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Abby Johnson

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Abby Johnson, an anti-abortion activist who spoke last night at the Republican National Convention, has urged a return to what she calls "household voting" -- meaning that wives should obey their husbands on all decisions related to politics.


Last spring Johnson tweeted that she "would support bringing back household voting." If spouses happen to disagree, "Then they would have to decide on one vote. In a Godly household, the husband would get the final say."

As Johnson said in her convention speech, she once worked for Planned Parenthood but became a vocal abortion opponent after saying she quit the organization. She now heads a group that urges clinic employees to leave their jobs.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

Washington (AFP) - Republicans in the US Senate prevented action Thursday on a bill to address domestic terrorism in the wake of a racist massacre at a grocery store in upstate New York.

Democrats had been expecting defeat but were seeking to use the procedural vote to highlight Republican opposition to tougher gun control measures following a second massacre at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday.

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Jimmy Kimmel

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The totally needless killing of 19 school children and two teachers in the latest school shooting shows once again that we're a nation on the verge of total disaster.

Never hesitant to nail hypocritical Republicans, Jimmy Kimmel began his show without an audience on Wednesday and delivered a poignant monologue about the massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 children and two teachers dead. Kimmel blasted feckless Republicans by noting most Americans support common-sense gun laws, but the legislation stalls “because our cowardly leaders just aren’t listening to us ― they’re listening to the NRA.”

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