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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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Donald Trump, ‘Trump University’ in $40 Million Lawsuit for ‘Deception at Every Stage’; Trump Says Suit Is Political Extortion

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general sued Donald Trump for $ 40 million Saturday, saying the real estate mogul helped run a phony “Trump University” that promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars, and even failed to deliver promised apprenticeships.

Trump shot back that the Democrat’s lawsuit is false and politically motivated.

The Next Gay Marriage Battle? ACLU Files First-Known Lawsuit Over State Bans on Same-Sex Unions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (TheBlaze/AP) — The battle over gay marriage forges on. Civil rights lawyers said they filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday on behalf of 23 men, women and children seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

IRS Faces Lawsuit From 41 Groups, Pro-Life Organization Over Targeting

The American Center for Law and Justice today filed an amended lawsuit in federal court adding an additional 16 Tea Party and conservative organizations, including a pro-life group, to its lawsuit against the IRS.

The IRS has been found to be targeting pro-life and conservative groups because of their positions and, most recently, a tape was released showing a disturbing phone call the Internal Revenue Service placed to a non-profit organization telling it to keep its Christian faith and views on abortion to itself.