All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Constitution’

Cop: Obama Doesn’t Obey Constitution, Neither Do We

Special Police Officer Richard Recine had been employed at the Franklin, New Jersey police force for 36 years, but it was what he said when he was caught on camera that shot his career in the foot; he resigned on Thursday after the video went viral. In a dispute with resident Steve Wronko concerning the right to shoot film and …

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No-Fly List Declared Unconstitutional By Federal Judge

It’s nearly thirteen years since the 9/11 attacks and the no-fly list is now considered a way of life. Or at least it was, until a federal judge’s recent ruling. After 13 people sued the government after they were barred from flying to or within the United States, U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ruled that the measure was unconstitutional. …

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North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge

Last year, North Dakota’s Republican-led legislature and governor signed into law what abortion rights advocates called the most restrictive law against abortion in the United States. The law, referred to as the fetal heartbeat law, called for the outlaw of abortions in which the fetus’s heartbeat could be detected, limiting the deadline for abortions to as early as six weeks …

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Cursive Handwriting: What are the Pros?

There has been much debate about whether or not cursive writing is still relevant in the digital age. Some supporters of the Common Core curriculum say that with the small amount of time in classrooms and higher testing standards than ever, that cursive is just something that needs to go in order to lighten the weight. However, there are many …

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Oklahoma Ultrasound Case: Law Remains Struck Down

NewsOK.com, along with Reuters and the AP, report that the U.S. Supreme Court declined any review of a 2012 Oklahoma Supreme Court decision to strike down the law that forced any woman who wanted to abort their fetus to be shown a live ultrasound of that fetus and have it explained by a doctor. By declining to review Pruitt v. …

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Decision Reached in Porn Industry Suit

Breaking news out of the west coast, especially if you like looking at naked people on the internet: the LA Times is reporting that a judge ruled on Friday on the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act. The judge has declared that the new law does not violate a pornographic video star’s constitutional rights by …

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George Washington’s Constitution Up for Grabs Next Week

George Washington’s copies of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, both of which are 223 year-old, are scheduled to hit the auction block at Christie’s next week. The documents, which are bound in a book containing notes by the first President of the United States himself, were made available to the press earlier this week. Those who are looking …

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Flashing Headlights To Warn About Police Is First Amendment Right

In a surprising move, a judge in Sanford, Florida ruled that a man who flashed his headlights to warn neighbors that a deputy had set up a speed trap nearby was lawfully exercising his First Amendment right to freedom of speech. Thats right, a judge actually made a common sense ruling that makes sense! In Florida nonetheless! Ryan Kintner sued …

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Facebook ‘Likes’ Declared Unprotected By First Amendment, According To Judge

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The part of the first amendment we’ll be addressing today is the clause relating to …

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