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Maine legalizes assisted suicide
Maine Gov. Janet Mills.
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Maine legalizes assisted suicide

Louisiana's Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law
Gov. John Bel Edwards.
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Louisiana's Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law

Congress votes to repeal part of Dodd-Frank
Wall Street.
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Congress votes to repeal part of Dodd-Frank

Mandatory sentencing measure passes in California in wake of Brock Turner sexual assault case
The California state capitol in Sacramento.
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Mandatory sentencing measure passes in California in wake of Brock Turner sexual assault case

Indonesia approves chemical castration, death penalty for child sex abuse
Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
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Indonesia approves chemical castration, death penalty for child sex abuse

California's smoking age raised to 21
A person holds a cigarette.
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California's smoking age raised to 21

California state lawmakers vote to raise smoking age to 21
A person smokes outside.
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California state lawmakers vote to raise smoking age to 21

France passes bill banning too-skinny models
Scale
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France passes bill banning too-skinny models

Indiana's controversial 'religious freedom' bill signed in private
Gov. Mike Pence
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Indiana's controversial 'religious freedom' bill signed in private

California lawmaker wants to raise minimum smoking age to 21
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California lawmaker wants to raise minimum smoking age to 21