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  1. Adirondack Paddling Lawsuit Heads To NYS Court Of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Adirondack.net

    More than five years after it was initiated, a paddling lawsuit concerning the right of paddlers to navigate waterways that wind through private property will be heard in New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals . In 2009, Adirondack Explorer Editor Phil Brown paddled through Mud Pond, Mud Pond Outlet, and a portion of Shingle Shanty Brook, and documented his trip for the magazine.

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  2. Colorado To Defend Pot Law For 1st TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the U.S. Supreme Court. The lawsuit challenges Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana and is one of four lawsuits that aim to dismantle the young industry.

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  3. Federal court grants preliminary halt to Obama same-sex 'spouse' definitionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    A federal district court has granted a request from Texas , Arkansas, Louisiana, and Nebraska today for preliminary injunction on the Obama White House attempt to revise the definition of " spouse " in law. The Obama Administration's effort to change the definition would have monumental impact on the Family and Medical Leave Act .

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  4. Supreme Court decision a 'victory for pregnant women' in workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Reflector

    "Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Young v. United Parcel Service is a victory for pregnant women who put the needs of their unborn children first in the workplace, and for all women who have asked for the same accommodations at work that other employees receive.

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  5. Matthew T. Mangino: A clearer picture of police shootings begins to emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RecordNET

    A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on foot.

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  6. Pregnant UPS Employee Can Proceed With Discrimination SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FindLaw

    An employment policy that accommodates disabled workers must also accommodate pregnant workers, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a 6-3 opinion in Young v. UPS .

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  7. Mobile County Gay Adoption Lawsuit DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    The federal judge who overturned Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a county probate judge of violating her ruling. The couple whose lawsuit led U.S. District Judge Callie Granade to knock down the ban filed a new lawsuit last month against Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis.

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  8. Ohio defends gay marriage ban in Supreme Court briefRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Ohio attorney general Mike DeWine on Friday filed a legal brief at the U.S. Supreme Court that argues that Ohio has always followed the "traditional definition of marriage as between a man and a woman" and its failure to allow gay marriage or recognize those performed elsewhere infringe on "no fundamental right." "No state permitted same-sex marriage until 2004," DeWine argued in a brief filed to defend against a legal challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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  9. Governor of Indiana Signs Religious Objections BillRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Political

    Mike Pence the Indiana Governor vigorously defended the religious objections legislations that he signed on Thursday into law as organizations and businesses including the NCAA expressed concerns it could allow for legalizing discrimination against people who are gay. Indiana is the first state to put such a change into law this year amongst about 12 where proposals have just been introduced.

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  10. Two West Slope sheriffs join pot suitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

    Six Colorado sheriffs, including two from the Western Slope, have joined the Drug Free America Foundation's lawsuit against Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado. The goal of the lawsuit, according to Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee, is to force the U.S. Supreme Court to finally rule on whether states can defy federal law to legalize marijuana within their state borders.

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  11. The Immigration Battle Heads to the Big Easy Hans A. von Spakovsky 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Review Online

    On April 17, the litigation war over the president's amnesty plan for 5 million illegal aliens will shift from Brownsville, Texas, to the Big Easy. In February, the administration suffered a major setback when U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen issued an injunction against the plan.

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  12. NY may codify women's reproductive rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie speaks during a news conference at the Capitol on March 25 in Albany. The Assembly is set to pass legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. Supreme Court, moving it separately this year from a group of bills intended to ensure other women's rights in the workplace and the courts.

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  13. Suit over adoption by couple in gay marriage case dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The federal judge who overturned Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a county probate judge of violating her ruling. Suit over adoption by couple in gay marriage case dismissed The federal judge who overturned Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a county probate judge of violating her ruling.

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  14. Saving RFRA: Compromise is not a Four Letter WordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    The Georgia Religious Liberty Restoration Act now sits motionless in the General Assembly's House Judiciary Committee. Neither dead nor alive.

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  15. House okays $7B transportation budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    The Ohio House gave its OK to a $7 billion-plus biennial budget bill Thursday, sending the legislation to Gov. John Kasich for his signature.

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  16. Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Act ClaimRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | HR Magazine

    A Pregnancy Discrimination Act case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on March 25, 2015, may be overshadowed by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, enacted in 2008 and in effect since Jan. 1, 2009. The Supreme Court decision shows that if employers offer benefits such as light duty to one group of employees, the businesses need to consider whether they are required to provide those benefits to pregnant employees, as well, according to Sally Barron, an attorney with Fisher & Phillips in Memphis, Tenn.

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  17. SalesForce.com Takes a Stand Against Bigotry in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    Less than two weeks after Utah passed a landmark LGBT rights bill that had the support of the Mormon Church's leadership, Indiana has taken a massive step backward on human rights. Yesterday Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which opponents claim legalizes discrimination by allowing businesses to decide with whom they choose to provide goods and services.

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  18. Chief Justice Roberts to visit Japan after term endsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will visit Japan in July at the invitation of his counterpart Chief Justice Itsuro Terada, the courts announced today. Roberts will give a lecture at the University of Tokyo and teach a class at Kyoto University, the court said.

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  19. Beaverton church launched Presbyterian group's embrace of same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Amber Beierle, left, receives a kiss from partner Rachael Beierle while waiting to address media Oct. 7, 2014, in Boise, Idaho. That day, federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 other states.

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  20. Colorado To Defend Marijuana Law For 1st TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday is the deadline for Colorado to respond to a legal challenge from Oklahoma and Nebraska.

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