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Commercial Use of Google Glass Faces Tough UK Data Protection Act

Google Glass used by UK businesses must comply with British data protection rules

10 of the Worst Congressional Acronyms Ever

Ten of the worst (or possibly greatest) congressional backronyms—intentional acronyms created by attention-seeking lawmakers, or more likely, their poor staffers: CHOMP: Consumers Have Options for Molar Protection Act, sponsored by former Rep. Show More Summary

Illegal Immigrant Who Killed 2 Girls Released, Protected by Obama’s DREAM Act

One of Barack Obama’s illegal aliens upon whom one of his illegal alien protection acts was bestowed has been found guilty of killing two little girls in a car accident but has been released from jail because she is protected by Obama. Show More Summary

The Importance of Multiemployer Pension Reform

Congress has left Washington for the summer and with each passing week of inaction the problems facing the 10.4 million multiemployer plan participants become tougher to fix. With key provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006Show More Summary

Financial Innovation Is Taking Off Again

By John M. Mason: Sure, we have the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the books. It was signed into law on July 21, 2010. It was out-of-date before it even was totally put together. I wrote about this as early as 2009. Show More Summary

Black Democrat: Abortion is the Number One Genocide in the African-American Community

On May 22nd, HB 388, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, passed the Louisiana Legislature by overwhelming, bipartisan margins. HB 388 is critical for Louisiana because women are often harmed by sloppy abortionists who are more interested in the $450 they receive from each abortion, than the health and safety of their patient. HB 388 requires […]

Pro-life vid of day: Obama’s Down syndrome legacy

by Hans Johnson President Barack Obama notoriously entered the political stage with his fervent opposition to the Born Alive Infants Protection Act as an Illinois state senator. A few years later as President, he did little to change the perception of his immaturity when he made a clumsy attempt at self-deprecating humor on national television. Show More Summary

Dodd-Frank: Unfinished And Unstarted Business

If a "law" defines what actions can be punished by the state, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law - officially the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 - was not actually a "law." Instead, the legislation told regulators to write rules in 398 areas. Show More Summary

ARPA Prosecutions in Arkansas

In SW Arkansas, three residents of the city of Ashdown have been charged with violating the Archaeological Resource Protection Act on a local site on public land. There are mounds in several locations along the rivers that feed Millwood Lake and it seems probable that these are the sites allegedly involved. Show More Summary

Immigration Benefits for Sons and Daughters of New Permanent Residents: Another Setback

The U.S. Supreme Court recently restricted the use of the Child Status Protection Act so that certain children who turned 21 before their parent received a green card would have to go to the back of the line and start their wait all over again! The Child Status Protection Act Originally passed by the U.S. Show More Summary

Hell Yes

[Content Note: Animal abuse; guns.]GOP 'betraying mascot' elephant, animal activists say:More than 75,000 people have signed a petition protesting the Republican-backed Lawful Ivory Protection Act, which the animal rights activists say...Show More Summary

NAM Applauds Introduction of Trade Secrets Protection Act

The NAM welcomed today’s introduction of the bipartisan Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 and applauded the bill’s sponsors, RepresentativesRead the Rest...

Dissents Of The Day

Readers seize on a recent comment: In your dismissive response to Marcotte’s analysis of the recently proposed Women’s Health Protection Act, you said, facetiously, “Because a tooth has the same moral standing as a fetus.” I have rarely seen as deliberate a misreading from you. Abortion is legal. Because of that annoying fact, opponents of […]

Here's Why Wall Street Reform Is Still in Limbo

Four years ago today, with a who's who of congressional Democrats standing over his shoulder, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, hailing it as the answer to preventing future financial meltdowns. Show More Summary

The Senate flunks basic biology: Inside a disgraceful hearing

Specious arguments against the Women's Health Protection Act reveals how misinformed Congress truly is

Funding War: U.S. Companies Disclose Conflict Mineral Use

The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which mainly focused on strengthening the U.S. banking and financial system in the wake of the Great Recession, included a lesser-known provision.

Fox News' Dangerous Anti-Choice Rhetoric Downplays Impact On Women's Health

Fox News has devoted a significant amount of time to finding new ways to baselessly attack the Women's Health Protection Act, a federal bill that would counteract laws that single out and punish abortion providers. The network parroted...Show More Summary

What If You Had A Waiting Period For Your Prostate Biopsy?

Marcotte applauds a bill in Congress that would prohibit targeted restrictions on abortion providers: It’s called the Women’s Health Protection Act, and it would end the attacks on abortion clinics through one simple measure: requiring states to regulate abortion providers in exactly the same way they do other clinics and doctors who provide comparable services. […]

House Bill Eviscerates Asylum System, Deports Child Trafficking Victims

Alex Nowrasteh President Obama recently asked Congress for authority to treat Central American children in the same way the government treats Mexican children. The Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act (H.R. 5137), introduced today by Reps. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly Recalls The Bad Old Days Of Abortion -- When Women Could Have Them

Megyn Kelly had on Patricia Ireland of NOW Tuesday night to discuss Senator Richard Blumenthal's Women's Health Protection Act, which is driving the religious right absolutely nutty. Our pal, Amanda Marcotte writes this about the new...Show More Summary

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