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May 21, 2022

First Line News Articles for Saturday, May 21 2022

National

What to Do If You’re a Conservative at a Woke Company

Companies like Disney and Nike have become more woke and frequently make the news for their radical political positions. Employees of these companies frequently push the larger business to move even further left, and take even more woke positions.

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Address Baby-Formula Shortage

President Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to address the ongoing shortage of baby formula throughout the U.S., the White House announced on Wednesday evening.

Harris Meets with Abortion Providers as White House Braces for Potential Roe Reversal

Vice President Kamala Harris met with abortion providers via livestream on Thursday afternoon, weeks after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade.

House Passes Bill to Fight Oil and Gas Price Gouging

A closely divided House has approved legislation to crack down on alleged price gouging by oil companies as prices at the pump continue to soar.

Report: Space Force Will Target China Threat

A new Space Force service component will focus on China’s growing military capabilities, National Defense is reporting.

In Battle Between Religious Liberty vs. LGBTQ Rights, One Case Declares Clear Winner

The Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, which (wrongly, in my view) expanded the coverage of a federal statute—Title VII—which prohibits sex discrimination in employment to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status

US marshals providing ‘around-the-clock security’ at Supreme Court justices’ homes

The U.S. Marshals Service is providing “around-the-clock security” at the homes of all nine Supreme Court justices, according to the Justice Department.

Ukrainian refugees entering US will undergo health and security checks

Ukrainian refugees entering the United States through the Biden administration’s Uniting for Ukraine program will be required to receive certain vaccinations and infectious disease screenings.

New five-year offshore leasing program to be filed by June 30, Haaland says

The Interior Department plans to file its new five-year offshore leasing proposal by the end of June, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said Thursday, following pressure from Republicans and a growing number of Democrats to lay out plans for the future, with just weeks before the current program is slated to expire.

Mike Lee introduces bipartisan bill to break up Google ad business

Bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday takes aim at conflicts of interest in the online ads industry and would strike at the heart of Google’s business model, forcing the search company to break up its dominant digital advertising business.

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