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Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on State Law Giving Patients the Right to Choose Their Own Medical Treatment

The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday concerning a case that has brought into question the purview of a statute giving patients the right to choose their own medical treatment. “No health care may be given to you over your objection, and necessary health care may not be stopped or withheld if you object,”…


42 Texas Counties Call on Governor to Declare ‘Invasion’ at Southern Border: Analysis

At least three dozen Texas counties have now declared an invasion or have called on Gov. Greg Abbott to declare an invasion at the U.S.–Mexico border, according to a recent analysis. Since July 2022, 42 commissioners and judges have issued declarations of invasions or signed resolutions calling for such declarations across Texas. Those officials represent…


Virginia Legislature Moves to Classify Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

A set of companion bills introduced by Virginia Del. Scott Wyatt and state Sen. Bryce Reeves (HB1682 and SB1188, respectively) would amend the terrorism statute in Virginia to include fentanyl as a “weapon” by definition, and the distribution of the deadly drug would be classified as a felony. Virginia Republicans have joined the growing effort…


Middletown Adopts New Sales Tax Sharing Contract With Orange County

The City Council of Middletown, New York, adopted a new three-year sales tax sharing contract with Orange County on Jan. 17. Middletown now gets the largest share of sales tax among all three cities in the county, largely due to its population advantage. Based on the 2020 census, Middletown has a population of just over…


Actor Julian Sands Missing in Southern California Mountains

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.—Actor Julian Sands, star of several Oscar-nominated films including “A Room With a View,” has been missing for five days in the Southern California mountains, where he was hiking, authorities said Wednesday. Sands, 65, was reported missing Friday on a trail on Mt. Baldy, San Bernardino County sheriff’s spokeswoman Gloria Huerta said. Search…


7 GOP Governors Say Firearms Industry Going Great Guns in Generating Good Jobs

LAS VEGAS—Banks engaging in “woke capitalism” to withhold financial services to firearms manufactures will not be tolerated in their states, seven Republican governors said during a Jan. 18 forum. “I’m not going to let some banks or processing companies discriminate in our state,” Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt told the forum at the Shooting Hunting Outdoor…


Virginia Gov. Youngkin Responds to Criticism Over China-Partnered Ford Plant Decision

Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s removal of Virginia for consideration for automaker Ford’s new battery plant has come under fire from Democrats, who said that a $3.5 billion Ford battery manufacturing plant would have created over 2,500 jobs in southern Virginia while questioning whether the national security concern over Ford’s China-based partner was legitimate. On Tuesday,…


EXCLUSIVE: Florida’s DeSantis Hopes to Let Hospital Immunity Related to COVID Die, Insider Says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to let a controversial law giving hospitals immunity related to COVID-19 expire in June, a high-ranking official in the administration told The Epoch Times on the condition of anonymity. A spokesperson for DeSantis declined to comment on the information. Hearing that their governor won’t seek to extend the law thrilled…


3 Get Life in Slaying of Michigan Guard Over Face Mask Order

FLINT, Mich.—A married couple and their son convicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded the woman’s daughter wear a mask while shopping were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Larry Teague, wife Sharmel Teague, and Sharmel Teague’s son, Ramonyea Bishop, were sentenced by Genesee Circuit…


3 Rescued From a Car Teetering Over a Cliff in California

In a situation almost straight out of a Hollywood movie, three people were rescued from a car that was teetering on the edge of a cliff in the Santa Cruz Mountains. California Highway Patrol responded to a phone call reporting the incident on Old Mill Road on January 13, according to the agency. At first…