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  • Glenn Youngkin says he's 'so appreciative' to have Trump's support
    on October 18, 2021

    He added that his opponent is backed by 'crazy people' like Stacey Abrams, Barack Obama, and Jill Biden. Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for Virginia governor, said at an event on Saturday that he was "so appreciative" to have gotten support from former President Donald Trump. At the same […]

  • There's no 'mounting data' to prove that vaccines aren't working, despite GOP message
    on October 18, 2021

    Unvaccinated Americans are 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than their vaccinated peers, recent CDC data shows. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) repeatedly questioned the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in a Fox News appearance over the weekend. The vaccines are safe and highly effective at preventing […]

  • EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic 'forever chemicals'
    on October 18, 2021

    'We're going to use every tool in our toolbox to restrict human exposure to these toxic chemicals,' said Michael Regan, head of the EPA. The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products […]

  • Cartoon: Tucker loves the fetus, hates the child
    on October 18, 2021

    Today's cartoon from Clay Jones. The post Cartoon: Tucker loves the fetus, hates the child appeared first on The American Independent.

  • What exactly is going on with the abortion ban in Texas?
    on October 18, 2021

    As of Monday morning, abortions remain nearly totally banned in Texas. The flurry of litigation over S.B. 8, Texas' recent ban on abortion as early as six weeks' gestation, just won't stop.   It went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 1 after the U.S. Supreme Court chose not to issue a stay, even […]

  • Texas women drive hours for abortions after new law
    on October 17, 2021

    With an estimated 1,000 women per week in Texas seeking an abortion, clinics in nearby states report being overwhelmed. The 33-year-old Texas woman drove alone four hours through the night to get to the Louisiana abortion clinic for a consultation. She initially planned to sleep in her car, but an […]

  • Borrowers denied student loan relief will get a second look
    on October 16, 2021

    A settlement announced Wednesday aims to resolve a 2019 suit accusing the Department of Education under Secretary Betsy DeVos of mismanaging its Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Thousands of public servants who were rejected from a student loan forgiveness program will get their cases […]

  • Texas set to become the 10th GOP-led state to enact a sports ban for trans kids
    on October 15, 2021

    Texas Democrats say the bill is cruel to transgender students and would lead to bullying. Texas is barreling toward passing a statewide ban on transgender athletes playing on sports teams that correspond with their gender identity. If passed, Texas would become the tenth state in the country to […]

  • Dark money ads falsely claim Biden plan will tax middle-class families '$10,400'
    on October 15, 2021

    The conservative Club for Growth is running dishonest spots in six targeted House districts. A conservative dark money group is running false ads opposing President Joe Biden's jobs bill in six swing House districts. The spots dishonestly call the plan's tax increases on the richest Americans a […]

  • Cartoon: Pledge for Youngkin
    on October 15, 2021

    Today's cartoon from Clay Jones. The post Cartoon: Pledge for Youngkin appeared first on The American Independent.