The Daily Populous

Saturday March 25th, 2023 night edition

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She discussed her son and his testimony in committee on Wednesday and to the wider body the next day.

"My son is trans," Hunt said of her 12-year-old child, who she says has been unable to attain gender-affirming care.

"And this bill, colleagues, is such an affront to me personally and would violate my rights to parent my child in Nebraska.".

The bill is one of many anti-trans policies rolled out this year, according to Trans Legislation Tracker.

"If this bill passes, all your bills are on the chopping block, and the bridge is burned," Hunt warned the chamber.

"We have made it clear that this is the line in the sand," Hunt said to lawmakers on Thursday.

"No one in the world holds a grudge like me, and no one in the world cares less about being petty than me. »

Top lawyers defy bar to declare they will not prosecute peaceful climate protesters

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Leading barristers have defied bar rules by signing a declaration saying they will not prosecute peaceful climate protesters or act for companies pursuing fossil fuel projects.

They are among more than 120 mostly English lawyers who have signed a declaration vowing to “withhold [their] services in respect of supporting new fossil fuel projects and action against climate protesters exercising their right of peaceful protest”.

Nor does the law recognise a crime of ecocide to deter the destruction of the planet. »

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli PM acted illegally by getting involved in judicial overhaul, says attorney general

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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acted illegally by announcing Thursday that he would involve himself directly in his government’s moves to change the country’s judicial system, Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara told him in an open letter Friday.

Netanyahu leaves 10 Downing Street after a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in London, Friday, March 24, 2023.

Hours later, Netanyahu said in a speech to the nation that he would get personally involved in the controversial package of measures to overhaul the country’s judicial system. »

South Carolina's comptroller quits after a $3.5 billion accounting error

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South Carolina's comptroller quits after a $3.5 billion accounting error.

The Senate panel investigating the financial misstatement issued a damning report last week accusing Eckstrom of "willful neglect of duty."

"I know that your every wish has been, and always will be, prosperity and happiness for the people of South Carolina. »

CMA narrows scope of concerns in Microsoft – Activision review

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In February, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published provisional findings setting out that the deal raises competition concerns in relation to both console gaming and cloud gaming services in the UK.

The CMA has received a significant amount of new evidence in response to its original provisional findings.

Our provisional view that this deal raises concerns in the cloud gaming market is not affected by today’s announcement. »