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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: A member of the U.S. Army Band said he was forced out of the U.S. Army for having anti-Obama bumper stickers on his personal car, serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a party and reading books written by conservative authors like Sean Hannity, a federal lawsuit alleges. Master Sergeant Nathan Sommers, a 25-year veteran ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON -- A police officer can't pull you over and arrest you just because you gave him the finger, a federal appeals court declared Thursday. In a 14-page opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled that the "ancient gesture of insult is not the basis for a reasonable suspicion of a traffic ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: The Left wants her to step down now so Obama can appoint her replacement instead of risking that a Republican president will do it after 2016. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has not changed her tune on retirement in the past year, saying Wednesday she plans to stay for “a while.” "My ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NATION: FOX News reports that the US House of Representatives has voted 225-201 on a resolution authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama. All Democrats and five Republicans voted 'nay'. The Republicans voting no were said to be Reps. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Paul Broun (R-Ga.), Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), Steve Stockman (R-Texas) and Walter Jones, Jr. ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DENVER — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state’s attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday. The court ruling was in response to an appeal from Republican Attorney General John Suthers, who has been trying for several weeks to get Boulder’s ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from NATIONAL JOURNAL: A federal Appeals Court has struck down a Mississippi law that would have shuttered the state's only abortion clinic. In a 2-1 decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled unconstitutional a 2012 law requiring physicians performing more than 10 abortions a year to ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. The federal jury in St. Paul found Tuesday that the 2012 best-selling book libeled Ventura in describing a bar fight in California in 2006. Kyle wrote that he ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A federal judge asked a jury on Monday to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura after the panel said it could not reach a verdict following about five days of deliberations. Ventura is suing the estate of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: A federal court ruled Monday that the existence of a cross at Ground Zero does not violate the Constitution, slamming the appeal filed by the secular activist group American Atheists. The famous cross, formed by two intersecting beams left standing after the 9/11 attacks, has been a powerful spiritual symbol for many ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across the country. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

DENVER – A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month. Judge Raymond P. Moore's ruling Wednesday was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday publicly reprimanded a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime. District Judge G. Todd Baugh, of Billings, appeared before the court in Helena, where Chief Justice Mike McGrath read the prepared ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Federal Court Takes Down Obamacare: Subsidies In Federal Exchange Are Illegal A federal court ruled Tuesday that Obamacare premium subsidies are illegal for all customers in the federal exchange — the vast majority of all the health care law’s enrollees. The far-reaching, long-awaited ruling, Halbig v. Burwell, concerns the language of the ...

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Jul 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Democrats who oppose changing the law to allow quicker removals of families and unaccompanied young people illegally crossing the southwestern border into the U.S. often argue that those entering the country illegally are entitled to a "day in court." The illegal immigrants "should be given their days in court," said Minority Leader ...

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Jul 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNN) -- Utah officials for the time being do not have to formally recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages performed earlier this year, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted the state's request for an injunction. Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes had told the justices the issue of whether the state's voter-approved ban ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Rep. Tom Rice (R., S.C.) and constitutional law expert David Rivkin on Wednesday predicted victory in the lawsuit the House is launching against President Barack Obama. The House Rules Committee held a hearing on the proposed lawsuit, which is intended to prove the unconstitutionality of Obama’s unilateral delay of the employer mandate ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from LIFE NEWS: The abortion activists at the National Organization for Women are none too happy with the Supreme Court’s decision protecting Hobby Lobby from being forced to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees and they want President Barack Obama to do something about it. In an email LifeNews.com received, NOW calls on Obama ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional. The ruling Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney follows a similar ruling in Northern California that has kept the death penalty on hold in California for years. Ruling in the case of a prisoner who was condemned in ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is grateful to President Barack Obama for the prisoner exchange that freed him from five years as a captive of the Taliban, his attorney said on Wednesday. Bergdahl, who was cleared to return to a desk job this week after the Army said he had completed counseling ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Shaneen Allen, 27, was pulled over in New Jersey’s Atlantic County after making an unsafe lane change in the early morning hours of Oct. 1. Allen then told the officer that she had the .380 Bersa Thunder handgun, as well as a concealed carry permit in Pennsylvania, unaware that her permit was not transferable to ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press - DEVELOPING: The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Legislature had the authority to repeal Common Core education standards for English and math in the state's public schools. The state's highest court took the action Tuesday a little more than four hours after attorneys presented oral arguments in a lawsuit that challenged the ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Business Insider: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid mocked House Speaker John Boehner's coming lawsuit against President Barack Obama on Monday, saying it would be thrown out by famous television jurist Judge Judy. "House members would rather waste dollars than accept the fact that their constituents are benefiting from healthcare reform," Reid said on the ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: A second federal judge Friday ordered the Internal Revenue Service to explain under oath how the agency lost two years of emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner. At a hearing for a lawsuit brought against the IRS by the conservative group True the Vote, U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton told ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A Mexican federal judge ordered Andrew Tahmooressi back to prison after the U.S. Marine sergeant made his first official courtroom appearance since being locked up March 31 for accidentally crossing the border with guns in his pickup truck. The 26-year-old veteran of two tours in Afghanistan was finally able to tell his ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

July 1, 2014: Julie Hoehing, left, and Nancy Cooley, right, laugh after friend Dana Derichsweiler, middle, performed a marriage ceremony at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder'ss Office in Boulder, Colo.AP DENVER – A Colorado judge on Wednesday struck down the state's gay marriage ban, making Colorado the 16th state to invalidate a prohibition on ...

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