The Southern Poverty Law Center reports: Mass Resistance, a longtime anti-LGBT hate group based in Massachusetts, has been slowly expanding over the past few years. It currently claims an affiliate in Nebraska and chapters in Maine, Colorado, Missouri, California, Virginia, Nigeria and, now, Texas. Show More Summary
Not that my readers need any introduction to the SPLC, but I wanted to go around the traffic circle one more time and remind you of something I noted a few weeks back. David Codrea had a post where he linked the new Google guidelines for identifying “offensive” search results. Right there on page 44, […]
Washington Times editorial. Charles Murray corrects the record. It took the Middlebury mishigas to motivate a response from the mild-mannered Murray.
The once-valuable (and now hateful and vile) Southern Poverty Law Center has long labeled Charles Murray an “extremist” and a “white nationalist.” The SPLC’s label not only contributes to lazy headlines and borderline-slanderous reporting, it also seems to have partly inspired the violent attack against Murray at Middlebury College. Show More Summary
Release: The Pillar of Law Institute won summary judgment today in the case Ball v. Madigan, striking down an Illinois state law that prohibits medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries from making campaign contributions. Judge John Z. Lee of the … Continue reading ?
The Right to Be Forgotten™ (New York State Edition) is dead. The Media Law Resource Center reports the senator behind the bill (Tony Avella) has pretty much killed it by striking the enactment clause. This means Avella is no longer sponsoring...Show More Summary
By Lori Kaplan, President & CEO of the Latin American Youth Center (@theLAYC). The city I call home—Washington, DC—is a sanctuary city, a place that has affirmed that law enforcement will protect and serve all residents, regardless of immigration status and mandates at the federal level. Show More Summary
By Marsha Levick, Deputy Director/Chief Counsel and Jennifer Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director ? Juvenile Law Center Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act. Child welfare advocates...Show More Summary
The AP is reporting that Israeli law enforcement has caught the person who has been calling bomb threats into Jewish Community Centers, synagogues, and Jewish American civic organizations throughout the US. JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting […]
LONDON — Britain was rocked by a terrorist attack at the center of its capital Wednesday, but there was also a widespread sense that things could have been worse. Four people, including the perpetrator, were killed in the attack, while a further 29 were wounded. But the toll was lower than in other similar recent attacks. […]
According to the Southern Poverty Law Center ? an organization that tracks hate crimes and promotes tolerance ? there are currently 101 anti-Muslim groups in America, out of 917 total hate groups. According to The New York Times, anti-Muslim hate crimes were already rising in 2015, which saw a 67 percent increase from the previous year. Show More Summary
The New York Times is reporting that law enforcement officials have arrested the man believed to be responsible for calling in scores of bomb threats to Jewish community centers across the United States. He is a dual citizen of both...
The head of a Jewish community center in New Jersey that had been targeted by bomb threats says he's thankful that US and international law enforcement prioritized the investigation and … Click to Continue »
In his article, “Yes We Scan: Why Concordia Should Not Shelve Its Book Scanner,” Michael Geist, an expert in technology law, argues that Concordia University’s poetry center should not be forced to stop scanning poetry books for distribution on the internet. We reported on an initial response to the poetry center’s debacle, in which Globe […]
Iowa Uncoupling Webinar today. I will be be presenting a webinar at noon today for the ISU Center on Agricultural law […]
We’ve been following this case here on JMG for many years. From the Southern Poverty Law Center: Janet Jenkins has been fighting for years for the return of her daughter, Isabella, and to bring those responsible for Isabella’s kidnapping to justice. Show More Summary
Judge Neil Gorsuch and Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, got into a bit of a testy exchange during the Supreme Court nominee's Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. The exchange centered on a letter from a former law student of Gorsuch's that was posted Sunday. Show More Summary
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center hosts a conference today on “Repeal and Replace” the Affordable Care Act: Understanding the House GOP Healthcare Reform Bill: This forum will explain the key features of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the House Republican’s...
Judge Neil Gorsuch introduced himself on Capitol Hill as a “faithful servant of the Constitution and laws of this great nation” on Monday, but his road to a Supreme Court … Click to Continue »
In other news, the Southern Poverty Law Center wins a victory against a modern debtors' prison in Alabama, and it intends to investigate if anti-LGBTQ groups are influencing Trump administration policies. The post Gavel Drop: Gorsuch Emails Raise Questions About His Positions on Voting Rights, Torture appeared first on Rewire.