Texas legislator defends anti-abortion ‘Heartbeat Law’
24 October 2021 | 4:48 pm
The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to block a new abortion law in Texas. Conflict Zone asked the Texas state senator who introduced the legislation why he thinks he's doing the right thing.
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Texas official Steven McCraw said that officers searched for a key that was not needed and waited an hour outside classrooms. Relatives of schoolchildren and staff are angry over how police responded to the shooting.
19 Jul 2022
A new report has revealed shortcomings in the police response to the school shooting that left 21 people dead. It said "systemic failures" caused nearly 400 officers to wait for over an hour to confront the gunman.
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Dozens of Venezuelans were taken from Texas to an island off the Massachusetts coast. The details of the flight arrangements, supported by right-wing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, are now under investigation.
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Griner has returned to the US after over 10 months behind bars in Russia, including a stint in a penal colony. She was freed in a prisoner swap in exchange for a Russian arms dealer.
The Texas law is one of the strictest in the country and like many other US states with a near-blanket ban, it only allows doctors to perform abortions for women with grave health risks.
A man armed with an AR-style rifle began shooting his neighbors after complaints that he was firing rounds in his front yard. Local police said the suspect had been drinking before the rampage, which left five dead.
The suspect reportedly shot his neighbors after he was accused of firing a gun in his yard. The arrest ends a mass search operation that involved more than 250 law enforcement personnel.
According to US media reports, authorities are looking into social media accounts linked to a shooter who opened fire at an outlet mall, killing eight. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has renewed his call for gun control.
Police said a suspect was in custody after a vehicle hit a group of people waiting at a bus stop in Texas. The cause for the incident was not immediately clear.
Officials are expecting an increase in border crossings due to the end of a policy that was used to expel asylum seekers.
We look at reactions to record immigration figures from the UK and how Turkish football supporters are expressing their opposition to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the country's run-off vote this weekend. Also: anti-abortion stickers plastered on rental bikes in Paris spark outrage.
The four men were allegedly part of a "patchwork association" of smugglers. In July 2022, 53 migrants from Latin American countries were found dead in Texas after they were shut inside a truck amid hot temperatures.
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