Post Tagged with: "Supreme Court"

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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Conservative Leader Brags That Supreme Court Citizens United Ruling Rigged The Election In Favor Of Republicans (VIDEO)

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In yet another instance of Republicans spiking the football and rubbing salt in the wounds following their capture of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the conservative boss of the Citizens United organization bragged that the Supreme Court rigged the election perfectly for the GOP.

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Outrageous: Right Wing Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says ‘Religious Beliefs Aren’t Reasonable’

Outrageous: Right Wing Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says ‘Religious Beliefs Aren’t Reasonable’

In a show of blatant hypocrisy, the ultra- right wing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Muslim man that “religious beliefs aren’t reasonable,” even though Scalia uses religion to justify many things himself.

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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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Conservative ‘Christian’ Tries To Use The Hobby Lobby Defense To Avoid Paying Taxes

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A conservative “Christian” pastor is using the Hobby Lobby defense in an effort to escape paying $1.1 million in back taxes that he and his wife have owed the federal government for 20 years.

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Voter ID Laws Start To Crumble Nationwide As Once-Supporting Judges Change Mind

Voter ID Laws Start To Crumble Nationwide As Once-Supporting Judges Change Mind

States which moved for restrictive voter ID laws may have undone all that they worked for, as once-friendly courts have turned on them.

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Supreme Court To Idaho: Same-Sex Marriages May Begin

Supreme Court To Idaho: Same-Sex Marriages May Begin

Not only may same- sex marriages begin, but there were no recorded dissents among the court.

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Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Republicans are already shopping around for a friendly conservative judge to uphold their blatant voter suppression laws.

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Republican Candidate For Wisconsin Attorney General Says He Would Defend Interracial Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

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The Republican nominee running for attorney general in Wisconsin told the host of a local television program that he would defend an interracial marriage ban if he were in a state with such a law on the books.

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NC GOP Rep. Loses It During Debate, Says US Was ‘Founded On’ Man-Woman Marriage (VIDEO)

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America's history.

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NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America’s history.

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Conservative Writer Compares Same-Sex Marriage Non-Decision To Dred Scott Ruling That Justified Slavery

Conservative Writer Compares Same-Sex Marriage Non-Decision To Dred Scott Ruling That Justified Slavery

In perhaps the worst right-wing reaction to the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear multiple appeals of same-sex marriage rulings by several lower courts, a conservative writer for the National Review compared it to the Dred Scott case.

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Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

The Supreme Court today dashed hopes of bigots nationwide when it let stand decisions in several states in favor of marriage equality.

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Antonin Scalia Says Constitution Allows Government To Persecute Atheists, Founding Fathers Disagree

Antonin Scalia Says Constitution Allows Government To Persecute Atheists, Founding Fathers Disagree

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia likes to brag that he knows what the Founding Fathers intended when they wrote the Constitution, but his latest comments about the separation of church and state proves he really doesn’t know anything at all.

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Republicans Gleefully Close More Than HALF Of All Abortion Clinics In Texas

Republicans Gleefully Close More Than HALF Of All Abortion Clinics In Texas

Republicans have been trying to put women back into the kitchen, barefoot and pregnant, for the last 60 years and if they have to lie, cheat and steal elections to do it, they will.

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South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

An atheist student has blown the whistle on a teacher who tried to force him to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance against his will or face punishment for continuing to refuse.

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Blatantly Corrupt Ruling To Protect GOP Gov. Scott Walker Overturned By Federal Judge

Blatantly Corrupt Ruling To Protect GOP Gov. Scott Walker Overturned By Federal Judge

Sorry Scotty, you’ll have to find another Republican judge to bail you out again. Try the Supreme Court.

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