Facebook gave US police access to private messages in abortion case against mother and daughter

Facebook has sparked outrage by responding to US police investigating an abortion case, fueling lingering fears that the platform and its “private” posts will be a tool to counter the proceeding. Most important points: A woman helped her daughter terminate a pregnancy at about 24 weeks Facebook owner Meta defended herself by saying abortion was … Read more

Why the Best States for Business Might Be the Worst for Employees

Companies are not afraid to pick up and move. Many states offer companies tempting incentives such as lower taxes if they relocate their operations, but a superior business environment does not always equate to a superior work environment. “Things that benefit employers when it comes to their profit or their margin, in terms of economic … Read more

Ron DeSantis Suspends Prosecutor For Being ‘Awake’

In an executive order formally suspending Warren, DeSantis focused heavily on Warren signing statements in which prosecutors across the country said they will not use their offices to pursue criminal cases against asylum seekers or providers of abortion or gender transition treatment. Florida has not enacted laws criminalizing gender transition treatment for minors, but “these … Read more

Supreme Court Justice Alito dismisses critics of abortion ruling

Associate Justice Samuel Alito poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021.POOL/Reuters Conservative US Supreme Court judge Samuel Alito has brushed aside criticism from prominent figures around the world over last month’s blockbuster ruling he wrote that overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 abortion rights … Read more

Evening update: national outage at Rogers affects companies and individuals

Good evening, Let’s start with today’s top stories: Outages at Rogers on Friday disrupted internet and mobile services across the country, blocking payment systems and emergency services and destroying businesses and individuals alike. Rogers Communications Inc. had not disclosed Friday afternoon what caused the nationwide outage or how many customers were affected. The list of … Read more

US President Joe Biden signs executive order to protect women’s access to abortion

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order designed to protect millions of American women’s access to abortion in states where the procedure is still legal. Most important points: Mr Biden also spoke emotionally about a 10-year-old rape victim who was allegedly forced to travel interstate to access an abortion The executive order is … Read more

Opinion: US companies support women’s reproductive choice. Canadian companies should follow suit

People march to the US Consulate in Toronto in a protest on June 29 after the US Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision.CHRIS HELGREN/Reuters As protesters took to the streets to protest the end of nearly 50 years of federal abortion rights in the United States, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia, Inc. … Read more