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  • Farmington Library Hosts Google 'Maker Camp'

    FARMINGTON — The "maker movement" is arriving at the Farmington Library, and this summer the library will host its first Google Maker Camp for teenagers. Laura Horn, director of information and teen services at the library, said there's been a lot...
  • Paris court rejects lawsuit over Peggy Guggenheim Collection

    A court in Paris has dismissed claims brought against the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation by descendants of Peggy Guggenheim, who are alleging that the foundation has mismanaged the late American collector's former home in Venice, Italy. Family members...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling an affront to women's rights [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby ruling an affront to women's rights [Letter]
    Your editorial on the Hobby Lobby ruling is correct in saying that by limiting full access to contraceptives, the Supreme Court's decision likely will lead to more unwanted pregnancies and the social harms they cause ("Corporations trump people in Supreme...
  • Is Fort Lauderdale diving into trouble?

    Fort Lauderdale is getting closer to starting construction on its planned $32.4 million aquatic center to replace the current one at the International Swimming Hall of Fame.  Some critics fear it’s just one big “I told you so” waiting to...
  • Fill the cart or boycott Hobby Lobby?

    This week's Supreme Court ruling involving arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby has evoked strong emotions from consumers and has sparked a number of online debates. Some call for a boycott of the retailer. Others praise it for standing up for its owners'...
  • 'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms

    'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some companies have the right to subvert a federal law in order to remain consistent with their religious beliefs (I'll get to how absurd it is that a company can have a "religious belief" in a moment). In this...
  • Don't want more Hobby Lobby decisions? Then don't elect conservative presidents.

    To the editor: The U.S. Supreme Court's distressingly improvident 5-4 decisions in this year's religious rights cases should surprise no one. They are the price we have paid for suffering disproportionate conservative appointments to the high court from...
  • Gay rights groups wary of Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling

    Gay rights groups wary of Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling
    Gay rights groups voiced cautious optimism Tuesday that this week's Supreme Court decision exempting some corporations from offering contraceptive coverage for female workers will not trigger a widespread assault on same-sex benefits or anti-...
  • Birth control is not your boss's business

    Birth control is not your boss's business
    Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby...
  • Hobby Lobby boycott isn't crafty enough

    Hobby Lobby boycott isn't crafty enough
    Facebook and Twitter are on fire. I haven’t seen people so angry about anything since the 2012 decision on Obamacare. One item of interest: people announcing boycotts of Hobby Lobby and confidently predicting that it will soon be out of business....
  • Women's rights get short shrift in Hobby Lobby case

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 1: Never mind the adage about fools rushing in where angels fear to tread. The U.S. Supreme Court defers to those who invoke religious belief, even if their personhood...