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  1. George Will: The blood-stained Indian Child Welfare ActRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    SORDID, ALWAYS. And sometimes lethal, as some Native American children could attest, were they not, like Declan Stewart and Laurynn Whiteshield, dead.

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  2. Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. The clinics said they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts of a state law that already have forced nearly two dozen clinics to close and would leave the second most populous state with 10 abortion providers.

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  3. Compromise could fix wedding license feud; Supreme Court not ready to decideRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, talks with David Moore following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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  4. This Case Is About More Than Contraception:' Women's Group Files Brief in Support of NunsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Independent Women's Forum

    The Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of Catholic nuns who care for the elderly poor, have petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that they must comply with the Obamacare contraception mandate by authorizing a third party to provide contraception and abortifacient drugs to their employees. University of Missouri law professor Erin M. Hawley, the author of the brief, argues that the case is not about contraception, but "the principles of liberty that animate our Constitution."

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  5. Book Review: 'Truth Overruled' and the Case for Traditional MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Accuracy In Academia

    Marriage quality, gay rights and "love is love" are common refrains that the Left uses in order to dismantle traditional marriage as we know it. Heritage Foundation marriage scholar Ryan T. Anderson's latest book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom , serves as an answer to many of these arguments.

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  6. Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    In 1965, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act, one of the most important pieces of legislation in U.S. history. It contained key protections for minority voters, especially blacks, who had been effectively disenfranchised in the South.

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  7. Clinton Emails: Hey, Let's Impeach Justice ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent Women's Forum

    The New York Times on August 27 published a story headlined "Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Some Not His Own." Now, studies using linguistic software have discovered another Thomas trait: Those opinions contain language from briefs submitted to the court at unusually high rates.

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  8. Are liberals facing a string of coming defeats at the Supreme Court?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    Most all of the news coming out of SCOTUS this year has been less than heartening for the conservative battalions around the nation. Okay who am I kidding? It's been pretty much of a disaster.

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  9. MomentumNUCLEAR FOLLIESRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    It's easy to make the case that there is nothing that has done more to damage the proper functioning of our democracy than the system of legalized bribery and graft that now dominates the American political process. Over the past year in Congress, we've seen the big insurance companies disrupt the health care debate, the big banks opposing regulations to protect our economy, and the big oil companies slow efforts to address global warming.

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  10. U.S. court denies $2 million legal fees to conservatives in voting rights caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday denied $2 million in legal fees sought from the federal government by conservative lawyers who persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 to strike down a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a lower court's decision to reject the fee request, which was made to the government by lawyers representing Shelby County, Alabama.

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  11. Dangerous dog owner admits breaching court orderRead the original story

    Tuesday | Warrington Guardian

    A MAN, who was jailed after unleashing his dog on a man who later died, has pleaded guilty to breaching a court order by owning two dogs. John Palmer, of Morris Avenue, admitted ignoring the order at Halton Magistrates' Court after he was banned in 2011 from possessing a dog.

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  12. SCOTUS lets convicted former Virginia Gov to remain free pending cert decisionRead the original story

    Monday | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... and we look forward to a full merits briefing." McDonnell's lawyers made the request to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., who referred the matter to the full court. McDonnell needed a majority vote for the stay - it is unclear if the full court ...

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  13. Supreme Court says former Virginia governor McDonnell can stay out of prison pending appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Raw Story

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a request by former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to remain out of prison while he appeals his corruption convictions. In a brief unsigned order, the court said McDonnell, who was governor from 2010 until 2014, would not have to report to prison until he completes the appeals process.

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  14. Justices: Former Virginia governor can stay out of prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | USA Today

    The Supreme Court granted former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell's effort to stay out of prison while fighting his conviction on federal corruption charges. Justices: Former Virginia governor can stay out of prison The Supreme Court granted former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell's effort to stay out of prison while fighting his conviction on federal corruption charges.

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  15. High Court Keeps Prison at Bay for McDonnellRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Courthouse News Service

    The rest of the Supreme Court joined their chief Monday in keeping Virginia's former governor out prison while he appeals a corruption conviction. Claiming that he poses no risk of flight or public endangerment, McDonnell asked that the U.S. Supreme Court on Aug. 20 to postpone his two-year sentence while prepares his petition for certiorari.

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  16. Bob McDonnell does not go to jail as SCOTUS mulls whether to hear caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WTVR Richmond

    But on Monday the Supreme Court of the United States stated that McDonnell could remain free until the court determines if they will hear his case. If they hear his case, the stay shall terminate upon the issuance of the judgment of the Court.

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  17. AUDIO: McDonnell Remains Free Through Appeals ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    Former Governor Bob McDonnell will remain free at least until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether or not to hear his felony conviction appeals. A decision by the nation's high court says if the court decides not to hear McDonnell's appeal, he will have to immediately report to the Bureau of Prisons which will give him a date to report -- as the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ordered.

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  18. High Court Grants McDonnell's Request to Remain FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WCAV

    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted former Governor Bob McDonnell's emergency request to remain free pending an appeal. Chief Justice John Roberts granted the order, putting an order from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that required McDonnell to go to prison on hold.

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  19. Make My DayTHE Reluctant Evolution of a Computer GeekRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | American Reporter

    It's easy to make the case that there is nothing that has done more to damage the proper functioning of our democracy than the system of legalized bribery and graft that now dominates the American political process. Over the past year in Congress, we've seen the big insurance companies disrupt the health care debate, the big banks opposing regulations to protect our economy, and the big oil companies slow efforts to address global warming.

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  20. Ruling sets protest-free zone near Supreme Court - Sat, 29 Aug 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Supreme Court can keep protesters off its marble plaza without violating their constitutional rights, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The inviting 20,000-square-foot, open-air plaza can remain a protest-free zone because the court has an interest in preserving decorum and the idea that judges are not influenced WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court can keep protesters off its marble plaza without violating their constitutional rights, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

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