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Woman Who Got 153 Robocalls Awarded $230,000 by Judge

(NEW YORK) — It wasn’t a robocall, but a federal judge left a message anyway for companies Tuesday when he awarded nearly $230,000 to a Texas woman, finding that a cable company crossed the line when it harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about the wrong numbers. 319 more words

Colorado Baker Appeals Ruling Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

A Colorado baker is appealing a ruling from the state’s Civil Rights Commission that he either make cakes for same-sex weddings or face fines.

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, refused to bake a wedding cake for Charlie Craig and David Mullins in July of 2012, when the now-married same-sex couple came into his store while planning a reception. 215 more words

Trial Approaches for the SC11! 

Friends and supporters, it is true. It seems likely that the remaining 4 members of the SC11 will be heading to trial later this month! 75 more words

Father of murdered Barway Collins set for January trial

Pierre Collins will go on trial next January on charges of murdering his 10-year-old son, Barway.

The 33-year-old appeared in court Tuesday for a brief hearing, during which… 148 more words


Breaking The Silence: A Town Hall Hearing on Women of Color in New Orleans

A major highlight of national NOW conference in New Orleans in June 2015 was the “Breaking The Silence: A Town Hall Hearing on Women of Color in New Orleans.” 447 more words


Gay Marriage DOES NOT EQUAL (Necessarily) CCW Reciprocity!

Courtesy of NRA-ILA (in part)

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which concerned whether same-sex marriage is a right protected by the U.S.

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Lawyer argues charges against man accused of fatally stabbing angler should be dropped

The lawyer for a 19-year-old Minnesota man charged with fatally stabbing an angler during a confrontation along the St. Croix River in April says charges against his client should be dropped. 164 more words