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Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

The White House said on Friday it would not immediately appeal a federal appeals court ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s..

February 11, 2017 with 0 Comments
San Francisco Sues Trump Over Anti-Sanctuary City Executive Order

San Francisco Sues Trump Over Anti-Sanctuary City Executive Order

San Francisco became the first major city to file a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his executive order targeting..

February 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump Sued Over ‘Unconstitutional’ Foreign Payments

Trump Sued Over ‘Unconstitutional’ Foreign Payments

A federal lawsuit filed Monday against Donald Trump claims the president is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to..

January 24, 2017 with 2 Comments
US Government Intervenes After Judge Denies Standing Rock Sioux Request to Stop Pipeline

US Government Intervenes After Judge Denies Standing Rock Sioux Request to Stop Pipeline

Minutes after a federal judge on Friday denied a request by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe to temporarily halt construction of the highly..

September 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
Federal Judge Allows CIA Torture Victims to Sue Interrogation Contractors

Federal Judge Allows CIA Torture Victims to Sue Interrogation Contractors

Victims of a Central Intelligence Agency torture program may proceed with a civil lawsuit against the psychologists who were paid tens of..

April 24, 2016 with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Justice Scalia: ‘We Protect Gay People, So Why Not Child Molesters?’

Supreme Court Justice Scalia: ‘We Protect Gay People, So Why Not Child Molesters?’

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has raised eyebrows and ire by comparing gays to child molesters in a lecture to..

November 17, 2015 with 0 Comments
Mullenix v. Luna: Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Sue Police Who Use Deadly Force

Mullenix v. Luna: Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Sue Police Who Use Deadly Force

The US Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Texas state trooper who was sued after he shot and killed a fleeing suspect during a high speed..

November 10, 2015 with 0 Comments
Major Court Victory for Bay Area Medical Marijuana Dispensary MAMM

Major Court Victory for Bay Area Medical Marijuana Dispensary MAMM

In a precedent-setting case, a federal judge has ruled that the Justice Department is violating federal law by using federal funds to..

October 20, 2015 with 0 Comments
Kim Davis, Kentucky Clerk who Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples, Jailed by Federal Judge

Kim Davis, Kentucky Clerk who Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples, Jailed by Federal Judge

A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs was found in..

September 3, 2015 with 0 Comments
Federal Judge Rules Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Monday that an Idaho law criminalizing the secret filming of animal abuse at factory farms and other agricultural..

August 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
  • North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters
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