Editor’s note: What happened to America’s sense of fairness, compassion, and understanding? I meean, REALLY! The recent ruling of the “Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Guts Protections Against Sentencing Kids To Die In Prison” – what a travesty!
Neal Katyal Retweeted: Nearly a decade after he won a case in SCOTUS providing a new sentencing hearing for himself and 1000s of other juveniles sentenced to LWOP [Life Without Parole], Evan Miller, serving LWOP for a crime he committed at age 14, resentenced to LWOP, after a newly reactionary SCOTUS guts the precedent.”
*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ KING-5 TV: Despite snow, rain, Pacific Northwest faces drought – NOAA’s Northwest River Forecast Center said low precipitation is forecast to continue through July…rainfall isn’t keeping pace with normal levels.
+ The Olympian: Washington state creates permanent rental assistance program
+ The News Tribune: Former Madigan commander officially relieved of duty – Warner was relieved of duty after an I Corps investigation into allegations “unrelated to Madigan or its personnel”
+ JOLT News: Why is Thurston County so desirable for buyers?
*** SELECT NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The New York Times: Firing of U.S. Ambassador Is at Center of Giuliani Investigation
The Washington Post: At the 100-day mark, has Biden kept his campaign promises? [Ed. note: An impressive list of accomplishments!]
The New York Times: C.D.C. Eases Rules for Cruise Ships in U.S. Waters
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
Washington Examiner: Trump floats 2024 run with DeSantis as possible running mate
The New York Daily News: Rudy Giuliani will flip on Trump ‘in a heartbeat’: Michael Cohen