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How Conservatives Have Successfully Circumvented Roe v. Wade Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   According to a report from local media in Texas, there has been a 14% drop in abortions in that state in 2014 and this phenomenon can be attributed to a 2013 change in laws. Then Governor Rick Perry signed into law HB2 that required 1) abortion doctors to have hospital admittance privileges; 2) abortion clinics must have hospital-like surgical facilities; 3) restrictions on prescriptions for abortion-inducing drugs; and 4) abortions after 20 weeks is prohibited. There were 40 abortion clinics in Texas prior to the new mandates…

Judge: Big Food Covered Up Spending $22M to Stop GMO Labeling Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   A superior court judge in Washington State ruled against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) for violating “the spirit and letter” of campaign-finance disclosure law in that state. The GMA was found to have been trying to hide the identities of corporations that funneled millions into a campaign to defeat a 2013 food-labeling initiative 522. This initiative mandated that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) used in processed foods, in seed products, and the seeds themselves must be labeled. The case was filed 3 years ago by Washington Attorney General…

SXSW Panel: Sexual Harassment in Gaming & Social Media Has to Stop Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The South By Southwest (SXSW) tech conference in Austin, Texas brought many issues to the table, but certain a panel of experts shined a spotlight on harassment and sexism online that cannot be ignored any longer in the realms of social media and online gaming. With life imitating art because of the barrage of threats of violence directed at the SXSW conference, 2 panels on the subject were cancelled ; and yet it only took the tech industry’s outcry at censorship to make this problem an all-day…

The Latest: Trump Disavows the Violence in Chicago After Cancelling Event Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   Chicago became the scene of a clash between protesters and demonstrators as those who are faithful to Donald Trump, and those who denounce his bid for republican presidential nomination battled it out in and out of the event scheduled for the University of Illinois. The Trump campaign announced: “Mr. Trump just arrived in Chicago, and after meeting with law enforcement, has determined that for the safety of all of the tens of thousands of people that have gathered in and around the arena, tonight’s rally will be…

Rigging the Elections: Texas Republicans Vow to Defend Voter ID Laws Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans decided that the 2011 Texas law mandating 14.6 million registered voters show photo ID before voting is in violation with the 1965 Voting Rights Act so the Texas state government has filed a new appeal, requesting a new hearing. The second hearing was granted but not set on the docket. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the new appeal is “a strong step forward in our efforts to defend the state’s Voter ID laws.” This voter ID…

Kim Davis Clones Have Begun Popping Up Across the South Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The anti-LGBT community discrimination tactics popularized by Kim Davis has inspired a copycat county clerk in Irion County, Texas to declare she will not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the summer of 2015. Irion County clerk and Tea Party member Molly Criner told local media that she was no different than clerks being forced to collect information on Jews during Nazi Germany. Criner also expressed a personal religiously-inspired belief that children need a mother and a father, not 2 mothers or 2 fathers. When she…

Border Towns Run By Fundamentalists Found Guilty of Discrimination Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   Two border towns have been the scene of a battle between the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) and non-believing residents who say their basic constitutional right to water was violated by the FLDS. Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona are both controlled by members of the FLDS through land leasing. While the cities operate as independent municipalities, the land they occupy is owned by the United Effort Plan Trust, a division of the FLDS. According to the Department of Justice (DoJ), both Hildale…