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Elected leaders react to school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Many elected officials responded to the school shooting that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Eighteen students were killed along with three adults in the mass shooting. Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke to his colleagues, demanding answers from…

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the…

Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to undo a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50…

Portland to vote on Texas trade ban over abortion law

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Portland, Oregon will vote Wednesday on an emergency resolution that would ban the purchase of goods and services from Texas in response to a new law there prohibiting most abortions. The resolution…

Appeals court ruling nearly triggers Idaho abortion law

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal appeals court’s decision allowing a Texas fetal heartbeat law to take effect Wednesday isn’t enough to trigger Idaho’s similar fetal heartbeat law, but backers say it’s a near miss that bodes well for banning…