The Daily Populous

Friday July 1st, 2022 night edition

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In this image from video provided by the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts administers the Constitutional Oath to Ketanji Brown Jackson as her husband Patrick Jackson holds the Bible at the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, June 30, 2022.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.

The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice, and she took the place of the justice she once worked for.

Moments later, joined by her family, Jackson recited the two oaths required of Supreme Court justices, one administered by Breyer and the other by Chief Justice John Roberts.

“Although we celebrate her today, one Black woman or a cohort of Black women can’t save this democracy alone.

Because of Jackson’s appointment, Judith Browne Dianis, a Black lawyer in Washington, said she intends to end her protest against joining the Supreme Court Bar. »

Belarus sends out conscription notices en masse

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Belarus sends out conscription notices en masse 30 June, 03:10 PM Belarussian enlistment offices denied this campaign (Photo:4esnok).

Belarussian citizens have started receiving conscription notices, local news outlet Zerkalo reported on June 30.

According to the report, notices are being served even to people who were previously deemed unfit for service. »

Putin: Western leaders would look ‘disgusting’ topless

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Putin has shot back at Western leaders who mocked his athletic exploits, saying they would look “disgusting” if they tried to emulate his bare-torso appearances.

Putin made the comment during a visit to Turkmenistan early Thursday, June 30, 2022 when asked about Western leaders joking about him at the G-7 summit. »

Satanic Temple says abortion ban violates religious freedom, to sue state to protect civil rights

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Many states with a conservative majority already have in place restrictive abortion laws while many Republicans are pushing for a national ban on abortion.

The Satanic Temple is now commencing a legal fight for the right to have an abortion citing the violation of religious freedom.

The Satanic Temple is currently suing the state of Texas to protect our civil rights," claimed the group. »

NATO’s Hard Road Ahead

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Thanks to Russian President Vladimir Putin, NATO’s Madrid Summit takes place this week against the backdrop of a resurgent Western alliance.

Washington has so far been unwilling to caution Kyiv against seeking the full expulsion of Russian troops from its land.

It has amply demonstrated its relevance, efficacy, and unity in marshaling a resolute response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. »