Over 500 bills to limit abortion have been introduced in state legislatures this year as antiabortion lawmakers see opportunity in the Supreme Court. LA Times
VOA VIEW: It will be interesting to see the final result.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Friday she likely won’t be able to attend President Biden’s first address to Congress next week because of COVID safety restrictions in place in the House chamber. Ocasio-Cortez, during a virtual town hall meeting, said House leadership and the most senior members of Congress will get first dibs to be in... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden will not be able to do a lengthy sensible address.
The woke revolution in the classroom is about to go federal. In an early but revelatory move, President Joe Biden’s Department of Education has signaled its intent to impose the most radical forms of Critical Race Theory on America’s schools, very much including the 1619 Project and the so-called anti-racism of Ibram X. Kendi (which... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The future of the nation is its youth, whose minds are being twisted.


State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, despite standing with Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this week, was prodded to reiterate her call for his resignation Friday when the governor accused her of playing politics.  Stewart-Cousins (D-Westchester) stood next to Cuomo and thanked him repeatedly on Wednesday at a vaccine-related event in her district, which... New York Post
In anticipation of the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, a two-day global gathering of more than 40 world leaders, President Joe Biden declared that the United States had a “moral imperative” to adopt an “ambitious” goal of cutting greenhouse-gas emissions by 50 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 and 100 percent by 2050. Such an effort,... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Nothing Biden proposes is sound.
Top congressional Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, are pushing new laws to stamp out “domestic terrorism.” But they’re targeting only right-wing organizations. If rioters are looting and setting fires for a leftist cause, that’s OK. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a better approach. He signed a law Monday that guarantees violent protesters who destroy property... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The liberals are trying to control the nation.
The Biden administration said it did not know of manufacturing problems at the Emergent factory when it approved shipping millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. The company says the doses were safe. New York Times
The owner of the pub on Cincinnati's West Side said there is one way he will show NBA games again on TV.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: Good - the NBA should be boycotted by all sensible people.
Muslim groups have written to President Joe Biden's administration to urge him to appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat Islamophobia.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The nation is being divided by the liberals and Dems.


Portland’s mayor and acting police chief are urging the public to safely stand up to the black bloc group of demonstrators who continue to plan “direct actions” around the city that routinely end with broken windows, fires and other vandalism. Both said Friday they believe residents ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: what goes around, comes around.
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, once a frequent target of attacks by former President Trump, made a clear personal distinction between the current and previous leaders of the country Thursday evening. President Biden "hasn't accused me of being a murderer," said Mr. Scarborough, the star of "Morning Joe" on MSNBC and ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Joe is an idiot.
Homeland Security announced Friday it was canceling fines for illegal immigrants who refused to leave, and would grant an amnesty for any fines already imposed by the Trump administration. Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the fines weren’t having much effect and so he saw no need to leave them in place. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Total madness.
A judge said protesters have appeared at his suburban Detroit home after he released a man from jail in the shooting of a police officer who died in an alleged case of domestic violence. Wayne County Judge Lawrence Talon also criticized Detroit police Chief James Craig, ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The left has gone mad.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has reached an agreement with Pfizer for 35 million COVID-19 booster doses for next year, and 30 million in 2023 with options for tens of millions more in future years ABC
VOA VIEW: Why not?
Police responding to a person gripped by a mental health or drug crisis can lead to tragic results ABC
VOA VIEW: A bad idea, which time will prove.
Republican Sen_ Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, questioned the need for widespread COVID-19 vaccinations, saying in a radio interview “what do you care if your neighbor has one or not?” ABC
VOA VIEW: No one knows what can happen.


Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny says he's ending his hunger strike. ABC
Medical providers may soon return to using one medical N95 mask per patient, a practice that was suspended during the pandemic due to deadly supply shortages ABC
VOA VIEW: Production of many PPE items have become available.
Search leader Prabhakar Raghavan's executive compensation was revealed for the first time on its 2020 proxy statement. CNBC
Fed officials are likely to paint a robust picture on the economy while simultaneously not even hinting at policy changes ahead. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is unpredictable.
Average daily reported Covid vaccinations in the U.S. dipped below 3 million Thursday, after more than two weeks above that level. CNBC

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The number of colleges and universities that will require students be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is suddenly escalating. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Fear mongering, but legal.
President Joe Biden's plan reportedly seeks to increase the tax on capital gains to 39.6% from 20% for Americans earning more than $1 million. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Mad stupidity.
President Joe Biden will visit the United Kingdom and Belgium in June, his first overseas trip since he was inaugurated. CNBC

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Rep. Matt Gaetz, facing a scandal that threatens to end his career, is privately telling his colleagues that he has been treated unfairly while at the same time saying he's been cooperative with the Justice Department's investigation as he remains on shaky ground. CNN
VOA VIEW: Guilty or not.
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, called allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz "sickening" on Sunday, but stopped short of calling for the resignation of the Florida Republican, who's facing a federal investigation into sex trafficking allegations. CNN
VOA VIEW: Cheney may not be get reelected.
American embassies and consulates around the world are now authorized to fly the rainbow flag on the same pole as the U.S. flag, according to reports.  FOX News
VOA VIEW: The American flag should fly alone.
The Rev. Al Sharpton fended off criticism over his use of a private jet to travel to Minnesota for the Derek Chauvin verdict and for the funeral of Daunte Wright – during his eulogy of the Black Minnesota man killed by a police officer who allegedly confused her handgun for a Taser. FOX News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration on Friday lifted the pause on administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which has been suspended for more than a week. UPI
VOA VIEW: Now what?

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