Politics

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Pledges Guns Laws Similar to U.S. if Reelected

During an interview that aired on Thursday’s broadcast of FNC’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro explained his view that while many South American countries were tightening gun restrictions, Brazil should mimic the United States and its gun rights preserved by the Second Amendment.

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Gun Rights Groups Sends Letter to NY Attorney General, NYC Mayor over ‘Assault on the People’

Firearms Policy Coalition, a gun rights group, sent a letter to New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Mayor Eric Adams over their attempt to “use an over-broad New York regulatory scheme” along with a “tortured and incorrect reading of federal law” so they can “unconstitutionally and immorally steal the profits and livelihoods of individuals across this nation.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 29: New York City Mayor Eric Adams speaks during a news conference with Attorney General Letitia James and others to announce a new lawsuit against "ghost gun" distributors on June 29, 2022 in New York City. The city's lawsuit is against 10 distributors of …

WH Climate Adviser McCarthy: Don’t Think SCOTUS Ruling Will Make Climate Problem Worse

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House national climate advisor Gina McCarthy said she doesn’t think the Supreme Court’s ruling on the EPA’s statutory authority to regulate emissions from power plants will make the climate issue worse because it merely “took away one small authority we had, and it sent some signals about what the Supreme Court might do in the future.”

climate Liddell Power Station, left, and Bayswater Power Station, right, coal-powered thermal power stations near Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Efforts to fight climate change are being held back in part because coal, the biggest single source of climate-changing gases, provides cheap electricity and supports …

WH Climate Adviser McCarthy: We’ll ‘Transition to Clean Energy, Regardless’ of SCOTUS — ‘Move Forward’ Even If They Want to ‘Hold Us Back’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House national climate advisor Gina McCarthy said that the Supreme Court didn’t bar the EPA from pursuing President Biden’s climate goals and vowed, “we will see the transition to clean energy, regardless of the Supreme Court.” And that “We’re going to keep moving forward, even though the Supreme Court would like to look backwards and hold us back.”

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WH Climate Adviser McCarthy on Why EPA Can’t Get Statutory Authority from Congress: SCOTUS Said It Wants to Go ‘Backwards’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy responded to a question on why the EPA can’t just go to Congress and get them to pass a law granting them the statutory authority the Supreme Court ruled that it currently lacks by stating that the decision is “limited” but “sent a signal that the Supreme Court is interested, continually, in going backwards instead of forwards.”

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Data: Only 1.6% of ‘Remain in Mexico’ Migrants Have Valid Asylum Claims

While the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that President Joe Biden can end the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP), commonly known as “Remain in Mexico,” federal data reveals that just 1.6 percent of migrants enrolled in the program have ended up having valid claims for asylum to remain in the U.S. 

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 25: A family of Central American asylum seekers arrives to a bus station after being dropped off by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 25, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. U.S. immigration authorities are now releasing many asylum seeking families after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border and …