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Congress Passes Coronavirus Aid Bill, Sends It To Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON ― After some changes that watered down its paid sick leave provisions over the weekend, a bipartisan bill offering financial relief to vulnerable Americans affected by the coronavirus was passed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. Forty-five Republicans joined all Democrats in voting to send the measure to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it […]

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Canada Introduces Bill To Ban ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy Nationwide

TORONTO, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Canada’s move toward a nationwide ban on gay conversion therapy could help set a precedent for other countries that permit what one top official called “a cruel practice,” rights supporters said on Monday. The Canadian federal government introduced legislation to criminalize conversion therapy, a practice that attempts to […]