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Justice Black’s Warnings Become Reality

BY JOHN A. SPARKS Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt was recently decided 5-3 by the U.S. Supreme Court. It struck down the Texas legislature’s regulations...

Abusive California Labor Law to Be Considered by State’s High Court

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE California has a “mandatory mediation and conciliation process” whereby unions can force agricultural employers into collective bargaining and also bind the...

Judicial Supremacy and the Bathroom Wars

EAGLE FORUM, EDUCATION REPORTER Accommodating transgender students, those who believe or wish themselves to be a sex different than their biological sex, is a big...

Is the Federal Minimum Wage Unconstitutional?

BY MARK HENDRICKSON It’s a familiar political scenario: Behind the fig leaf of compassion and fairness, progressives and the union-dominated Democratic Party want the federal...

ACLJ Punctures Abortion Safety Myth at Supreme Court

WALTER M. WEBER, ACLJ Have you heard the myth that abortion is safer than childbirth? Did you ever stop to think whether it makes sense...

Fast & Furious Guns Found in El Chapo Compound as Obama Scandal Cover-Up Loses in Federal Court

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ A federal judge handed the Obama Administration yet another loss yesterday in the congressional lawsuit to get the truth behind the Fast...

Fast & Furious Guns Found in El Chapo Compound as Obama Scandal Cover-Up Loses in Federal Court

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ A federal judge handed the Obama Administration yet another loss yesterday in the congressional lawsuit to get the truth behind the Fast...

Little Sisters of the Poor Continue Fight Against ObamaCare

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, January 11, 2016, Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief on behalf of Little Sisters of the...

The Battle for the Bible Continues

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ So far, over 157,000 Americans are standing with us in our fight against the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) and its outrageous...

When Battling the Government In Court, What Are You Free To Say in the Press?

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE Readers who follow the battles over forfeiture law may recall the recent case in which a North Carolina convenience store owner...

The Myth of Judicial Infallibility

WALTER M. WEBER, ACLJ Everyone understands that the President sometimes violates the Constitution. Everyone also understands that sometimes Congress violates the Constitution. Is it not...

Patel: Right Result, Wan Rationale

JIM HARPER, CATO INSTITUTE Making short work of the idea that facial challenges aren’t available under the Fourth Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled today in...