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UN Human Rights chief kicks off high-stakes visit to China, Beijing cites COVID in limiting access

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends an event at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, November 3, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/GENEVA, May 23 (Reuters) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet arrived in China......

‘This conversation has really started to dominate on politics up and down the ballot’: How abortion rights has become the center of two Texas runoff races | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN  —  Six weeks postpartum, Rochelle Garza was on the frontlines of an abortion rights rally in Dallas. “I will be damned if my daughter grows up in a state where she cannot control her own body,” the Democratic......

Abortion without limits? Democrats speak of rights in absolutist terms

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY New York City Mayor Eric Adams, like other Democrats, recently framed the right to abortion in absolutist terms. Adams and others have argued that the decision to abort must be left entirely to the woman, without limitations. If adopted into law,......

Who needs LeBron? Luka Doncic, Ja Morant, playoff ratings put NBA in a strong position for next media rights cycle

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the basket to shoot against the Golden State Warriors in the second half of Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals of the NBA Playoffs at Chase Center on May 07,......

Archbishop of San Francisco says Pelosi can’t receive communion over efforts to protect abortion rights

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The archbishop of San Francisco said Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is Catholic, can no longer receive the sacrament of communion because she has declined to back down from her push for abortion access. Archbishop Salvatore J.......

Catholic bishop bars communion to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over abortion rights support

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at the start of a discussion with historians on how to “establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th” on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, January 6, 2022.......

Member of anti-abortion rights group accused of stalking doctor who provides abortions in San Francisco

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Los Angeles man is facing charges after he and a group of others allegedly “invaded a health care clinic and stalked a doctor who provides health care, including abortions, to women,” the San Francisco District Attorney’s office announced......

XFL Announces ESPN, ABC Will Have Broadcasting Rights

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The XFL announced an agreement on Tuesday that Walt Disney and ESPN will carry the league’s broadcast rights from 2023 to ’27.  All 43 games, that include regular-season matchups as well as two semifinal playoff games and a championship of each XFL season, will be aired and distributed across ABC,......

Alcorn State awards honorary degree 65 years after student expelled for civil rights protest

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Earnest McEwen was forced to leave campus six weeks before his March 1957 graduation because he had participated in a protest.        Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Abortion rights activists gather in D.C. to march, protest potential Roe v. Wade reversal

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Abortion rights activists gather in D.C. to march, protest potential Roe v. Wade reversal – CBS News Watch CBS News Thousands of pro-abortion-rights activists were expected to march through downtown D.C. Saturday, nearly two weeks after a leaked draft......

‘The Hour Is Later Than We Thought’: Thousands Gather at Marches for Abortion Rights

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Thousands of marchers converged in the nation’s capital and across the country on Saturday to show their support for abortion rights nearly two weeks after the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. A crowd of protesters gathered near the Washington Monument......

Abortion rights backers rally across U.S. over post-Roe future

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The mood was one of anger and defiance. “I can’t believe that at my age, I’m still having to protest over this,” said Samantha Rivers, a 64-year-old federal government employee who is preparing for a state-by-state battle over abortion rights.......

‘I’m outraged’: voices from abortion rights protests across the U.S.

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May 14 (Reuters) – Thousands of abortion rights supporters are protesting across the United States on Saturday, starting what organizers said would be “a summer of rage” if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Here are some voices from the rallies in......

U.S. abortion rights activists start ‘summer of rage’ with Saturday protests

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Some people rallying for abortion rights, including Hannah Yost, center right, argue with a man who gave his name as Joe Green, who is anti abortion, after an anti-climb protective fence was installed outside of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo Register......

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