Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

Experts Recommend Anxiety Screening For Young Kids

Recent data proves what many people have suspected: Rates of anxiety and depression in children and teens rose during the pandemic. This has prompted first-time guidance calling for anxiety screening in children as young as eight years old. The new guidance comes from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which is a group of volunteer …

Biden Admin Extends Public Health Emergency As Public Moves On

On Wednesday, the Biden administration extended the COVID-19 public health emergency, just before it was set to expire on April 16th.  Roll Call reported that Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra prolonged the emergency for 90 days, bringing it to the middle of July. “Becerra has previously pledged to give at least 60 days’ notice before …

Washington Post Columnist Arrested In Moscow

Washington Post columnist Vladimir Kara-Murza, who has been critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was arrested in Moscow on Monday. Kara-Murza was arrested outside of his house on the same day that he appeared on CNN in an interview. In the interview, he said, “This regime that is in power in our country today, it’s …

Colorado Codifies Access To Abortion Into Law, Says The Pre-Born Do Not Have Rights

Democratic Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a controversial abortion bill into law that codifies abortion access. Known as the “Reproductive Health Equity Act,” the measure specifically codifies into law the idea that a fetus does not have human rights prior to birth. The law states: A FERTILIZED EGG, EMBRYO, OR FETUS DOES NOT HAVE INDEPENDENT …

Maryland Republican: ‘Anybody But The Receptionist’ Can Perform Abortions Under New Law

Maryland just became yet another state where Democratic legislators have sought to create more access to abortion in anticipation of an upcoming Supreme Court decision. Democrats voted to override Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of an abortion bill that broadens who can perform abortions in the state, widening that pool to include nurse practitioners, physician …