In recent years, we’ve become accustomed to headlines about powerful men abusing their power and invading women’s right to securing, privacy, and safety. #MeToo, Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump. These very words have become synonymous with violations of women’s rights and safety. Women’s voices have been silenced and berated for revealing their experiences, and our elected
With Daniel Lippman RESTAURANTS CALL ON LAWMAKERS TO REPLENISH AID PROGRAM: Less than a day after the Small Business Administration said the first recipients of grants to help the nation’s battered restaurants should begin seeing money in their bank accounts, the industry’s top lobbyist warned that the initial pot of cash is already in need
Kansas COVID-19 Case Count Over 311,000; Death Toll Tops 5,000 TOPEKA, Kan. (KPR) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reports there have been 311,338 cases of COVID-19, including 5,029 deaths related to the coronavirus, since the pandemic began. That’s an increase of 411 cases and 13 deaths since Monday. Another update is expected Friday.  ========== Kansas COVID Shots Top 2
I have lived in Branford since 1975 and was shocked by the recent event where an active shooter was holed was up on Main Street above the local hairdresser, across from a shopping center, and next to other well-known Branford landmarks. I recognize that shootings have become a way of life in the United States,
Late last month, President Joe Biden used his first address to a joint session of Congress to push for major gun control initiatives, often using blatant lies and mischaracterizations in the process. One of Biden’s more egregious mischaracterizations was the common trope that the nation is experiencing a “gun violence epidemic.” The plain data simply
To the Editor: In a recent letter to The Smoky Mountain News a retired military man stated, “Among all the other abhorrent and anti-American acts Comrade Beijing Biden and his cabal are perpetrating is endeavoring to take all firearms away from law-abiding Americans.” Later in his letter he refers to “… this unprecedented act.” This
Yesterday, the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee passed anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 256, on a party-line vote.  The measure now heads to the Senate Floor for full consideration. Please contact your State Senator and ask them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 256. Senate Bill 256 repeals Colorado’s preemption law that prevents localities from passing their own
Has anyone else seen this dude around? STEVEN FERDMAN/GETTY Here’s what you might have missed on Slog today: Chase and I discuss four unstreamable titles—read if you want a tight ass like Mickey’s or have any desire to watch Steven Soderbergh’s early work. Rich Smith watched King County Executive Dow Constantine’s State of the County
Happy Tuesday and welcome back to On The Money, where we’re hoping you’re not running on empty. I’m Sylvan Lane, and here’s your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. See something I missed? Let me know at or tweet me @SylvanLane. And if you like your newsletter, you
Today, the House Judiciary Committee issued a favorable report to Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry. It now goes to the House floor for further consideration. Please contact your state representative and ask them to OPPOSE SB 3. Senate Bill 3 requires prospective purchasers or recipients of
CLOSE The National Rifle Association has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas, as part of an attempt to restructure the organization. USA TODAY A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the National Rifle Association’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, forcing the nonprofit to defend itself against the state of New York’s lawsuit against the organization – a case