On September 24, 2013, the Little Sisters of the Poor became the first group to file a class-action lawsuit against the HHS Mandate, saying that they would be unable to comply with the requirement to provide employees with free access to birth control, sterilization, and abortifacients.
D. Bruce Hanes, Orphans’ Court of Montgomery County Clerk, issued more than 157 marriage licenses to gay couples in Pennsylvania, a state where same-sex unions are illegal.
The numbers don’t suggest that the New York Attorney General is trying to help anyone but himself. You see, the State of New York has paid $176,991.15 to find each of 339 violations, assuming every violation would be provable in a court of law. It would be much more efficient just to give homeowners enough cash to get current on their homes.
Once we recognize that large differences in achievement among races, nations and civilizations have been the rule, not the exception, throughout recorded history, there is at least some hope of rational thought -- and perhaps even some constructive efforts to help everyone advance.
Totalitarianism is brewing in the heartland. An Indiana inmate is now serving two years for voicing his online opinions against a judge who took away his child-custody rights during a divorce case. I know the custody case pretty well having written about it in 2009. But I'm convinced that the free speech case that is brewing in its aftermath heaps an even greater injustice upon an existing one. And I'm convinced it is showing the darker side of a dangerous man who needs to be stopped.
The mayor of a Washington town has directed pastors to stop invoking the name “Jesus Christ” in city council invocations.