Hundreds of jurisdictions declare themselves gun sanctuaries as nationwide movement spreads (Constitution news round-up)
Free speech video series continues with episodes 8 and 9 (government property, privacy)
2A: Hundreds of jurisdictions declare themselves gun sanctuaries as nationwide movement spreads
Virginia becomes 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, but court fights anticipated over 40-year ratification process
Nationwide Injunctions - Supreme Court stays nationwide injunction in ‘public charge’ rule case
14A Equal Protection: Utah judge cites government interest in protecting children against lewdness in ruling against woman who went topless in her own garage; other ‘Free the Nipple’ cases pending
Separation of Powers - Board of Immigration Appeals ignores appellate court order, draws rebuke from 7th Circuit: courts have the Article III judicial power
1A,4A: judge greenlights suit against Fish & Wildlife regulations restricting use of falcons in movies and product endorsements; regs also permit warrantless searches but Fourth Amendment claim dismissed
1A: rare prior restraint upheld against telling anyone a subpoena was received
1A: street musician challenges Houston’s time, place, and manner restraints on street performances
1A Religion: terminating city firefighter after refusal to get vaccinated does not burden free exercise of religion because reasonable accommodations had been offered (5th Circuit)
4A: strip search of prison visitor justified because of the suspicious way she was fiddling with her clothes (4th Circuit)
14A Equal Protection: same-sex marriage produces conundrums for who is listed as the ‘father’ on birth certificates (7th Circuit)
14A: Air Force ban on deploying HIV-positive airmen is out of step with modern science (4th Circuit)
Dormant Commerce Clause: California’s new privacy law might conflict with the need for uniform regulation of the Internet
Shame! New York City councilman says it’s ‘un-American’ not to allow noncitizens to vote. If U.S. citizenship means so little to you, you are free to leave.
Shame! Connecticut Senate President Pro Tem says free speech is “unfortunate” because look at all the haters running around. Sure.
Kudos! to PragerU for video pointing out that the word ‘slave’ in the third stanza of the Star-Spangled Banner could easily have been used metaphorically to describe subservient status, not actual slavery
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