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Capitol Thursday - Prayer Rally For Abortion Held At Ohio’s Capitol – Minister Banned, Planned Parenthood Welcome

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Prayer Rally For Abortion Held At Ohio’s Capitol – Minister Banned, Planned Parenthood Welcome

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A small group of people met together on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on Thursday afternoon for a prayer vigil for social justice issues, including abortion on demand. The event was promoted by Planned Parenthood to bring together people of “all faiths.” But one group, including a minister, was told in no uncertain terms that they were not welcome.

PNP thanks Capitol for new crime lab

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Kae Davantes strangled, stabbed to death autopsy Slain advertising manager Kristelle 'Kae' Davantes was strangled and stabbed to death, the Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory said on Thursday. Based on the autopsy, the 25-year-old Davantes died due to "asphyxia consistent with strangulation" and "multiple stab wounds in the neck." Her body was found under a bridge in Barangay Sabutan, Silang, Cavite on Saturday.

Prayer Rally For Abortion Held At Ohio’s Capitol – Minister Banned, Planned Parenthood Welcome

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Prayer Rally For Abortion Held At Ohio’s Capitol – Minister Banned, Planned Parenthood Welcome

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A small group of people met together on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on Thursday afternoon for a prayer vigil for social justice issues, including abortion on demand. The event was promoted by Planned Parenthood to bring together people of “all faiths.” But one group, including a minister, was told in no uncertain terms that they were not welcome.

Advocates Urge Governor To Expand Medicaid

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Advocates Urge Governor To Expand Medicaid

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - - The state chapter of the NAACP and other advocates for health care are urging Gov. Bill Haslam to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.About 50 protesters gathered on the War Memorial Plaza across the street from the state Capitol on Thursday.Tennessee NAACP President Gloria Sweet-Love says her group wrote the governor about two weeks ago and will hold events throughout the year to draw attention to the issue.

Jeffersonians rally for independence at the California Capitol

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Jeffersonians rally for independence at the California Capitol

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After a rally at the Capitol marked by chants of “The time has come for 51!” and a surprise appearance by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, supporters of the State of Jefferson presented their “declarations of separation” to the California Legislature on Thursday.

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RALEIGH — A coalition led by North Carolina’s NAACP wrapped up a week of protests on Thursday with speeches, call-and-response chants and a march around the state Capitol. About 150 people circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights.

2 counties formally petition California Legislature for secession, cite lack of representation

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The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION By: Juliet Williams, The Associated Press Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at 9:51 PM | Comments: 0 Enlarge Image Laura Reeg, of Yuba City, joined dozens of others from several rural counties in support of creating the the state of Jefferson, at a Capitol the in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Representatives from two counties in far Northern California are petitioning lawmakers for the right to form the 51st state, Jefferson.

Speaker Atkins warns members about drinking

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Speaker Atkins warns members about drinking

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Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins is warning about the potential consequences of state legislators overimbibing, saying it is matter of not only personal responsibility but also public expectations.Atkins has issued a cautionary note to members after Sen.

Petition to drop same-sex marriage appeal delivered to J.B. Van Hollen\'s office

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Petition to drop same-sex marriage appeal delivered to J.B. Van Hollen's office

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A petition with more than 3,200 signatures was delivered to Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s Capitol office Thursday by families asking he drop an appeal of a federal judge’s decision and allow same-sex marriages be legally recognized in Wisconsin.“We are here today to send a message to J.B. Van Hollen,” said Madison resident Rob Van Nevel, who was joined by his partner Tony Jamieson and their 4-year-old son, Chance Van Jamieson.

Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl prisoner swap, government watchdog says | Fox News

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Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl prisoner swap, government watchdog says | Fox News

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A nonpartisan government watchdog agency said Thursday that the Pentagon broke the law when it swapped five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl earlier this year. The Government Accountability Office, in a legal opinion issued at the request of congressional lawmakers, said the Defense Department violated the law by failing to notify key Capitol Hill committees at least 30 days in advance.

Rally focuses on race, police issues

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - More than 100 people turned out at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday to rally and discuss race-related issues and seek ways to educate themselves and police. The rally comes in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and subsequent protests. Brown, who is black, was unarmed when he was shot to death by a white police officer.