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
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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
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
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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By LORRAINE BAILEY
(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
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