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Project Veritas Founder James O’Keefe Sues Twitter for Defamation After Permanent Ban

Project Veritas Founder James O’Keefe filed a lawsuit on April 19 alleging that Twitter had defamed him by claiming that he operated fake accounts on the platform. The lawsuit, filed in the Supreme Court of New York in Westchester County, claims that Twitter knowingly defamed O’Keefe in a statement the company issued explaining his permanent […]

Ex-U.N. chief Ban urges Guterres to engage directly with Myanmar army

FILE PHOTO: Head of the International Olympic Committee’s ethics commission, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool April 19, 2021 By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged his successor on […]

Facebook oversight board extends timeline to decide on Trump ban

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s independent oversight board said on Friday it had extended the timeline for deciding whether to uphold former U.S. President Donald Trump’s […]

Democrats Introduce Ban on Sale, Possession of Gun Silencers

Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation to ban the sale and possession of firearm suppressors, known as silencers. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.) said that the 2021 Help Empower Americans to Respond (HEAR) Act, would ban the sale, importation, manufacturing, and possession of silencers. The bill was first introduced in 2019 after a […]

Democratic Lawmakers Propose Ban on Gun Magazines That Hold More Than 10 Rounds

Several Democratic members of Congress have proposed firearm legislation that would ban the sale, transfer, possession, manufacture, or importation of magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds. Several states including New York and California have previously imposed bans on magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. Magazines that held more than 10 rounds were banned […]

Biden Begins to Undo Trump-Era Ban on Abortion Referrals

The Biden administration on Wednesday began to undo a Trump-era ban on clinics referring women for abortions. The proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) follows through on President Joe Biden’s campaign promise to reverse his predecessor’s family planning policy. But the Biden administration stopped short of immediately suspending the Trump […]

Calif. gun seller criticizes Biden’s ghost gun ban

FILE – This Nov. 27, 2019, file photo shows “ghost guns” on display at the headquarters of the San Francisco Police Department in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:07 AM PT – Tuesday, April 13, 2021 A California gun seller has criticized Joe Biden’s crackdown on self-assembled ghost guns. On Monday, gun […]

Russian lawmaker floats idea of Zoom ban if it halts sales to state institutions

FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Zoom logo in this illustration picture taken March 15, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 8, 2021 MOSCOW (Reuters) – A lawmaker from Russia’s ruling party floated the idea of banning Zoom on Wednesday after the video conferencing company reportedly told its distributors to stop selling […]

Arkansas Becomes First State to Ban Gender Reassignment Surgeries in Children

Arkansas on Tuesday became the first state to outlaw gender reassignment surgeries and hormone treatments for children under the age of 18, after Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, vetoed the measure. The House voted 71-24 and Senate voted 25-8 on Tuesday to override his veto. The bill, known as House Bill 1570—or Arkansas SAFE (Save Adolescents […]

Tanzania’s new president lifts media ban

FILE PHOTO: Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan takes oath of office following the death of her predecessor John Pombe Magufuli at State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo April 6, 2021 NAIROBI (Reuters) – Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Tuesday she would lift a ban on […]