This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 6 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — “Woman’s Choice,” the sign proclaims in bold pink letters. But despite promising abortion information and free pregnancy testing, the facility in Charleston, West Virginia, is designed to steer women facing an unwanted pregnancy away from choosing an abortion. That will become much easier now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states like West Virginia can make abortion illegal. It's one of hundreds of so-called crisis pregnancy centers nationwide whose aim is to discourage women from seeking abortions. The facilities, which have been accused repeatedly of deceiving women about their true purpose, are expected to wield even more influence in states where the dwindling number of clinics are now canceling abortion appointments. Often religiously affiliated, the anti-abortion centers are not licensed medical facilities and do not … [Read more...] about Anti-abortion centers to grow, wield more influence post-Roe
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Malaysia: * Covid-19 Watch: 2,003 new cases bring total infections to 4,556,664 * Covid-19: Rise in new infections, drop in death cases last week - Health DG * RM1.74bil BKM Phase 2 will benefit 8.6 million recipients, says Tengku Zafrul * Sivasangari out of Commonwealth Games after major car crash * Finas to promote popular M'sian destinations to international film producers * M'sia hopes UN-Habitat recognises its SDG cities roadmap, says Reezal Merican * M'sia proud to be first Asian country to hose harbour masters' congress, says Dr Wee * Online sales scam syndicate busted, 23 Taiwan nationals arrested * Govt must come up with strategic plan to address energy, food security, says Shafie * Sarawak aims to become net food exporter by 2030, says Abang Johari * Tajuddin: Ahmad Zahid should step down as Umno president, he’s a liability * Sapura Energy returns to the black with RM91.9mil net profit in 1Q A crocodile swims in a river at the Sungei Buloh … [Read more...] about Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Monday (June 27, 2022)
This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here . I’m a conservative (or what used to be called a conservative) who always thought Roe v. Wade was the product of judicial activism. But overturning it is even worse. But first, here’s more from The Atlantic . America is sliding into the long pandemic defeat, Ed Yong writes. We’re about to see just how pro-life Republicans actually are. The Constitution is whatever the right wing says it is, Adam Serwer argues. As of last Friday, American women lost the constitutional right to choose an abortion, ending a protection that’s nearly 50 years old. Like most Americans, I think abortion must remain legal—but with restrictions. I am conflicted about abortion because of things that happened in my own family , but when it comes to the law, let’s stipulate that … [Read more...] about Roe Was Flawed. Dobbs Is Worse.
The electoral fate of 2,274 candidates of the Rajasthan Assembly elections has been decided today. The State went to the polls on December 7 for 199 out of total 200 seats and registered a polling percentage of 74%. The election in Alwar’s Ramgarh seat was postponed and polling will take place later due to the death of BSP candidate Laxman Singh. The Congress counted on the anti-incumbency factor to win in the State, with the ruling BJP facing a major challenge in retaining public support for its policies. Also Read Watch: The Hindu Associate Editor Narayan Lakshman and Political Editor Nistula Hebbar discuss Assembly election results In the 2013 Assembly elections, the BJP won 163 seats, the Congress 21, the BSP 3, the NPP 4 and independents and others 9 seats. After bypolls in the State, the BJP presently holds 160 seats, the Congress 25, the BSP 2 and the NPP 3 seats. Mohammed Iqbal provides updates from Jaipur. Here are the live updates: 10.55 pm … [Read more...] about Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018 results live | Raje resigns, Congress two seats away from majority
South African police were on Monday combing a township tavern where 21 teenagers mysteriously died as survivors described a battle to escape the jam-packed premises and one reported a suffocating smell. Officials have ruled out a stampede as the cause of the deaths. Most of the victims, some as young as 13, were found dead inside a popular bar in the southern city of East London. Seventeen died inside the bar, while four died in hospital. The victims included 13 boys and eight girls. Thirty-one others were hospitalised with symptoms including backache, tight chests, vomiting and headache, officials said. Most were discharged on Sunday, leaving two in hospital, they said. The fatalities bore no visible signs of injury, sparking initial speculation among local officials and politicians that this was a case of underage drinking that went tragically wrong. “But the suspicion is that it is something either they ingested through drinks, food, or something they inhaled,” Unathi … [Read more...] about South Africa: Police Seek Clues After 21 Teens Die in Packed Bar, Survivors Report ‘Suffocating Smell’