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Chevron’s using this law called the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act to try to stop people from speaking up about pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon. But RICO was actually created to charge people engaging in racketeering — like, you know, mob bosses. If Chevron gets away with this, well, it could mean something we all should worry about.

Meet A Cartoonish Fella Who's So Evil There's No Way He's Real ... Except That He Kind Of Is?
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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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