Post Tagged with: "Supreme Court"

Presidential Wannabe Mike Huckabee Urges States To Ignore Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

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Something tells me Huckabee didn’t raise any hell when the Supreme Court, 15 times over the last 120 years, superseded state’s rights when it said marriage is a fundamental right and never limited it to being between a man and a woman.

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Conservative Lawyer Smacks Down Anti-Gay Bigot On Fox For Comparing Same-Sex Marriage To Incest (VIDEO)

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Conservative Christian anti-gay bigot Tony Perkins had to be put in his place on Sunday after he tried to link same-sex marriage to incest. And it was a Republican attorney who did the stomping.

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The Supreme Court Has Agreed To Hear Same Sex Marriage Case–Landmark Ruling Expected

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The Supreme Court will address two questions. The answers will be heard around the world.

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Demands Republican Governors Use National Guard To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

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A conservative “Christian” anti-gay activist is calling on Republican governors around the nation to use National Guard troops to stop same-sex marriage.

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Fox Host Actually Does Her Job, Hammers Catholic League Bigot On The First Amendment (VIDEO)

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Catholic League president Bill Donohue thought he would get a softball interview on Fox News to push his anti-First Amendment agenda. Then Megyn Kelly actually did her job and put him in his place.

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Thanks To Obamacare, Uninsured Rates Hit Record Lows – Again

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This is what success looks like! Contrary to Republican assertion, Obamacare is doing EXACTLY what it was designed to do, and it is saving lives!

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Scott Walker Loathes Obamacare, But He Might Have Accidentally Saved It

Scott Walker Loathes Obamacare, But He Might Have Accidentally Saved It

The Supreme Court is far more likely to overturn Obamacare if they could at least pretend the states were going to be good sports about it.

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Good News! Public Support For Obamacare Surges To Overwhelming Numbers

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While Republicans continue to tell lies about Obamacare, the American public is telling the rest of us that they LOVE it.

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Ignorance Of The Law Is No Defense For You, But According To The Supreme Court, It Is For The Cop Who Arrests You

Ignorance Of The Law Is No Defense For You, But According To The Supreme Court, It Is For The Cop Who Arrests You

According to the Supreme Court, you have to have better knowledge of the law than the police do.

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Justice Scalia Gets Constitution Wrong: Says It Doesn’t Ban Torture, Even Against Americans

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Apparently, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia never learned about the Eighth Amendment in law school.

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Unions Just Got A Big Legal Victory Handed To Them By… Clarence Thomas?

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In writing the majority court decision in the Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. vs. Busk decision, Justice Thomas may have just killed Right-To-Work and anti-Union laws.

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Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions Could Bring President Obama To His Knees In The New Year

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2015 is about to ring in some major cases and should they go against the Administration’s position, they could cause major setbacks in the President’s agenda.

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Cop Wasn’t Indicted For Choking Eric Garner But Man Who Recorded It Was

Cop Wasn’t Indicted For Choking Eric Garner But Man Who Recorded It Was

It’s legal to film police but that doesn’t mean they won’t find something to arrest you for – even if it’s days later.

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Jesse Ventura Tears Into ‘Peusdo Religious’ Republicans, And Their Pandering To White Businessmen

Jesse Ventura Tears Into ‘Peusdo Religious’ Republicans, And Their Pandering To White Businessmen

Jesse Ventura smacks down Republicans, who he feels cater to the rich, white business owner.

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Widow Of Murdered Civil Rights Activist Guts Republican Congress For Failing To Protect Voting Rights

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The widow of a slain Freedom Summer worker has some words for the Republican Congress: Protect voting rights for every individual in the United States!

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Justice Scalia’s 1992 Ruling Shows How The Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Is Bullsh*t

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Even Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who calls the Voting Rights Act a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” must be furious over the Ferguson grand jury decision.

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Supreme Court To Decide Whether EPA Must Weigh Costs Of Clean Air Before Regulating Utilities

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The largest energy companies in the United States are seeking to have the Supreme Court limit the EPA’s ability to regulate under the Clean Air Act. Their issue: “What’s it going to cost us?” The public’s health is of little concern to them.

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says He Doesn’t Feel Bad About People Losing Their Health Insurance

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In a single statement during a Supreme Court hearing, conservative Justice Antonin Scalia again demonstrated that he’s not only a poor example of a judge, he’s a poor example of a human being as well.

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This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

With the GOP in control of legislation, things are about to get even scarier than they already are for women. Having a miscarriage could actually result in a murder charge. Yes, really.

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Federal Appeals Court Issues Major Setback to Marriage Equality

Federal Appeals Court Issues Major Setback to Marriage Equality

In a shocking blow to the equality movement, the 6th circuit court of appeals just upheld the right of states to ban same-sex marriage.

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