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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA

    Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA
    The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision exempting closely held companies, such as Hobby Lobby, from the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover contraception for employees has spawned political action in Congress. Modern Healthcare tells how the Democrats...
  • Onward non-Christian soldiers -- losers in the Supreme Court battle over government prayer have opened up a new front

     
    Friday's print column For the first major shot in the invocation wars, the 344-word “prayer” Dan Courtney read Tuesday night was a gentle salvo. No defiance. No anger. No disrespect. Just a few morsels of humanistic uplift — “it...
  • Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    Florida's ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in the Florida...
  • Non-believers now offering invocations rather than fighting them

     Non-believers now offering invocations rather than fighting them
    For the first major shot in the invocation wars, the 344-word "prayer" Dan Courtney read Tuesday night was a gentle salvo. No defiance. No anger. No disrespect. Just a few morsels of humanistic uplift — "it is from the people that moral...