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Different problems. The same solution.

Tomorrow is the 5th anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court decision — which extended first amendment “free speech rights” to individuals and corporate entities. 1,001 more words

GOP Wants Fill In The Blank Poll Tax Constitutional Amendment

Republican legislators in Missouri want another handout. This time, they want taxpayers to foot the bill for endless lawsuits on one of their red meat agenda items- poll taxes, also known as Voter Identification requirements. 677 more words


Wolf-PAC Wants Money Out of Politics, Constitutional Amendment

The statistic on the Wolf-PAC’s flyer is startling: In the United States, a whopping 87 percent of people say they are concerned about the role of money in politics. 383 more words

Mandatory Vaccinations in NY Upheld by 2nd Cir.

Thursday, January 08, 2015
Last Update: 8:27 AM PT
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(CN) – Requiring the vaccination of all children attending New York public schools does not violate the constitutional rights of their parents, the 2nd Circuit ruled. 419 more words


Citizens United Must Be Overturned

Many of us are still fuming about the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case. 222 more words

Social Justice & Reform

Robert M. Pallitto & Jason Hungerford, The Proposed Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment: The Constitution, the Law of Standing, and Liberal-Democratic Values, 17 Law & Sexuality: Rev. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Legal Issues 75-106 (2008).

The authors raise the intriguing point that, given the existence of a federal constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage, no private or public party would have standing to bring suit. 86 more words

IV.B.2.a. General

The problem with Congress and the President

Most of us in America will agree with this statement: Our government is no longer functioning for the good of the country. Our congress and president are too heavily influenced by special interests and political donors.  828 more words