A 20-year-old murder suspect claims that after his arrest in 2014, he felt threatened to talk to Pasco detectives or his pregnant girlfriend would stay behind bars for allegedly helping him evade capture.
As Donald Trump moves closer to the Republican presidential nomination, several unhappy Republicans are considering launching a third-party candidate to stop him. But time is short and no candidate has stepped up.
The Justice Department’s move this week to gut North Carolina’s controversial LGBT HB2 law, known widely as the ‘bathroom bill,’ has raised the possibility of similar federal action to block Mississippi’s House Bill 1523, a religious freedom law.
Bars and taverns that refuse to serve alcoholic drinks to pregnant women are breaking the law, under guidelines New York City’s Human Rights Commission released Friday to help people interpret a 2013 city law. The guidelines also say mothers-to-be can’t be kept out of NYC bars just because they’re expecting.
A pregnant woman who seeks out a Zika test after traveling to a Latin American country where the mosquito-born virus is prevalent can receive a positive result even if she’s not infected. The ambiguity can force her to make a life-changing decision based on incomplete information if she fears giving birth to a baby with severe brain damage.