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South Carolina Requires Dash Cam Footage in DUI Prosecutions

South Carolina law states that in order for DUI prosecutors to seek full charges, video needs to be recorded as soon as an officer sees a suspected drunk driver to the moment the suspect is arrested and put in the patrol car. Mothers Against Drunk Driving are not pleased, saying that making dash cam arrest videos a required piece of evidence in drunk driving cases is making prosecutions more difficult. ...Read more

Trump’s Trans Ban Met With Lawsuits

On Friday President Trump directed the military not to move forward with an Obama-era plan that allows transgender individuals to be recruited into the armed forces. Civil rights groups filed two lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s controversial ban, saying the ban violated U.S. constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process under the Fifth Amendment. ...Read more

Hurricane Harvey Causes More Damage in Houston

Tropical Storm Harvey is causing some of the worst flooding Houston has ever seen, as federal engineers on Monday were forced to release water from area reservoirs in hopes of controlling the rushing currents. Harvey is lingering around Texas’ Gulf Coast, where it remains for several more days, giving the region a year’s worth of rain in the span of a week. ...Read more