The rules will go through a public comment period before the FCC makes a final decision on adopting net neutrality rules.
The updated resource includes the first FDA-approved OTC birth control pill.
A letter dated Aug. 29, 2023 from the Department of Health and Human Services to Anne Milgram, of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was leaked to Bloomberg News. The letter calls for rescheduling marijuana as a Schedule III drug under the Controlled Substances Act.
ProCon’s lauded election coverage is live for the 2024 presidential election with 5 debated issues, as well as educational resources. More candidate opinions on debated issues will follow until election day.
District Court Judge Kathy Seeley ruled that Montana’s policy for evaluating fossil fuel permit requests is unconstitutional because it does not allow state agencies to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions. The state promises to appeal the decision
Does cancel culture reel in the bad behavior of powerful people or encourage bullying?
Trainer Jason Servis was sentenced to four years in federal prison on July 26, 2023 after pleading guilty to participation in a horse-doping scheme. He is also sentenced to pay $163,932 in restitution and a $30,000 fine. Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil said he had “put the lives of the horses and the jockeys who rode them at risk…. You did endanger the horses in your care. Luckily, they didn’t break down. You tried to gain an unfair advantage. I hope you accept that, but I don’t think that you do. At the end of the day, unquestionably, you undermined the integrity of horse racing.”
The pill will be available in stores in the first quarter of 2024 according to manufacturer Perrigo.
In a 6-3 vote the court ruled that federal law does not permit the U.S. Department of Education to cancel such student loans.
Minnesota joined 22 other states and D.C. in legalizing adult-use of the drug
Representative Cori Bush (D-MO) introduced a bill to pay $14 trillion in reparations to black Americans. She states, “The United States has a moral and legal obligation to provide reparations for the enslavement of Africans and its lasting harm on the lives of millions of Black people…. We know that we continue to live under slavery’s vestiges. We know how slavery has perpetuated Jim Crow. We know how slavery’s impacts live on today.”
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Ever wonder what a tamarau is? ProCon’s new glossary of animals used in animal testing can help!
(it’s a small species of buffalo)
On Apr. 28, 2023, the North Carolina Supreme Court overturned a trial court decision. Those convicted of felonies are now required to complete prison, probation, parole, and pay all fines before they may register to vote.