one near you want to make your voice heard check out the map below to find a protest or a meeting with a representative in your state and if there are no events in your area, consider organizing one logo sorry, you are using an outdated browser.
State lawmakers announce 30-state push for commonsense laws to prevent individuals likely to harm themselves or others from accessing guns brian kavanagh march 02 if all 30 additional states passed erpo bills, 83% of americans would be protected by this legislation the bills would create a. Critics say the controversial legislation, also known as hr 620, would severely damage accessibility protections laid out in the 27-year-old landmark americans with disabilities act the vote was split mostly along party lines with a dozen democrats joining nearly all house republicans voting in favor of. Elijah e cummings, the ranking democratic member of the house oversight committee, called upon republicans to join an effort to seek documents from the trump administration on what it knows about the oct 4 ambush that killed four soldiers.
If all of us work together, if all of us put our voices out there, if all of us put our minds to it, our impact would be so much bigger that what anybody else is doing at the moment, said smith related: florida students call on lawmakers for tighter gun laws after deadly shooting some students say there. The senate homeland security and transportation committee passed a resolution tuesday to study which time zone indiana's counties should fall under. Students at thousands of schools across the united states walked out of class wednesday morning to pressure congress and state lawmakers to pass gun control laws more than 2,500 students had planned to join the national school walkout out at 10 am in every time zone, according to organizers. The legislators, joined by staff members and young people, stood in silence for 17 minutes in homage to the 17 people who lost their lives at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, fla, last month state lawmakers walk out of the capitol in support of students protests today on gun control pictwittercom/.
Fort lauderdale, fla — early thursday, dozens of bleary-eyed teenagers wearing matching maroon t-shirts gathered in an airport terminal here to head out of town, even though schoolwork was piling up at the end of the academic quarter the floridians fretted about how cold it would be at their. Survivors of the deadly school shooting in parkland, florida joined lawmakers in washington tuesday to push for the stop school violence act as a mom and a grandma, all of us expect that when our children go to school they'll be safe and come home at night, she said the bill would pay to train.
The effects of these four proposals would extend past future employment to all current federal retirees and employees, breaking a promise to current the american people from all threats, diseases and dangerous condition, cutting their pay would only effectively [push] those skilled people out of the civil. Democrats and republicans could not find agreement to keep the government running by the friday night deadline -- but bills were in progress today to continue to pay the military for the duration of the shutdown the last paychecks to service members went out on jan 15, and the next will come due feb. They both decried the gun lobby's influence in washington and asked lawmakers to pass a bill addressing bump stocks “i feel if all of us could share our stories,” gaafar said, “hopefully we could kind of just push the ball a little bit more forward to actually have some real change, to make sure this doesn't. Malcolm jenkins, anquan boldin and other players met with congress this week to push for legislation that leads to improved relationships between minority communities and local police joining them in the outreach effort this week are lions cornerback johnson bademosi and donte stallworth, a former nfl receiver.
Dozens of somerville students are walking out of school wednesday morning as part of a movement to push for more gun control from lawmakers. As washington bickers over raising taxes, north carolina has joined a growing list of states that are moving in the opposite direction by looking to eliminate the income tax altogether. A group of students who survived a massacre at their florida high school is optimistic that their anti-gun message will be heard by the state's republican politicians a busload of students headed to tallahassee tuesday in hopes of pushing legislators to adopt stricter gun control laws in the wake of the.
Walter jones, r-nc, and justin amash, r-mich, are cosponsors of the bill that democrats are hoping to get passed in the house over expected republican opposition because democrats don't control the chamber, they are circulating a discharge petition that they hope a majority of members will sign. Teenage activists' next big push on gun control thousands turned out for rallies in washington, dc, and hundreds of cities across the united states national school walkout, which honored the victims of the parkland shooting one month ago and called on lawmakers to pass gun control legislation. Republican lawmakers in pennsylvania are expected to join a forthcoming lawsuit challenging the state's new congressional maps, new lines that are expected to improve the democratic party's chances in about a half-dozen districts currently held by the gop republicans are planning to push back. Some lawmakers, disturbed by instances of pregnant girls heading to the courthouse to marry older men, argue that marriage licenses should not be given to should be able to approve young marriages in exceptional circumstances, such as a pregnancy or in cases when someone is joining the military.
Six measures, all requiring voter approval, would undercut the clout of private and public-sector labor unions by prohibiting collection of so-called “fair share” fees in lieu of dues from workers who refuse to join a union and forbidding union spending of dues or fees on political activity without workers. Despite immense pressure to act, members of congress are badly divided and prospects for consequential agreement seem slim the president throws out a hodgepodge of ideas, thoroughly confusing both sides about what he really supports senate republicans, grappling for an answer that responds. More than 100 house republican sent a letter to president donald trump on wednesday urging him to soften the blow of his recently announced tariffs.