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Police are hunting for a person involved in an arson attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Illinois just two days after enacting major abortion protections into law. ...
The Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit against Illinois officials in federal court, seeking an injunction against the state's new law that bans "assault weapons." ...
Last week, Mehdi told you about Harvard’s denial of a human rights fellowship to Ken Roth, who ran Human Rights Watch for nearly 30 years. Roth said the likely reason was his organization's criticism of Israel's human rights record. It was a classic “cancel culture on campus” story — but on Thursday, the Kennedy School reversed course. Roth joins Mehdi again following the university’s decision to offer him the position. ...
Lord Falconer, who was Lord Chancellor under Tony Blair, said the PM's use of devolved powers to stop Holyrood's Gender Recognition Reform Act from receiving Royal Assent was not justified. ...

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