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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Pamela Geller: In the blue-state of Oregon, Clinton appointee U.S. District Judge Anna Brown ruled that the no-fly list was unconstitutional. U.S. officials insist that the process used to place individuals on the no-fly list is legal and well founded and relies on credible intelligence. As the global jihad escalates around the world the question ...

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Jun 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

HELENA -- Helena District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock has thrown out most of a provision passed by voters in 2012 to deny certain state services to illegal aliens. Sherlock said most of LR-121 was unenforceable and pre-empted by federal law. LR-121 would have banned illegal aliens from gaining public education, drivers licenses, and other benefits. In an order issued ...

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Jun 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Seattle, Wash. (CBS SEATTLE) – A U.S. Navy sailor from Washington State is currently serving on a submarine thousands of miles away in the Pacific Ocean, but a judge has ordered him into an impossible custody scenario: Appear in a Michigan courtroom Monday or risk losing custody of his 6-year-old daughter. Navy submariner Matthew Hindes was ...

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Jun 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via THE DC

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Jun 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MOBILE, Ala. – A federal judge in Alabama has dismissed a Catholic broadcaster's legal claim that requiring employers to include contraception in their health care coverage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade acted Wednesday on the lawsuit filed by the Eternal Word Television Network, which has studios in a Birmingham suburb. The broadcasting group said ...

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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Hill: The surprise capture of a suspected ringleader behind the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi, Libya, refueled a Washington debate Tuesday over whether those accused of terrorism should be sent to Guantánamo Bay as enemy combatants. The White House ruled out sending Ahmed Abu Khattala to the U.S. detention center ...

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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Justina Pelletier is going home. A Massachusetts judge ordered the 16-year-old Connecticut girl, who was taken from her family by child welfare advocates more than a year ago, to be returned to her mother and father effective Wednesday. The ruling caps a long-running medical custody dispute that began when two highly-respected Boston ...

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Jun 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Supreme Court delivered a major victory on Monday to an anti-abortion group that sought to challenge an Ohio law that bans campaign statements deemed to be false. The justices, in a unanimous decision, ruled that the Susan B. Anthony List can go ahead with a lawsuit challenging the law as ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from LA TIMES: The City of Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice resident Michael Hunt, who said city leaders had violated ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A judge on Tuesday ruled California's tenure laws that protect public school teachers are unconstitutional. The verdict is a win for nine students who sued the state saying that tenure policies have made it impossible for bad teachers to be fired. Judge Rolf M. Treu said in the ruling for Vergara v. California ...

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Jun 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — About 700 unaccompanied minors mostly from Central America were sleeping on plastic boards at a Border Patrol warehouse in Nogales, Arizona, this weekend, the vast majority flown from South Texas. It is the latest illustration of how a wave of immigrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala has overwhelmed U.S. border ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MADISON, Wis. – A federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, ruling it unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb issued the ruling Friday, but it wasn't clear whether same-sex marriages could immediately begin. But the ruling makes Wisconsin the 27th state where same-sex couples can marry under law or where a judge has ...

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May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island police lieutenant has been awarded $1.35 million in his racial discrimination lawsuit against the village of Freeport. Lt. Christopher Barrella, who is white, had accused the village of awarding the police chief’s job to a Hispanic officer with few qualifications and a lower test score. Following the federal jury’s ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The widow of a police officer killed while escorting President Obama's motorcade has filed a lawsuit in the death. Jupiter Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent died during a 2012 visit by Obama to Florida. His wife, Brenda St. Laurent, is suing the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, which she claims ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL: The rule of law is officially dead in America. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has been placed on the ballot for re-election by a federal district judge in spite of universal agreement that he didn't meet the plain-language election filing requirements. Judge Matthew Leitman ordered that ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: A panel of federal judges in Denver, in an opinion written by Judge Harris Hartz, found that it is perfectly appropriate for a police chief to order subordinates to attend an Islamic mosque where Muslims “discussed Islamic beliefs, Muhammad, Mecca, and why and how Muslims pray” in addition to encouraging officers “to ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: State-approved bans on same-sex marriage have been falling at a rapid clip since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act last year. The changes -- gay couples can now wed in 19 states and the District of Columbia -- reflect shifting social and political attitudes toward ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Friday ordered that a serial rapist be released to live in a Los Angeles County community in spite of a host of vocal protests. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Gilbert Brown issued a brief order saying that Christopher Evans Hubbart, 63, must be released by July 7, Los Angeles ...

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May 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY DAILY NEWS: A former employee at CNN claims he was fired from the cable news station because he's gay and was too "flamboyant" because he wore bright colors and mariachi outfits in the workplace, according to a $60 million discrimination lawsuit. William Kane, who started working at CNN in 2002, claims no one ...

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May 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (CN) – A Muslim inmate filed a class action against the Federal Bureau of Prisons, claiming that Islam prohibits Muslim men from wearing pants below their ankles, but his prison prohibits him from hemming pants above the ankles. Yahya “John” Lindh sued the directors of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the warden ...

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May 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a campaign finance law violation, avoiding a trial that had been expected to begin the same day in a Manhattan federal court. D'Souza, known for his biting criticism of President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to one criminal count of making illegal contributions in ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BRIEFING ROOM: A martial arts instructor who sent ricin-laced letters to President Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was sentenced to 25 years in jail, the Justice Department announced on Monday. Mississippi resident James Everett Dutschke, 41, was convicted of “possessing the biological agent ricin and subsequently mailing ricin-laced, threatening letters including one that ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

NEW YORK – An Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons before and after 9/11 attracted extremists to his London mosque was convicted Monday in a trial that a prosecutor said should provide justice for the victims of a kidnapping in Yemen more than a decade ago. The cleric, Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, 55, was found guilty ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PORTLAND -- U.S. District Judge Michael McShane has ruled that the voter-approved ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional. The state attorney general had refused to defend the ban in lawsuits brought by four same-sex couples. "Today Judge McShane did the right thing for families, affirming that the denial of marriage to committed same-sex couples in Oregon is ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Department of Justice plans to announce charges against specific Chinese government officials, accusing them of stealing American trade secrets through cyber espionage. Keep reading

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