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SCOTUS Rules Domestic Abusers Can Lose Gun Rights

It only takes a few seconds for a domestic incident can lead to a forefeit in a constitutional right: the right to bear arms. In the wave of Supreme Court rulings over the last week, the highest court ruled 6-2 that convicted domestic violence abusers can be banned from buying and owning firearms. The ruling even includes those convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors. The original case, brought on by two residents of Maine, are two men who were convicted of domestic violence after simple battery/altercations with their lovers. After both…

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SCOTUS Strikes Down Restrictive Texas Anti-Abortion Law

VIA POLITICO: Supreme Court on Monday struck two key provisions of a sweeping anti-abortion law in Texas, granting abortion rights supports their most significant legal victory in a generation. Justice Anthony Kennedy sided with the court’s liberals in the 5-3 decision that found Texas had placed unconstitutional burdens on women seeking abortion. It marks the first time the court has imposed limits on state abortion restrictions in more than 15 years and pushes back against a wave of restrictive state laws enacted in recent years. “We conclude that neither of…

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Obama Talks Greatest Accomplishments, Worst Mistakes During Presidency

President Barack Obama sat down for the first time since 2008 with “Fox News Sunday” to discuss his greatest accomplishment and worst mistake in his presidency. The show was taped from the University of Chicago Law School Friday morning, Where Obama was a law professor. The commander-in-chief let the world know his greatest mistake: not planning for the day after toppling Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi. While talking with anchor Chris Wallace, Obama outlined where his administration went wrong in the intervention of Libya. “Probably failing to plan for the day after…

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America Wants Obama to Select New Supreme Court Justice

New polls released by CNN/ORC suggests Americans are in favor of President Barack Obama picking a new Supreme Court Justice than his successor. by the numbers, 57 percent of voters want Obama to select who fills the vacant seat. Last week, March 16, the president announced his pick for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS): Merrick Garland, a seasoned, moderate judge who has bipartisan support. Polls also show Americans are in favor of seeing congress nominate Merrick Garland to the supreme court, with 52 percent supporting. The GOP has…

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President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Merrick Garland, US appeals judge in the Washington DC circuit is Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. Garland was nominated for the ninth seat on the highest court due to the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia February 13. Obama referred to Garland as being ” One of America’s sharpest legal minds” on the white house lawn early Wednesday morning. Garland is described as being a moderate judge with an emphasis on gun control, a hot button issue for liberals and democrats alike. However, has garnered bipartisan support for over…

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