47 Democracy Activists Charged Under Hong Kong ‘Subversion’ Law : NPR

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Mike Lam King-nam, who participated in the 2020 pro-democracy primary elections, gives a hug to his wife ahead of reporting to police on Sunday in Hong Kong.

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Mike Lam King-nam, who participated in the 2020 pro-democracy primary elections, gives a hug to his wife ahead of reporting to police on Sunday in Hong Kong.

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The Hong Kong government charged 47 democracy advocates Sunday with violating a national security law that prohibits “conspiracy to commit subversion.”

The activists were among a group of more than 50 people arrested

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Biden follows Trump’s bad example in downgrading the American Bar Assn.’s role on judges

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks after the Electoral College formally elected him as president, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

President Biden reportedly has decided not to seek advice from the American Bar Assn. before nominating federal judges. (Associated Press)

President Biden has rightly reversed many of the policies pursued by Donald Trump, but in one respect he is following Trump’s lead — and it’s a mistake. Like Trump, but unlike former President Obama, Biden won’t seek advice from the American Bar Assn. in advance of nominating candidates to the federal courts.

As we observed when we criticized Trump for doing away with this practice, the ABA isn’t infallible, but it has a record of evaluating prospective judges in

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Ohio’s emergency prescription refill law reintroduced to provide more coverage

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In 2015, Kevin’s Law passed in Ohio as an emergency prescription refill law. A new amendment is asking to mandate insurance companies to pay for life-saving drugs.

One Ohio family continues to push for laws to avoid preventable deaths for others in the state, after losing their son seven years ago. Now the Ohio Legislature is hearing an amended bill to make sure this doesn’t happen to anyone else’s loved one.

Kevin Houdeshell was diagnosed with Type-1 Diabetes when he was 26 years old. His father says he managed the disease well for 10 years when one day he received

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