Missouri could become the first state with zero abortion clinics. How did we get here?

Missouri could become the first state with zero abortion clinics. How did we get here?

Missouri is facing a post-Roe reality. The reason why is a history of abortion law in America. A hearing Thursday could decide the fate of Missouri’s last abortion clinic. The clinic, in St. Louis, is in a dispute with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which has refused to renew its license unless its doctors agree to interviews about what it says are “deficient practices.” Planned Parenthood, meanwhile, says state officials haven’t explained…

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JPMorgan Chase is giving $5 million to fathers who were discouraged from taking parental leave

JPMorgan Chase is giving $5 million to fathers who were discouraged from taking parental leave

A gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a male employee will benefit women, too. One of the largest banks in the world just settled a gender discrimination lawsuit — that was filed by men. JPMorgan Chase agreed Thursday to pay $5 million to a group of male employees who were discouraged from taking 16 weeks of paid parental leave to care for a new child, according to a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union, one…

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A third House Republican is now holding up $19 billion in disaster aid funding

A third House Republican is now holding up $19 billion in disaster aid funding

John Rose, of Tennessee, is the latest to object to a vote on the package. After six months of congressional delays on disaster aid, three House Republicans have been determined to stall the process even further. Last Thursday, the Senate — with buy-in from House Democrats and President Donald Trump — approved a $19.1 billion package to provide disaster relief for Americans hit by wildfires, flooding, and hurricanes. On Friday, however, House Republican Chip Roy…

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