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The Supreme Court Just Opened The Door To Regulating Gun Stores Out Of Existence

Chris Rock had a joke a back in the 90’s about not bothering with gun control and making bullets cost $5000 each instead. Today, the Supreme Court gave the gun control movement the next best thing by affirming that while there is a second amendment right to own a gun, there’s no such thing as …Continue […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens: “Repeal the Second Amendment”

Shortly before his death, former President Gerald R. Ford declared, “I am prepared to allow history’s judgment of my term in office to rest (if necessary, exclusively) on my nomination thirty years ago of Justice John Paul Stevens to the U.S. Supreme Court.” Stevens, an Illinois judge, was seen by …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Justice Anthony Kennedy Is (Not) Retiring

Dean Heller, the Republican senator from Nevada, is desperate. He’s unpopular, his party is unpopular, and his president is even more unpopular. And he’s running for reelection in a state that Trump lost in a year that Democrats are angrier than the Tea Party could possibly conceive of. So, like …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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“State’s Rights” Republicans Are Begging SCOTUS To Stop Pennsylvania From Ending Gerrymandering

UPDATE: Literally as I was posting this article, word came down that Justice Alito rejected the plea of the PA GOP to preserve their unconstitutional congressional map. Republicans are running out of legal options to forestall the loss of their precious map. Now we’ll see if they resort to illegal …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Chief Justice Roberts Called Sociology “Gobbledygook” so a Leading Sociologist Publicly Spanked Him

There are exactly two ways to approach Gil v. Whitford, the gerrymandering case currently before the Supreme Court. One, you can look at the merits of the case and decide whether or not the extreme partisan gerrymandering Republicans have engaged in has, in fact, stripped people of their vote (to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Justice Department Tries to Take Microsoft Email Warrant Fight to Supreme Court

The US Department of Justice is attempting to take its long-running legal battle with Microsoft over access to emails stored on foreign servers to the Supreme Court. After several delays, the Justice Department tonight filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to take its case. An appeals court previously ruled in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can’t Be Barred from Social Media

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that prevents sex offenders from posting on social media where children might be present, saying it “impermissibly restricts lawful speech.” In doing so, the Supreme Court asserted what we all know to be true: Posting is essential to the…Read more… Continue […]

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If The Press Doesn’t Stop Whitewashing Republican Scumbaggery, We’re All Screwed

At the same time newspapers are stepping up their game to hold Donald Trump accountable for his growing number of gaffes, scandals and outright crimes, they’re putting in the extra effort to wipe the slate clean for the GOP.Recently, Republicans have taken to complaining that the mean ol’ liberal …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fans of Cheap Drugs and Printer Ink Just Won Big in the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, a scary case reached a surprisingly positive outcome in the Supreme Court of the United States. Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. was seven-year-long standoff between a small business and an international corporation and stood to upend the world of consumer rights, especially for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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