Spain Approves Consent Legislation – “Only Yes Means Yes”
Spain’s parliament has approved legislation that clarifies consent as “an explicit expression of a person’s will” emphasizing that silence does not equal consent. Here’s more From Democracy Now.
Senate Committee Makes Progress on Gun Control
The bipartisan US Senate committee has made progress in agreeing on an outline for gun control legislation. USA Today reports: “Ten of the signers were Republicans – the number needed to break a GOP filibuster on the package.” Hopefully we’ll see this legislation move forward.
Paris Protestors Save 42 Trees around the Eiffel Tower
Protestors in Paris saved 42 well-established trees that were to be cut down around the Eiffel Tower “as part of a €72m scheme.” The Guardian has details on this successful protest.
Program Shelters Pets whose Owners are in Addiction Treatment
A new program in Utah will provide short-term housing for pets whose owners are going through substance abuse treatment. The program called Ruff Haven has been providing crisis-based shelter for pets since 2020. Read more from CNN.
Drivers Rush to Stop Car of Unconscious Woman
Watch people rush to stop a car after the driver became unconscious. I bet you’ll love this traffic stopping video which includes follow up details…
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June 14, 2022 at 9:43 am
Your Good News Tuesdays Always Lifts My Spirits! Thank you for the reminders of all that is good in the world Joanna. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE 💕
June 14, 2022 at 9:09 pm
Yay! I’m very happy to lift spirits. There’s plenty of good happening in the world. Thank you for reading and enjoying the good news! ❤
June 14, 2022 at 11:22 am
I love the YES means yes!
June 14, 2022 at 9:32 pm
YES! And it needs to be clearly stated.
June 14, 2022 at 12:45 pm
All good news. I was taken with the video “Drivers Rush to Stop Car of Unconscious Woman”: Angels do, indeed, walk/drive among us.
June 14, 2022 at 9:47 pm
Thanks, Rosaliene. I’m glad you could enjoy this with me! It was great to see the teamwork of stopping the car – that moment when enough people working together prevented an accident.
June 14, 2022 at 3:48 pm
Thank you for this bright spot in the day, JoAnna. Hugs on the wing.
June 14, 2022 at 9:59 pm
You are very welcome, Teagan! Happy to bring a bright spot. Hugs on the wing!
June 14, 2022 at 9:26 pm
Many thanks for sharing some GOOD news!!!
June 14, 2022 at 11:33 pm
You are very welcome! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve been meaning to visit your blog. 🙂
June 15, 2022 at 2:32 am
I know how that is! I never have time or energy these days to keep up with all my friends’ blogs … we just need about 6 more hours in a day!
June 15, 2022 at 11:37 pm
Yep. Six extra hours for blog reading would be nice.
June 14, 2022 at 11:26 pm
Thanks again for the great, good news. I actually started crying for the kind souls that helped the woman in the car.
June 15, 2022 at 11:30 pm
You are welcome, Lauren. Those folks did a great job stopping the car. It was nice to see how well the teamwork worked.
June 15, 2022 at 4:03 am
All good news, especially Only Yes…… and gun control progress
June 15, 2022 at 11:39 pm
Thanks for supporting and appreciating the good news, Derrick!
June 15, 2022 at 10:46 am
The shelter story and the good samaritans above were awesome!
June 15, 2022 at 11:44 pm
I’m so glad you enjoyed them, Dave!
June 16, 2022 at 9:41 am
I always do.
June 18, 2022 at 10:45 am
Oh my. That lady driver. Thank God for the bravery of her coworker. Bless them all. Thank YOU.
June 18, 2022 at 9:06 pm
It’s great to know people will help out like that. Thanks for enjoying the good news with me, Selma!