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Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections

Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections

Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Monday blocked an effort by the Trump administration to erase protections for transgender patients against discrimination by doctors, hospitals and health insurance companies, dealing a blow to the broader legal reasoning it has used …

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Commerce Department Asks F.C.C. to Narrow Protections for Web Platforms

Commerce Department Asks F.C.C. to Narrow Protections for Web Platforms

Commerce Department Asks F.C.C. to Narrow Protections for Web Platforms Commerce Department Asks F.C.C. to Narrow Protections for Web Platforms WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the Federal Communications Commission this week to narrow its interpretation of a law that shields internet platforms like Facebook and YouTube from certain lawsuits over the content they host. The request, which stems from …

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Trump Administration Erases Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Health Care

Trump Administration Erases Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Health Care

Trump Administration Erases Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Health Care Trump Administration Erases Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Health Care WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday finalized a regulation that will erase protections for transgender patients against discrimination by doctors, hospitals and health insurance companies, a move announced on the four-year anniversary of the massacre at a gay nightclub …

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Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies

Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies

Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies The Trump administration is preparing an executive order intended to curtail the legal protections that shield social media companies from liability for what gets posted on their platforms, two senior administration officials said early Thursday. Such an order, …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: As Renter Protections End, Worry Over an ‘Avalanche of Evictions’

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sweeping Lockdown Gives Way to Patchwork of State Responses

Coronavirus Live Updates: As Renter Protections End, Worry Over an ‘Avalanche of Evictions’ Coronavirus Live Updates: As Renter Protections End, Worry Over an ‘Avalanche of Evictions’ Renters entered the pandemic at a disadvantage, and now laws safeguarding them are expiring. The United States, already wrestling with an economic collapse not seen in a generation, is on the precipice of a …

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Virginia’s new laws on LGBT+ protections and gun background checks suggest shift in power

Virginia’s new laws on LGBT+ protections and gun background checks suggest shift in power

The leftward transformation of Virginia since Donald Trump was elected president crescendoed over the weekend, with the governor signing into law protections for LGBT+ residents, gun background checks, no jail time for simple marijuana possession and early voting. The flurry of new measures enacted by Ralph Northam, a Democrat, came five months after members of his party took control of the …

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