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Protester Arrested After Tossing Raw Meat at Police – Says She’s There to “Feed the Piggies”

A Massachusetts woman was arrested after smearing raw pork products at police officers. The woman said, “God told her” to feed the piggies. In court, 24 yr old Lindsey McNamara says "God told her" to feed the piggies, that's why … Continue reading ?

Teens All Over America Got into Mall Food Court Brawls This Weekend

Listen, I love me some Wetzels Pretzels and Orange Julius too, but whatever happened to the kind holiday spirit?! Read more...

Extra Extra: Chicago Ridge Mall Reopens After Saturday Night Disturbance

Chicago Ridge Mall was open again today after a fight in the food court prompted an evacuation and early closure Saturday night. [ more › ]

Arrested for Driving, Saudi Women Will Now Be Tried in Anti-Terrorism Court

At the beginning of December, NBC, BBC, and other news organizations reported that 25 year old Loujain al-Hathloul and 33-year-old Maysa al-Amoudi had been arrested at the Saudi border. Their crime? Driving while female. The women have been in custody since, and it looks like their situation is going from bad to worse: The cases [Read More...]

Blind Judge Joins Michigan Supreme Court, Prepares By Listening To Case Briefs

Richard Bernstein is making history in Michigan after winning a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court in November. Bernstein will be Michigan’s first blind judge in the Supreme Court. Though he won’t be sworn into office until Thursday, he is already preparing for his new position by memorizing case briefs. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant to play today against Suns after three-game absence

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Kobe Bryant will return to the court Sunday against Phoenix after missing three games for rest purposes.

Supreme New Year's Resolution: Stop the Harm to Families of Denying the Freedom to Marry

Photo by Jeffrey S. Trachtman The Supreme Court will decide shortly whether to review and decide a marriage equality case before its current term ends in June. Many are praying for this, eager to wrap up an issue long past the tipping...Show More Summary

The American Public Gets Distracted From Torture

5 hours agoNews : Truthdig

    Activists with by Amnesty International demonstrate outside the Supreme Court against U.S. torture policies.Photo by Stephen D. Melkisethian (CC BY-ND 2.0) News this holiday season of the hacking of Sony studios and new U.S. relations...Show More Summary

New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace Introduces Bill to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Openly gay New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace has introduced a bill that would ban the use of the "gay panic" defense in court, NJ.com reports: “I want to make sure that we’re paying attention to things before they happen,” said...

Conscientious objection to abortion: Catholic midwives lose in Supreme Court

Greater Glasgow Health Board v. Doogan and Wood [2014] UKSC 68 – read judgment here. The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgment in an interesting and potentially controversial case concerning the interpretation of the conscientious objection clause in the Abortion Act 1967. Overturning the Inner House of the Court of Session’s ruling, the Court held […]

Watch Damon Root Tonight on C-SPAN's Book TV

6 hours agoNews : Reason

Tonight at 9PM ET C-SPAN's Book TV will feature Reason Senior Editor Damon Root discussing his new book Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court (order your copy today!). Check your local listings for channel information...Show More Summary

Tampa Bay Times Names 'Modern-day Anita Bryant' Pam Bondi Its 'Loser of 2014'

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's declarationback in August that she was "just getting started" in her fight against gay marriage came to an abrupt end on December 19 when the Supreme Court denied her emergency request for a stay on...

Egyptian Court Reduces Sentences For Men in Gay Wedding Video

Last month, eight men were convicted and sentenced to three years after appearing in a video online that allegedly showed a wedding between two men, one of the most high-profile LGBT-related prosecutions in Egypt in over than a decade. Yesterday, an Egyptian appeals court reduced their sentences to one year. Read more...

Opry Mills: Huge Fight Breaks Out In Food Court Of Nashville Mall

A fight broke out at the Opry Mills Malls in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday evening and it led to numerous police officers responding to the scene. Reports actually stated that there were several dozen teenagers fighting in the food...Show More Summary

What’s a girl gotta do to run into a Supreme Court Justice?

9 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

I’ve spent the holiday break in the sun-drenched state of Arizona every year for the last ten years. It’s warmer than home, I have family and old friends down here, I got married here, and I know where to find an awesome bagel. Yes, lots of reasons to be psyched about spending a week here […]

Egypt court reduces sentences for 8 men in gay wedding

An Egyptian court has reduced jail sentences given to eight men who appeared in a video at an alleged gay marriage to one year.

Gay marriage dynamic in U.S. shifted dramatically in 2014

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For the first time, a majority of Americans are living in a state that allows gay marriage. After a year of cascading court opinions tossing out many remaining restrictions, the dynamic in 2014 changed from how many states allow same-sex marriage to how many states don't.

Indiana Conservatives Poised To Introduce License to Discriminate Bill

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court decided to let stand a federal judge’s decision striking down Indiana’s same sex marriage ban, social conservatives in the state have rallied together in favor of legislation that would protect their “religious liberties.” Republican...

The 5 biggest tech stories of 2014

The battle over net neutrality A long-simmering dispute over the rules that govern the internet heated up this year, setting the stage for a possible political showdown in 2015. In January, a federal appeals court overturned FederalShow More Summary

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