The Women’s Health and Protection Act passed the House in a 218 to 211 vote. The bill is in response to the Texas abortion law, SB8, and is the legislature’s attempt to block the state’s legislation where the Supreme Court didn’t. Since Roe v. Wade led the Supreme Court to rule abortions to be constitutional in 1973, Democrats have claimed the Texas law violates the Constitution.
On Friday, Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) announced plans to introduce legislation to prohibit the U.S. military code from placing restrictions on servicemembers’ right to bear firearms. The bill, entitled the Protect Gun Rights Act, targets Democrat efforts to strip servicemembers’ rights to keep and bear arms through red flag laws.
A group of House Republicans have filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden. Following the move on Wednesday, Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) said the Democrat is in “clear violation of his duties.”
Lawmakers are threatening to subpoena Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin after he failed to attend a Senate hearing regarding the Afghanistan withdrawal on Tuesday. Austin claimed due to a “scheduling conflict” he was unable to make it.
Joe Biden’s latest vaccine mandates are setting up a courtroom showdown between states and federal government.
The Justice Department is suing Texas after its new law aims to ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Attorney Gen. Merrick Garland said on Thursday, the Texas law to restrict abortion is “illegally interfering” with federal interests.
Lawyers are questioning the Biden administration’s move to sue Texas over the recently passed pro-life bill. The legal experts have begun pumping the brakes on their attempts to insert itself into state law.
A group of Oregon firefighters and police officers are suing Gov. Kate Brown (D). The governor or Oregon is being sued by a coalition of state police officers and firefighters over a mandate requiring the coronavirus vaccine for state workers.
The attorney general of West Virginia warns the Biden administration “running rough shod” over America’s constitutional rights. One America’s Pearson Sharp has more.