Posts tagged "civil rights"

NOW fails again to squash Pro-Life Action League and other abortion protesters with RICO

Just how small-minded and vindictive the National Organization for Women is was revealed for all to see last week in the federal appeals court here. That’s where NOW got slapped down for the latest chapter in its decades-long effort to club pro-life activists into bankruptcy with the federal racketeering law known as RICO. The 7th... Read more »

Next: A little boy in your daughter's kindergarten bathroom

It’s an accommodation for transgendered kids that’s permitted in a few, but increasing numbers of schools. It could end up as the latest civil rights issue: Children who are born with a boy’s or girl’s plumbing but who believe they are respectively a girl or a boy should be allowed to use the bathroom of... Read more »

Gay marriage across the land: Not so darn fast

The recent legalization of same-sex marriage in New York proves that it’s no longer an issue in the United States, right? Gay marriage will eventually, but certainly, become widely accepted everywhere, right? Not if the American people have anything to say about it. So far, the question has been put directly to American voters 31... Read more »
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A victory for free speech

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the campaign finance law banning corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional. The judge has no choice. He’s following the recent Supreme Court decision, and good for for speech.

Obama's corruption of civil rights law

In the Obama administration, try to apply the civil rights laws equally and you’re gone. That was the experience of the justice department attorney who pressed charges against a group of Black Panthers that were intimidating voters in a Pennsylvania polling place. (Story is here.) Christopher Coates, the department’s veteran voting rights section chief, has... Read more »
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