Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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California admonished for abortion requirements

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/24/20, 01:20 pm

The Trump administration on Friday said California could lose access to federal healthcare funds because it requires insurance plans to cover abortions.

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New rules clamp down on ‘birth tourism’

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/23/20, 01:33 pm

The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules to restrict pregnant women traveling to the United States to give birth so their children would gain U.S. citizenship. The State Department “does not believe that visiting the United States for the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child, by giving birth in the United States—an activity commonly referred to as ‘birth tourism’—is a legitimate activity for pleasure or of a recreational nature,” according to the new rules, which take effect Friday.

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Israel hosts Holocaust remembrance forum

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/23/20, 12:37 pm

Leaders from around the world gathered in Jerusalem on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. The World Holocaust Forum on Thursday focused on mourning the murders of 6 million Jews during World War II and combating modern anti-Semitism. Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain’s Prince Charles, and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attended the three-hour ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

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