Trump Administration Rolls Back On Free Birth Control

🔹Changes to the contraceptive mandate in America mean that a wider range of employers can claim religious or moral beliefs to avoid covering contraception through insurance.
🔹This change has resulted in major backlash and outcry from left-leaning groups like Planned Parenthood, deeming it an attack on women’s rights. Continue reading “Trump Administration Rolls Back On Free Birth Control”

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Daca Removed. What You Need To Know.

🔹Announced by Jeff Sessions, the Trump administration has rescinded the DACA program.
🔹DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was a program implemented by the Obama administration as a way to protect those who were illegally brought to the U.S.A as children from being deported.
🔹The act covered those who were under the age of 31 as of June 15 2012, lived in the U.S.A since Continue reading “Daca Removed. What You Need To Know.”

Trump Announces Ban of Transgender Individuals From U.S. Military

🔹Donald Trump recently tweeted, announcing a ban on Transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military.
🔹This ban has been attributed to the “tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail”.
🔹This ban goes against Continue reading “Trump Announces Ban of Transgender Individuals From U.S. Military”

Brazilian Ex-President Sentenced To 9.5 Years In Prison

🔹Ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been given a 9.5-year prison sentence on corruption and money laundering charges, following a 3-year investigation known as Operation ‘Car Wash’.
🔹 Lula is being accused of being bribed with a luxury apartment from the construction company OAS, equating to 3.7m reais ($1.5m US) in value. Continue reading “Brazilian Ex-President Sentenced To 9.5 Years In Prison”

Major Companies To Lead A Digital Net Neutrality Protest

🔹Dozens of major websites and apps, including Netflix and Amazon, are banding together for a “Day of Action” to publicly protest the potential rollback on regulations that the Federal Communications Commission placed on ISPs in 2015.
🔹 These rules enforced net neutrality, which ensures that ISPs cannot intentionally slow down or block access to any websites e.g. reducing the speed of Netflix because Hulu made a deal with the ISP.
🔹The “Day of Action” is to be held on Wednesday the 12th of July, and Continue reading “Major Companies To Lead A Digital Net Neutrality Protest”

France Bans Models Deemed Unhealthily Thin

  • France now requires models to be deemed healthy by their doctor based on their age, weight and body shape.
  • Further, as of Oct 1, all retouched images in magazines will need to be labeled “photagraphie retouchee” to state that it has been retouched.
  • Fashion companies that do not abide by these laws will face a fine of Continue reading “France Bans Models Deemed Unhealthily Thin”

Email Hack Hits Front-Running French Presidential Candidate Macron

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