- Jul 8, 2020
With budget cuts likely to draw Georgia lawmakers’ attention and contentious 2020 elections on the horizon, one overarching question hangs over the legislative session that begins Monday: Will there be an appetite to take up divisive social issues again this year?
Fifteen states have revised their laws in the past two years extending or suspending the statute of limitations to allow child sex abuse claims stretching back decades, unleashing potentially thousands of new lawsuits against the U.S. Roman Catholic Church.
The Catholic bishop of Rhode Island has declined an invitation from that state’s governor-elect to attend inauguration events today, citing the Catholic pol’s support of abortion rights. According to the Providence Journal, Bishop Thomas Tobin said he received a “formal written invitation” to attend the inauguration of Gina Raimondo, Rhode