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99% Rise Up

I have to digress from sharing more of my new mentor THOREAU to again put in my two cents worth about this recent uproar about the 1%! 192 more words

Hugh Simpson

Judging The Beards Of Believers - SCOTUS decision

The latest US SC ruling on religious freedom, this time with respect to beards. Similar to Canadian approach. Commentary below by Carrie Severino:

emphasizes that it is the religiously-motivated view of an action, not the unbelieving bystander’s judgment of its importance, that determines whether a burden is substantial.

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Multiculturalism

GOP men vs. GOP women on abortion

The men who run the Republican Party caucus on Capitol Hill are facing a determined foe.

They happen to be the women who comprise the rank and file of GOP legislators. 218 more words

National News

Supreme Court Holds That Certain Aspects of Claim Construction Decisions Merit Deference on Appeal

Today on IPcopy we have a handy review courtesy of Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. of the recent Teva Pharamceuticals v Sandoz case in the US. 1,256 more words

Patents

Convicted Md. Rapist Seeks Reversal From US Supreme Court

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man convicted of raping his former classmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the conviction and his 100-year-prison sentence. 118 more words

News

Mike Huckabee: States Can Ignore Supreme Court On Gay Marriage

Mr Huckabee, I have an even better idea. It might be revolutionary, I know, but you’re headed in that direction anyway, so why not go along with me? 349 more words

Gay Marriage

State of the Union: Useful or Useless?

Sitting in my living room listening to the State of the Union address by President Obama, I was tempted not to watch. Feeling like why bother, I quickly sat up to listen even pay attention. 690 more words

US Politics