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Austin will be the first major Texas city to experiment with giving cash to low-income families to keep them housed as the cost of living skyrockets in the capital city.

Eight Austin City Council members voted Thursday to establish the “guaranteed income” pilot program and contract with a California nonprofit to run it.

Austin joins at least 28 U.S. cities, like Los Angeles, Chicago and Pittsburgh, that have tried some form of guaranteed income.

Locally, the idea came out of efforts to rework how the city tackles public safety in the wake of protests over police brutality in 2020.

Austin officials are working out how exactly the program will work and which families will receive the money.

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Gavin Newsom delivers scorching criticism of Democrats' response to protecting Roe v. Wade: 'Where the hell's my party?'

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Newsom has pledged to make California a "sanctuary" for abortion rights if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

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California Governor Gavin Newsom excoriated his own party for what he said was a lackluster response to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade in remarks made on Wednesday. »

Hangar 13 Bosses Leave, New Mafia In Development

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Kotaku understands that the move comes with a new Mafia game very early in development at Hangar 13, according to a source familiar with the plans.

What 2K didn’t mention in the email was that Matthew Urban, Hangar 13 chief operating officer, has also left the studio.

While the project is still early in development, its code name is Nero and it’s expected to be a prequel to the Mafia trilogy. »

“An Actual Insurrection”: Conservatives Equate Supreme Court Roe v. Wade Leak to Literal Violence

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Republicans’ decades-long campaign to reshape the Supreme Court and overturn Roe v. Wade has never looked more successful.

Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed the authenticity of the published draft, but reiterated that it is not a final ruling.

Conservative pundits went on to draw lines between the act of leaking a draft opinion and committing actual physical violence. »

Rare ‘Wicked’ bible that encourages adultery discovered in New Zealand

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An extremely rare bible famous for an unfortunate error that encourages adultery has been discovered in New Zealand.

The 1631 “Wicked” Bible, as it has become known, omits the word “not” from its seventh commandment, informing readers “thou shalt commit adultery”.

One thousand copies of the text, which also came to be known as the Adulterous or Sinners’ Bible, were printed, with the error only discovered a year later. »