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Nevada: Revised Anti-Gun Ballot Initiative to Seek Signatures Following Lawsuit

Last Friday, a Carson City District Judge ordered an anti-gun petition, previously reported here, to be withdrawn and revised.  This petition, authored by “Nevadans for Background Checks,” failed to include a material description of the criminal penalties that would result should this initiative become law.  Earlier this month, a lawsuit was …
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Chicago must pay legal fees in gun store lawsuit

Chicago lost its legal battle to keep gun stores out of the city, and now it must pick up the tab for nearly $ 1 million in legal fees that the winners spent on the case….
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Gun control groups file lawsuit to force NJ attorney general to report on ‘smart guns’

A dozen years ago, New Jersey became the focus of a national debate by passing a law requiring guns sold in the state to be equipped with technology that recognizes the owner and only allows that person to fire the weapon….
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Lawsuit Filed Against Maine Buffer Zone Prohibiting Pro-Life Free Speech

The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law firm, based in Ann Arbor, MI, filed a federal lawsuit yesterday challenging Portland, Maine’s Ordinance 17-108, which creates a 39-foot “buffer zone” around Portland’s one abortion clinic, Portland Health Center which is run by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.  Po…
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North Dakota Settles With Abortion Activists on Admitting Privileges Law Lawsuit

As of this morning, there are no further details to a bare-boned story that came out of North Dakota yesterday, reporting that pro-abortionists and the state of North Dakota had “settled a lawsuit” over a 2013 law that abortionists have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. A trial had […]…
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Rapper 50 Cent Faces Bizarre Lawsuit Over an X-Rated Video With Him Edited Into It as a Wig-Wearing Narrator

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Illinois: Lawsuit challenges semi-auto ban in Highland Park

A Highland Park pediatrician and the Illinois State Rifle Association are challenging the constitutionality of the city of Highland Park’s assault weapons ban which, they say, prohibits firearms commonly used for self-defense within the home….
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Illinois: Highland Park faces lawsuit over semi-auto ordinance

Arie Friedman, a Highland Park pediatrician, along with the Illinois State Rifle Association, filed suit against Highland Park on Dec. 12 in response to the city’s new ban on assault weapons. Last summer, Highland Park was one of several Chicago suburbs that raced to enact municipal ordinances regulating or banning the use of assault weapons before…
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Group Wanting Personhood for Chimps Allowed Them to be Mistreated for Lawsuit

I recently posted about the lawsuits that have been filed seeking writs of habeas corpus for chimpanzees. I promised I would write at greater length. It just came out. While researching for my piece, I read the on-line boasting by the Nonhuman Rights Project about how the lawsuits came to be filed at this particular […]…
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Group Wanting Personhood for Chimps Allowed Them to be Mistreated for Lawsuit

I recently posted about the lawsuits that have been filed seeking writs of habeas corpus for chimpanzees. I promised I would write at greater length. It just came out. While researching for my piece, I read the on-line boasting by the Nonhuman Rights Project about how the lawsuits came to be filed at this particular […]…
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Family’s Lawsuit Against Nursing Home to Starve Mother to Death Heads to Court

I have written about the Margot Bentley case before, and bring it up again because I think it may be the most important bioethical litigation now pending of which I am aware. At stake is whether a nursing home can be forced to starve a patient to death by withholding spoon feeding. From the Vancouver Sun blog […]…
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Catholic College Renews Lawsuit: Don’t Make Us Comply With the HHS Mandate

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty today filed a lawsuit on behalf of Belmont Abbey College against the Obama administration, citing the HHS mandate requiring the college to provide insurance coverage including contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs.

EWTN Files New Lawsuit Taking on Obama HHS-Abortion Mandate

EWTN Global Catholic Network filed a new lawsuit October 28 in Federal Court against the Department of Health & Human Services, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and other federal agencies seeking to stop the government from imposing the HHS contraception mandate as well as asking the court to find that it is unconstitutional. The State of Alabama, through its Attorney General Luther Strange, has joined EWTN as a co-plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Lawsuit Against Texas’ Pro-Life Bill Hurts Women, Protects Abortion Industry’s Bottom Line

Today, in an attempt to protect their bottom line, abortion advocates filed suit against portions of House Bill 2, the Pro-Life Omnibus Bill Governor Rick Perry signed into law July 18.

Planned Parenthood and other abortion advocates from across Texas are joined by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union in suing the state of Texas over the language that raises medical standards of abortion providers.

Maryland: Lawsuit Challenges State Police’s Unlawful Processing of Firearm Applications and Risks the Confidentiality of Applicants’ Sensitive Personal Information


As directed by Governor Martin O’Malley, the Maryland State Police released confidential firearms purchase application information to employees of four other state agencies in a misguided attempt to move forward in clearing the backlog of unprocessed 77R applications.
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