Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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HHS shift could protect workers’ conscience rights

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/20, 07:11 pm

When the Affordable Care Act forbids discrimination “on the basis of sex,” it covers biological sex only, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday. The finalized rule overturned an Obama-era redefinition of “sex” that included transgender identities and discrimination protection for women who have had abortions.

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Protests force second look at monuments, memorials

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/20, 05:55 pm

Workers on Thursday morning temporarily removed a memorial to 39 police officers who died in the line of duty in Richmond, Va., after someone covered the bronze statue in red paint. The memorial in Byrd Park “will be repaired and restored before it is returned to public display,” James Nolan, a spokesman for Mayor Levar Stoney, told WRIC-TV.

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Seattle’s “autonomous zone” has city support, for now

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/20, 01:04 pm

Protesters camping out in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle are passing the time by listening to speeches, handing out free snacks, and watching the criminal justice documentary 13th.

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