Supreme Court Says Abortion Protesters Don't Have to Stand Back Anymore

This week, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts buffer zone law that endeavored to keep abortion protesters 35 feet away from the entrances of the state's abortion clinics, ruling that it violates the First Amendment. And making matters worse, all nine justices agreed. The little folks with their worn out signs of aborted fetuses just got their second wind....more
And now, I think I would prefer to end this conversation. It's been pleasant respectful, which ...more

Gay Marriage: The Pros and Cons

Well, congratulations to the gays on everything going on today, and I hope you all are are happy that the country is finally paying attention to you. As if we haven't. For all of you who don't know, today the Supreme Court made a decision, that, to some, is about as big as that of Roe vs. Wade back in 1973. ...more

That Other Supreme Court Ruling Affecting Families

This week the Supreme Court has made some pretty big decisions. Many are looking at the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the refusal to hear the case against California's Prop 8 as wins for families of all types. But that wasn't the only win for families this week to come out of the Court....more
Ah, I had lost track of where this was in the courts. Thanks for sharing it!more

The Supreme Court Has The Blue Print And Road Block To Unlock A Breast Cancer Cure

Barron's Medical Journal Reporting From The United States Congress Washington, DC USA Capitol HillThe Supreme Court Has The Blue Print And Road Block To Unlock A Breast Cancer Cure:...more

SCOTUS on Prop. 8: When Did Gays Get Into the Constitution?

Analyses, prognostications and educated guesses abound after Tuesday’s argument before the United States Supreme Court on the merits and legal technicalities of California’s Proposition 8....more
@nickelshrink Precisely why the anti-marriage equality lawyers are having such a hard time ...more

Will the Supreme Court Side With Abigail Fisher in Affirmative Action Case?

A young Texan’s displeasure with not getting into her family’s alma mater has opened up a controversial topic that is mired a flurry of emotions, and a mire of contradictions. Many American colleges have a policy to encourage diversity on their campuses, but it is now up to the United States Supreme Court to decide whether affirmative action programs are levelling the playing field for minorities or unfairly punishing whites....more
This will probably be flamed, but I don't think there's much of a chance of a major North ...more

Health Care Hoax

 I know far more about health insurance than I ever wanted to learn. ...more

Supreme Court Strikes Down Most of Arizona's SB 1070

In a victory for the Obama Administration -– or is it the Republicans? –- the U.S. Supreme Court rejected most of Arizona’s SB 1070 anti-immigration law, while upholding the most controversial “show me your papers” clause, one week after President Obama announced that his administration will stop deporting some young undocumented immigrants....more
I think they are a bunch of idiots for upholding Citizens United.more