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COMMA MISTAKE A Court's Decision in a Maine Labor Dispute Hinged on the Absence of An Oxford Comma
Offbeat  (tags: USA, Maine, serial comma, nerdy ruling, laws, grammatically ambiguous, workers' win, labor dispute, interesting, odd, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - qz.com
On March 13, a US court of appeals determined that certain clauses of Maine's overtime laws are grammatically ambiguous. Because of that lack of clarity, the five drivers won their appeal and were found eligible for overtime
Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
American law mistreats mothers and pregnant women in the name of protecting children.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Trump And Pruitt's Full-Blown Anti-Environment Assault
Environment  (tags: safeguards, Trump, Pruitt, EPA, laws, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, politics, healthconditions, ecosystems )

AWAY AWHI
- 7 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell Trump and Pruitt they'll face massive opposition from you and thousands of others if they attempt to put polluters before the American people and dismantle critical safeguards that protect our climate
One of the Worst Trends in Red-State Politics Is Coming to a Blue State Near You
Business  (tags: labor, workers, employees, unions, wages, bargaining, laws )

Freya
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
The more states approve so-called right-to-work laws, the worse conditions will become for U.S. workers.
PETITION: Support Pedals Law (S2702)! PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: pedals, tragically killed, laws, protection ban bear hunts )

Simone
- 20 days ago - change.org
Pedals was an injured docile bi-pedal New Jersey black bear who was adored by all. He touched the hearts of millions of people and even walked like a human
After Harsh Debate, Utah House Passes Abortion-Information Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, Utah, laws, bills, misinformation )

Freya
- 26 days ago - sltrib.com
The Utah House voted Friday to mandate that women who seek a medically induced abortion first be told that it sometimes can be reversed partway through the procedure. Critics and supporters clashed about whether such information is supported by sound...
Are We Tough Enough on Animal Cruelty?
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Animal Cruelty, UK )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Andrew Frankish was filmed stamping on a bulldog and throwing her down stairs (Pictured) , When two brothers who filmed themselves torturing a dog were spared jail it provoked an outcry. Yet England and Wales has the lightest maximum sentence in Europe
You Can Marry a Dog in India and Identify as a Dragon in Russia: Revealing the Most Baffling Laws in the World
Offbeat  (tags: laws, strange, surprising, off-beat, world )

Evelyn
- 29 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
While it's important to be aware of the customs and etiquette expected in the destinations you visit, some behaviours you're actually allowed to engage in across the world may surprise you
Two-Year Jail for Cruelty to Animals
Offbeat  (tags: laws, legalisation, animal welfare, animal protection )

Simone
- 31 days ago - thedailystar.net
The cabinet yesterday approved a draft law increasing punishment for killing or badly hurting an animal. As per the proposed law, any person committing such crimes would have to face two years' imprisonment or Tk 50,000 fine or both.
Washington State Trooper Catches Driver Using Mannequin in Carpool Lane
Offbeat  (tags: law enforcement, traffic, highways, rules, laws, cheating )

Freya
- 32 days ago - yahoo.com
A Washington State Patrol trooper who spotted a motorist violating the rules of the road is no dummy. The eagle-eyed trooper spotted a driver attempting to outsmart the high occupancy lane policy by passing off a mannequin as a passenger.
Mexico City Enacts One of the Most Animal-Friendly Constitutions in the Americas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, Mexico City, laws )

Anna
- 45 days ago - hsi.org
recognizes animals as sentient beings whose welfare must be protected. They are accorded moral consideration and their care is considered a common responsibility of citizens and local authorities. It mandates secondary laws to determine penalties
Protect the Public From Toxic Wastewater
Environment  (tags: LAWS, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions )

AWAY AWHI
- 47 days ago - forcechange.com
Prioritize public health and safety over corporate interests in enforcement of wastewater disposal regulations.
A Husband Can Block His Wife's Abortion Under a New Arkansas Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, abortion, anti-choice )

Freya
- 47 days ago - yahoo.com
As numerous state legislatures are looking to limit women's reproductive rights, Arkansas just passed one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the country.
SAY NO TO THE 6-WEEK ABORTION BAN IN CONGRESS
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, laws, petitions )

Freya
- 63 days ago - actnow.prochoiceamerica.org
Late last week, as most Americans were preparing to enjoy a long weekend, two House Republicans introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 6 weeks of pregnancy.
 

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