The First Abortion Law in the History of the United States

In the early 19th century, most New England homes would have had a copy of “Domestic Medicine” by William Buchan, pictured here.National Institute of Health. History has seen abortion as an extremely contentious act. Religion was once employed as a political framework to govern communities before to the advent of modern politics, and many faiths claimed that abortion was one of the greatest crimes. The normalization of abortions globally, or at least in the western world throughout the 19th century, resulted from many people abandoning a life based on religious convictions and following a more personal calling as society progressed and changed.

How GM Plant Workers Won the First Major Court Battle Over Pay Equal for Equal Work

It’s rare that the heroes of the American Labor Movement are given their due in history, rarer still that the huge role women played is acknowledged. Smithsonian Magazine bucked this trend and published a fantastic profile of one of these mothers of organization, Florence St. John, who in 1938 brought together other women workers at GM’s Olds Motor Works plant in Lansing, Michigan to fight for equal pay.

Boost climate action or we'll see you court, activists tell governments

Governments around the world must scale up climate action "or face further legal action", an open letter from campaign groups warned Tuesday, as battles over policies to cut emissions and protect the environment are increasingly fought in the courts. The groups said they had already launched more than 80 legal cases around the world to "compel" governments from the Netherlands to Brazil, warning that the world was on the "precipice of the most serious intergenerational violation of human rights in history".

EEOC sues Lilly USA, alleging nationwide age discrimination

Lilly USA, part of Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY), was sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations of nationwide age discrimination. The Indianapolis-based company violated federal law by intentionally failing to hire older workers to pharmaceutical sales rep positions from April 2017 to 2021, according to the EEOC. That stems...

Former Soldiers’ Homes employees suing for millions in damages over alleged wrongful firings

Two former employees of the state’s taxpayer-financed Soldiers’ Homes have sued the facilities and the state for approximately $5 million after they were fired last year. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court joins a chorus of litigation against the state over alleged missteps at the homes during the coronavirus outbreak in 2020 and 2021. It is the second whistleblower lawsuit to have been filed over two months.
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Judge Jeanine: Here's the 'bottom line' on criminal justice system

Judge Jeanine explains why she believes social justice should not be a factor in determining the fate of criminals on "The Five." JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO: Why are we in this situation? Why did people who knew nothing about crime or law enforcement or anything decide that we're going to do this social justice thing? And why are we as Americans paying taxes, tolerating this kind of criminal behavior where there are no consequences?

Lamborn, Neguse introduce bill that would increase fentanyl education in schools

Two members of Congress from Colorado introduced bipartisan legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow unused COVID-19 funding to be used for fentanyl education and prevention efforts in schools. The bill, called the Protecting Kids from Fentanyl Act, allows Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding passed...

Uber Lawsuit: How Lawsuits Against Ridesharing Companies Work | Uber Accident Lawyer

Originally Posted On: Uber Lawsuit: How Lawsuits Against Ridesharing Companies Work | Uber Accident Lawyer. Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have seen a rapid rise in popularity in recent years, and for good reason. These companies have disrupted the transportation industry, offering a convenient alternative to traditional taxi...