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Under orders from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Illinois legislature is trying to craft a law that will allow responsible gun owners to carry concealed weapons in public. The court said the legislature has to do this, but the court didn't say...
Tags: Gun Control, Elections, Laws, Firearms, Weaponry
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's...
ReutersCENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes argued on Thursday the state's insanity defense law was unconstitutional because it forces him to cooperate with court-appointed psychiatrists or forfeit the...
I wish atheist lawmaker Juan Mendez hadn't delivered his "prayer" to open the Tuesday afternoon session of the Arizona House of Representatives. Mendez, a freshman Democrat who represents Tempe, began by asking his assembled colleagues not to bow their...
In recent weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments calling for change in the legal definition of marriage. Proponents of this change believe marriage between persons of the same gender should be recognized throughout the nation. The Supreme Court'...
Tags: Marriage, Human Interest, Abortion, Family
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — With the stakes for their client literally life or death, defense attorneys for James E. Holmes on Thursday again challenged the constitutionality of Colorado's law governing insanity pleas. Holmes, 25, is accused in the July...
Change of SubjectThe Illinois Family Institute sent out an "urgent prayer request" today to stop a sex-ed bill in the state Senate (via Capitol Fax) and name-checked eight ostensibly undecided senators. Seven of eight voted yes and the bill passed 37-21. It......
ReutersThe Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT The return of defensive back Charles Woodson may have an impact on the Raiders that cannot be measured by statistics or even graded on game tapes. "You want to play this game with a...
In 2004, teenager Michael Hernandez murdered his 14-year-old best friend, Jamie Gough, in a bathroom at Southwood Middle School in Coconut Grove. Gough’s parents, George and Maria, spent the next three years attempting to forgive Hernandez, a path...
Orlando Sentinel Editorial BoardThe 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America’s National Council were scheduled to vote at 6 pm Thursday on whether to drop the organization’s 1978 ban on gay scouts. That ban was upheld as constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2000....
Leaders of Boy Scout organizations from across the United States will vote Thursday in Dallas on whether to accept gay Scouts. Based on a majority vote by 1,400 National Council members, the decision will be announced at 6 p.m. eastern time. The vote...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a break from bipartisan battles over judicial appointments, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a White House nominee to the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Senate voted 97-0 to...
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