Post Tagged with: "SCOTUS"

Life After Citizens United: Chevron Spends $1.4 Million To Buy A Single Mayoral Race (VIDEO)

Life After Citizens United: Chevron Spends $1.4 Million To Buy A Single Mayoral Race (VIDEO)

In this brave new world, giant corporations and the 1% can literally buy your local government. Why? Because they’re rich and you’re just a peasant. Get used to it.

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Next Time Someone Tells You Voter ID Laws Won’t Keep People From Voting, Show Them THIS! (Image)

Infographic: Elisabeth Parker.

Still think voter ID laws won’t keep people from voting? Ask the 608,470 Texas voters who lack the required birth certificates and fees.

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Religious Right Goes Batsh!t Over SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling (VIDEO / TWEETS)

Religious Right Goes Batsh!t Over SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling (VIDEO / TWEETS)

Sadly, we will have to drag these troglodytes, kicking and screaming, into the 21st century.

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Scalia Law Backfires! Pagan Prayer At Gov’t Meeting Pisses Off Teavangelicals (VIDEO)

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The Escambia County School Board continues to refuse Suhor’s request to deliver a similar invocation before one of their meetings. Suhor says he may sue.

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Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

It’s been less than a week since the Supreme Court’s disastrous Hobby Lobby decision which granted businesses exemptions from covering birth control for their employees if the owners have a religious objection to it and that decision has already come back to haunt them. Despite the court’s assertion that the […]

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Watch: Church Congregation Hands Out Birth Control/Condoms To Protest Hobby Lobby

Watch: Church Congregation Hands Out Birth Control/Condoms To Protest Hobby Lobby

To protest Hobby Lobby’s overbearing decision to keep birth control out of the hands of its employees, an Illinois church got together with representatives of Planned Parenthood, drove to the nearest one and began handing out condoms and materials on where to get affordable birth control in the parking lot. […]

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George Takei Slams Hobby Lobby Ruling, Calls For A Nationwide Boycott

George Takei Slams Hobby Lobby Ruling, Calls For A Nationwide Boycott

Takei highlights the screaming hypocrisy of a company that is so opposed to abortion that it invests money in companies that sell actual abortion drugs.

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The Pandora’s Box Of Corporate ‘Sincere Christian Belief’ Is A Promise Of Massive Corruption

State and federal authorities are investigating allegations of vote selling and other crimes in South Carolina's statehouse.

We’ve already seen this kind of racket before with televangelist con men like Jimmy Swaggart and Jim Bakker who publicly professed to love Jesus and laughed their asses off all the way to the bank.

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GOP Senator Praises SCOTUS Decision: Birth Control Just For ‘Recreational Behavior’ Anyway

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Of all the lousy ways conservatives have been celebrating the Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow business owners to decide if their employees’ health insurance should include birth control, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee’s victory lap on right-wing radio might be the most indefensible. While discussing the controversial decision, Lee […]

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O’Reilly: “Freedom In America Will Be Compromised Forever” If GOP Loses Control Of Supreme Court

O’Reilly: “Freedom In America Will Be Compromised Forever” If GOP Loses Control Of Supreme Court

As two of the conservative justices get closer to retirement, the Supreme Court is ready to shift away from the extremist far right and that has conservatives terrified.

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Supreme Court Issues Major Blow In Controversial Contraceptive Mandate Case (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Issues Major Blow In Controversial Contraceptive Mandate Case (VIDEO)

Today the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling struck down the controversial birth-control mandate in the Affordable Healthcare Act with Justice Samuel Alito authoring the opinion of the court.

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Supreme Court Grants Extra 1st Amendment Rights To The Rich. Again.

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Can’t have the rabble pestering the masters of the universe as they rake in billions from an economy they destroyed. But if you’re a woman trying to get an abortion, you’re on your own.

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Supreme Court Eliminates Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, Allows Bullies To Threaten, Harass Women

Supreme Court Eliminates Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, Allows Bullies To Threaten, Harass Women

Now it’s just a matter of time until we see a sharp uptick in violent and deranged ‘isolated incidents’ around abortion clinics. Again.

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Republican Governor Scott Walker Accused Of Criminal Conspiracy (Is Anyone Surprised?)

Republican Governor Scott Walker Accused Of Criminal Conspiracy (Is Anyone Surprised?)

Seriously, for all the right wing screaming about how “corrupt” Obama is, conservatives sure do seem to be tolerant of political shenanigans that would make Richard Nixon blush.

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How Long Before Hobby Lobby Decides The Anti-AIDS Pill Violates Their ‘Religious Freedom’?

How Long Before Hobby Lobby Decides The Anti-AIDS Pill Violates Their ‘Religious Freedom’?

If they think they can score political and “moral” points by making Truvada the new Public Enemy #1, they’ll jump in feet first.

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The Supreme Court Takes A Sledgehammer To The Separation Of Church And State

The Supreme Court Takes A Sledgehammer To The Separation Of Church And State

When they write the history of the Roberts Court, people will be amazed at how little the right wing respected the Constitution.

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Ohio PAC Suing To Overturn A Law Banning False Statements In Campaign Ads

Ohio PAC Suing To Overturn A Law Banning False Statements In Campaign Ads

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case that could change the future of political discourse in America forever. What if every election were run by Fox News?

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Fox’s Laura Ingraham Forgets Puerto Ricans Are American Citizens, Calls Them “Immigrants”

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I just found out today that I, and Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor, have “immigrant backgrounds” and, hence, are not Real Americans™. I know this is true because Fox’s Laura Ingraham said so!  In one of her many, many right wing screeds, Ingraham was complaining that Justice Sotomayor used the phrase […]

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Supreme Court Puts Hold On Marriage Equality In Utah (VIDEO)

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The US Supreme Court put a hold on a federal court ruling that allowed same sex marriages in Utah, leaving 900 wedded couples in legal limbo.

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Circuit Court Rules In Favor Of Contraception Mandate, Says Corporations Are NOT People

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The Sixth Circuit Court handed down a triumph for women, the ACA, and those who oppose “corporate personhood,” when they ruled against Autocam Corp.

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