Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for May 25 - 31, 2017

Ban on cattle sale: Opposition calls Centre's move an 'attempt to encroach upon powers of states'DFA assures int'l community: No martial law abusesANALYSIS: A tale of two legislators, Brown and Pogue represent two sides of same partyAlabama NAACP opposes act that protects Confederate monuments ...Japanese government pushes “anti-conspiracy” laws through lower houseWashim police arrests nine people for beating up meat tradersReading the law: Government seems to be on thin ice as it bans trade on cattle for slaughterExpiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key fundingKay Ivey, Alabama governor, signs law protecting Confederate monuments from removalAlabama Makes It Illegal to Remove Confederate MonumentsAlabama Governor Signs Bill Protecting Confederate MonumentsA new Alabama law makes sure Confederate monuments are here to stayA new Alabama law makes sure Confederate monuments are here to stayAlabama governor signs Confederate monuments preservation billSPLC: Alabama's Memorial Preservation Act is about protecting Confederate monuments

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Karnataka defends law for protection of 'gau rakshaks'
Times of IndiaMay 3, 2017

Out of six states, only Karnataka has filed its response before the apex court and it had defended its law - Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Preservation Act - which empowers it to offer immunity to cow protection groups recognised ...more »

Wright County Board honors law enforcement, recognizes citizens
Monticello TimesMay 22, 2017

Every year, Wright County takes time out to honor the men and women of law enforcement and the citizens who help make the county a safer place by hosting a ceremony during Law Enforcement Week in Wright County (May 15-21). At the May 16 meeting of ...more »

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Ban on cattle sale: Opposition calls Centre's move an 'attempt to encroach upon powers of states'
FirstpostMay 31, 2017

Bengaluru: The Centre's ban on sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter was "anti-Constitution" and an "attempt to encroach upon the powers of the states", Karnataka Law Minister TB Jayachandra said on Tuesday. He said he briefed the ...more »

DFA assures int'l community: No martial law abuses
Philippine StarMay 30, 2017

“May I assure you that the President and the government remain steadfast in the commitment to uphold the Philippine Constitution and ensure that efforts to enforce peace and order are done with due regard to the laws and preservation of our people's ...more »

ANALYSIS: A tale of two legislators, Brown and Pogue represent two sides of same party
The Salem NewsMay 30, 2017

Despite sharing membership in the Republican Party, Dent County's two state legislators offer vastly different styles and philosophies in their approach to work in Jefferson City. In the latest session at the capitol, senator Dan Brown of Rolla and ...more »

Alabama NAACP opposes act that protects Confederate monuments ...
WAFFMay 30, 2017

The Alabama State Conference of the NAACP strongly opposes the Alabama Preservation Act of 2017 that was signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey.more »

Japanese government pushes “anti-conspiracy” laws through lower house
World Socialist Web SiteMay 30, 2017

Many comparisons have been made between the anti-conspiracy bill and the notorious Public Security Preservation Laws of 1925 and 1941, through which the authorities criminalised all forms of political dissent and outlawed the socialist and communist ...more »

Washim police arrests nine people for beating up meat traders
Economic TimesMay 29, 2017

Washim suprintendent of police Mokshada Patil said that they have made nine arrests in the case. “We will take strict action against such people. We will not allow anyone to challenge the law and order or to disrupt communal harmony,” said Patil. The ...more »

Reading the law: Government seems to be on thin ice as it bans trade on cattle for slaughter
Scroll.inMay 29, 2017

A similar obligation is placed on the purchaser, who is barred from selling the cattle for slaughter, and has to follow the State cattle protection or preservation laws under Rule 22(e). In this context, Rule 2(e) defines “cattle” as “a bovine animal ...more »

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding
Detroit Free PressMay 28, 2017

A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years, and some lawmakers are working to save the program or get Congress to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail. That designation would set aside ...more »

Kay Ivey, Alabama governor, signs law protecting Confederate monuments from removal
Washington TimesMay 27, 2017

Kay Ivey signed the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 on Wednesday, putting in place measures to protect decades-old statues, monuments and other tributes from Decatur to Dothan. Officially the legislation prohibits the “relocation, removal, ...more »

Alabama Makes It Illegal to Remove Confederate Monuments
Breitbart NewsMay 27, 2017

The new law attempts to preserve history by making it illegal to remove monuments that have been in place for more than 40 years. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, signed into law Wednesday by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R), protects historical ...more »

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Protecting Confederate Monuments
LawNewzMay 26, 2017

It is called the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. Signed this week by Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, it clamps down how whether people can move or change monuments in the state. No mention of the Confederacy is made in the law, but critics say ...more »

A new Alabama law makes sure Confederate monuments are here to stay
CNNMay 26, 2017

Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed the bill approving the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. The law -- directed at local governments -- bars the removal, renaming, removal and alteration of monuments, memorial streets, memorial buildings and ...more »

A new Alabama law makes sure Confederate monuments are here to stay
CNNMay 26, 2017

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed the bill approving the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. The law -- directed at local governments -- bars the removal, renaming, removal and alteration of monuments, memorial streets, memorial buildings and ...more »

Alabama governor signs Confederate monuments preservation bill
NOLA.comMay 25, 2017

"Contrary to what its detractors say, the Memorial Preservation Act is intended to preserve all of Alabama's history -- the good and the bad -- so our children and grandchildren can learn from the past to create a better future," Allen said. The new ...more »

SPLC: Alabama's Memorial Preservation Act is about protecting Confederate monuments
Southern Poverty Law CenterMay 25, 2017

The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 is not about preserving our state's history, but about protecting Confederate monuments that celebrate white supremacy and a time in which an entire race was enslaved and oppressed. That is evidenced by its ...more »

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