What’s Current: Federal judges block 3 states from enforcing abortion bans during coronavirus outbreak

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  • Federal judges in Ohio, Texas, and Alabama have blocked orders banning non-essential medical procedures from limiting abortion access during the coronavirus outbreak
  • Professional UK boxer Billy Joe Saunders has been fined £100,000 and had his boxing license suspended after releasing a video over the weekend where he gave men advice about punching their female partners in the head.
  • The 67-year-old king of Thailand is self-isolating from coronavirus in an Alpine resort with 20 concubines and many servants. Thai citizens are criticizing him on social media, risking criminal penalties to break the law against speaking ill of the monarch.
  • Reported incidents of domestic violence in France have increased by 30 per cent during the coronavirus lockdown.
  • Indian virologist Minal Dakhave Bhosale finished the country’s first coronavirus test kit, which reports results within two and a half hours, and then delivered her baby a few hours later.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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