In an email from the DEA, a regulator refers to “another state” in addition to Nebraska that has tried to purchase execution drugs from the same overseas distributor. She adds that the federal government will detain the shipment.
“You now have Barack Obama, Kathleen Sebelius, and six justices responsible for forcing this failed disaster of a law on millions of Americans, and simply rewriting the law in a way that is fundamentally contrary to their judicial oaths.”
Top contenders quickly shift the focus to religious freedom.
“But now that I’ve been speaking out and saying that mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, now all of a sudden the Clintons are saying, ‘oh wait a minute, we are going to be back on the other side of this issue right now.’”
After the Supreme Court ruled bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio focused on religious freedom — while Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, and, most interestingly, Scott Walker focused more on keeping the fight alive.
Sanders wrote that media abides by the “well-tested Hitlerian principle that people should be treated as morons and bombarded over and over again with the same simple phrases and ideas.”
After avoiding answering the question in 2013, Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Friday that states can no longer ban same-sex marriage. “It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage,” Justice Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion.
Anticipating a possible ruling in the same-sex marriage cases, Jim Obergefell has been joined by other plaintiffs — and lawyers — in the cases at the high court on Friday.
The fight over the Confederate flag in Hendersonville is a microcosm of a larger battle raging across the state in the days since a gunman killed nine African Americans in a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
“Just because Ronald Reagan dislikes these people, doesn’t mean that people in their own nations feel the same way.”
While Oklahoma waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of its execution methods, a federal judge dismissed a separate lawsuit this week against the state over a botched execution.
“You say, ‘Well, Barack Obama’s a European Socialist.’ Understand what that means. He believes in the model of the French Revolution.”
“They are extremely well organized.”
“Every time I have a chance to watch him, I learn a little better how to try to carry out our craft with the highest level of skill and integrity, and so I would commend it to all of us.”
“It really just goes to show, in my opinion, an anti-growth, anti-capitalist mindset…”
“…the idea of becoming so politically correct that we got to remove every other remembrance of our past is insanity.”
Behind the music with Bernie Sanders.
In a 6–3 decision authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court wrote Thursday that a “fair reading of legislation demands a fair understanding of the legislative plan.”
In a 5-4 decision, the court held that disparate impact claims are allowed because of the “results-oriented language” of the Fair Housing Act.
Obergefell has sued the state of Ohio, seeking a court order that officials recognize his marriage to John Arthur on Arthur’s death certificate.
Jennicet Gutiérrez, who works with LGBT advocacy organizations, called on Obama to stop the torture and abuse of trans women in detention. The president responded by saying, “Listen, you’re in my house.”
“I remember during Ferguson there were all these marchers who made it clear the movement was about more then just mourning the loss of a black life, but about proclaiming the value of one. The next step should be to think about the policymaking that affects black lives and values them, too.”
“Each state needs to decide for itself what it wants to remember and what it wants to memorialize. That’s part of states’ rights, that’s what the south fought for during the War Between The States…”
Inside Bobby Jindal’s Iowa-heavy, Duck Dynasty–driven plot to troll his way to the front of the 2016 pack.
“But think about it: the European Union was talked about for twenty years before it finally occurred and this is the same thing.”
Possible 2016 presidential candidate addresses Confederate flag controversy, saying flag was used for racist purposes, but “our complex multicultural society is founded on the principle of mutual respect.”
Bern, baby, Bern. The video, uploaded to YouTube, features Sen. Sanders recording the song “Freedom” in 1987. The video’s uploader calls it “the Berniest Bernie Sanders video ever.” You decide?
“They stood for nothing and they fell for everything and they went right down the tubes,” the Republican presidential candidate once warned.
In a video posted on Facebook, the GOP Louisiana governor tells his family he is running for president.