FROM Becca Aaronson
Texas Court of Appeals Upholds Abortion Regulations In August, there were 40 licensed abortion providers in the State of Texas. By September, it's expected there will be six. That's partly because of yesterday's ruling by the Fifth Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld new regulations passed by the Republican-led legislature. Becca Aaronson is health reporter for the Texas Tribune .
"Tough on crime" rhetoric sees a revival at Sessions' DOJ The pendulum swings between treatment-focused approaches to drug abuse and tough law enforcement. Now, after years of Obama-era "reforms," President Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions wants local police freed from federal restrictions to fight another "war on drugs."