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Archive: August 3, 2015

The fate of free-roaming horses on Arizona public lands could be decided with the release of two government studies expected soon. Credit: U.S. Forest Service.

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. - Some refer to them as "wild horses" and others as "unauthorized livestock" but one thing is certain, the fate of the free-roaming horses referred to as "The Heber Horses" could be decided soon. The U.S. Forest Service has two studies in progress regarding how to manage the ...Read More

PHOTO: Animal rights organizations say chimpanzees are intelligent and self-aware, and are working to free them from research facilities. Photo courtesy of Nonhuman Rights Project.

NEW YORK – A New York State Supreme Court justice has denied a petition to free Hercules and Leo, two research chimpanzees at the State University at Stony Brook. Animal rights advocates argue that chimps are intelligent, self-aware, autonomous beings. And though Judge Barbara Jaffe said she ...Read More

PHOTO: A year after passage of the Compassionate Care Act, five companies have been licensed to sell medical marijuana in New York State. Photo credit: normalityrelief/

NEW YORK – Five companies have been awarded the first licenses to sell medical marijuana in New York state. The licenses, issued on Friday, make New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana use. The Compassionate Care Act, signed into law a year ago, allows each company to open as many ...Read More

The comment period is under way for the draft language for Question 1. Supporters who gathered in Concord last week say the goal is to hold lawmakers accountable to the people. Credit: Jeff Kirlin

AUGUSTA, Maine – The wheels are in motion for Maine voters to take a stand this fall on whether they want to change state law in favor of greater political campaign finance disclosure and more. Andrew Bossie, executive director of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections, says Question 1 on the No ...Read More

State Sen. Martha Fuller (D-Portsmouth) joins local moms at kickoff for World Breastfeeding Week in Concord: Courtesy: Granite State Progress Education Fund

CONCORD, N.H. - This is World Breastfeeding Week and legislation is pending in the Granite State that would increase protections for women to pump breast milk while they are on the job. State Senator Martha Fuller (D - Portsmouth) is a sponsor of a bill that would require employers provide reasona ...Read More

Planned Parenthood provides cancer screenings, well-women health exams and other health services for thousands of low-income women in New Mexico. Courtesy: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Efforts in Congress to end funding for Planned Parenthood could end access to cancer screenings, well-women health exams, contraception and other health services for thousands of low-income women in New Mexico. That's according to Cathy Alderman, vice president for public affai ...Read More

The U.S. Senate will vote on whether to defund Planned Parenthood today. The California pro-choice community is making its opposition known. Credit wavebreak/iStock.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Senate is set to vote today on whether to strip Planned Parenthood of $500 million in federal funding. The vote comes in the wake of undercover videos made by a California-based anti-abortion group that show Planned Parenthood representatives discussing the prov ...Read More

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