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Can police use health data to investigate illegal abortion? What the experts say

Orlando, Florida – With Roe v. Wade back in the hands of individual states, your health and cell phone data could end up in the hands of law enforcement if they decide to prosecute under illegal abortion laws. “This is how crimes are prosecuted in the modern age,” said News 6 legal expert Stephen Kramer. …

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Irwin’s doomed campaign for governor spends $ 417 a vote – the worst political investment in Illinois history

Aurora Mayor Richard Irwin retreats for Illinois Republican governor In a concession speech Tuesday, Richard Irwin criticized Governor JB Pritzker’s “meddling” in the primary and wished Darren Bailey success in the general election after the Illinois senator defeated five other Republicans to win the nomination. CHICAGO – As a billionaire hedge fund titan, Ken Griffin …

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The Museum of Folk Art offers donors the right to name the title of executive director

NEW YORK (AP) – The American Museum of Folk Art, unlike many other art institutions, managed to avoid layoffs and other layoffs in the two years after the pandemic through a combination of fundraising and increased donations. On Tuesday, the museum plans to announce its largest and most unusual recent gift, a $ 5 million …

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Healthcare providers sue Texas for abortion ban before Roe – Houston Public Media

A coalition of abortion providers in Texas filed a lawsuit Monday against the state over a decade-long ban on the procedure. The trial seeks to block government officials from enforcing a total abortion ban prior to the remarkable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Rowe vs. Wade. “Abortion services stopped immediately in Texas last …

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Wildwood employees accused of health fraud Government and politics

WILDWOOD – Mayor Pete Brian, former Mayor Ernest W. Troyano Jr. and current City Commissioner Stephen E. Mikulski were charged Friday with fraudulent involvement in the state health benefits program, said Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin. Byron, 67; Troyano, 71; and Mikulski, 57, were charged with theft by illegally seizing and falsifying information from …

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With Roe’s reversal, abortion insurance coverage will become even more complicated

The existing mix of federal and state rules governing abortion insurance coverage will become even more complicated in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday to overturn Rowe v. Wade, the remarkable case that established a constitutional right to abortion. Different types of health insurance – including different categories of employers’ health plans, Affordable …

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Reducing gun violence through public health policy is possible [column] | Local voices

Like many people, I followed the heartbreaking news from Buffalo, New York, and Uwalde, Texas. One cannot scroll through gunviolencearchive.org without being overwhelmed. Mass shootings – many seemingly motivated by anger and hatred and deserving news not only because they were carried out with the help of semi-automatic weapons – are now an epidemic. One …

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The new swimming policy may affect other sports

Prohibitions on transgender women in international swimming and rugby this week opened the door to athletics to consider following what could become a wave of changes in Olympic sports policy. Sunday’s announcement by swimming’s governing body, FINA, was quickly followed by a demonstration of support from World Athletics President Sebastian Coe, who was in Hungary …

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