Facebook Employees Told Not To Discuss 'Divisive' Abortion Issue

newsweek.com Corporate leaders have been silent following the release of the draft Supreme Court decision on Roe v Wade.

The global movement to give nature 'rights'

theweek.com Adherents of the "Rights of Nature" movement believe ecosystems, animals, and natural objects should have legal rights similar or equal to those of human beings. Recently, the highest court in India's Tamil Nadu...

Red states aren't prepared for a post-Roe baby boom

axios.com Data: March of Dimes; Map: Jacque Schrag/AxiosThe red states poised to ban or severely limit abortion already tend to have limited access to health care, poor health outcomes and fewer safety net programs in place...

Meta reiterates ban on abortion discussion at work as Supreme Court mulls Roe

foxbusiness.com An executive at Facebook's parent company Meta told employees that they cannot discuss abortion on Workplace, an internal version of Facebook, due to "an increased risk" that such talk would make the company seem...

A Meta executive told employees to stop discussing abortion on Workplace, citing “an increased risk” that the company is seen as a “hostile work environment”

theverge.com A Meta executive told employees on Thursday that they are prohibited from talking about abortion on Workplace, an internal version of Facebook, citing “an increased risk” that the company is seen as a “hostile work...

Build Blackouts Better": Half Of America Faces Power Blackouts This Summer, Regulator Warns

zerohedge.com "Build Blackouts Better": Half Of America Faces Power Blackouts This Summer, Regulator Warns  Tens of millions of Americans could be thrown into a summer of hell as a megadrought, heatwaves, and reduced...

Here's why tech giants want the Supreme Court to freeze Texas' social media law

npr.org Tech industry groups are urging the Supreme Court to block a Texas law barring social media companies from removing posts or banning users based on political viewpoints

Most Americans support Roe v. Wade but want some restrictions on abortions, poll shows

pbs.org The leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court that suggests the justices may soon overturn Roe v. Wade has made abortion one of the biggest political debates of the year. On Thursday, the Oklahoma Legislature...

A wild new court decision would blow up much of the government’s ability to operate

vox.com Getty Images The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Jarkesy v. SEC would dismantle much of the system the federal government uses to enforce longstanding laws. The United...

Court says McCloskeys can't advise right-wing group for free

apnews.com The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probation, but...

MasterCard, Starbucks to pay abortion travel costs for employees

cbsnews.com Credit card company and coffee chain is latest to add coverage ahead of an expected Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade.

Court tosses $300,000 hospital bill for promised $1,300 tab

apnews.com DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a woman who expected to pay about $1,300 for spinal fusion surgery but was billed more than $300,000 by a suburban Denver hospital that included charges it...

Abortion-friendly states prep for more patients if Roe falls

apnews.com JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the Supreme Court lets states...

Fed nominee Michael Barr calls inflation 'far too high'

apnews.com WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Barr, President Joe Biden's pick to be the Federal Reserve's top banking regulator, pledged Thursday to help reduce high inflation and provide “clear rules” to govern financial innovation....

5 ways abortion bans could hurt women in the workforce

vox.com The end of Roe v. Wade will hurt women in many ways. | Craig F. Walker/Boston Globe via Getty Images How criminalizing abortion affects women at work. Roe vs. Wade is all but certain to be overturned, which...