Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: DOJ

DOJ vows to protect abortion seekers in Texas after ban goes...

“We will not tolerate violence against those seeking to obtain or provide reproductive health services, physical obstruction or property damage in violation of the FACE Act.”

Giving up the game, DOJ argues in court filing that Trump...

“The official position of the lawyers representing the people of the United States is that there will be a new president on January 20,” said one government watchdog.

DOJ files lawsuit against Alabama for unconstitutional prison conditions

“The United States Constitution requires Alabama to make sure that its prisons are safe and humane.”

DOJ to appeal judge’s injunction against ‘cruel, unprecedented policy’ of deporting...

The Trump administration—which has denied the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seized infants from their parents—claims it is acting in the interest of public health and children.

OxyContin drug maker pleads guilty to federal criminal charges

"Today’s guilty plea comes too late for the millions of lives that Purdue’s crimes destroyed over the past decade.”

Government watchdog groups call for Barr’s removal from office citing abuse...

"We are a nation of laws yet William Barr, the nation's top law enforcement official, has routinely abused the powers of his office to undermine the rule of law for political advantage of the president who appointed him."

DOJ investigating lawmakers’ stock dumps ahead of coronavirus market crash

At least one lawmaker affected by the probe is Republican Sen. Richard Bur, who unloaded up to $1.7 million in stocks.

US sues Lockheed Martin and affiliates for alleged kickbacks at nuclear...

“This lawsuit demonstrates that the Department of Justice will work tirelessly to ensure that public funds are used for the important purposes for which they are intended.”

DOJ drop remaining charges against #J20 protesters

"Upon consideration of the government's motion to dismiss in this case, it is: ORDERED that these cases be dismissed without prejudice."

Bayer, Monsanto merger gets green light from the DOJ

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.