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ARKANSAS: NOM Backs Bill To Allow Businesses To Reject LGBT Customers

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"In Arkansas, two courageous state legislators, Rep. Ballinger and Sen. Hester, have introduced HB1228, the Conscience Protection Act, in the Arkansas state assembly. The legislators of the state of Arkansas need to hear from you right away... Show More Summary

Is The SEC Defying Dodd-Frank Law On Pay-Ratio Rule?

In July 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 953(b) of that law directs the SEC to require public companies to disclose the median annual total compensation of all employees,...Show More Summary

Rep. Wagner Introduces Anti-Investor 'Retail Investor Protection Act'

If a contest for the most Orwellian bill title were held, Rep. Ann Wagner's newly reintroduced "Retail Investor Protection Act" would be a serious contender. That's because Rep. Wagner's bill would "protect" retail investors by making...Show More Summary

Congress Must Defend, Strengthen Wall Street Reform or Risk Return of ‘Casino’ Economy

The AFL-CIO Executive Council urged Congress to stand with the labor movement and President Barack Obama in defending the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act from attacks by Wall Street’s friends in Congress, in a statement released yesterday at its winter meeting in Atlanta. The council also urged new financial industry reforms.

More Tales of the TCPA: $342K Fine for Violation-Laden Robocalls

Spoofing tactic appears to backfire on robocaller. As a public service, we offer a couple of helpful CommLawBlog tips to folks who feel like violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making unsolicited prerecorded advertising calls: First and foremost, DON’T violate the TCPA; If you insist on ignoring Tip No. Show More Summary

Pro-life vid: “Man on the street” response to GOP abortion cop-out

by Kelli It was only a month ago that the news of the House’s decision not to vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act reached the ears of stunned March for Life participants in Washington, D.C. While some pro-life leaders personally attempted to visit ringleader Rep. Show More Summary

Piracy Settlement Firm Sued Over Intimidating Robocalls and Text Messages

Rightscorp, a piracy monetization company that works with Warner Bros. and other prominent copyright holders, has been sued for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Two victims filed a complaint at a Georgia federal court accusing the company of placing intimidating robocalls and text messages. Show More Summary

SEC Proposes Hedging Disclosures Regarding Directors, Officers and Employees

The SEC has proposed rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as codified in Section 14(j) of the Exchange Act, which requires annual meeting proxy statement disclosure of whether...Show More Summary

South Carolina House Passes Pro-Life Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks

The South Carolina state House has approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain. Called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H3114) the measure received an 80-27 vote in the House and now moves to the state Senate. More than 18,000 ‘very late term’ […]

TCPA logic fail — and an ironic target

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Lawyers continue to craft class actions (here, here, etc.) demanding hundreds of millions or billions of dollars from businesses over what are often inadvertent or gray-area violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which bans unsolicited phone communication. Show More Summary

Raoul Wallenberg and AHA

AHA opposes the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HR36). And during this time, we’ve passed over 200 so-called “pro-life” laws, but they all discriminate in one way or the other, against our neighbors who are still in the womb. Show More Summary

Texas Law Would Permit Teachers To Kill Students

Anomaly at FreakOutNation has the story on the bill, called the “Teacher’s Protection Act”, proposed by Republican Rep. Dan Flynn. Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook Now read this:Fatally Shoots Friend While Acting Out Rap Lyics (Jan 29, 2015) Business Booming After Gun Range Owner Bans Muslims (Jan 29, 2015) Teen Playing With Gun [...]

Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers to Use Deadly Force Against Students

AUSTIN - Teachers would be able to use deadly force against students, and would be safe from prosecution, under legislation filed last week in the state House. The Teacher's Protection Act by Rep. Dan Flynn, R-Van, would allow educators to use force or deadly force if they feel they...

Texas teachers could be allowed to gun down students to protect school property

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Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would allow teachers to use deadly force against students. The Teacher’s Protection Act, filed by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van), would protect teachers from prosecution for killing students they believe are a threat to other students or anyone else on school...

Pro-Life Group Calls for Defeating “Pro-Life” Lawmakers Who Sabotaged 20-Week Abortion Ban

The leading pro-life group behind the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the ban on abortions after 20 weeks, is calling for the defeat of the “pro-life” Republican lawmakers who sabotaged a vote on the bill last week. A handful of “pro-life” lawmakers have sabotaged a vote House Republican leaders planned for today to ban […]

South Carolina Panel OKs Pro-Life Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks on Babies Who Feel Pain

By a bipartisan vote of 15-5, the S.C. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H 3114) that protects the unborn child from savage and excruciating abortion at the beginning of the sixth month of life in the womb. The bill now goes to the full S.C. House for consideration. […]

New Virginia Pro-Life Bill Would Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks on Babies Who Feel Intense Pain

Last week, on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Virginia Society for Human Life announced that the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HB2321) has been introduced by Del. David A. LaRock (R-33) into this year’s General Assembly. This important bill will prevent abortions in Virginia after the point in pregnancy when […]

Stanek wkend Q: Will the House pass the 20-wk abortion ban this year?

By now everyone knows what went down Thursday: GOP House leadership panicked and pulled the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, after promising the pro-life world they would pass it on the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision,...Show More Summary

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