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Dec 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

NEW YORK — Citing the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is legal, a valuable part of the nation's arsenal to counter the threat of terrorism and "only works because it collects everything." U.S. District Judge William Pauley said in ...

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Dec 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DALLAS NEWS: Taya Kyle, the lone defendant in a lawsuit brought by Jesse Ventura over her slain husband’s book, is now the plaintiff in litigation filed Monday morning in Dallas County. A suit filed this morning alleges that Steven Young and Bo French have conspired to “steal” Craft International, the tactical-training company co-founded in ...

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Dec 25, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Fox News: As if out of a Charles Dickens novel, people struggling to pay overdue fines and fees associated with court costs for even the simplest traffic infractions are being thrown in jail across the United States. Critics are calling the practice the new "debtors' prison" -- referring to the jails that flourished ...

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Dec 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Judge Robert J. Shelby, whom President Barack Obama appointed to the U.S. District Court in Utah last year, issued an opinion on Friday declaring that a right to same-sex marriage is "deeply rooted in the nation’s history and implicit in the concept of ordered liberty." Shelby was confirmed to the federal bench by a ...

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Dec 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: Victims of the 9/11 attacks will have another chance to sue the Saudi Arabian government after a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the original dismissal of the case was an “error of law.” A three-judge panel for the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed itself after finding ...

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Dec 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Dec. 20, 2013: The first gay couple to be married in Utah, Seth Anderson (L) and Michael Ferguson, are seen after getting married at the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah.Reuters SALT LAKE CITY – A federal judge struck down Utah's same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a ...

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Dec 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: A married, heterosexual gym teacher at a tony Upper West Side private school was fired because his lesbian supervisor disapproved of his “traditional family status,” the canned teacher claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit. Gregory Kenney, 50, taught gym at the Trinity School on W. 91st St. for 16 years before he ...

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Dec 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon found that the program appears to violate the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. He ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIZPAC REVIEW: The Florida appeals court ruling that the University of North Florida was violating state law when it prohibited a woman from storing a gun in her vehicle while she attended class will spill over to cities and counties statewide, an attorney said Wednesday. And it’s one of many nationwide where anti-gun activists ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: Senate Democrats have taken advantage of the nuclear option to confirm one of President Obama's most extreme judicial nominees. All fifty-five Democratic senators and one Republican voted Wednesday night to cut off debate on the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. And at 12:52 a.m. on ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: Congressman Tom Rice of South Carolina, a Republican, is sponsoring a resolution in the House of Representatives that would, if adopted, direct the legislative body "to bring a civil action for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge certain policies and actions taken by the executive branch." In other words, Rep. Rice ...

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Dec 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Prosecutors dropped assault charges against George Zimmerman stemming from a domestic dispute involving his girlfriend last month, a Florida State Attorney said on Wednesday. The case against Zimmerman, who was acquitted this summer in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, fell apart after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, withdrew a domestic violence ...

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from PJ TATLER: Obama now has his 7-4 majority on the DC Circuit Court, the court that hears challenges to his executive actions. Today the US Senate confirmed Patricia Millett by a vote of 56-38. Millett is but the first of several appointees that Obama plans to move forward. In the ...

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter, right, and her attorneys won a victory when the New York Court of Appeals threw out a subpoena requiring her to go to Colorado and reveal sources for an exclusive story or face jail.. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: New York's top court today spared FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SAN DIEGO — When he was mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner waited to be alone with women to kiss, grope and manhandle them without any witnesses, according to a probation officer's report released after he was sentenced Monday to home confinement. Filner, 71, apologized and told the judge he would try to earn the trust ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from MIRROR ONLINE: Adebolajo said he believed he would be shot dead by police and hoped that he would be accepted as a martyr. Asked why he ran at the firearms officers, he said: “I wanted Allah to love me. I wanted Allah to laugh at me, so I ran towards him. “It is forbidden for ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

DENVER (AP/CBS4) – A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday. The order from administrative law judge Robert N. Spencer said Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver discriminated against a couple “because of their sexual orientation by ...

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Dec 6, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Michael Adebolajo, one of the men accused of gruesomely hacking to death British Fusilier Lee Rigby in May, said in a police interview that he and co-accused Michael Adebowale didn’t seek out Rigby because of a personal vendetta, but because he was “the soldier that was spotted first.” He also said the ...

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Dec 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BOSTON GLOBE: A federal immigration judge today allowed President Obama’s uncle, Onyango “Omar” Obama to remain in the United States, following a hearing in which the name of the president was invoked by the 69-year-old Kenyan who has been living here for some 50 years. US Immigration Judge Leonard I. Shapiro issued his ruling ...

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Dec 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from HeathWatch: The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday re-filed a lawsuit contesting the controversial birth control mandate under ObamaCare. The school said it believed the requirement that it provide its employees birth control as part of their insurance coverage impinged on its religious beliefs, and that efforts by the Obama administration to find a ...

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Nov 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

DENVER (AP) – A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don’t have standing to proceed with the case as a group, but the legal battle is far from over. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger in Denver doesn’t stop the lawsuit because 21 other plaintiffs ...

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Nov 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

So buy your own birth control.

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Nov 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from RegWatch: The Supreme Court will hear a case arguing that private businesses should not be required to offer their employees health insurance that covers contraception, the court announced on Tuesday. The case centers on a controversial measure of the Affordable Care Act that business owners say violates their right to religious freedom by forcing ...

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