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  • Judge permanently blocks Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law

    07/13/2020 3:08:53 PM PDT · by Dacula · 71 replies
    Fox 5 Atlanta ^ | 07/13/2020 | N/A
    ATLANTA - A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked Georgia’s 2019 “heartbeat” abortion law, finding that it violates the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled against the state in a lawsuit filed by abortion providers and an advocacy group. Jones had temporarily blocked the law in October, and it never went into effect. The new ruling permanently enjoins the state from ever enforcing House Bill 481. In his ruling, Jones said that part of the law "violated the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution." In response to the ruling, Gov. Brian Kemp said that his administration would...
  • Pelosi recommends law to limit presidential pardon power

    07/11/2020 9:54:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/10/20 | Anthony Leonardi
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there should be a law to curb President Trump's pardon power. During an interview with CNN host Anderson Cooper, Pelosi called Trump's commutation of former aide Roger Stone "appalling." The California Democrat also said she recommends passing a law that would prevent the president from exercising his constitutional power if the person being pardoned is politically connected to him. "For the president to be able to issue a pardon on the basis of a crime that the person committed assisting the president is ridiculous, and there ought to be a law," Pelosi began. "And I’m...
  • Federal Investigation: Trans Bathroom Enabled Alleged Sexual Assault Of Kindergartener

    07/10/2020 9:44:25 AM PDT · by Signalman · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 7/10/2020 | Jane Robbins
    The superintendent of the City Schools of Decatur, a district of metropolitan Atlanta, secretly instituted a gender identity policy in 2016 allowing students of both sexes to enter any bathroom they chose. In November 2017, a kindergarten girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in her Decatur school bathroom by a boy who was allowed to be there because of that policy. After reporting the assault to district officials but getting little response, the girl’s mother, Pascha Thomas, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). OCR’s recently released findings illustrate the dangers and deception inherent...
  • Trump says he canceled weekend trip to Bedminster amid protests ‘to make sure law & order is enforced

    06/26/2020 3:38:39 PM PDT · by Aquamarine · 96 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 26, 2020 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump canceled his weekend trip to Bedminster, N.J. on Friday as the state imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine for individuals traveling into the region from states seeing a surge in positive cases of COVID-19, but the president said he's staying home in D.C. to monitor protests. The president was scheduled to leave Washington D.C. for Trump National Gold Club in Bedminster Friday afternoon, but the White House made an announcement that the trip had been canceled. The White House did not immediately say exactly why the president’s plans changed. Trump is deemed “essential” and is not subject to the...
  • Should Local Sheriffs Deputize the Citizenry in Times of Civil Unrest?

    06/23/2020 9:03:27 PM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew · 50 replies
    Self | 6/23/2020 | Self
    Given increasing incidents of vandalism and violence in our country, it seems prudent that the common people, who have an interest in maintaining the peace and keeping order, exercise the authority to guard and protect lives and property beyond their own homes, and do so in conjunction with higher levels of enforcement. To that end, I would suggest exploring the possibility of having local sheriffs vet and deputize able citizens, so that they may act in support of law enforcement more tangibly. That is to say, authorize them to stand guard in places where vandals are more inclined to wreak...
  • Three Men in Thousand Oaks Arrested for Vandalizing Black Lives Matter Sign — While Hundreds of Violent BLM Activists Continue to Rip Down US Statues without Consequence

    06/22/2020 3:13:33 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 21 Jun 20 | Jim Hoft
    Three men in Thousand Oaks, California were caught on camera vandalizing a Black Lives Matter flag. The owner put up a surveillance camera to catch the vandals of his sign. One of the villains is a sheriff’s office employee. The three men were ARRESTED for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter sign! Meanwhile — Black Lives Matter leftists continue to smash, vandalize and tear down US statues without consequence. KTLA reported: A Black Lives Matter sign in Thousand Oaks was vandalized on at least three separate occasions, including by a sheriff’s office employee and a district attorney’s office employee, officials said...
  • The new moral standard of right and wrong: Pick me, pick me not, wrong color, I get shot

    06/20/2020 8:52:39 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 5 replies
    The News | 20 June 2020 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    It is known at times a young girl will pick a flower and begin to pick the petals one at a time, saying, "Pick me, pick me not." in reference to someone liking them or not. The race issue overwhelming this nation has become very similar, except it is not at random that one is "picked". They "pick" who they want to abuse based on their skin color or ideology. The entities/individuals trying to obtain complete control over the nation have latched on THE divisive factor of race having tried everything else to overthrow the rightfully-elected government. So many having...
  • 7 Times John Roberts Was A Leftist Hack

    06/19/2020 7:02:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 19, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    John Roberts is a politician — a politician who consistently makes laws, inconsistently applies the Constitution, and can't be voted out of office. Knock, knock. Who’s there? Unelected leftist politicians in robes with lifetime tenure. Turns out, the Supreme Court is a joke, and the punchline is Chief Justice John Roberts.Two high court decisions this week brought that reality into focus, when the George W. Bush-appointed chief sided with leftist justices to say sexual orientation is “sex,” and that the current commander in chief can’t undo unlawful executive action from a past president because of his reasons.Roberts has quite the...
  • Maybe It’s Time To Privatize The Police

    06/18/2020 8:22:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 18, 2020 | David Marcus
    If police aren’t going to have special immunities and protections as officers of the state, maybe they shouldn’t be.On Wednesday Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe was formally charge with felony murder in the killing of Rayshard Brooks. While evading arrest after having assaulted Rolfe and his partner, Brooks points a Taser at Rolfe and fires. At that point, and exactly that point Rolfe takes out his gun and shoots. If this act of self-defense by a cop is felony murder, then we need to take a hard look at what the police are in today’s American society and what we...
  • Racial Harassment - The Law

    06/17/2020 6:54:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    EEOC ^ | 6/17/20
    Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, (ADA). Harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Harassment becomes unlawful where 1) enduring the offensive conduct becomes a condition of continued employment, or 2) the conduct is severe or pervasive enough to create a work environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile, or abusive. Anti-discrimination...
  • No, Camden, New Jersey Didn’t Defund The Police. It Increased Them

    06/16/2020 7:35:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 16, 2020 | Ben Weingarten
    Proudly labeling Camden's transformation as the result of disbanding its police force isn't the whole story. Camden reorganized and grew its police force. Proponents of defunding or disbanding police departments are lauding Camden, New Jersey, as a model for the nation. They suggest that the rapid decline in the city’s crime since it disbanded its police department in 2012 proves the merits of their position.We can discern the truth by analyzing the policies Camden implemented after it disbanded its police department and measuring how well they worked.It bears noting up front that in spite of the heartening declines in crime...
  • Don’t Forget: The Party That Wants To Defund The Police Also Wants To Disarm You

    06/15/2020 7:57:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 15, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    A social worker and an abortionist won't do you much good when an armed intruder is breaking into your home in the night — and if Democrats had their way, you'd be rendered defenseless as well. Whether “Defund the Police” actually means dismantling police departments, as it appears to in Minneapolis, or is an attempt to gaslight conservatives while neutering law enforcement, one thing is certain: The party yelling to “defund the police” is the same one that desperately wants to disarm the citizenry, rendering them utterly defenseless.Leftists, and increasingly the Democratic mainstream, have long assured Second Amendment advocates that...
  • Will The DC Circuit Court Order Sullivan To Dismiss The Flynn Case? It All Comes Down To One Judge

    06/12/2020 4:14:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 12, 2020 | Margot Cleveland
    At the end of the day, Judge Henderson may decide, based on the long and sordid history of this case, that it isn’t just Judge Sullivan’s amicus who is intemperate. Over the course of nearly two hours, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals quizzed attorneys for Michael Flynn, the Department of Justice, and Judge Emmet Sullivan. The questions posed during oral argument suggest the court is hesitant to order Sullivan to dismiss the criminal case against Flynn — at least at this time. How the court will rule, however, likely rests in the hands of Judge...
  • Rioters Don’t Want Criminal Justice Reform — They Want A Revolution

    06/05/2020 7:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 5, 2020 | Nathanial Blake
    The white privilege on display here is on the left, where radical whites play at revolution, often to the detriment of poor minorities. These rioters aren’t Martin Luther King Jr. or even Malcolm X. They are Alex and his droogs from “A Clockwork Orange” out for a night on the town, albeit with less style and a duller patois. Violence is the point.Protests responding to the cruel police killing of George Floyd have been turned into nationwide riots and looting. This is not about Floyd anymore. His killing was universally condemned, the cops involved were fired, and homicide charges have...
  • List of Bail Funds for Protestors across the Country

    06/03/2020 11:46:43 AM PDT · by daydreamer · 6 replies
    Community Justice Exchange, Tides Network ^ | June 3, 2020 | National Bail Fund Network
    “. . . The National Bail Fund Network works with community bail funds that have been established across the country to counter the impact of mass incarceration as well as those created to meet the needs of specific communities or in response to specific organizing actions. . . We believe that bail funds can play a critical and immediate harm reduction role and have a long and important history as a way for communities to push back on an unjust system. . . “
  • Looters Trash Minneapolis After George Floyd’s Needless Death, But They Won’t Bring Justice

    05/28/2020 9:34:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 28, 2020 | Nicole Russell
    By all accounts, the death of George Floyd looks like murder by a police officer. Attempting to burn down one of the Midwest’s most beloved cities won’t ensure justice. In downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s district, to be specific — rioters descended upon the police station and even nearby businesses Wednesday evening, breaking windows, setting fires, and looting. The mob gathered in response to the horrifying death of George Floyd. This video shows multiple officers pinning unarmed Floyd to the ground, one with his knee on Floyd’s neck, cutting off his airway. For nearly five excruciating minutes, Floyd...
  • Legal ‘Scholars’ Embarrass Themselves In Pompous Letter Attacking Michael Flynn

    05/27/2020 8:06:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | James V. DeLong
    Twenty legal luminaries led by Harvard professor Laurence Tribe have written a brief urging Judge Emmet Sullivan to reject the government’s motion to dismiss the Michael Flynn case. Twenty legal luminaries calling themselves “Separation of Powers Scholars” and led by Harvard Professor Laurence Tribe have written a brief urging Judge Emmet Sullivan to reject the government’s motion to dismiss the Michael Flynn case and to proceed to sentencing.The brief is a shoddy piece of work. It tells little about the Flynn case, even misleading on that score, but it triggers disturbing ruminations about the sad state of current legal academia.How...
  • Michael Flynn Judge Emmet Sullivan Needs To Recuse Himself Already

    05/27/2020 5:46:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | Margot Cleveland
    Emmet SullivanÂ’s order welcoming amicus curiae briefs in a criminal case would cause a reasonable person to question Judge SullivanÂ’s impartiality. Judge Emmet Sullivan must recuse from the Michael Flynn criminal case because he no longer maintains any semblance of impartiality.On December 1, 2017, Flynn appeared before federal Judge Randolph Contreras and pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to FBI agents. Less than a week later, and without explanation, the case was reassigned to Sullivan, who has served as the presiding judge in the Flynn case since then.Circumstances have long suggested that Judge Sullivan holds an...
  • Spygate Law Firm That Attempted To Overturn 2016 Election Behind 2020 Voting Lawsuits

    05/26/2020 6:57:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 26, 2020 | Willis L. Krumholz
    A Democratic effort is underway in at least 16 states to overturn restrictions on mail-in balloting and third-party ballot harvesting. A nationwide effort by Democrats is underway in at least 16 states to overturn restrictions on mail-in voting and third-party ballot harvesting. States where suits have been filed include the swing states of Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Florida. The effort is being backed by the National Redistricting Foundation, a Democratic group headed by the Obama administration’s Attorney General Eric Holder. The suits appear to be funded by Priorities USA, a Democratic super PAC. A Wall Street Journal headline from April read,...
  • Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

    05/25/2020 6:03:12 PM PDT · by beejaa · 14 replies
    PBS SoCal ^ | May 25, 2020 | Michael Pack, Director
    The movie is free at the link until June 2.