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Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, 5-4 decision from Gateway Pundit

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under federal law. And it means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under objecting companies’ health insurance plans.

 

Court: Public union can’t make nonmembers pay fees from the AP

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover the union’s costs of collective bargaining.

In a 5-4 split along ideological lines, the justices said the practice violates the First Amendment rights of nonmembers who disagree with the positions that unions take.

Baby steps, but in the right direction.

sullivan  Meet Judge Sullivan.

Today, Judicial Watch found a federal judge who has the integrity and fortitude to seek Justice—and this isn’t his first whack at the Department of Justice either. Enter Emmet G. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia. Mark July 10 in RED on your calendars.

Now, “Internal Revenue Service officials will have to explain to a federal judge July 10 why the tax agency didn’t inform the court that Lois Lerner’s emails had been lost,” the Washington Examiner reports.

Earlier today, attorneys for Judicial Watch sought a courtroom status conference “as soon as possible to discuss the IRS’s failure to fulfill its duties to this court under the law, as well as other ramifications of this lawsuit.” It took Judge Sullivan just a few hours to grant the hearing.

Now the IRS will have to talk to Judge Sullivan about all this—and he has the power to do something about it.

This woman does speak for me…the video is long, but well worth watching. Karen Straughan:  ‘Feminism, Socialism in Panties’.     h/t dchrist81 @ MOTUS

It’s a very good day for Silver Linings

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3 Comments

  1. Laredo TX bus station….YIKES! via Breitbart

  2. From John Yoo…

    “To me, that is Obama’s fundamental abuse of presidential power. He is not broadly interpreting his powers to respond to emergencies or national-security challenges. He is relying on extreme interpretations of his powers to play small-ball politics and win for ideological supporters. It is not only a misuse of power, but it damages the institution of the presidency for times when it will really matter.”

    http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/381570/what-hobby-lobby-shows-about-obamas-fundamental-abuse-executive-power-john-yoo

  3. Yep, he’s getting desperate

    “In Gallup’s annual survey of public confidence in a number of American institutions, confidence in the American presidency has dropped from 51% in June of 2009 to just 29% today. That number represents a personal low for Obama and a 7% drop over the previous year.”

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/06/30/gallup-public-confidence-in-presidency-craters-under-obama

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