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Jul 30, 2014

Justice Department challenges voting laws

Holder says the laws are "misguided attempts to fix a system that isn't broken....

Jul 31, 2014

HR 4315: Shining A Light On The "Sue And Settle" Racket

The U.S. House of Representatives should be applauded this week for passage of HR 4315, the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act.  As its title indicates, the bill is designed to require public transparency and real-time information relat... #U.S. House of Representatives #Center for Biological Diversity

Jul 30, 2014

Senators Offer Bill to Curb Campus Sexual Assault

The measure, backed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, would impose financial penalties on colleges that do not comply with the law’s requirements... #U.S. House of Representatives #Center for Biological Diversity

Jul 30, 2014

Iraqi Anger Rises as Militants Attack Mosul’s Cultural History

Sunni extremists in Mosul have deemed historic sites, including tombs and shrines, heretical under Islamic law and have destroyed or plan to destroy them, leaving residents to mourn... #U.S. House of Representatives #Center for Biological Diversity

Jul 30, 2014

NBA Players Elect First Female Director And Learn From NFL's Ray Rice Decisions

Why a female former public defender is picked by both a top law firm and now the NBA's players association has a lot to do with making better decisions than the NFL and ESPN made regarding the Ray Rice controversy... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice

Jul 31, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals ‘disturbing trend’ of brazen attacks against border security by gangs, drug and human traffickers

A weekly report distributed by a Texas state agency to senior law enforcement officials paints a grim picture of the Mexican border... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice

Jul 29, 2014

Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin

A federal law requiring meatpackers and processors to list where livestock was born, raised and slaughtered survived another legal challenge from the meat industry... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice

Jul 31, 2014

Wisconsin Supreme Court backs GOP law on voter ID

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state requirements that people show photo identification before being allowed to vote, the latest battle over how to regulate the polls... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice

Jul 31, 2014

How Sweet It Would Be: National Law Would Tax the Stacks Of Sugar In Soda

If you want to see something truly scary, go to the website Sugar Stacks and look at the pyramids of sugar cubes stacked up next to soda containers. That 12-ounce can of Coke (now seen as a small serving) has 10 sugar cubes next to it. The 20-ounce M... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice

Jul 29, 2014

Killer waited in FSU professor’s driveway, shot him in head in garage: report

An unknown assassin was waiting for a prominent Florida State University law school professor when he pulled into his Tallahassee driveway and was shot in the head 10 days ago, according to a report... #Tallahassee, FL #Florida State University