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Washington State Kids Score Huge Legal Win In Climate Change Lawsuit

A judge’s ruling on Friday in a lawsuit filed by eight kids forces the state of Washington to get dead-serious about the threat of climate change. In what the activist teens and pre-teens called a surprise decision, …

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Megyn Kelly Puts NC Governor Through The Wringer Over Anti-LGBT Law

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory defended his decision to sign his state’s House Bill 2 in a heated “The Kelly File” interview Thursday, arguing that the anti-LGBT law was created out of “respect for privacy.” …

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Hope Is Waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court

“Baldo came to the United States from Michoacán, Mexico, in 1988, when he was 17 years old. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife and their two U.S. citizen daughters, ages nine and 13. While in the United …

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Supreme Court Won’t Block Texas’ Restrictive Voter ID Law — For Now

The Supreme Court on Friday declined a request from voting rights advocates to stop Texas from enforcing its controversial voter ID law, which is on track to get its first real test-drive in a presidential election. But …

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Disbarred lawyer says he will continue to practice while appealing the order

Following a jury trial, Texas attorney Mark A. Cantu was disbarred in an April 11 court order, effective immediately, over his conduct in personal bankruptcy cases. But he says the order doesn’t bar him from …

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Vermont Is The Nation’s Fourth State To Pass An Automatic Registration Law

Automatic voter registration picked up more momentum Thursday as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) signed a bill that would automatically register eligible voters when they interact with Department of Motor Vehicles …

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Senators Breathe New Life Into Criminal Justice Reform Bill, Unveil Changes

WASHINGTON — Efforts to reform the country’s strict sentencing laws aren’t dead in Congress just yet. A bipartisan group of senior senators revealed revisions Thursday to legislation that would reduce mandatory …

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Supreme Court Approves Rule Change To Expand FBI Hacking Power

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition …

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NCAA Joins The Fight Against North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Law’

Citing the need to maintain a “safe, healthy” atmosphere for both the players and the public, the NCAA doubled down on its anti-discrimination stance on Wednesday, approving a new decree mandating that all sites …

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Lawmaker Says He’ll Help Target Leave Texas Over Transgender Policy

The national debate over whether or not to allow transgender people to use the restroom that best corresponds with their gender identity continues to intensify. More than 950,000 supporters have signed a petition …

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