Supporters of the Roe v. Wade ruling and opponents demonstrated for hours on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court – protests that certainly were loud enough for justices to hear in their offices.
Shield laws protect journalists in legal proceedings from revealing their sources of information acquired during the reporting process.
Earlier this month, The House passed a bill legalizing marijuana nationwide. Now the focus shifts to the Senate to see if the Democratic majority passes similar legislation.
While President Joe Biden and Jackson watched the proceedings from the White House’s Roosevelt Room, Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the confirmation vote.
“It’s an opportunity for us to get to know each other a bit better and we thank her for her willingness to serve her country in this critically important position,” Cardin said to reporters.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday banning Russian oil, natural gas, and coal imports to the United States in response to the invasion of Ukraine.
The new policies are also expected to create additional protections for LGBTQ+ students, according to Biden’s executive order.
Biden said that the new sanctions will “impose severe costs on the Russian economy, both immediately and over time.”
After President Biden announced the first round of sanctions on Russia Tuesday after its latest invasion of Ukraine, some of Maryland’s lawmakers joined in support of the president’s actions.
Incarcerated people, generally, are three times more likely to die of COVID-19 than people in the general population, according to Corene Kendrick, deputy director of the ACLU National Prison Project.