Tag Archives: voting

Ireland: Politician Told Not to Help With Communion After Voting for Abortion Bill

When members of the Dáil voted earlier this year to legalize abortions for the first time for women who claim the need an abortion because they are considering suicide, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid West Derek Keating was among those who upset pro-life advocates and voted for the bill.

Now, according to an Irish Independent report, Keating has received word from his parish priest to cease participating as an assistant during Communion.

Hillary Clinton, David Axelrod disappointed in ‘gutting’ of Voting Rights Act

Not to sound overdramatic, but did you know that the Supreme Court struck at the very heart of the Voting Rights Act today by ruling that the unconstitutional part singling out a handful of states was unconstitutional? MSNBC’s Chris Hayes was “physically enraged” at the killing of Section 5, Melissa Harris-Perry bid farewell to her citizenship and David Axelrod found himself sadly standing over the “gutted” legislation.

Schadenfreudelicious: MSNBC host ‘physically enraged’ by SCOTUS’ Voting Rights Act decision

The Supreme Court has ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is toast.

Feminists: Men Voting on Abortion is Bad, But Late-Term Abortions are Fine

Washington Post opinion columnist Dana Milbank was not unlike lots of  liberal feminists this week, many of who were overcome with a case of the vapors over Congressman Trent Franks’ remarks on the low percentage of pregnancies that occur as the result of being raped.

Justice Scalia speaks truth about the politics of the Voting Rights Act; Liberals freak out

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is under assault for comments he made in Court today. The case in question, Shelby County v. Holder, deals with Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Under Section 5, local cities or counties with a history of racial discrimination in voting are not allowed to make changes in their voting rules without first obtaining the approval of the Department of Justice or a special court in Washington, D.C.

After voting for crap sandwich, Sen. Pat Roberts vows to fight for spending cuts

OK then. Good luck with that.