Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Admitting Privileges Abortion Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Admitting Privileges Abortion Law

Washington, DC…the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 Decision with Chief Justice Roberts again the swing vote decided to overturned the Louisiana Law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital no further that 30 miles from where the abortions are performed. The full opinion follows 18-1323_c07d or click the […]

Supreme Court Rules Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA,

Supreme Court Rules Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA,

Washington, DC…Today Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the opinion of the court. From the Syllabus “In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum announcing an immigration relief program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows certain unauthorized aliens who arrived in the United States as children to […]

Trump Sign’s Executive Order Banning Chokeholds & Safe Policing for Safe Communities

Trump Sign’s Executive Order Banning Chokeholds & Safe Policing for Safe Communities

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. As Americans, we believe that all persons are created equal and endowed with the inalienable rights to life and liberty. A fundamental purpose of government […]

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Challenge to California Sanctuary Law

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Challenge to California Sanctuary Law

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today released a statement following news that the U.S. Supreme Court denied the federal government’s petition for review in United States v. California: “In California, we’ve seen the success that comes from building trust between law enforcement and our hard-working immigrant communities. The last thing we need to do is […]

The Judicial Council of California Voted to End COVID-19 Bail Policies Effective June 20th

The Judicial Council of California Voted to End COVID-19 Bail Policies Effective June 20th

Sacramento, CA…The Judicial Council of California voted to end the COVID-19 emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Judicial Council voted 17-2 to rescind, effective June 20, the COVID-19 temporary bail schedule that set presumptive bail at $0 for people accused of […]

Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray Announce Significant Al-Qaeda Ties in Naval Air Station Pensacola Shooting

Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray Announce Significant Al-Qaeda Ties in Naval Air Station Pensacola Shooting

Washington, DC…Today, Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced significant developments in the FBI’s investigation of the December 6, 2019 shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola that killed three U.S. sailors and severely wounded eight other Americans. On January 13, 2020, Attorney General Barr announced that the shooting was an act […]

Prime Minister Trudeau Announces Ban on Assault-Style Firearms

Prime Minister Trudeau Announces Ban on Assault-Style Firearms

Ottawa, Ontario…One Canadian killed by gun violence is one too many. Violent crimes involving firearms continue to have devastating impacts on communities across the country, and on Canadians who have lost loved ones to these crimes. Events like the recent tragedy in Nova Scotia, the attack in 2017 at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec, […]

CHP Says Less Highway Congestion is Not a License to Speed

CHP Says Less Highway Congestion is Not a License to Speed

Sacramento, CA…Caltrans announced today a joint effort with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to urge drivers in the state to slow down given a recent 87% increase in citations for speeding in excess of 100 mph that coincides with decreased traffic volumes during the COVID-19 pandemic. From […]

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order for 40 Million Californians

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order for 40 Million Californians

Sacramento, CA…Today, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay at home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.  The California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in […]

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