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Jun 23, 2022

The ultra-conservative Supreme Court has just struck down a 1913 New York gun law that restricted a citizen’s ability to carry a concealed gun outside of their home. The 6-3 majority argued that the law is unconstitutional because there are too many restrictions in place preventing law-abiding citizens from expressing their “ordinary self-defense” needs.
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The Young Turks: June 23, 2022

Today’s January 6th congressional hearings focused on how Trump and his lackeys engaged in a pressure campaign against the Department of Justice, where he urged the DOJ to just say that the election was corrupt and to “leave the rest” to his Republican henchmen in Congress. Luckily, top DOJ refused to follow through with his requests even after former AG Bill Barr resigned from his position.
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Jeffery Clark, a Trump loyalist DOJ official who was willing to overturn the 2020 election on behalf of Donald Trump, just had his home raided by federal agents for his role in the January 6th coup attempt. If the plan worked out, Clark would assume the role of acting Attorney General after ousting then-acting AG Jeffery Rosen, giving Clark the power to have the DOJ intervene with Georgia’s voting process in order to swing the state in Trump’s favor.
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An Arkansas federal appeals court has just ruled to reverse a 2021 ruling, creating a law that requires state contractors to promise that they will not boycott doing business with Israel. If a state contractor/business refuses to pledge to not boycott the apartheid state, they’re required to reduce fees to remain a contractor, dealing a harsh blow to free speech rights in the state when it comes to political opinions.
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The ultra-conservative Supreme Court has just struck down a 1913 New York gun law that restricted a citizen’s ability to carry a concealed gun outside of their home. The 6-3 majority argued that the law is unconstitutional because there are too many restrictions in place preventing law-abiding citizens from expressing their “ordinary self-defense” needs.
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Roger Marshall appears to be considering putting a pause on the bipartisan deal for school lunches, citing the Biden administration's goal of reducing discrimination for LGBT+ students as his reasons.
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In response to the Biden Administration's effort to ban nicotine products in the United States, Fox News host Tucker Carlson complained on his show that nicotine products are one of the last remaining pleasures for "ordinary men".
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A former police chief in Ohio has photoshopped a Latino officer's face wearing a sombrero on a bottle of hot sauce, then posted the image to the department's bulletin board. After retirement, his long and racist history has been revealed.
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According to sources, Donald Trump is hate-watching the January 6 committee hearings, filled with rage at the fact that no one is defending him in the trial.
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It's been reported that Lauren Boebert's gun-themed restaurant has not had its lease renewed, forcing the cafe known as "Shooters" to either find a new home, or close its doors completely.
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Amazon plans to unveil a new voice assistant with the ability to mimic voices from loved ones who've passed away using AI technology with one minute of recorded audio from a person's voice.
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