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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down state’s ‘stay-at-home’ order

People in cars participate in a protest against the coronavirus shutdown in front of State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 24, 2020. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI | AFP via Getty Images The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the state’s stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic as “unlawful, invalid and unenforceable” after finding the state’s health commissioner […]

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U.S. Appeals Court Lets Texas Curb Medication Abortions During Pandemic

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday allowed Texas to enforce curbs on medication-induced abortions as part of the Republican-governed state’s restrictions aimed at postponing medical procedures not deemed urgent during the coronavirus pandemic. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a federal judge’s order blocking the state from […]

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Court Allows Medication Abortions In Texas During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last month that bars non-essential medical procedures so that health resources can go to treating coronavirus patients. […]

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Citing Coronavirus, Court Blocks Trump’s First Food Benefit Cut

Citing the global coronavirus pandemic, a federal judge has blocked a food benefit cut that would have taken effect next month and denied benefits to thousands. The Trump administration wanted to limit benefits for unemployed able-bodied adults without dependents, but D.C. District Court Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell granted a preliminary injunction on Friday sought by Democratic […]