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Pro-life father of 11 avoids prison time sought by Biden DOJ

(The Daily Signal) – A Tennessee judge ruled Tuesday that pro-life activist Paul Vaughn will not serve time in prison for trying to stop abortions from taking place at a Tennessee abortion clinic. Read More

July 3, 2024
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Christian clubs win legal victory in Hawaii

After-school Christian clubs won a legal victory in Hawaii after alleging suing over discrimination by public school officials. A Hawaii district court granted Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) of Hawaii a… Read More

July 2, 2024
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Alaska Supreme Court overturns lower court’s anti-school choice ruling 

The Alaska Supreme Court has reinstated a school choice program initially deemed unconstitutional by a lower court.  Alaska’s Correspondence School Allotment Program (CSAP) encompasses public charter… Read More

July 2, 2024
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Texas Supreme Court upholds ban on sex surgery for minors

(The Center Square) – The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that Texas’ new ban on sex surgery and other gender altering procedures for minors is legal. The ruling is final… Read More

July 2, 2024
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Court threatens 1st Amendment rights of Tenn. news site after publishing details from Nashville school shooter’s leaked diary

(The Daily Signal) – The editor-in-chief and publisher of the Tennessee Star was ordered to appear in court last week and threatened with charges of contempt after his news website… Read More

July 1, 2024
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Supreme Court decides legislatures, not judges, should address homelessness

(The Daily Signal) – The Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision Friday holding that the government may punish the homeless by fines or imprisonment for trespassing or camping on public property. Read More

July 1, 2024
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Supreme Court rules for Jan. 6 defendant, implications for Trump case

(The Daily Signal) – The Supreme Court decided a case Friday that will affect the prosecutions of around 350 individuals charged in connection with the events at the Capitol on Jan. 6,… Read More

July 1, 2024
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Former Arizona college student sentenced to life in prison for murder of professor

A former University of Arizona graduate student has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his professor 11 times. Last month, a Pima County jury found Murad Dervish,… Read More

July 1, 2024
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Montana judge strikes down law clarifying there are only 2 sexes

(The Daily Signal) – A Montana judge is striking down a state law defining “sex” as either male or female, claiming that the law violates the Montana State Constitution. In… Read More

July 1, 2024
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Supreme Court dismisses abortion case without answering key question

(The Daily Signal) – In an outcome that shocked court watchers everywhere, the Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a pair of consolidated cases challenging the Biden administration over whether the government could require… Read More

June 28, 2024
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Charter schools file lawsuit contesting Illinois’ ‘union neutrality’ clause

Charter schools are suing Illinois leaders over a new law requiring such schools to have “union neutrality” clauses. HB 1120, sponsored exclusively by Democrat legislators and… Read More

June 28, 2024
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Deep state takes big hit: Supreme Court strikes down Chevron deference

(The Daily Signal) – The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of commercial fisherman who challenged the U.S. government’s imposition of charges for onboard federal inspections. The case deals a massive… Read More

June 28, 2024
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Connecticut’s school vaccine exemption ban survives legal challenge

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case challenging Connecticut’s 2021 ban on religious exemption for school vaccination requirements. A lawsuit filed by parents… Read More

June 27, 2024
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Accidental release reveals forthcoming Supreme Court ruling on Idaho abortion law

(The Daily Signal) – The Supreme Court appears prepared to allow emergency room doctors in Idaho to perform abortions in certain situations, according to a copy of a… Read More

June 27, 2024
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‘Abuse of power’: Texas dad suing for retaliatory arrest reveals new evidence of corruption

(The Daily Signal) – Jeremy Story, a dad in the Austin, Texas, area, who is suing his local school board and superintendent after police arrested him for speaking out at a… Read More

June 26, 2024
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against Catholic charter; Gov. Stitt appeals to US Supreme Court 

After a ruling Tuesday by the Oklahoma Supreme Court that denied a Catholic school a charter, the governor issued a statement appealing to the Supreme Court of the United States… Read More

June 26, 2024
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Supreme Court strikes down injunction against government censorship via big tech, citing plaintiffs’ standing

In a 6-3 ruling Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the Biden administration in a lawsuit brought by two state attorneys general and… Read More

June 26, 2024
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Parents sue New York school district after students report self-censoring conservative views

Parents are suing their New York school district for stifling conservative viewpoints, alleging First and Fourteenth Amendment violations. Three families, represented by Parents Defending Education (PDE), have filed a… Read More

June 25, 2024
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In separate rulings, 2 federal judges block part of Biden’s latest try at student loan forgiveness

(The Center Square) – South Carolina’s attorney general was among those celebrating a federal judge’s decision to block part of President Joe Biden’s latest push to delay or cancel roughly… Read More

June 25, 2024
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Supreme Court to rule on state bans of gender treatment on minors

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this fall on the constitutionality of a Tennessee law prohibiting medical practitioners from using sex change therapies and surgeries on minors. The court… Read More

June 24, 2024