Once she informed her party to vote their conscience and voiced a change of heart regarding opposing same-sex adoption, the bill was all but passed. That attempt to take the issue out of the looming federal election campaign took on a life of its own when her centre-left junior coalition partners, the Social Democratic Party ( SPD ), sided with the opposition to force a snap vote.
He enlisted teammates Frank Coppet and Tae Daley to come with him and they brought along a pellet gun, which they brandished at the man they were meeting with. Police are looking for the suspects who shot them. Coppet reportedly got out of their auto with the pellet gun, which is when two people in a gray Buick sedan opened fire.
The American Petroleum Institute, which represents natural gas producers around the country, is urging the department not to move too quickly, arguing attempts to prop up so-called "baseload" plants like coal and nuclear would not do much to improve reliability.
The Marawi crisis, meanwhile, has dragged on for more than a month. He added that since China and the Philippines fight the same enemy, "the Chinese would like to explore the possibility of joint training, intelligence sharing and joint military exercises in the area of fighting terrorism".
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As health minister in the 1970s, she worked to ease restrictions on the use of contraception and to legalize abortion; when it was ultimately legalized in France in 1975, the legislation was known as "Veil's Law". "I never imagined the hatred that I would unleash", the former health minister said later. In 1979, she was the first person to be elected president of the European Parliament in a direct vote of lawmakers.