Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

SCOTUS Rules In Texas Pro-Life Cases: Abortion Providers Can Sue State, DOJ Challenge Dismissed, Law Can Remain In Effect

The Supreme Court issued its rulings on Friday concerning two cases regarding a Texas pro-life law that bans most abortions after fetal cardiac activity can be detected.  The high court decided to allow abortion providers to continue with a lawsuit against the state, but it is allowing the legislation to stay in effect as the …

Nationwide School Closures Continue To Impact Kids

Schools are starting to close down again in some areas of the country in an apparent effort to keep teachers happy, but parents are speaking out against the negative impacts of schooling interruptions.  According to The New York Times, at least six Michigan school districts prolonged Thanksgiving break, and three districts in Washington randomly closed …

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster For 16, 17 Year Olds

On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 booster shot in people who are 16- and 17-years-old.  The move updates the emergency use authorization for the vaccine, allowing adolescents to get a third dose of the vaccine at least six months after their initial vaccination.  The FDA stated: …

Lawmakers Reach Deal On Debt Ceiling Measure

After negotiations regarding a debt ceiling increase, it appears that lawmakers reached an agreement on Tuesday using a tool that could appeal to both political parties.  Leaders in the House of Representatives introduced a measure that would allow Democrats to ultimately increase the debt ceiling without any votes from Republicans.  As The Wall Street Journal …