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Event at Hunter College: "American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction"

The CUNY Institute for Educational Policy is hosting a discussion entitled “American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction,” on December 4th at Hunter College. 211 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Chino Valley Unified School District Target Of Suit Over Prayer At Board Meetings

CHINO (CBSLA.com) — A local school district is the target of a lawsuit by the group Freedom from Religion, which claims that prayer during board meetings violates the First Amendment. 240 more words

News

Why The White House Won't

In what way, one can’t help but wonder, must the White House honor God in order to make this meme’s author happy?  I conducted a Google-quest to find peoples’ opinions on what it means to honor God.  311 more words

Christo-Fascism isn't a problem, RIGHT?!!!?!!!?!!!??

Riiiiiiiiiight…

So, it seems that the right-wing extremists out there are convinced the Freedom of Religion should be defined as the freedom to shove your particular religion down someone else’s throat, but heaven forbid that someone force their religion down  74 more words

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#transparency: Twitter Sues U.S. Government Over Secret Surveillance

By Craig Henson

On October 7, 2014, social media heavyweight Twitter filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking the right to publicly disclose data related to secret government surveillance of its users. 578 more words

Government And Regulation

CNN Wants to Remind You it is Legal to Record Officers

CNN, as part of their Ferguson coverage, did a video piece on whether it is legal to record police officers. Yes, yes it is…

In the words of Jeffrey Mittman, the legal expert they spoke to, “you have an absolute right to make a document, a recording, of interactions with a government official.” He goes on to say it is improper for an officer to suggest otherwise. 55 more words

Criminal Law

A Target-Rich Environment?

The Justice for Mike Brown Ferguson protest group released its list of potential targets following the decision by the St. Louis County Courthouse on the Mike Brown case.

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