June 17, 2016

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BREAKING: Canadian Senate passes euthanasia bill

OTTAWA, June 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Canada's Senate gave approval to the Liberal government's Bill C-14 Friday, averting a standoff with the House of Commons...

Public Nuisance Lawsuits Spiraling Out of Control

This past year, public nuisance lawsuits have spiraled out of control in California. Cities like San Diego, Berkeley and Los Angeles have been convinced to...

Assisted dying to become law after Senate backs Liberals' bill

... in the end they said the Senate had to defer to an elected Commons. “We have done our job and although it breaks my...

What got done in California's new state budget and what didn't

Jerry Brown, from left, Senate leader Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, pictured here in the Capitol in March, reached a deal on...

George Voinovich - Mayor, Governor, Senator And Ohio Political Icon

ideastream - Dies At 79ideastreamHe was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, he was Cuyahoga county auditor and county commissioner, lieutenant governor, mayor...

A transformative day': Senate concedes to government's will, sending assisted dying law to royal assent

Conservative Sen. Judith Seidman argued that the Senate has no value if it only exists “for registering the decrees of the lower house,” but decided...

Assisted Dying Bill C-14 Passes Senate With Liberals' Restrictive Approach

If the federal government doesn't take it upon itself to test the constitutionality of the new law, independent Liberal Sen. Terry Mercer argued that some...

From Charleston to Orlando, Sanctuary and Struggle in the South

(press release) (press release)Dylann Roof, who committed a mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston a year ago, and Omar Mateen, who...

Mitt Romney dresses up as a Mexican wrestler, flashes his dad bod for charity

Mitt Romney took charity-goers by surprise last week when he jumped into the boxing ring dressed as Mexican wrestler Nacho Libre at a charity function...

Ethics, lead testing deals announced in NY - The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comEthics, lead testing deals announced in NYThe Journal News | LoHud.comAssemblyman David Buchwald, D-White Plains, said the pension bill was an...

North Shore News in Brief

Sen. Joan Lovely will present scholarships to the chosen recipients. A cookout at Camp Naumkeag, 85 Memorial Drive, Salem, will follow the tournament at 1...

Senators bow to government on Bill C-14

If the federal government doesn't take it upon itself to test the constitutionality of the new law, independent Liberal Sen. Terry Mercer argued that some...

Liberals' assisted-dying bill is now law after clearing final hurdles

Voting against the motion, Conservative Senator Daniel Lang said Bill C-14 would still require Kay Carter, whose family won a Supreme Court decision to strike...

Canadian Senator Betty Unger: I cannot support (Bill C-14) euthanasia and assisted suicide

Yet we do not hear such a sound, fellow Senators. We hear the sound of division, of anger, of disagreement, and of fear. I do...

Canada has fallen behind, panel on mental health in prisons says

(subscription) (subscription)Independent Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu appealed for greater communication and cooperation among correctional systems and Senate Liberal Jim Munson, Chair of the Standing Senate...

The Daily 202: More Republicans ditch Trump, conclude he cannot win

Several more companies have announced this week that they are steering clear of the Republican convention in Cleveland: Wells Fargo, UPS, Motorola, JPMorgan Chase, Ford,...

GOP insiders: Trump should pick Newt for vice president

A plurality of Democratic and nonpartisan members see Rubio, who is reconsidering whether to retire from the Senate before next week's filing deadline to run...

Small businesses root for Walmart in fee battle with Visa

Yesterday, Senator Pierrette Ringuette announced that she will table legislation this fall to set limits on credit card merchant fees. "Canada's fees remain some of...

Alberta Mountie's widow makes impassioned plea for changes to Criminal Code at Ottawa hearing

Bill S-217, sponsored by Senator Bob Runciman and dubbed “David Wynn's Law,” would require the Crown to disclose the criminal history of the accused at...