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Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on June 25, 2002

Are you qualified for a copyediting job at the Washington Post? Thanks to National Review Online's "The Corner" for pointing out this little faux pas from the Post.

U.S. District Judge Dennis W. Shedd, 49, has the support of the White House and both senators from his home state as well as other prominent members of the bar there. Shedd spent 10 years on Capitol Hill as a top aide to Sen. Strom Thurmond (R), who nominated Shedd to the appeals court last May.

You'd think that copyeditors there would realize, even if the reporter does not, that the president nominates federal judges, not senators.

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Transcript of the Hulu 1619 Project segment on Dunmore's Proclamation.

Again, none of this is true. Dunmore issued his order from exile on a ship off of Norfolk. He fled Williamsburg 5 months earlier (with his own slaves in tow) because the revolution was already underway.

I had a ruptured ectopic pregnancy in the state of Tennessee one month ago. At no time was I refused care and at no time was anyone restricted from saving my life, even though my baby did die. This is misinformation that could prevent women from seeking help. https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1617254668488278017

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In states where abortion is restricted, doctors live in fear of being thrown in jail for simply doing their job.

Dr. Zahedi-Spung shares her story as we call on Congress to protect reproductive freedom for the people of America.

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