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Anti-Shariah Laws

Watch out for Muslims? Last week, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed an anti-abortion law and — in a move that escalated the crazy and, like all the bills in this slideshow, echoed bills previously passed in other states — a ban on the use or citation of “Shariah,” traditional Muslim law, in state courts. Apparently our courts are at risk of being overrun by the Muslim Brotherhood.

Mandated Vaginal Probes

Ok, this was never fully approved — in both Virginia and Alabama, elements of the state house approved a bill that would mandate both ultrasounds and invasive procedures of women seeking abortion. The outcry killed the probe part.

Guns in Church!

Oklahoma, welcome the club.

Teaching Students “Alternatives” To Evolution And Global Warming

Nearly a century after the Scopes Trial, Tennessee declared that it still hates science.

Drug-Testing Recipients of Unemployment Insurance

Arizona, South Carolina, Florida, name your state. Funny fact: people who collect unemployment benefits are people who had a steady job and then lost it for economic reasons. If you’re fired with cause — say, if you’re a drug addict — you can’t collect.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Medical experts have been fearing that a new COVID-19 variant would emerge that is even more infectious than the Delta variant, and a new mutation that has emerged in South Africa has some doctors expressing concerns. One of them is 80-year-old expert immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top White House medical adviser. Fauci discussed this new South African variant, which is called B.1.1.529, during a Friday, November 26 appearance on CNN’s New Day.

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