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Last week, the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee heard arguments both for and against joining nine other states in passing a bill calling for a near-total abortion ban. Prior to the hearings, every speaker was promised ten minutes to make their case, but Cherisse Scott, CEO of a reproductive justice organization

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California State Senator Richard Pan, a physician and sponsor of several pro-vaccine bills, was assaulted Wednesday by an anti-vaccine activist. Kenneth Austin Bennett, who previously attempted to run against Pan as a write-in candidate, livestreamed himself shoving the senator. Pan has been the focus of increasingly

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SARASOTA, FLORIDA — The sun hadn’t yet risen over the Sarasota Kennel Club, and Deb Linn was wrist deep in 100 pounds of bloody meat. She had been been up since 4:30 a.m., when she made the 45-minute commute south from Ellenton, a small town where the rent is more affordable than in the wealthy beach city of Sarasota.

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