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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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Chief Justice John Roberts

The House Select Committee hearings are swaying political independents and centrists to reject the power-grabbing tactics used by Donald Trump and his Republican enablers to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to several polls and surveys of battleground state voters released on Thursday, June 30.

“Vast majorities of the American people are paying attention, and they are deeply concerned,” said Leslie Dach, co-chair of Defend Democracy Project, an advocacy group dedicated to the principle that voters determine the outcome of elections. “They believe that a crime has been committed. They want accountability in the courts and at the ballot box. And they hold not just President Trump responsible, but they hold his allies and Republicans responsible for what happened.”

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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, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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