Facebook and Instagram have begun removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access. The news follows the Supreme Court ’s decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Roe v Wade guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion , but Justice Samuel Alito and the other members of the court gave states power to legislate abortions at a state level. Previously, women had total autonomy to terminate a pregnancy during the first trimester, and allowed some state influence over abortions in the second and third trimesters. “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled,” Justice Alito wrote in a draft of an opinion dated 10 February. “It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives”. Recommended Ireland Baldwin reveals story of sexual assault and abortion amid Roe v Wade overturn Social media companies ‘should … [Read more...] about Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills to women who need them
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The rising cost of living is affecting people across Britain, as well as businesses . Due to the skyrocketing cost of making products , Heinz has had to increase the price of some of its beloved items. In response, Tesco has stopped stocking Heinz products in line with trying to keep costs low for consumers while also making a profit. Talks are still ongoing between the companies, but until a resolution can be met some of your favourite Heinz foodstuffs may not be available. This is not a unique incident, with Marmite, PG Tips tea, and Pot Noodles being taken off the Tesco website in 2016 after Unilever put prices up. Here’s everything you need to know about the dispute and which products are affected: Why has Tesco stopped selling Heinz products? Heinz products may soon be totally unavailable due to a pricing dispute between the company and Tesco . Kraft Heinz, which owns the brand, said its production costs were rising, leading to a rise in the … [Read more...] about Why is Tesco not selling Heinz products?
By Valentina Oropeza Colmenares Published 3 hours ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing It was 25 June when Karen Caballero was seized by an "unexplained heaviness" in her chest. Her children had not been in touch. Two days later, around 8pm, she received a news alert on her cell phone. Dozens of migrants had died of heat inside the back of an abandoned lorry near the city of San Antonio, Texas, a bit over a hundred miles from the US-Mexico border. Panicked, Ms Caballero searched Google and Facebook for the phone numbers of Honduran consulates in the US, hospitals and police stations, to find out if her two sons and daughter-in-law could be among the victims. It was at 2am and no-one was answering. It has since emerged that Margie Paz Grajera, 24; Alejandro Andino Caballero, 23; and Fernando Redondo Caballero, 18 - Ms Caballero's relatives - were among the 53 … [Read more...] about Texas migrant deaths: ‘I still have to bring my children home’