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  1. Timothy Turner, Revenge Porn Degenerate, is an Unlikely Symbol of Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | City Pages

    Timothy Turner of Mora had a fight with his girlfriend in the summer of 2013. To get back at her, the 50-year-old man-child took to Craigslist and posted pornographic ads as the ex-girlfriend and her minor daughter.

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  2. Lawmakers Let Anti-LGBT Bills Die, But Not Without a ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Houston Press

    In a move that somewhat mirrored the Texas House earlier this month, state senators swapped the last of their anti-LGBT bills for a hastily written resolution reaffirming the old "1 man + 1 woman = marriage" saw.

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  3. Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts caseRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Georgia prosecutors violated a constitutional ban on the use of race in jury selection when they used jury lists with green highlighter noting black prospective jurors and used peremptory challenges to strike all of them. The court granted cert on Tuesday in the case of Timothy Foster, a black man sentenced to death by an all-white jury for murdering a 79-year-old widowed white woman in August 1986.

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  4. 'Strange' vs. 'simple old American' namesRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Inflammatory Internet comments don't usually become news stories unto themselves. But a Duke University professor recently pulled off that trick.

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  5. State Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, on the House floor, May 7, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Texas Tribune

    State Rep. Byron Cook , R-Corsicana, remains fully committed to keeping dark money disclosure language in his version of far-reaching ethics reform given final approval by the House on Wednesday. However, Senate Bill 19 's author is equally adamant that provision must come out.

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  6. Conceptual confusion among researchers of value-based health careRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new study from Karolinska Institutet suggests that the management concept Value-Based Health Care is frequently misinterpreted and misunderstood by researchers. According to the study, which is being published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety , this conceptual confusion may contribute to the carousel-like rapid replacement of management ideas in health care.

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  7. The Boy Scouts of America should lift ban on gay adult leaders posthaste: editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

    The Boy Scouts of America should lift their organization's ban against gay adult leaders as soon as possible. It is the right and just thing to do -- and events have shown it is a decision the Boy Scouts no longer can duck.

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  8. State's abortion ban illegal, 3 judges ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    An 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel agreed with U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright's finding that the state "offered no competing evidence" to challenge a doctor's declaration that a 12-week-old fetus "is not and cannot be viable." A federal appeals court panel Wednesday upheld an Arkansas federal judge's ruling last year throwing out as unconstitutional a new state ban on abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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  9. Supreme Court allows drug disposal law to standRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere. The court refused to hear the pharmaceutical industry's challenge to an Alameda County program that requires drug companies to pay for the disposal of unused medicines.

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  10. More Rules For Indiana's Small Rivers And StreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The Environmental Protection Agency in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a new Clean Water Rule, which supporters say will better protect rivers and streams in Indiana and across the U.S. from pollution. Kim Ferarro, senior staff attorney with the Hoosier Environmental Council, says the new rule will restore Clean Water Act protections for headwaters, some streams and wetland habitat left uncertain by two U.S. Supreme Court rulings.

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  11. Conservative ideals are behind the push to end the death penaltyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away.

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  12. Josh Blackman 1 hour ago On Tuesday, a federal appeals court kept in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    In stark contrast, Judge Stephen A. , in his dissent, refused to appreciate the circumstances surrounding the policy, limiting his consideration to the "four corners" of the published According to the Justice Department, DAPA is nothing more than a humdrum application of prosecutorial discretion, no different from the longstanding policy of not prosecuting defendants in federal court who were already convicted in state court. In the Justice Department's view, DAPA simply allows the president to put the deportation of felons first, and delay deporting families, pursuant to longstanding congressional authorizations.

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  13. Big Impact Is Possible From New Court Case On One man, One VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Sun

    Hang on to your hats, New Yorkers. That's the word in the wake of this week's decision of the United States Supreme Court to take a new look at the meaning of the constitutional mantra of 'one man, one vote.'

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  14. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    San DiegoA s dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last week for $85 million by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing. The San Diego Union-Tribune said 178 employees - most in its printing and delivery divisions - would be laid off and their jobs done in Los Angeles.

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  15. Marriage equality needs to come from Parliament, not the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    ... years. The Irish vote was significant. But it is unlikely to be the only catalyst. In only a few weeks the US Supreme Court is set to decide on the case of Obergefell v Hodges. Obergefell v Hodges is testing whether a marriage between a same-sex ...

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  16. Divisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved.

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  17. ARCHIVESRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Hendra Putra said a final prayer at a Christmas vigil Mass on Sunday evening and offered a friend a ride home. Talking quietly, the two men headed to Putra's small Honda motorbike in a little parking area fenced with chicken wire, part of a Catholic school compound next to Jakarta's Church of St. Joseph.

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  18. ConstanceTHE Census and Consensus of OpinionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The speed with which Sonia Sotomayor was attacked by conservatives this week shows how high the stakes are in the upcoming confirmation hearings that will decide if she gets to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court this fall. Sotomayor, currently the presiding judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, was picked by President Barack Obama on Tuesday to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

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

    6 hrs ago | 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. Brasch WordsIT'S Snow News or No NewsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Hasn't feminism taken some weird twists and turns since the Second Wave splashed over the U.S. back in the 1970s? With all its successes - from Title IX to female snowboarders, from almost no political representation to Hillary Clinton's for the presidency, from virtually no women in law school to two women sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court, et al - I find it amusing that I got a hate letter last week from a man who grabbed my photo from my Web site and then said, apropos of my column-writing, "Unless you can show that you have had major plastic surgery, we all know you couldn't land a man even if you bribed one with Sarah Palin's book royalties."

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