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Fighting Gay Rights and Abortion With the First Amendment

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Alliance Defending Freedom has had some notable victories. Now it hopes to persuade the Supreme Court to blunt the sweep of its ruling enshrining same-sex marriage into law.

The Las Vegas Massacre Was A Ritual Sacrifice To The Second Amendment

On Monday, with victims of the previous night’s massacre still dying at Las Vegas-area hospitals, conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly had a blunt message to a nation in mourning after the latest high-profile mass shooting, this one the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Canada Fires a Blunt Shot Across America’s Bow

Imagine for a moment that you could go back in time to 1932, the year before the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, repealing Prohibition (and the 18th Amendment). What might you do with the knowledge that the production,...Show More Summary

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

last yearIndustries / Law : Techdirt

This week, we saw a disturbing argument from a top US surveillance lawyer that technology has made the Fourth Amendment "outdated". One anonymous commenter won first place for insightful by refuting this as directly and bluntly as possible: The...Show More Summary

This Democrat’s Gun Control Ad Is Being Called The Best Of This Political Cycle [Video]

Jason Kander, Missouri’s Democratic secretary of state who is running to take Republican Roy Blunt’s U.S. senate seat, released a new ad this week calling for background checks while protecting the basis of the Second Amendment. The Washington Post and others are ranking the new 30-second spot among the best commercials of this election season.... Show More Summary

VIDEO: Sheriff Clarke Credits One Amendment With The Freeing Of Slaves & It’s Not The 13th

Sheriff Clarke is known for his blunt statements and common sense solutions. While talking about the freeing of slaves, Clarke revealed the one Amendment that he believes did more to

BREAKING: Trump Makes Terrifying Announcement – Things Are About to Get REALLY Bad

Donald Trump was blunt in what he believes is coming from Barack Obama on the Second Amendment. He believes that soon we won’t be able to get guns. And I

GUNS SAVE LIVES… James Woods: Buy More Guns and Learn How to Use Them

What’s not to love about James Woods? He just put out a tweet that promotes Second Amendment rights. And it is blunt: “Amanda Blackburn killing part of eight-day crime spree…Buy

Mizzou Student VP: 1st Amendment Creates ‘Hostile and Unsafe Learning Environment’

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

While most people were following the story of the University of Missouri media studies professor who bullied a student journalist in several viral videos, the school's student body vice president had a blunt response for journalists who claimed their first amendment rights were being violated.

FDA Tries to Blunt Amarin’s Free-Speech Lawsuit Over Off-Label Info

Last month, Amarin filed a lawsuit against the FDA to argue that its right to distribute information about unapproved uses of a medicine is protected by the First Amendment. Now, the FDA wrote a letter to Amarin saying the types of materials the drug maker would like to distribute to doctors actually would not be a problem.

White House says Sen. Blunt’s amendment would undermine Iran deal, threatens veto

The White House on Wednesday warned that President Barack Obama would veto any legislation that made a nuclear deal with Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners. Click to Continue »

Sen. Blunt wants release of U.S. prisoners as condition of Iran deal

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is pushing an amendment that would require Iran to release U.S. prisoners as a condition of any nuclear deal. Click to Continue »

Blunt-Thune Carbon Tax Amendment Reminder of Potential Negative Impacts of a Carbon Tax

As part of the Senate’s consideration of the FY 2016 budget, Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and John Thune (R-SD) willRead the Rest...

Russian MPs Hope to Blunt Criticism of Ban on 'Gay Propaganda' by Broadening It

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Several Russian MPs have submitted a measure to the State Duma which proposes an amendment to the ban on "gay propaganda" to minors by changing it, the Moscow Times reports: The proposed changes, submitted Friday evening, would change the wording...

House’s NSA Opposition | Blunt, but Necessary to Uphold Constitution

The House of Representatives are debating whether the Amash Amendment should be passed.  Though the Obama Administration welcomed the debate, it was urging the lawmakers not to pass it since it sees the amendment as something that would cripple the … Continue reading ?

Irony Alert: Obama Opposes Amash Amendment Because It's A 'Blunt Approach' And Not A Product Of 'Open' Process

5 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Okay, someone in the White House just feels like giving people who believe in protecting civil liberties a giant middle finger today. As a quick review, the President and the administration have been hiding behind secret court orders...Show More Summary

Gomez still hasn't bothered to figure out Blunt amendment, women stuff

Gabriel Gomez has had two weeks since his disastrous interview with the Boston Globe on women's health issues to figure out what in the hell his position is, particularly on the Blunt Amendment. That was the amendment to a transportation...Show More Summary

GOP Sen. Candidate Won’t Say Whether Employers Should Be Able To Deny Workers Birth Control

The Republican nominee for Massachusetts’ senate seat refuses to say whether he supports the Blunt Amendment — a measure that would allow employers to choose to deny their employees insurance coverage for contraception costs. Gabriel Gomez has reportedly been asked several times by reporters whether he would vote for the amendment, and each time has [...]

Shredding the Constitution: Obama’s attack on the media

The president hasn’t attempted to distance himself from the Associated Press snooping campaign. To the contrary, he offered “no apologies.” To be blunt, he approves the most invasive breach of the First Amendment against any news organization in the history … Continue reading ?

How Two Republican Senators Are Using A Bait-And-Switch To Scuttle Democrats’ Revenue Goals

Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and John Thune (R-SD) this afternoon offered an amendment to the Senate Democratic budget that they claim will protect the charitable tax deduction from elimination or restriction under the tax reform sought by Democrats. In reality, though, the amendment is a simple bait-and-switch attempt to reduce the budget’s overall revenue levels [...]

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