A conservative lawyer who aided former President Donald Trump's efforts to undo the 2020 election results and who has been repeatedly referenced in House hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol said in a New Mexico court filing Monday that federal agents seized his cell phone last week.
Roe v. Wade
56% of Americans disapproved of the decision in an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll conducted after it was announced. A similar number say it was motivated by politics — not law.
On Friday evening, crowds of people gathered in Tiguex Park in Albuquerque to protest the Supreme Court's decision that overturned Roe v Wade and eliminated the constitutional right to an abortion.
Clinics here are already stretched, especially since Texas banned abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy last year, but with several neighboring states now set to all but completely ban the procedure, more people are likely to travel to New Mexico for abortion care.
Source NM's Shaun Griswold discusses what comes after the disappointment and demonstrations by people who support the right to an abortion.
During a historically devastating fire season, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that wildland firefighters will receive a temporary pay raise and benefits like mental health services will be more readily available. Firefighters think the hike is promising, though it may not be enough to retain future firefighters in the southwest.
The northern edge of the fire, northwest of Truth or Consequences, goes through cattle country. Flooding there would be a fresh catastrophe for ranchers who have already seen their land ravaged by the fire.
You may have noticed a new voice on your radio this month. KUNM is excited to welcome Jeanette DeDios to the team. She’s from the Jicarilla Apache and Diné Nations but grew up in Albuquerque. DeDios is one of five recent New Mexico graduates awarded a Local News Fellowship.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an executive order Monday that prohibits cooperation with other states that might interfere with abortion access in New Mexico, declining to carry out any future arrest warrants from other states related to anti-abortion provisions. The order also prohibits most New Mexico state employees from assisting other states in investigating or seeking sanctions against local abortion providers.
SUN: NM demonstrators seek next steps in fight for abortion rights, O'Keeffe strived to be close to New Mexico landscapes, + MoreThe rains washed over Old Town Albuquerque and brought hundreds of people to Tiguex Park to share anger and grief at federal reproductive rights taken away earlier in the day by a Supreme Court ruling.
SAT: ABQ salon owner takes plea in vampire facial case, Last Nevada county finalizes primary results after hand recountA former Albuquerque spa owner has pleaded guilty to conducting unlicensed "vampire facials" that led to two clients contracting HIV.
Albuquerque city councilors are trying to reverse course on an ordinance sanctioning camps for unhoused people that they passed earlier this month. As part of that, they’re postponing decisions on the rules for such camps.
Mountain West News Bureau
Throughout the Mountain West, Colorado and Arizona already have paid sick leave and Nevada has a broader paid leave law.
From the early 1800s til 1969 the federal government forced Indigenous children into boarding schools to assimilate them into white culture. Department of the Interior officials and tribal leaders testified in Congress Wednesday about an ongoing investigation into the over 400 federal schools.
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