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Grisly video shows New Mexico cop’s shooting death during traffic stop

Grisly video shows New Mexico cop’s shooting death during traffic stop

on April 12, 2021, 6:59 AM / in State News

By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon | The New York Post Newly released footage shows the chilling moment a New Mexico cop is gunned down during a traffic stop. The video from the dashcam of state police Officer Darrian Jarrott’s squad car shows the state cop approaching a Chevy pickup truck on Interstate-10 on Feb. 4 and questioning the driver, who was pulled over […]

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“Total Chaos” – Unlawful Assembly Declared In Huntington Beach When “White Lives Matter” Clashed With Counter-Protesters

“Total Chaos” – Unlawful Assembly Declared In Huntington Beach When “White Lives Matter” Clashed With Counter-Protesters

on April 12, 2021, 6:35 AM / in State News

ZEROHEDGE Huntington Beach police declared an unlawful assembly in Downtown Huntington Beach, California, Sunday afternoon following a “White Lives Matter” rally that resulted in social unrest. Hundreds of people gathered in Downtown Huntington Beach for the event, but it appeared counter-protesters (representing Black Lives Matter) also showed up in numbers. Members of various factions clashed, and that was the time when police […]

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“Far Left Antifa Extremists” Set Fire To Portland ICE Building

on April 12, 2021, 6:28 AM / in National News, State News

BY TYLER DURDEN | ZEROHEDGE In Portland, Oregon, rioters set fire to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building late Saturday night. “The Portland ICE facility is currently on fire,” journalist Grace Morgan tweeted, accompanied by a video showing the front entrance of the building in flames. I’m at the ICE facility in Portland OR, for a big planned protest. […]

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Legislative Update, March 10, 2021

Legislative Update, March 10, 2021

on April 11, 2021, 9:42 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Texas Supreme Court Voids Restraining Order Against Salon Order

Texas Supreme Court Voids Restraining Order Against Salon Order

on April 11, 2021, 8:51 AM / in State News

By Rebecca Downs |  Townhall There’s been an update in the case of Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was briefly jailed last May for refusing to close her business in compliance with stay-at-home orders. On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously tossed out a civil and criminal contempt of court action against her, because the temporary restraining order […]

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New York to give up to $15,600 to undocumented migrants who lost work due to Covid

on April 11, 2021, 7:29 AM / in State News

BY Annaliese Levy | Sarah Carter Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday on a $2.1 billion fund for undocumented essential workers who lost their jobs because of the Covid-19 pandemic, The New York Times reported. The “Excluded Workers Fund” could provide payments to hundreds of thousands of people excluded from other pandemic relief. The measure passed in the […]

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White teen pushed out of college after video of her saying N-word at 15 resurfaces

White teen pushed out of college after video of her saying N-word at 15 resurfaces

on April 11, 2021, 7:17 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Elizabeth Elizalde | New York Post Originally Posted December 29, 2020 A high school cheerleader had her college “dream” shattered when a black classmate arbitrarily posted a years-old video of her saying the N-word, her lawyer said this week — as the University of Tennessee faced backlash for pushing the teen out. Incoming freshman Mimi Groves, now 19, was kicked […]

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California’s “Net Neutrality” Law Already Raising Alarm by Imperiling Veterans

California’s “Net Neutrality” Law Already Raising Alarm by Imperiling Veterans

on April 11, 2021, 6:57 AM / in State News

BY TIMOTHY H. LEE | CFIF Well, things promptly took an ugly turn out in California, as they often do. It’s amazing how quickly government campaigns to regulate internet service under the disingenuous “Net Neutrality” banner beget harmful unintended blowback. In the latest debacle, California’s “Net Neutrality” law has prompted even the Biden Administration’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to fear […]

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Tens of Thousands of Illinois Students Didn’t Attend School Last Fall

Tens of Thousands of Illinois Students Didn’t Attend School Last Fall

on April 11, 2021, 6:53 AM / in State News

Early estimates from state officials show tens of thousands of Illinois students didn’t attend school in 2020. When the school year began last fall, a survey from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) found that 921,000 students would only be offered virtual learning in lieu of an open classroom, in response to COVID-19. The ISBE recently revealed preliminary attendance […]

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Indiana State Senator Liz Brown (R), and Leadership, Kills Constitutional Carry

Indiana State Senator Liz Brown (R), and Leadership, Kills Constitutional Carry

on April 10, 2021, 7:54 AM / in State News

by Dean Weingarten | Ammoland.com Indiana appeared to have a good chance of passing Constitutional Carry in 2021. The House passed the bill 64 – 31. A majority of Republicans in the Senate called for the bill’s passage.  From therepublic.com: Republicans easily pushed the proposal through the Indiana House, but Senate leaders have decided against taking up the bill in the final […]

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BLM Activists Storm Iowa Capitol Building, Mainstream Media Silent

BLM Activists Storm Iowa Capitol Building, Mainstream Media Silent

on April 10, 2021, 7:05 AM / in State News

by Jessica Marie Baumgartner After months of painting the events that occurred on January 6 at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. as an “armed insurrection,” the mainstream media is currently sitting silent while BLM activists storm the Iowa State Capitol Building. Today, live footage of the event was posted on Facebook and Twitter, yet mainstream news media outlets have not reported on the […]

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Boston Hospital Will Offer ‘Preferential Care Based on Race’

Boston Hospital Will Offer ‘Preferential Care Based on Race’

on April 9, 2021, 9:08 AM / in State News

By Catherine Smith  A hospital in Boston says it will offer “preferential care based on race” and “race-explicit interventions” as part of its new “antiracist agenda for medicine” based on critical race theory, the Daily Caller reports.  According to an article published in the Boston Review, Brigham and Women’s Hospital will offer a program titled “An Antiracist Agenda for Medicine,” later this spring. The […]

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House adopts resolution calling for convention on congressional term limits

House adopts resolution calling for convention on congressional term limits

on April 9, 2021, 8:52 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ The state House has voted 53-34 to join a call for a national constitutional convention to set term limits for members of Congress. While the margin appears lopsided, the measure sponsored by Rep. Chris Todd (R-Jackson) received only three more votes than the minimum needed to clear the chamber. The resolution now heads for the consideration in the […]

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Voucher supporters’ poll indicates wide backing for school choice

on April 9, 2021, 8:49 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ School voucher supporters are out with some new national polling showing wide support for school choice. Opponents have long argued the polling questions are loaded to turn out the most favorable results. The polling comes as a faction of state Republicans take their latest run at ending automatic paycheck deductions to pay union dues to the Tennessee Education […]

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Woman Versus the Union Machine

on April 9, 2021, 7:30 AM / in State News

Suing Oregon and the SEIU to vindicate her right not to pay fees. Most readers probably assume that when the U.S. Supreme Court rules, people follow the law. But there was massive resistance in the South to Brown v. Board of Education in the 1950s, and in recent years unions have done everything they can to evade the Court’s 2018 Janus v. Afscme ruling […]

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The Tennessee Star Daily Wednesday, April 08

on April 8, 2021, 9:08 AM / in State News

Good morning, everybody! We’re starting off the day over at legislative Plaza again, where a bill is making its way through the Senate that prohibits vaccine passports. We’ll tell you what we know! Next up, we’ll tell you about how groundbreaking reporter Andy Ngo was uninvited to a Christian conference. Plus we have the latest on what the Border Patrol isn’t saying about […]

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Arizona Gov. Signs Bill Barring Enforcement of Federal Gun Controls

on April 8, 2021, 8:55 AM / in State News

By AWR HAWKINS |  Breitbart Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) signed legislation Tuesday to bar in-state enforcement of any federal firearm laws which violate the Second Amendment. On March 31, 2021, Breitbart News reported the legislation, HB 2111, titled “2nd Amendment Firearm Freedom Act,” had been passed by the Arizona House and Senate and was heading to Ducey’s desk. The Associated Press notes that […]

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COVID vaccination site closes early after adverse reactions to Johnson & Johnson shot

on April 8, 2021, 8:37 AM / in State News

By Kenneth Garger | New York Post Thirteen people at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Colorado had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Wednesday — shutting down operations for the day, a report said. Officials did not disclose the types of reactions suffered by less than 1 percent of the more than 1,700 people given shots at Dick’s […]

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246 Fully Vaccinated People in Michigan Test Positive for COVID-19; 3 Dead

246 Fully Vaccinated People in Michigan Test Positive for COVID-19; 3 Dead

on April 8, 2021, 7:55 AM / in State News

BY ZACHARY STIEBER | The Epoch Times Michigan data show that 246 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks after being fully vaccinated against the virus that causes it. The potential so-called vaccine breakthrough cases were recorded between Jan. 1 and March 31. Eleven of the residents were hospitalized and three died, a spokesperson with the state Department of […]

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Tennessee asks top U.S. court to reinstate two-day waiting period for abortions

on April 8, 2021, 7:37 AM / in State News

(Reuters) – Tennessee on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a law that required a 48-hour waiting period for abortions, pending the state’s appeal. The law, which went into effect in 2015, required abortion providers to inform patients of the risks and wait at least 48 hours before proceeding, “to ensure that a consent for an abortion is […]

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