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Obama Says He Won’t Let Defeat on Amnesty Deter Other Executive Actions

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 5:48 pm   /   Politics

President Barack Obama said the Supreme Court decision halting his executive actions to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants won’t discourage him from making other such moves without going through Congress. “It does not have any impact from our perspective on the host of other issues we are working on because each one of these issues […]

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Obama’s Amnesty Plan Effectively Struck Down

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 9:01 am   /   Politics

In a 4 to 4 split vote the Supreme Court has affirmed the judgment of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld the preliminary injunction issued by federal district court Judge Andrew Hanen in the case brought by Texas and 25 other states challenging the Obama administration’s attempt to give legal status and work […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Race-Based Discrimination in College Admissions

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 8:43 am   /   Politics

The Supreme Court issued its disappointing decision in Abigail Fisher’s case on Thursday against the University of Texas at Austin. In an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy, 4 members of the Court ruled that the university’s race-conscious admissions program does not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito […]

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One Year After Obergefell Shows Dissent Not Permitted

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 1:41 pm   /   Politics

By now, nearly one year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, it should be clear that the aggressive and unreasonable elements of the LGBT movement cannot harmonize themselves with freedom for Christians and other conscientious objectors. With few, commendable examples, the LGBT movement’s activist class, who advocated for same-sex marriage and […]

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Ninth Circuit Ruling Just the Latest in A Long Train of Abuses

Posted: June 12, 2016 at 3:17 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The latest ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in but the latest example of why it is often referred to as the “circus” court, is another logical step in the corrosion of individual liberty that has long been taking place using the power of the judiciary to stifle the legitimate prerogative of the […]

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GOP Senators Renew Pledge to Block Obama Supreme Court Nominee

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 1:27 pm   /   Politics

Top Senate Republicans doubled down on opposition to President Barack Obama’s recent Supreme Court nomination, meaning the next justice could be indirectly picked in the November election. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was adamant in opposition to the nomination of Merrick Garland, speaking Friday at the Road to Majority Conference, a gathering of conservative […]

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Lawyer With Firm That Won Freddie Gray Settlement Is Next Obama Judge Up for Senate’s OK

Posted: May 14, 2016 at 1:56 pm   /   Politics

President Barack Obama has not been able to move his Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, through the Senate but Republicans continue to advance the president’s lower court nominees. The chamber on Monday is set to take up the nomination of Paula Xinis, a partner and senior trial attorney at Murphy, Falcon & Murphy—the Baltimore law […]

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Grassley: Obama Received More Confirmations Than Bush at This Point in His Presidency

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 1:12 pm   /   Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is pushing back against the idea that the judicial nomination process is broken after being criticized for not holding a hearing to confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. The Senate Judiciary Committee, tasked with checking the president’s power to appoint federal judges, has held hearings for 38 of Obama’s judicial […]

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California Teachers Unions Force Nonmembers to Pay for LGBT, Other Political Goals

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 12:45 pm   /   Politics

A large California teachers union and its national affiliate are forcing nonunion teachers to pay for political activism, according to a disclosure form acquired by The Daily Signal. Under a category called “human rights,” both the National Education Association and the California Teachers Association require nonunion teachers to finance LGBT leadership training and other political […]

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