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Pinterest blocks vaccination searches to avoid spreading misinformation – but it doesn't work

Pinterest’s radical attempt to stop anti-vaxxer content: Social media site blocks ALL ‘vaccination’ searches – but users can still find ‘vaxx’ posts The inspiration board social media site, Pintererst, introduced a policy against health misinformation on its site  Social media sites have become a breeding ground for anti-vaccination sentiments, fueling the ongoing US measles outbreaks… Read More »

Justice Alito blocks Louisiana abortion law, citing need for more time

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has temporarily blocked abortion restrictions in Louisiana from going into effect, pushing off the question for another week as to whether the high court will soon be forced to weigh in on the issue of abortion rights. Alito stayed the law until Feb. 7, saying that filings were only completed… Read More »

U.S. high court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at… Read More »