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The brash Manhattan billionaire would seem to stand for values they despise—yet conservative Christian voters are flocking to his campaign....
From: The Atlantic | By: Jonathan Merritt | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The Constitution does not delegate to the federal government power over immigration, only over naturalization.
From: Reason | By: Andrew Napolitano | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The tension between religious liberty and same-sex marriage may eventually come to a head in the courts, but probably not through the Kentucky clerk’s case....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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by Lauren Kirchner A recent ProPublica analysis of The Princeton Review’s prices for online SAT tutoring shows that customers in areas with a high density of Asian residents are often charged more. When presented with this finding, The Princeton Review called...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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He's a ranting, socialist, anti-Wall Street senator from Vermont who is drawing bigger crowds than Trump. Why America is suddenly paying attention to Bernie Sanders. The post A weekend with Bernie appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Allen Abel | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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KIM DAVIS, a devout Apostolic Christian employed as a rural county clerk in Kentucky, asked the Supreme Court on August 28th to give her a bye from their landmark ruling expanding marriage laws to same-sex couples. Three days later, the justices curtly...
From: The Economist | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Conservative judges used to do what they could to keep the courthouse doors closed. Now they’re trying to pry them open....
From: New York Times | By: LINDA GREENHOUSE | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Landlords have an incredible number of issues to deal with, not the least of which is considering to whom they will open their doors as tenants. Landlords and their agents are restricted by civil rights laws from privately discriminating against prospective...
From: AOL Television | By: Andrew Lieb | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Receiving $750,000 apiece for wrongful imprisonment is a bittersweet reward for two North Carolina brothers who suffered an emotional and physical toll from their three decades of incarceration.Henry McCollum says he's happy to...
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Drew | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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#brands #brands #brands The post Love/Hate: Design Experts Debate The New Google Logo appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Matthew Yglesias | By: Jessica Goldstein | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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If California, the worst offender, can reform its use of solitary, there is hope for the rest of the country....
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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In my “Off the Record” comment on last night’s ON THE RECORD, I asked why our leaders have been so quiet about the recent deadly attacks on our law enforcement officers and urged President Obama and the nation’s top lawyer, Attorney General Loretta...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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California’s settlement with prisoners will massively reduce the state’s use of isolation—and is the latest win for the movement against the practice....
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The New York Taxi and Limousine Commission opts for one cab to drive them all.
From: Reason | By: Jack Solowey | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Guess which part of the answer gets the most attention?
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The question of fasting as a means of suicide was an issue before India's Supreme Court. The case challenged an end-of-life practice that is followed by members of the ancient and tiny Jain religion.
From: NPR | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The question of fasting as a means of suicide is an issue before India's Supreme Court. The case challenges an end-of-life practice that is followed by members of the ancient and tiny Jain religion.
From: NPR | By: Julie McCarthy | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Henry McCollum and Leon Brown were wrongly convicted of raping and killing of an 11-year-old girl
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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If you are following the mainstream media coverage of the case of Kim Davis, the elected clerk of Rowan County in Kentucky, then you have basically been reading about a dispute with two sides. On one side are the gay citizens who want to get married...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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North Dakota has just become the first state to legalize police use of drones equipped with "less than lethal" weapons, including rubber bullets, Tasers, tear gas, pepper spray and sound cannons. Now, police will be able to remotely fire on people in...
From: AOL Television | By: Marjorie Cohn | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Most years, awards watchers can take it for granted that however confused the awards landscape may appear in late August, things will be much clearer by mid September. Year after year, the one-two-three punch of the Venice International Film Festival,...
From: The Wrap | By: Steve Pond | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The Supreme Court granted an emergency motion Monday that will allow former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stay out of jail while he seeks to appeal his conviction on federal corruption charges....
From: CNN | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Vice President Joe Biden will appear on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Sept. 10 The episode will be Colbert’s third as host of the CBS late night talk show. Biden will join previously announced guests, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country...
From: The Wrap | By: Reid Nakamura | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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A county clerk in Kentucky refused to issue any marriage licenses Tuesday, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that compelled her to issue licenses to same-sex couples.
From: NPR | By: Ryland Barton | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Religious fanatic and serial bad dresser, Kim Davis, the County Clerk in Rowan County, is absolutely determined to build a cross and climb onto it so the Religious Right can pretend to have a martyr. No doubt the hate group advising her, Liberty Counsel,...
From: Ecofabulous | By: James Peron | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The Gray Lady misleads its readers about the conservative Supreme Court justice.
From: Reason | By: Damon Root | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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From rotten meat to startup porn sites to a solicitous Snickers bar, what I saw inside the prison-industrial complex—and what it taught me about our criminal justice crisis.
From: Politico | By: Jeff Smith | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Mitch McConnell admitted he hasn't got the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, so Republicans will have to settle for defunding ACORN again. President Obama needs just one more Democrat to save his Iran deal, and everyone's wondering if Joe Manchin will...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Arthur Delaney | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Vehicle vanity plates are a form of expression -- albeit one often severely limited by the arbitrary decisions of state agencies. Last year, we covered a man's battle against New Hampshire's Dept. of Motor Vehicles for the right to be subjected to increased...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Many aspects of the case have since been called into question
From: Time | By: iyengarrishi | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The county official in rural Kentucky who has become the focal point for resistance to the U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage decision appears this morning before a federal judge to explain why she should not be held in contempt of court....
From: MSNBC | By: Pete Williams | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The local court clerk in Kentucky who continues to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples will appear before a federal judge Thursday to face charges of contempt of court. The judge ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis last month to resume...
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Cloud computing and mobile chip giants aim to master the Internet of things by crunching data from fitness gear, smart TVs, cars and more.The term "Internet of things" is a bit like "Web 2.0" was a decade ago—a buzzword for some big change in the Internet...
From: Fast Company | By: Sean Captain | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licenses may be out of legal options as she heads before a judge Thursday. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will stand before U.S. District Judge David Bunning for refusing to follow an order by...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Caller | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The president of Thomas Aquinas College has said that the California school is prepared to pay heavy fines, if necessary, rather than comply with the “Obamacare” contraceptive mandate. Thomas Aquinas College has appealed to the Supreme Court for...
From: Free Republic | By: Catholic Culture | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Oregon sued Oracle and the five executives, including co-CEO Safra Catz, in their personal capacities last year. The state alleges they conspired to enrich themselves and made false claims at the expense of taxpayers.
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The Kentucky clerk who's refusing to issue gay marriage licenses is now being lampooned by Funny or Die with a Parks and Recreation mashup.
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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“It is a sordid business, this divvying us up by race.” — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Sordid, always. And sometimes lethal, as some Native American children could attest, were they not, like Declan Stewart and Laurynn Whiteshield,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Post | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Resistance.
From: Hot Air | By: Allahpundit | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Appearing on MSNBC's The Last Word (with guest host Alex Wagner) last night, columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage summed up what he sees as Kentucky court clerk Kim Davis' "hypocritical" stand against gay marriage....
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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An attorney for state Sen. Ben Kieckhefer of Reno asked the Nevada Supreme Court today to allow him to pursue a defamation suit against a Republican rival in the 2014 election campaign. Attorney Adam Hosmer-Henner told ...
From: Las Vegas Sun | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Kim Davis was divorced three times before a religious awakening that cemented her obedience to scripture — and her defiance of the Supreme Court....
From: MSNBC | By: Elizabeth Chuck and Jon Schuppe | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The highly-publicized Kim Davis marriage license debacle is reaching a fever pitch. It’s grown from a simple county clerk who’s refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses to a pivotal and defining moment in the nation’s unfolding gay marriage...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Ramirez | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Russell Blackford, University of Newcastle In the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, decided on 26 June 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled by a 5-4 majority in favour of same-sex marriage. The majority judges have held …Read more »...
From: The Philosophers Magazine | By: Russell Blackford | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who has adamantly refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples despite multiple orders to do so, has a supporter in fellow Kentucky clerk Casey Davis, who's biking across the state in solidarity....
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.Republican Senate President Robert Stivers says U.S....
From: Business Insider | By: Adam Beam | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights.The clinics say they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts of a state law that already have forced nearly two...
From: Business Insider | By: Mark Sherman | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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