Cowboys’ La’el Collins Suspended for Violating NFL Substance Abuse Policy

On September 10th, the Dallas Cowboys announced that offensive tackle La’el Collins had been suspended five games following their Opening Night loss to the defending champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The National Football League (NFL) stated that Collins had violated the league’s substance abuse policy which prohibits players from taking specific performance enhancing or recreational drugs unless it has an approved therapeutic use.

Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Texas’ Six-Week Abortion Ban

“From the moment S.B. 8 went into effect, women have been unlawfully prevented from exercising control over their lives in ways that are protected by the Constitution”, US District Judge Robert Pitman said when addressing a request from the Justice Department, which brought the lawsuit. “That other courts may find a way to avoid this conclusion is theirs to decide; this Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right.” The appointed authority’s structure is a win for abortion laws’ defenders, who had seen different endeavors to hinder the law obstructed by the ban’s plan. Though, it may be just an impermanent triumph.