Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Memphis officers injured after U.S. marshals kill fugitive

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/13/19, 10:17 am

An angry crowd clashed with police officers in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday night after U.S. marshals shot and killed a man in a working-class neighborhood. People in the crowd threw rocks, and 25 officers suffered mostly minor injuries. Police used tear gas and dispersed the crowd by 11 p.m. Wednesday night, police director Michael Rallings said at a news conference Thursday morning. Three people were arrested.

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Illinois governor signs ‘extreme’ abortion law

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/19, 02:37 pm

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday stripping all protections from unborn children, allowing for abortions up to the moment of birth. The law, effective immediately, also allows partial-birth abortions, removes protection for pro-life doctors and insurers who object to the practice, and loosens requirements for abortion providers, among other provisions.

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More groups sue over HHS religious liberty rules

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/19, 01:04 pm

Two more organizations sued the federal government Tuesday to block conscience protection rules President Donald Trump announced for religious healthcare workers last month. The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association and Public Health Solutions Inc. filed suit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in federal court in New York.

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