Post Tagged with: "State’s Rights"

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Concealed Carry Permits Issued In 25 States No Longer Valid In VA

Virginia no longer wants gun-toting fugitives, convicted stalkers, drug dealers, and other bad guys from outside the state, to feel welcome inside its borders. Go figure.

by Randa Morris· · News
Famous Historian Destroys GOP ‘States’ Rights’ Argument About Civil War With ONE FACT (VIDEO)

Famous Historian Destroys GOP ‘States’ Rights’ Argument About Civil War With ONE FACT (VIDEO)

This famous historian destroys a common conservative myth about states’ rights with one FACT.

by Antiphon Freeman· · News
Huckabee Goes ‘States’ Rights’ On Confederate Flag, Says Totally-Not-Racist S.C. Should Decide (VIDEO)

Huckabee Goes ‘States’ Rights’ On Confederate Flag, Says Totally-Not-Racist S.C. Should Decide (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee thinks the Confederate flag is a “states’ rights” issue. Where have we heard that “states’ rights” argument before?

by Wes Williams· · Current Issues, News
Marriage Equality Is Coming, So Texas Prepares As Many Bigoted Anti-Gay Laws As Possible

Marriage Equality Is Coming, So Texas Prepares As Many Bigoted Anti-Gay Laws As Possible

Everything’s bigger in Texas, even the douchebag bills used to purposefully hate gay people.

by Sarah· · News
Indiana Sheriff Says Only Way To Stop Kids Being Murdered Is Prayer In School

Indiana Sheriff Says Only Way To Stop Kids Being Murdered Is Prayer In School

An Indiana sheriff wants people to stop asking him to fight crime when it’s all up to God.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Tennessee Just Tossed The Constitution In The Shredder — Bans Federal Gun Laws

Tennessee Just Tossed The Constitution In The Shredder — Bans Federal Gun Laws

Too bad for Tennessee — federal laws always trump state laws.

by Sarah· · News
Arizona Just Decided The Constitution Is Unconstitutional — Voted To Block Federal Gun Laws

Arizona Just Decided The Constitution Is Unconstitutional — Voted To Block Federal Gun Laws

These Arizona legislators are saying the federal laws are unconstitutional by unconstitutionally declaring them as such. Yes, you read that correctly.

by Sarah· · News
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U.S. District Judge Refuses To Help Shut Down Roy Moore On Issue Of Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge refused to help an Alabama probate judge with settling the matter of whether Roy Moore can legally tell the probate judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Ted Cruz Isn’t Letting Tim Cook’s ‘Choice’ Of Being Gay Make Him Love His iPhone Less

Ted Cruz Isn’t Letting Tim Cook’s ‘Choice’ Of Being Gay Make Him Love His iPhone Less

He can apparently look past a gay CEO for the love of business and products. A true Capitalist Republican he is. He deserves a medal.

by Sarah· · News
Cartoon by Bill Day, Cagle.com.

House GOP Go To War Against The States; Seek To Give Federal Government Total Control

The GOP is waging war on states rights, demanding that federal law trump state law – threatening to go after states that legally claim federal dollars.

by Randa Morris· · News
The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure 'executive overreach.' - Image: Jenni Konrad

WATCH: GOP Demands Obama ‘Enforce The Law’ In Pro-Weed States, Passes Bill

The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure ‘executive overreach.’

by Rika Christensen· · News
Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

As marriage equality in Utah works its way through the courts, anti-gay bigots plot an uprising… and Fox News is all too happy to hear them out.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they're targeting now. - Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News

States That Are Expanding Medicaid Face Strong Tea Party Opposition

The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they’re targeting now.

by Rika Christensen· · News
The Supreme Court's rulings on marriage equality are un-American! Anti-gay bakers, florists, and photographers will get thrown in jail! Oh my!

Conservative Pundit Claims Marriage Equality ‘Has Carjacked The Nation!’ (VIDEO)

The Supreme Court’s rulings on marriage equality are un-American! Anti-gay bakers, florists, and photographers will get thrown in jail! Oh my!

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Supreme Court Ruling Discards Proposition 8, Upholds Marriage Equality … But Only In California

This Californian’s joy in seeing Proposition 8 decisively rejected is only marred by the conservative-leaning Supreme Court’s ‘states’ rights’ rationale.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
The most disturbing finding is the outright racism involved in enforcing marijuana laws. A black American is 3.73 times more likely to be arrested for possession. And this discrepancy appears in every region.  Image by Adithya Sambamurthy@ BayCitizen

The REAL Reason Why The Government Doesn’t Want To Legalize Pot (GRAPHICS)

The most disturbing finding is the racism involved in enforcing marijuana laws. A black American is 3.73 times more likely to be arrested for possession.

by T. Steelman· · News
Missouri nullifies… @BeforeIt’sNews

After Failing To Nullify The ACA, Missouri Tries To Nullify Nonexistent Federal Gun Laws

Despite making the issue a choice between freedom and tyranny, gun rights and gun control have actually existed side-by-side for the vast majority of the country’s history.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Confederate History Month: Celebrating Racists, Traitors And Slavers

Confederate History Month: Celebrating Racists, Traitors And Slavers

What kind of idiot celebrates the worst human rights abuses in our history and then claims to ‘love’ America?

Screen capture of Paul Katami and Jeff Cirillo, two of the original plaintiffs for the Proposition 8 case, from CBS News. 
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Five Potential Rulings From The Supreme Court On Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

‘It’s that shift in public opinion that really gives gay rights advocates hope,’ a reporter observes amongst the crowds shivering outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

The Small Government Party Embraces The Federal Government With Obamacare Exchanges

The Small Government Party Embraces The Federal Government With Obamacare Exchanges

Nothing says ‘states rights’ like turning over a states healthcare exchanges to the federal government, right?

by Jill Klausen· · News