Category Archives: US Lawsuits, Laws, & Legislation

DOJ: It’s Not the FBI’s Job to Judge Kavanaugh Allegations

The Justice Department says the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “does not involve any potential federal crime” for the FBI to investigate. Advertisements

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Request to end DACA from multiple states denied by federal judge

Friday a federal judge said 7 states that sued to block the DACA program couldn’t demonstrate that permitting it to continue was causing irreparable harm declining to halt the Obama-era policy that protects young illegal immigrants from deportation.

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Supreme Court Foster Care Decision a Blow to Catholic Agency

Thursday a U.S. Supreme Court foster care decision declined a request to force the city of Philadelphia to resume the placement of children in need of foster care with a Catholic agency that refuses to accept gay couples as foster parents.

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California bill to expand gun-takeaway law advances to governor’s desk

Lawmakers in California  approved a bill this week that would expand the list of people who could ask a court for a gun violence restraining order, reports said. AB2888 passed the state Senate 25-12. It would allow co-workers and school personnel to petition a court to temporarily remove guns from someone they believe poses a danger.

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Decades-Old Case Could Thwart Mueller From Issuing Russia Report

There’s a 60-year-old case that’ll be heard by a federal appeals court next month could set a precedent that could prevent special counsel Robert Mueller from issuing a final report on the Russia investigation.

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Sen. Susan Collins says Kavanaugh views Roe v. Wade as ‘settled law’

Tuesday U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Judge Brett Kavanaugh views Roe v. Wade as “settled law,” after meeting with President Trump’s Supreme Court pick. But abortion rights activists and Democrats remained unconvinced that Kavanaugh won’t try to restrict abortion access from the bench.

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22 states ask court to restore net neutrality regulations

Monday a  group of attorneys general from 22 states filed a brief urging a US appeals court to reinstate the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prohibited internet service providers (ISPs) from engaging in practices such as blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization. The brief is part of an ongoing lawsuit initially filed in January following the FCC’s vote to repeal net …

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Janus Ruling Fallout: Washington state employees sue to ‘escape’ union

Several Washington state employees are suing for the right to break ties with their union, claiming the Supreme Court’s landmark Janus decision should allow them to cancel their membership immediately.

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In silly San Francisco disease-ridden needles are A-OK but a plastic cocktail stirrer will soon be illegal

San Francisco, long controlled by the far left, is now paying  paying a high price for its extreme progressive policies, including once-beautiful streets filled with dangerous syringes and human waste, resembling Third World back alleys.

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New York attorney general candidate wants to ‘prosecute’ ICE

A New York attorney general candidate wants to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency – and if she’s elected, she said she’ll “prosecute” it too. Stupid liberal, prosecute for obeying and enforcing the law.

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