Joe Biden calls pro-life laws “unAmerican” (and other stories)

A roundup of news and commentary from around the interwebs.

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Suicide activists in Italy are pushing for a referendum on euthanasia—and they are saying that disabled people are the reason the state should provide death on demand. The entire suicide movement is underpinned by a repulsive ableism.

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As we are treated to chilling photos of police crackdowns in Australia over their totalitarian COVID regime, this story has emerged:

In a real ‘WTF’ moment for Australia’s Covid dictatorship, NSW Police have been forced to investigate themselves after photos emerged on Facebook of a party held inside a Western Sydney police station. The party, which happened in July, may be in violation of Covid health orders. Sydney was under a strict stay-at-home directive at the time and the police station falls within one of the designated high-risk LGAs. Images uploaded online show the celebration was held for ‘Wear it Purple Day’ which supports the LGBTQ+ community.

Perhaps this is because as we discovered with the Black Lives Matter protests, COVID-19 takes care to avoid appropriately progressive places.

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California is seeking to ban gender-specific displays in stores. You know, because they don’t have anything more important to worry about.

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Commenting on the Texas Heartbeat Act, Joe Biden calls pro-life legislation “unAmerican.”

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In The Economist, Niall Ferguson predicts that the end of America’s empire will not be peaceful.

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More soon.

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