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Take the Pledge: Boycott Eden Foods
Society & Culture  (tags: Eden Foods, Supreme Court, Corporations, religion, women's health )

Dandelion
- 104 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Hobby Lobby wasn't the only plaintiff involved in the Supreme Court decision to allow corporations to use religion as an excuse to interfere with their employees' medical decisions.
8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, religious beliefs, Supreme Court, laws, ethics, religion, politics, government, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 111 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Christian business owners are special. As long as we're doing a la carte law-abiding, here are a few additional ones that could become optional to certain people with deeply held beliefs.
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Michigan Affirmative Action Affects Colleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, government, Supreme Court, discrimination, Affirmative Action, society, rights, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 181 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
Supreme Court Ruling Perpetuates The Oppression Of Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: assimilation, Baby Veronica, boarding schools, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian rights, Native Americans, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court )

Judy
- 473 days ago - mintpressnews.com
In a recent child custody case, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to side with a 3-year-old child's adoptive parents over the legal claim of her biological father. One justice called it "heartbreaking."
Supreme Court On Gay Marriage: 'Sure, Who Cares' -- ONION NEWS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, freedoms, gayrights, humor, supreme court )

Kit
- 573 days ago - theonion.com
Ten minutes into oral arguments over whether or not homosexuals should be allowed to marry one another, a visibly confounded Supreme Court stopped legal proceedings Tuesday and ruled that gay marriage was "perfectly fine" -->**ONION NEWS **HUMOR**
Supreme Court Faces Weighty Cases and a New Dynamic
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, activists, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, government, gayrights, law, politics, religion, rights, society, Supreme Court )

Kit
- 751 days ago - nytimes.com
The coming term will probably include major decisions on affirmative action in higher education admissions, same-sex marriage and a challenge to the heart of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Walmart Is Not a Person
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, government, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, Supreme Court )

Kit
- 1346 days ago - truth-out.org
We the People are the first three words of the Preamble to the Constitution; and from its adoption until the Robber Baron Era in the late nineteenth century, people meant human beings.
Arizona Illegal Immigrant Employment Law Before Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, Supreme Court, illegal immigrants, Supreme Court Case, politics, society, culture, rights, news, usa, freedoms )

Cal
- 1413 days ago - csmonitor.com
A 2007 Arizona law revokes the license of businesses that knowingly employ an illegal immigrant. The Supreme Court is considering whether the statute is preempted by federal law.
Wal-Mart Asks Supreme Court to Block Giant Gender Bias Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: law, Walmart, gender bias lawsuits, usa, justice, Supreme Court, government, society, politics, women, rights, media, news )

Cal
- 1518 days ago - csmonitor.com
Wal-Mart faces what would be the largest class-action employment lawsuit in history over claims of gender bias. It has asked the Supreme Court to intervene
Judge Gives Green Light for Same-Sex Marriage in California
Society & Culture  (tags: same-sex, marriage, California, gay rights, US, Supreme Court )

Nancy
- 1532 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A federal judge ruled on Thursday to allow same-sex couples to marry in California, starting on August 18, handing another victory to supporters of gay rights in a case that both sides have said is likely to end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Death Penalty Use Declining Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court )

Kristi
- 1769 days ago - cnn.com
Washington (CNN) -- Use of capital punishment by states continues its steady decline, with fewer death sentences handed down in 2009 than any year since the death penalty was reinstated by the Supreme Court in 1976.
Supreme Court Should Reject Religious Discrimination At Public Universities, Says Americans United
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, americans, religion, supreme court, evangelical christians )

Tierney
- 1780 days ago - au.org
The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it will hear a dispute from California involving an evangelical Christian club at a public law school that wants recognition and funding as an official campus organization, even though it discriminates on religious
Supreme Court Ruling May Spoil Seminole Tribe's Coconut Creek Plans
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Simeole Indians, Florida, Supreme Court, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, law, news, politics, rights )

Kat
- 2057 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
The Seminole Tribe's bid to take 100 prime acres in Broward County Click here for restaurant inspection reports off the public tax rolls and into a federally protected trust suffered a potentially fatal blow Tuesday with a landmark ruling by the U.S...
Troy Davis Granted Stay of Execution By Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Troy Davis, innocence, Supreme Court, execution, evidence, Innocence Project )

RC
- 2220 days ago - ajc.com
This is excellent news - there is a preponderance of evidence to show he is most likely not guilty. 7 witnesses have RECANTED. HURRAY! Let's put pressure on people to finally clear him.
What Are The Supremes Hiding?
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court, lethal injection, secrecy )

RC
- 2478 days ago - truthout.org
A look at the death-penalty lethal injection case before the US Supreme Court, with defense attorneys claiimng that the justices are withholding information crucial to their arguments. Do you think the Court is right to do so?
 

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