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$200,000+ CHECKS ARE BEING GIVEN DIRECTLY TO CANDIDATES

In 2014, the Supreme Court, in a decision known as McCutcheon, ruled that it is unconstitutional to limit how much an individual can give in aggregate to all candidates’ campaigns and political parties during an election cycle. 562 more words

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Is tradition above Constitution? SC questions ban on women’s entry in Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the lawyers representing Sabarimala Temple trust, whether tradition is above Constitution. The next hearing in the case will take place on April 13. 191 more words

Religious Liberty Runs Amok

The latest code words for the religious wishing to be able to discriminate illegally is “religious liberty.” The Constitution guarantees all of us the right to practice our religion without government interference. 341 more words

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There hasn’t been a criminal defense lawyer on the Supreme Court in 25 years. That’s a problem.

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by Dara Lind

It’s been a quarter-century since a former criminal defense lawyer sat on the Supreme Court. 780 more words

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Sign This, Bitches!

A Supreme Court case is once again bringing the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, into the headlines. According to the N.Y. Times, “The case, Zubik v. 299 more words

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Shit that Pissed me off - 3/18

Reporter Arrested at Trump Rally For…Doing his Job

This is the kind of thing that happens when your front-runner is a racist asshole*.  Thing start to get out of hand. 1,627 more words

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The Garland Nomination: A Hot Potato

President Obama has nominated Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court opening resulting from Antonin Scalia’s recent passing. Garland is currently Chief Judge of the U.S. 523 more words

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