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  • Radical Phoenix Mayor Implements Climate Goals to Ban Meat, Dairy, and Private Vehicles

    09/20/2023 8:49:05 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    Daily Fetched ^ | September 19, 2023 | Jason Walsh
    Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego has set out to lay the groundwork to ban meat, dairy, and cars in order to meet climate goals for the 2030 Agenda with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. In August, The Daily Fetched reported that fourteen American cities are set to ban meat, private vehicle ownership, and dairy under a new goal assigned by a globalist climate organization called the “C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.” Those 14 cities are part of a far-left climate organization headed by billionaire globalist Mike Bloomberg, which follows the World Economic Forum’s ‘great reset‘ agenda According to the organization’s website,...
  • Car Bans Could Be a Deciding Factor in 2024 - Urban Democrats love them, everyone else hates them.

    09/19/2023 5:15:11 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 61 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 19 Sep, 2023 | Daniel Greenfield
    9 Democrat-run states, California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington, have moved to ban cars by 2035. The Biden administration has exploited EPA emissions standards to accomplish the same thing. The green push to ban cars and force everyone to buy electric vehicles is a core part of the program and also highly unpopular with families struggling with high prices and inflation. Electric vehicles are far more expensive and much less reliable than cars and most can’t afford them. 59% of Americans oppose a ban on cars while only 40% support it. But, in...
  • 20 Common Functions of American Life the Government Wants to Regulate, Restrict or Outright Ban

    09/19/2023 11:01:55 AM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 9/19/2023 | jim hoft, Leo Hohmann
    Looking at the big picture, the two things that corrupt ruling elites want to see TERMINATED are the Constitution and God Himself The U.S. government was never meant to be an all-inclusive entity involved in almost every aspect of our lives, the way it is today. So how did we get to this point and what areas of our lives need to be taken back from the illegitimate claims of government in order for us to be able to say we live in a truly free country? Watch the brief video below, provided by Hillsdale College, comparing the Founders’ vision...
  • Florida ‘effectively’ bans AP Psychology from schools

    08/04/2023 2:17:27 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 38 replies
    WFLA-TV ^ | 08/03/2023 | Kevin Accettulla
    Florida has “effectively” banned AP Psychology from being taught in schools, according to a statement from the College Board. The Florida Department of Education instructed superintendents that “teaching foundational content on sexual orientation and gender identity is illegal under state law,” according to the statement.
  • America's crackdown on transgender kids' care: Map shows how a red wave of bans on gender-affirming treatment for children has engulfed the Midwest and Southern states

    07/25/2023 1:35:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 61 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 25, 2023 | Alexa Lardieri
    Nationwide maps reveal how access to children's gender-affirming care is eroding across parts of America - as the issue becomes one of the key political battlegrounds heading into the 2024 Presidential Election. The maps show how minors seeking this care, which can include hormone therapy, puberty blockers, and genital reconstruction, now have to travel as long as nine hours to receive the treatments. Up until the wave of state bans began in 2020 and 2021, there were no restrictions at the federal level for access to these treatments, which in cases are irreversible. As of May 2023, 20 states have...
  • United Methodists lose a fifth of US churches in schism driven by defiance of LGBTQ bans

    07/06/2023 9:04:22 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/06/2023 | AP
    More than 6,000 United Methodist congregations — a fifth of the US total — have received permission to leave the denomination amid a schism over theology and the role of LGBTQ people in the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination. Those figures emerge following the close of regular meetings in June for the denomination’s regional bodies, known as annual conferences. The departures began with a trickle in 2019 — when the church created a four-year window of opportunity for US congregations to depart over LGBTQ-related issues — and cascaded to its highest level this year. Church law forbids the marriage or ordination...
  • Abortion Bans Are Driving Off Doctors and Closing Clinics, Putting Basic Health Care at Risk [Absolute BS Alert!]

    06/09/2023 6:00:07 PM PDT · by fwdude · 17 replies
    KFF Health News ^ | May 24, 2023 | Julie Rovner
    The rush in conservative states to ban abortion after the overturn of Roe v. Wade is resulting in a startling consequence that abortion opponents may not have considered: fewer medical services available for all women living in those states. Doctors are showing — through their words and actions — that they are reluctant to practice in places where making the best decision for a patient could result in huge fines or even a prison sentence. And when clinics that provide abortions close their doors, all the other services offered there also shut down, including regular exams, breast cancer screenings, and...
  • Louisiana lawmakers aim to curb farmland purchases by nation's enemies

    05/05/2023 6:32:56 AM PDT · by CFW · 3 replies
    Just the News ^ | 5/4/23 | Victor Skinner
    Foreign adversaries could be banned from owning or leasing agricultural lands in Louisiana under legislation approved in a House committee this week. House Bill 125, sponsored by Rep. Michael Echols, R-Monroe, is pending a floor vote in the House after members of the Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development Committee unanimously approved the measure on Wednesday. Similar legislation is pending in the Senate. "This bill is really centered around foreign adversaries who are coming to Louisiana, acquiring agricultural lands, acquiring lands near our military bases, and this is imposing more a national security threat than we have seen in many...
  • Michigan school district bans backpacks over safety concerns

    05/04/2023 6:42:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/04/2023 | XAVIER WALTON
    FLINT, Mich. (NewsNation) — Public schools in Flint are enforcing a policy banning backpacks, including those made of clear plastic material, amid concerns over firearms, weapons and threats. The Flint Board of Education voted 7-0 to ban backpacks for the remainder of the school year. The new policy allows small purses for personal items, clear plastic bags for gym clothes and lunchboxes “within reason.” They’ll also be subject to searches. Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones said, “Things have changed,” and it’s the only way to move forward. “For the most part, the majority of our families are putting in...
  • Afghanistan: Taliban bans music, video games, and foreign films

    04/16/2023 1:40:30 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Op India ^ | 15 April, 2023
    The Taliban, earlier this month, prohibited women and families from accessing the garden restaurants in Herat. Video games, foreign movies, and music have been outlawed in Afghanistan under the Taliban government because they are considered to be anti-Islamic. This ban is first imposed in the western city of Herat in Afghanistan. More than 400 firms in Herat had to shut down as a result of the sudden ban enforced by the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. According to Maulana Azizurrahman Mohajir, the provincial head of the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of...
  • San Francisco Bay Area Bans Gas Furnaces and Water Heaters

    03/16/2023 7:32:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 107 replies
    Briedbart ^ | 03/16/2023 | Joel B Pollack
    Regulators in the San Francisco Bay Area voted Wednesday to eliminate the sale and installation of natural gas-powered furnaces and water heaters over eight years beginning in 2027, ostensibly to limit air pollution. The vote was the latest step taken by left-wing jurisdictions against natural gas — a convenient and relatively clean-burning source of fuel. The San Francisco Chronicle reported (original links): Bay Area regulators voted Wednesday to adopt rules to phase out the sale and installation of natural-gas furnaces and water heaters over the next eight years, one of the most ambitious plans in the country to replace gas...
  • California beach city bans balloons to protect coast

    02/22/2023 11:10:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02-23-2023 | AP
    Environmental advocates are celebrating in Laguna Beach — but it won’t be with balloons. The hilly seaside city known for stunning ocean views and rolling bluffs is banning the sale and public use of balloons to curtail the risk of devastating wildfires and eliminate a major source of trash floating near the community’s scenic shores. The Laguna Beach City Council voted Tuesday night to ban in public the popular mainstay of birthday and graduation parties, whether inflated with helium or not. Beginning in 2024, the balloons cannot be used on public property or at city events. The move in the...
  • European Union approves effective ban on sales of gas cars by 2035, requiring 100% reduction in CO2

    02/19/2023 4:30:41 PM PST · by Twotone · 81 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 15, 2023 | Andrew Chapados
    European Parliament has formally approved a law that will effectively end the sale of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles in the European Union by 2035, calling for a 100% reduction in CO2 emissions for any new cars sold, according to Reuters. The 27-nation union agreed to the changes in October 2022, but has now formalized the deal, which enforces a 55% reduction in emissions for vehicles by 2030. Levels for CO2 for 2021 were set at a target of 37.5%. Vans will get a slight advantage in the market, requiring a a 50% cut by 2030, compared with 2021 levels. Just...
  • Illinois assault weapons ban: Court expands restraining order to cover entire state

    02/01/2023 10:13:25 AM PST · by usconservative · 15 replies
    Fox 32 News Chicago ^ | 01/31/2023 | Mike Flannery
    CHICAGO - An appellate court has upheld a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against Illinois’ assault weapons ban, and expanded it to cover the entire state. The TRO was issued by an Effingham County judge after attorney Thomas DeVore filed a lawsuit in state court against the law on behalf of 866 plaintiffs. Tuesday’s ruling actually expands the restraining order statewide. Judges suggested that lawmakers who rushed to pass the legislation earlier this month should have slowed down to explain why police and security guards, and several other categories of people, get to buy the firearms but others do not. "This...
  • Zelensky bans government employees from leaving the country for ’non-governmental purposes’

    01/24/2023 6:49:58 AM PST · by JonPreston · 31 replies ^ | 1/24/23 | various
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed an executive order prohibiting state employees from leaving the country for “non-governmental purposes” while mobilization and martial law are in effect. The ban comes just days after news broke that Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Oleksiy Symonenko had used a car owned by Kyiv businessman Grigory Kozlovsky to take a Spain vacation in December and January. Symonenko reportedly submitted his resignation on Monday. The new rule applies to Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, leaders of the Office of the President, Verkhovna Rada deputies, judges, prosecutors, and heads of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Central Election...
  • Fire Hazard: Norweigen Shipping Company First to Ban Electric Cars on Ferries

    01/22/2023 1:16:04 PM PST · by george76 · 44 replies
    RAIR Foundation ^ | January 20, 2023 | Amy Mek
    A Norwegian shipping company bans electric cars on its ferries. According to a risk analysis, such vehicles’ fire risk is too significant. An ocean liner had recently sunk because of it. The Norwegian shipping company, Havila Kystruten, has banned electric, hybrid, and hydrogen cars from its ferries. After a risk analysis, it was concluded that the risk to the safety of the shipping fleet was too significant. If a vehicle catches fire, the fire can no longer be extinguished. The risks for ships from the transport of Electric cars (EV) have been discussed since the “Felicity Ace” sank off the...
  • Zelensky signs a controversial law to regulate the news media.

    12/30/2022 9:43:00 AM PST · by JonPreston · 107 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/30/22 | Anushka Patil
    President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has signed off on legislation that would significantly expand the government’s regulatory power over the news media, a measure that journalists have warned will erode press freedom.Mr. Zelensky, whose administration has been criticized for undermining press freedoms, ordered the drafting of a law increasing media regulation in 2019.The measure was passed by Ukraine’s Parliament earlier this month along with a spate of other bills that lawmakers say were intended to help the country meet the European Union’s legislative conditions for membership. The bills included measures to protect the rights of national minorities. Mr. Zelensky signed...

    08/10/2022 3:39:54 PM PDT · by Twotone · 45 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | August 10, 2022 | Staff
    Oregon is in a banning mood. The City of Bend this week is considering banning pet stores from selling cats, dogs and rabbits. Oddly, there is no store in Bend that actually sells cats, dogs and rabbits, so this ban would stop any store in the future from considering it. Such a ban could have the unintended consequence of reducing oversight of known sellers, while driving up the price of private sellers in the private unregulated market. The City of Eugene has been debating banning natural gas from being installed in most new homes being constructed. Expect energy prices to...
  • France bans popcorn, snacks in movie theaters due to COVID

    12/31/2021 11:07:43 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Nypost ^ | 12/30/2021 | Yaron Steinbach
    There will be no popcorn movies in France for a while – at least not in theaters – due to a rapid surge in the Omicron variant. Beginning Monday, the country will put a three-week halt on the consumption of the popular snack in cinemas in a ban that will apply to all eating and drinking.
  • NYC City Council Bans Gas in New Buildings in the Name of Climate Change

    12/17/2021 5:38:07 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/17/2021 | Penny Starr
    The New York City Council on Wednesday voted to ban natural gas lines in new buildings as a way to combat so-called climate change. Outgoing Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill into a law that will ban new gas stoves, boilers, and heaters. “We’re making it clear that the next generation of buildings will be electric buildings,” Ben Furnas, de Blasio’s director of climate and sustainability, told Yahoo News. “We’re sending a message to the world that if you can do it here, you can do it anywhere.”