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Corporate America reckons with its role in reproductive rights

When Senate Bill 8 took effect in September of last year, banning abortions after about 6 weeks in Texas, Match Group's then-CEO Shar Dubley sent a letter to her employees. "I wanted to let you know that I am setting up a fund to ensure that if any of our Texas-based employees or a dependent find themselves impacted by this legislation... go to Article >

DOJ's reproductive rights group is watching for state changes that violate federal law

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A Justice Department task force designed to protect reproductive rights after the Supreme Court overruled a landmark abortion precedent is meeting daily to monitor changes in state law and advise federal agencies. In its latest action, DOJ this... read more

How independent bookstores help in the fight against book banning and why it matters

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BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — The graphic novel adaptation of Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl was the last book Jan Bolgla expected to see yanked off public library shelves in the 16 years since she and her husband bought a used bookstore filled with... read more

The 2023 Third-Party Logistics Study Reveals Shippers and 3PLs Striving to Rebalance Supply Chains, Going Back-to-Basics

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READING, Pa., Sept. 19, 2022 – Amidst the growing uncertainty of today’s global supply chain, the 2023 Annual Third-Party Logistics Study was released today, giving insight into the challenges and opportunities facing suppliers and third-party... read more

Historians advise the president. The problem? The scholars were all white.

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When President Biden spoke on Sept. 1st, to tell the nation that democracy is in danger, his warnings echoed the words of many who have been paying attention. Especially those who study the past. Not a month earlier, the president met with a... read more

ESG-supporting Bank of America offers zero down payment, zero closing cost mortgages – but only for black and Hispanic communities

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The Bank of America Corporation announced new zero down payment, zero closing cost mortgages – but the offer is only available for black and Hispanic communities. On Tuesday, Bank of America rolled out a new "special purpose credit program" called... read more

A man is awarded a $4.4 million settlement after being racially profiled in Walmart

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A jury in Oregon has ordered Walmart to pay $4.4 million in damages to a Black man who filed a lawsuit saying he was racially profiled and harassed by an employee while shopping. In a lawsuit filed against the retail giant last year, Michael... read more

How lawyers from one giant DC firm influenced Trump's Supreme Court picks

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Editor's note: Jones Day is an underwriter for NPR and has done work for NPR in the past. While campaigning for president in 2016, Donald Trump famously cast himself as a Washington outsider, someone who would "drain the swamp" of special... read more

When does life begin? As state laws define it, science, politics and religion clash

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As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced with a thorny decision, one with weighty legal and moral implications: How should we define when life ends? Cardiopulmonary... read more

Why even environmentalists are supporting nuclear power today

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Resistance to nuclear power is starting to ebb around the world with support from a surprising group: environmentalists. This change of heart spans the globe, and is being prompted by climate change, unreliable electrical grids and fears about... read more

FBI's investigation into hundreds of attacks by pro-abortion terror group yields zero arrests so far

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The pro-abortion terror group "Jane's Revenge" began targeting pro-life institutions ahead of the Supreme Court's June 24 ruling, which overturned Roe v. Wade. A post attributed to the group and published by so-called Abolition Media on June 14... read more