law

  1. OldGaffer

    Did Missouri Republicans Pass a Law Lowering the St. Louis Minimum Wage from $10 to $

    I saw this meme on Facebook, so checked it out, and yep, it happened, the Republicans gave 35,000 St Louis workers a huge pay cut. Republicans, taking care of the working man one peon/serf/wage slave at a time, or 35, 000 at a time when the opportunity arises...
  2. the watchman

    Kris Kobach won’t recuse from a recount in governor’s race: No law requires it.

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Wednesday that he has no plans to recuse himself from a recount process in the race for governor because any counting of ballots would take place at the county level. “The recount thing is done on a county level, so the secretary of state does not...
  3. John T Ford

    Sen. Thinks Trump Made Law Criminalizing Illegal Immigration

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Zt9h3DfaLc HIRONO: Mr. Albence, would you send your children to FRCs? ALBENCE: Again, I think we’re missing the point. These individuals are there because they have broken a law. There has to be a process — HIRONO: They have broken a law but only as deemed so...
  4. John T Ford

    San Jose Facing Law Suit Over Trump Rally Violence

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - The City of San Jose is facing a class action lawsuit over how it handled protests outside a Donald Trump rally last month. On Thursday it was announced that 14 Trump supporters are suing the city, claiming it didn't do enough to prevent or stop the violence. Those...
  5. 5 stringer

    FBI hsitory with Southern Poverty Law Center Uncovered

    This isn't really anything more than a FYI thread. I found it very informative. Politics | Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Fox News
  6. Lunchboxxy

    Trump just openly breaking the law

    http://thehill.com/homenews/media/398685-trump-endorses-jeanine-pirros-new-book-in-oval-office Back when life mattered, this would be illegal. And also massive ethics violation Of course, he does this all the time. Probably because the GOP congress just lets him do whatever the fuck he wants.
  7. Southern Dad

    Florida Stand Your Ground Law - Handicapped Parking Fight

    The police have said that this shooting was self defense. This shooting was clearly seen on video. In a side over a parking space, McGlockton shoved Drejka to the ground. Drejka used deadly force and shot him. He had no duty to retreat under Florida law...
  8. bajisima

    Israel adopts law that declares only Jews have right of self determination

    Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and verging on apartheid. The "nation-state" law, backed by the right-wing government, passed by a vote of 62-55 and two...
  9. bajisima

    NH Supreme Court clears way for controversial voter law

    Out of state college kids will now have to register their cars here and get a NH drivers license if they want to vote here. A controversial bill that would govern who gets to vote in New Hampshire is one step closer to being signed into law. The state Supreme Court issued an opinion...
  10. excalibur

    Why Should a Single Federal Judge Be Able to Make Law for the Whole Country?

    Yeah, the left really cares about children. So does this judge. Why Should a Single Federal Judge Be Able to Make Law for the Whole Country? In another ruling that came down the same day the Supreme Court acted on the travel ban, a federal district judge in California overturned an...
  11. D

    Oops! Republicans are now taxing churches with their new law and the churches are not

    Oops! Republicans are now taxing churches with their new law and the churches are not happy By Joan McCarter ########################################### Republicans are once again in a hurry to make more money from Americans by taxing them. They've already felt the repercussions of...
  12. bajisima

    Supreme Court says CA abortion notice law is unconstitutional

    In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declared probably unconstitutional a California law that required religiously affiliated pregnancy centers to inform clients about the availability of state-funded services for terminating a pregnancy. The decision was a victory for a religious...
  13. bajisima

    Supreme Court strikes down law banning political clothing at polls

    This will be interesting. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that banned voters from going to the polls while wearing T-shirts, buttons and similar items containing politically charged messages. "If a State wishes to set its polling places apart as areas free of...
  14. excalibur

    Why the DOJ won’t defend the health care law in Texas v. United States.

    Indeed. Why the DOJ won’t defend the health care law in Texas v. United States. NFIB v. Sebelius Comes Back to Bite Obamacare https://spectator.org/nfib-v-sebelius-comes-back-to-bite-obamacare/
  15. HayJenn

    Trump's DOJ says the ACA is unconstitutional

    The Justice Department will not defend the Affordable Care Act in court, and says it believes the law's individual mandate — the provision the Supreme Court upheld in 2012 — has become unconstitutional. Why it matters: The Justice Department almost always defends federal laws when they're...
  16. Friday13

    The power that Trump is claiming overturns centuries of law

    Trump MUST BE STOPPED! The power that Trump is claiming overturns centuries of law
  17. KnotaFrayed

    Did America elect a dictator who could declare himself immune and above the law?

    Does any American really believe that the founders of this nation intended the powers of the top executive of the nation to act as a judge at his own trial or to be able to declare themselves above any law of the nation and in effect, excuse themselves or anyone they appoint or nominate to...
  18. Friday13

    Judge agrees to halt fetal heartbeat abortion law in Iowa

    The anti-abortion insanity continues... Judge agrees to halt fetal heartbeat abortion law in Iowa
  19. bajisima

    Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arkansas abortion law

    In a setback to abortion rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for Republican-backed restrictions on medication-induced abortions to take effect in Arkansas that could lead to the shuttering of two of the state’s three abortion clinics. The nine justices, with no...
  20. cpicturetaker12

    AP FACT CHECK: 2008 bipartisan child immigrantion law does NOT mandate separation.

    I'm not burying these FACTS in the other 3 threads running regarding the same subject. It will get lost. In fact the law was specifically written to try and stop human trafficking and had total bipartisan support, signed by George W. Bush. It appears to be being applied to these cases 'badly'...