The Daily Populous

Thursday May 5th, 2022 evening edition

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Polling has long suggested that most voters don’t favor overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court precedent that legalized abortion nationwide.

Republicans could retake the Senate in this fall’s midterm elections, giving them a chance to hold a vote on abortion legislation on their own.

Ernst is planning to introduce legislation banning abortion nationwide, according to an anti-abortion activist interviewed by The Washington Post.

Several Republicans agreed with Alito, saying that if the Supreme Court ultimately does overturn Roe, lawmakers in each state should decide whether abortion should be legal or illegal.

Several trigger laws, like in Tennessee and Kentucky, would make it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion.

In a campaign messaging memo obtained by Axios on Tuesday, the National Republican Senatorial Committee advised Republicans to a compassionate consensus-builder on abortion policy.

On Tuesday, some Republicans suggested that the Supreme Court leaker should maybe be thrown in jail. »

China’s Evolving Strategic Discourse on India • Stimson Center

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China’s pre-Galwan Strategic Discourse on India.

China’s post-Galwan Strategic Discourse on India.

This has convinced many scholars, from India and beyond, that, unlike India, Beijing has little to gain from cooperation with India, and thus it has little obligation to be sensitive to India’s concerns or concede anything to India. »

New York City sues Activision, targeting CEO Bobby Kotick

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Activision CEO Bobby Kotick rushed to secure a takeover bid from Microsoft to escape liability for misconduct at the company, a new lawsuit from New York City officials alleges.

Driving the news: The suit was filed in Delaware on April 26 by New York City Employees’ Retirement System and pension funds for the city’s teachers, police and firefighters.

The city has been pressing Activision for internal documents since the fall, originally to find out what CEO Bobby Kotick knew of sexual misconduct at the company. »