A Few Good News Pearls (We All Deserve It!)

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Although we were all focused, rightfully so, on the news that Roe v. Wade may soon be gone, there were a few pearls of good news sprinkled through the week. I just can’t not share them.

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed that President Biden’s approval with Americans has improved slightly over the past two months.

Prosecutors in Fulton County, Georgia, began the process of picking a special grand jury to consider whether former president Donald Trump should be charged for his attempts to pressure Georgia officials to overturn the results of the 2020 election. 

My Pillow Guy Mike Lindell was re-banned from Twitter.

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a law protecting abortion seekers and providers from out-of-state lawsuits. 

“A former New York City police officer who claimed he was acting in self-defense when he swung a metal flagpole at a fellow officer during the attack on the Capitol last January was convicted on Monday of all charges, including assault,” writes the New York Times.

A trio of pro-abortion rights groups — Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America and EMILY’s List —  is rolling out a $150 million spending plan ahead of the 2022 midterms.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott suffered a major consequence: The Mexican government decided to shift its plans to build a railway connection worth billions of dollars from Texas to New Mexico in the wake of Abbott’s BS border inspections stunt last month that snarled supply chains and cost billions. 

“A military veteran from Georgia who attacked police officers at the Capitol as part of a pro-Trump mob attempting to overturn the 2020 election results was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison Monday,” NBC News reports.

We learned that it was U.S. intelligence that helped Ukraine sink the flagship Russian cruiser Moskva last month

Karine Jean-Pierre will succeed Jen Psaki as President Biden’s next White House press secretary, making her the first Black and openly LGBTQ person to hold the role.

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