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  • A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation

    A perennial question in discussions of the 1st Amendment is the often blurry distinction between speech and conduct. Burn your draft card as an antiwar protest and you have committed criminal conduct. Burn the American flag as a political protest and you&...
  • The Supreme Court vs. boomers and progress

    On its surface, last Monday's U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Harris v. Quinn was about unions. But it's actually about all of us, and the future we want for our country, particularly in light of the baby boom generation reaching retirement age. Every...
  • Teachers union to rally in L.A. against loss of job protections

    National union leaders will rally members in Los Angeles this weekend to oppose a recent court ruling that struck down key teacher job protections in the state. The American Federation of Teachers, at its national convention, will vote on a resolution...
  • Would Supreme Court approve this system?

    The Morning Call article on gubernatorial campaign spending in the range of $50 per vote suggests that a more efficient system would be to pay the money directly to the voters. There could be a bidding system in which each candidate would bid against the...
  • Candidate's values more important than political party

    The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties is another reason, our Christian friends tell us, to vote for Republican candidates, regardless of their identification with the elitist, statist,...
  • Marijuana, hurricanes, Civil War: weekend topics

    Marijuana, hurricanes, Civil War: weekend topics
    In public-affairs programming this weekend, marijuana, hurricanes and the Civil War are among the topics. Here's a look at the lineup: "Central Florida Spotlight" features Greg Warmoth's recent visit to Smiths Falls, Canada, and the home of Tweed...
  • Boehner suit: Two branches divided: My Word

    House Speaker John Boehner announced last month that he would be bringing legal charges against the executive branch. "[T]he president has not faithfully executed the law," Boehner claims, addressing the overuse of the executive order. That begs the...
  • Smartphone users have right to their privacy

    The U.S. Supreme Court, in the case of Riley v. California, recently handed down a monumental decision that protects citizens from unlawful searches and seizures. The decision cited the inherent right to privacy found in both the First and Fourth...
  • UPDATE: After Hobby Lobby Kaine, Warner back RFRA changes

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, has backed a Democratic response to the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. The court's decision said that closely held companies - those without a lot of shareholders - don't have to offer insurance policies...
  • Florida set to execute convicted murderer of 11-year-old girl

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A Florida man who confessed to the rape and murder of a child is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday, while another convicted murderer in Georgia had his death sentence, also due to be carried out on Thursday, commuted...
  • Charlie Beck's prolific pen: A look back at the LAPD chief's letters

    Charlie Beck's prolific pen: A look back at the LAPD chief's letters
    Since taking the helm of the Los Angeles Police Department, Charlie Beck has been one of the more prolific letter-writing chiefs. The Times has published five of his often lengthy letters since he became chief in 2009, and — as one would expect...