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Yesterday | The American Prospect

Hobby Lobby Decision Could Give License to Anti-Labor 'Biblical Economics' Practices

Religious Right leaders have been working hard to convince conservative evangelicals that the Tea Party's anti-government, anti-union, anti-welfare agenda is grounded in the Bible, setting the stage for more "religious liberty" legal arguments by corporation owners.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

The Legal Scholarship of Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

As Attorney General, Gonzales was involved in the nominations and confoirmations of Chief Justice Roberts and Justoice Alito to the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Birth control a basic right

The U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores decision grants Christian-owned Hobby Lobby and other privately-owned closed corporations exemption from the Affordable Care Act's requirement that contraception be included in employee medical insurance plans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Prison, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jackson Sun

1st Amendment fireworks1st Amendment fireworksWe celebrated the...

We celebrated the nation's 238th birthday this month with fireworks of all kinds and colors, but there are some ongoing pyrotechnics around First Amendment issues from religious liberty to free speech.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Phillymag.com

Theresa Santai-Gaffney Strikes Again, Filing an a oeEn Banca Motion With the Third Circuit Court

If at first you don't succeed, try, and try, and try, and try, and try again. Not a bad matra to live by-unless, of course, you're Theresa Santai-Gaffney, who seems to be stopping at nothing to make sure we lose our right to marry.

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Related Topix: Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Hobby Lobby: A Supreme travesty

The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that a closely-held for-profit corporation can deny contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to its female employees was based on twisted legal reasoning, lies and bigotry, producing a despicable result.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court

The Nation

What Do the Recent Supreme Court Decisions Mean for Women's Economic Security?

In the final days of its 201314 term, the Supreme Court handed down three rulings of major consequence for women.

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Related Topix: US News, Abortion, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Liberal Political News

CNN

'Sherlock Holmes' goes to high court

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Stephen Breyer

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Religion News Service

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Recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions - such as the Hobby Lobby ruling , which affirmed a corporation's religious objection to contraception - offered pundits an opportunity to pose some jarring questions.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court, Alabama

ThinkProgress

The University Of Texas' Surprisingly Bulletproof Affirmative Action Program

Last year, when the conservative Roberts Court considered the University of Texas's affirmative action program, most Court observers expected the justices to strike this program down .

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Best of 2007, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Logan Banner

Liberals declare Hobby Lobby case a a oew...

The liberal reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which protected the religious freedoms of certain business owners, has been as predictable as it is asinine.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The high court's high-handedness

People walk on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sun Journal

Mabel Wadsworth Center holds Saturday protest outside Bangor Hobby Lobby

Women and men stood on the sidewalk in front of Hobby Lobby Saturday morning holding signs that read: "My body is not your hobby," "Control the boardroom, not the bedroom" and "Life, liberty and reproductive freedom," amongst others.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US News, US Supreme Court, Health Insurance, Marketing

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Logan Banner

Liberals declare Hobby Lobby case a a oew...

The liberal reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which protected the religious freedoms of certain business owners, has been as predictable as it is asinine.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Philadelphia Gay News

Supreme Court denies bid to overturn PA marriage equality

A U.S. Supreme Court justice this week denied a Pennsylvania clerk's effort to stop marriage equality in the Keystone State.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

World Magazine

Tolerance in the court

In the last week of June and into early July, the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled the Department of Health and Human Services' regulatory scheme surrounding the contraceptive mandate, for both religiously owned for-profits and religious nonprofits.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Supreme Court

Townhall

Slate: SCOTUS Term Ended Well, Unless You're A Woman

Of course, the liberal, and - Washington Post affiliated, site Slate had to continue lamenting the series of judicial losses they endured at the end of the Supreme Court's term.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Drug Enforcement Administration

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Queerty

Judge Compares Colorado Marriage Equality Clerk To Martin Luther...

It's yet another good day for marriage equality from one side of the country to the other, with delightful decisions in Colorado and Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

The Washington Post

Overprotecting public-employee pensions, from the Reason Foundation

The Contract Clause, which prohibits states from making laws impairing the obligation of contracts, is commonly used to challenge state and local public pension reform efforts.

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Georgetown University, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Pennsylvania

The American Prospect

Justice Samuel Alito's Deep Roots in the American Right

He's the most pro-corporate jurist on the Supreme Court. So decisions that grant companies religious rights or take aim at labor unions come quite naturally to him.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, George Bush

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