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4 hrs ago | National Review Online

The Meandering Judicial Philosophy of Judge Posner

The Washington Blade reports that Judge Richard Posner has essentially flip-flopped on the constitutional status of marriage definitions. As you probably read recently, Posner wrote the panel opinion for the Seventh Circuit striking down Indiana and Wisconsin's traditional marriage definitions.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Indoor soccer facility proposed for Hartland

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The Washington Post

Womana s lawsuit in Petraeus affair can go forward

A federal judge ruled Monday that a Tampa businesswoman can go forward with a lawsuit alleging that the federal government violated her privacy in the investigation that led to the resignation of retired Gen. David H. Petraeus as CIA director in 2012.

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Arkansas Times

Group raising money to fight Fayetteville civil rights ordinance

As expected, organizing is well advanced from a predominantly conservative church-led movement to fight the new Fayetteville ordinance intended to prevent discrimination in employment and housing on account of sexual orientation. Here's a website , which includes solicitations for money.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

La Crosse City Clerk's Office Waiting for Instructions after Voter ID Court Decision

The La Crosse City Clerk's Office said Monday that its waiting on sending out absentee ballots for the elections in November after Friday's Federal Appeals Court decision that upheld Wisconsin's voter ID law. On Friday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago overturned a lower court's decision that halted the voter ID requirements signed into law by Governor Walker in 2011.

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ABC News

Wisconsin Election Officials Scramble on Voter ID

Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement that voters show photo identification when casting ballots. The law had been on hold, after being in effect only for the low-turnout February 2012 primary, following a series of court orders blocking it.

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The Indianapolis Star

Stay extended on Indiana same-sex marriage case pending Supreme Courta

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today continued the stay on same-sex marriage in Indiana until it is addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Stay extended on Indiana same-sex marriage case pending Supreme Court decision The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today continued the stay on same-sex marriage in Indiana until it is addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Chicago Tribune

Same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana, Wisconsin

David Wilk and Charlie Gurion pose for a picture with their family and friends before being married at the First Municipal District Marriage and Civil Union Court, following a federal court order that couples should not have to wait until the Illinois law goes into effect on June 1. David Wilk and Charlie Gurion pose for a picture with their family and friends before being married at the First Municipal District Marriage and Civil Union Court, following a federal court order that couples should not have to wait until the Illinois law goes into effect on June 1. Annie Avery and Alison Gross are married at the First Municipal District Marriage and Civil Union Court, following a federal court order that couples should not have to wait until the Illinois law goes into effect on June 1. Annie Avery and Alison Gross are married at the First Municipal District Marriage and Civil Union Court, ... (more)

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Clerks, elections officials scramble to reinstate voter ID law

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Cybercast News Service

Federal Judge Envisions 'Rape License' for 'Right to Rape'

Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the pro-"gay marriage" left when, by way of a "legal analysis" free from the troublesome constraints of logic, case precedent, biology, tradition and reality in general, he managed to somehow discover a long-hidden constitutional "right" for two dudes to get "married." "How can tradition be a reason for anything?" an incredulous Posner demanded last month of attorneys defending marriage protection amendments in both Wisconsin and Indiana.

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Courthouse News Service

Wisconsin Can Enforce Voter ID Law

Wisconsin can enforce its new voter ID law in the November elections, though the law's fate is still uncertain, the 7th Circuit ruled late Friday, hours after its hearing on the case. After the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the law in June 2013, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman struck it down for constitutional and Voting Rights Act violations that disproportionately affect minorities and the poor.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Scott Walker Defends Voter ID Decision; Now Wants to Drug Test Anyone on Public Aid

Governor Scott Walker is out there with the hard sell on the 7th Circuit Courts decision to enable the GOP Voter ID Law for the mid term elections in less than 7 weeks. "The simple reality is that people, regardless of race, age or status, will have no problems getting access to a photo ID in this state," Walker said during an appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Hot Air

Court refuses stay on Ohio early voting decision

This seems to be a weekend for ups and downs. Yesterday, Ed discussed the fact that the Wisconsin voter-ID law had been reinstated by the 7th Circuit Court and would most likely be in place for the mid-term elections.

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Common Dreams

Federal Judges Roll Back Wisconsin Voters' Rights

In what critics say is a blow to voters' rights, a federal appeals court on Friday gave the state of Wisconsin the green-light to require voters to provide identification as a condition of casting a ballot. Opponents of the rule say it imposes an unnecessary and often prohibitive requirement that disproportionately prevents people of color and low-income communities from voting.

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MetaFilter

"This reduces the likelihood for irreparable injury...."

An appeals panel of the Seventh Circuit ruled yesterday that Wisconsin may immediately implement a photo ID law, for the November 4th election. There are approximately 300,000 voters in Wisconsin without the required ID.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lucianne.com

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CHICAGO/MILWAUKEE - A federal appeals court has reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman struck the law down as unconstitutional in April, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters who may lack such identification.

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Examiner.com

Growing animosity towards Christian expression led by FFRF

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is one of the biggest threats to religious expression. Ignorance or disregard of the US Constitution is another.

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Daily Kos

This week in the war on voting: WI gets greenlight on ID law, Brennan's Student Voting Guide ready

A three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday gave Wisconsin the go-ahead to implement its voter ID law that a federal district court in April had ruled in Frank v. Walker violated the Constitution and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.

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Hot Air

Video: Wisconsin voter-ID law reinstated by federal court for midterms

A surprise decision from the 7th Circuit will allow Wisconsin to enforce its voter-ID law for the upcoming gubernatorial election. The court ruled that recent changes that give citizens more options to gain easier access to qualifying identification make the law legitimate and non-discriminatory, and noted that the statute in Wisconsin is "materially identical to Indiana's photo ID statute, which the Supreme Court held valid in Crawford v.

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Washington Post

National roundup: Court says Wisconsin can put photo ID law in effect

A U.S. appeals court in Chicago said Friday that the state can implement its 2012 law requiring voters to present photo identification at the ballot box, allowing the state to put the new rules into effect at the general election in November. The rush order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit - which heard arguments for and against the law earlier Friday - is temporary while the court works on its definitive ruling on the issue.

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