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California is in a water crisis, yet usage is way up. Officials are focused on the wrong problem, advocates say

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California is facing a crisis. Not only are its reservoirs already at critically low levels due to unrelenting drought, residents and businesses across the state are also using more water now than they have in seven...

Dem-backed bill would force Christian doctors to perform abortions against religious beliefs, advocates warn

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Several religious freedom experts warned about the effect the Protecting Women’s Health Act would have on Christian medical professionals who are against abortion should the bill pass the Senate and be signed into la...

MSNBC’s Joy Reid and all Critical Race Theory advocates owe our children an apology

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Functioning as more than a simple curriculum, CRT has resulted in the unfair treatment of underserved kids; brainwashing them to believe things like poor academic achievement and mediocracy is sufficient based on the...

What is the CROWN Act and what do advocates say it will do?

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A Texas high school policy banning braided or twisted hair has stopped a teenager from attending school, according to his mother, and brought renewed attention to the CROWN Act. Dyree Williams, 17, of East Bernard, ...

Voting rights advocates warn of fresh threats to ballot access in Georgia

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A version of this story appeared in the CITIZEN BY CNN newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Voting rights advocates had warned that controversial elections laws Georgia legislators passed in 2...

Frustrated and anxious, climate advocates are turning to legal action. The latest petitioners: College students

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College campuses have for years been at the center of climate change activism. But now, frustrated and anxious by what they see as slow action alongside growing climate damages, students are engaging a new tactic: l...

Ex-NFL star Vernon Davis advocates for athletes to use Q-Collar: ‘It’s a way to keep everyone safe’

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Davis cited his five concussions as one of the reasons why he called it quits. He only played four games in 2019 after playing 14 games in 2018 and all 16 games the two seasons before that. In his post-playing career...

Advocates urge Sen. Susan Collins to ‘thoroughly’ review Judge Jackson’s ‘deeply disturbing’ views on crime

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The letter obtained by Fox News Digital raises concerns about Judge Jackson's sentencing of child pornography offenders and her "zealous" work defending Guantanamo Bay detainees. Sen. Susan Collins (A...

California woman’s alleged fake abduction reinforced a harmful anti-Latino narrative, advocates and scholars say

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When Sherri Papini claimed she was abducted in Northern California, investigators were led to believe they were looking for two Hispanic women who spoke Spanish, played Mariachi music and fed her mostly tortillas an...

Florida’s LGBTQ advocates are rallying to support young people in light of ‘Don’t Say Gay’

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This weekend, Javi Gomez is traveling nearly 500 miles from his native Miami to Florida's capital in Tallahassee to plead his case against a piece of legislation LGBTQ advocates are calling the "Don't Say Gay" bill....

Free speech advocates, journalists defend Joe Rogan from calls for censorship

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Spotify has been facing growing pressure to remove Rogan from its service over allegations that his popular show has been peddling COVID "misinformation," causing musicians like Neil Young and Joni Mitchell to pull t...

Could Florida turn off the sun? Advocates say a utility-backed bill imperils rooftop solar in the Sunshine State

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Steve Rutherford had a unique mission as a Navy SEAL: Help the military harness the power of the sun. Traces of his work could be seen around Afghanistan starting in 2010. The solar panels he installed turned the de...

Lia Thomas controversy leads women’s sports advocates to speak out against NCAA: ‘It’s about fairness’

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The Ivy League and University of Pennsylvania both released statements last week defending Thomas, who has been shattering records in women’s swimming ever since she was allowed to switch from the men’s to the women’...

University of North Carolina and civil rights advocates ask Supreme Court to sidestep affirmative action challenge

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The University of North Carolina and civil rights advocates urged the US Supreme Court on Monday to steer clear of a case designed to end racial affirmative action at state colleges and universities. Lawyers for No...

Bail reform advocates mostly silent on Waukesha parade killing suspect Darrell Brooks’ $5M bail

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At the time that Brooks allegedly plowed his SUV into the Christmas parade crowd on Sunday, he had been released from jail on what Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm called an "inappropriately low" bail...

Abortion access advocates repeatedly decline to say at House hearing whether procedure takes a human life

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Johnson, R-La., had pressed Stephanie Loraine Piñeiro, the co-executive director of Florida Access Network, and Texas OB-GYN Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi about whether abortion ended a human life. "Does abortion kill somethi...

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