Category Archives: In the Courts

Christian baker happy for ‘second chance’ to fight in court over refusal to make same-sex wedding cake

Tuesday an Oregon baker said  she’s thrilled to have a “second chance” to fight in court over a $135,000 penalty for her shop’s refusal to make a same-sex wedding cake. Monday the Supreme Court  threw out a ruling against the bakers, Melissa and Aaron Klein, who refused to bake the cake citing their religious beliefs.

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Supreme Court tosses ruling against bakers who refused cake for gay couple

The lezzies should have to pay the money back. Monday the Supreme Court  threw out a ruling against two Oregon bakers who refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.

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Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court.

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9th Circuit Court of Appeals Backs Trump: OK to Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

Tuesday a federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings while the policy is challenged in court, handing the president a major victory, even if it only proves temporary.

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Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes

Sunday Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning servicemen accused of war crimes — and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations.

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Judge Napolitano: New York Democrats cannot go after President Trump’s tax returns ‘based on hatred’

Judge Andrew Napolitano said New York officials cannot go after President Trump’s tax returns “based on hatred.” Speaking on “Fox & Friends” Thursday, which was broadcasting live from the USS New York, Napolitano weighed in on the constitutionality of a new law, which could lead to the release of the president’s state taxes.

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Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap

The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia — a previously unknown arrangement connected to a broader migrant swap between the two countries that made headlines last year when President Trump balked at the deal.

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Barr Making Changes to Immigration Courts

Attorney General William Barr will issue new rules for courts that handle immigration cases, which could have a dramatic effect on the immigration system.

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Citing Smollett, Cook County judge slams Kim Foxx’s office on double standard

A Cook County judge recently called out embattled State Attorney Kim Foxx for upholding a double standard by prosecuting a woman for filing a false police report — but dropping similar charges against embattled “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

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US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

Tuesday a US judge in Oregon he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump’s administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion, though the scope of his decision remains to be seen.
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