The Daily Populous

Sunday April 30th, 2023 morning edition

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Alito told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday that attacks on the “legitimacy” of the high c ourt are “new during [his] lifetime.”.

We are being hammered daily, and I think quite unfairly in a lot of instances.

And nobody, practically nobody, is defending us,” he said.

But “if anything,” the justice continued, “ they’ve participated to some degree in these attacks.”.

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And n ow, amid all this, Alito and Republicans insist that it’s “ the Left” that trying to “de-legitimize” the Supreme Court.

In short, no one is “de-legitimizing” the Supreme Court more than themselves , at this point. »

A Montana lawmaker suggested she’d rather risk her child’s suicide than let her transition

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State Rep. Kerri Seekins-Crowe, a Republican, suggested during a floor debate that she would rather risk her daughter dying by suicide than allow her to transition.

"One of the big issues that we have heard today and we've talked about lately is that without surgery the risk of suicide goes way up.

Montana House Republicans voted this week to censure Rep. Zooey Zephyr, a Democrat and Montana’s first transgender state legislator. »

Impeach Clarence Thomas and Remove Dianne Feinstein

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The corrupt relationship between Clarence and Ginni Thomas and the Texas billionaire and right-wing donor Harlan Crow clearly exceeds the standards set by Archbald’s impeachment.

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If Democrats want to show they mean business, they could do a lot worse than cleaning house by removing Feinstein—and then impeaching Clarence Thomas.9. »

Japan approves abortion pill for the first time

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The abortion pill is to become available in Japan for the first time after the health ministry approved a drug used to terminate early-stage pregnancies.

Similar medication is available in many countries including France, which first approved the abortion pill in 1988, and the US, where it has been available since 2000.

The national broadcaster NHK said the total cost of the abortion pill and a medical consultation would be around 100,000 yen (£585). »