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  • PA GOP moves to oust judges over gerrymandering decision

    03/20/2018 4:55:16 PM PDT · by upchuck · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | Mar 20, 2018 | Reid Wilson
    In a memo to fellow House members, state Rep. Cris Dush (R) said the ruling overriding Pennsylvania’s U.S. House district lines amounted to an overstep of judicial authority under the state Constitution, which lays out the path by which a bill becomes a law — in this case, a bill to delineate the district lines after the decennial Census and reapportionment process. “The five Justices who signed this order that blatantly and clearly contradicts the plain language of the Pennsylvania Constitution engaged in misbehavior in office,” Dush wrote to fellow members... While the legislature is run by Republicans, Democrats hold...
  • Supreme Court upholds new Pa. congressional district map, rejecting Republican challenge

    03/19/2018 1:07:07 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 99 replies
    Philadelphia Daily Inquirer ^ | 19 March 2018 | by Jonathan Lai & Liz Navratil
    The new congressional map imposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be used in the 2018 elections, after courts rejected two challenges Monday. First, a panel of federal judges Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the new map imposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, saying the Republican lawmakers who brought the challenge did not have standing — “We hold that the federal Elections Clause violations that the Plaintiffs allege are not the Plaintiffs’ to assert” — and that the case is not appropriate for the court to take up at this time. “In short, the Plaintiffs invite us to opine on...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new election map

    02/19/2018 12:48:33 PM PST · by napscoordinator · 155 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 February 2018 | AP
    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline Monday, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and that Republican lawmakers challenge it in federal court. The map of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 primary and substantially overhauls a congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered. The map was approved in a 4-3 decision. Most significantly, the new map likely gives Democrats a better shot at winning seats in Philadelphia's heavily populated and...
  • New York concealed carry laws challenged in court

    02/05/2018 9:28:24 AM PST · by PROCON · 38 replies
    guns.com ^ | Feb. 5, 2018 | Chris Eger
    A man denied a concealed carry permit and a Second Amendment group he is a member of filed a federal lawsuit last week arguing New York’s licensing scheme is unconstitutional. Refused a permit was Robert Nash, who joined with the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association — the NRA’s state affiliate — in filing a legal challenge against the state’s pistol permit laws and practice. Named as defendants in the suit are State Police Superintendent George Beech and state Supreme Court Justice Richard McNally, the latter of which refused to issue Nash a permit because, while the man passed...
  • DACA Renewal Applications Resume After Judge's Ruling

    01/14/2018 10:04:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would resume the application renewal process for illegal aliens seeking protection from deportation after being brought into the United States as children. These “Dreamers”, as they are known in some circles, had previously been shielded from deportation under President Barack Obama’s executive order known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).On Tuesday January 9th, U.S. District Judge William Allsup ruled that President Donald J. Trump did not have the legal authority to rescind some parts of the program. In September 2017, Trump pledged to end DACA altogether unless Democrats...
  • Federal judge just delivered a deadly blow to Trump’s DACA plans in bombshell ruling

    01/09/2018 8:48:30 PM PST · by Revel · 137 replies
    washingtonpress ^ | 1-9-17 | Joelle Grande
    There’s been a huge development in the ongoing struggle to protect the Dreamers, the beneficiaries whose immigration status is protected under DACA. U.S. District Judge William Alsup of in San Francisco just issued an injunction blocking the Trump Administration from ending the program as it announced it would do in September.
  • Federal Judge rules Trump must let transgenders serve

    10/30/2017 10:01:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 107 replies
    AP ^ | 10/30/17
    BREAKING: US court bars Trump from changing military policy on service by transgender people.
  • Judge Roy Moore Blasts Congress for Allowing Tyrannical Judges to Obliterate Religious Liberty

    08/26/2017 11:42:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    The Politistick ^ | AUGUST 26, 2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    “The same courts that have unilaterally granted foreign nationals a religious liberty right to immigrate are now preventing American Christians from praying.” “Ten Commandments” Judge Roy Moore, who is running against RINO Mitch McConnell stooge Luther Strange to fill the vacant Alabama Senate seat created when Jeff Sessions became attorney general, blasted the “do-nothing Congress” this week following the horrific 9th Circuit (Circus) ruling that made public prayer on a football field illegal, a clear violation of religious liberty and the First Amendment. Several years ago, now fired former Bremerton High School (in Washington state) football coach Joe Kennedy would...
  • Judge rules in favor of Hawaii in challenge to Trump travel ban

    07/14/2017 12:31:43 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 42 replies
    Hono Star Ad ^ | Star-Ad staff
    A federal judge in Honolulu has expanded the Trump administration’s list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid a travel ban. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson ruled today that the travel ban exemptions should include grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, aunts and other relatives. President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which was partially allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court, did not include grandparents, grandchildren and other relations considered “bona-fide” family relationships to be granted an exemption to the ban. The administration said a bona fide relationship would be a parent, spouse, fiance, son,...
  • Transgender Wisconsin Student Can Use Boys’ Bathroom, Federal Court Says

    05/31/2017 10:59:57 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 59 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/30/2017 | Pete williams
    A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that a transgender Wisconsin high school senior who identifies as male can use the boys' bathroom. The ruling, a victory for Ashton Whitaker, 17, of George Nelson Tremper High School in Kenosha, came the same week that he graduates. Nonetheless, he said he was thrilled with the decision. "I hope my case will help other transgender students in Kenosha and elsewhere to just be treated the same as everyone else without facing discrimination and harassment from school administrators," he said. A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that...
  • Lefty judge who just blocked Trump on sanctuary cities raised $200,000 for Obama [tr]

    04/26/2017 8:30:08 AM PDT · by kevcol · 11 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 26, 2017 | Scott Morefield
    In a shocker that really should shock no one, this leftist judge reportedly raised over $200,000 and personally gave $30,000 of his own money to support former President Obama, and also gave money to support John Kerry in 2004. . . . The 63-year-old Orrick also issued a restraining order in 2015 against The Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group headed by David Daleiden that secretly recorded meetings of an international group of abortion providers called the National Abortion Federation, to which several Planned Parenthood locations are affiliated with.
  • Order blocking executive order re sanctuary cities

    04/25/2017 1:42:28 PM PDT · by TheConservator · 23 replies
    Northern District CA website ^ | 04/25/2017 | William Orrick
    https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/filelibrary/3043/Order-Granting-Motions-to-Enjoin-9-a-of-Exec-O.pdf
  • BREAKING: US judge blocks Trump funding order on sanctuary cities

    04/25/2017 1:25:33 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 329 replies
    Twitter ^ | 04/25/2017 | AP
    BREAKING: US judge blocks Trump order to cut off funding to cities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities.
  • Why Does Trump Let Judges Push Him Around?

    03/30/2017 12:38:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    afa.net ^ | March 30, 2017 | Bryan Fischer
    The fact that a bottom-rung judge can wrest constitutional power away from the president of the United States is beyond disturbing.A third-tier judge, without any constitutional or legal warrant, has taken total control of America’s immigration policy from President Trump. And the president is letting him do it. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii yesterday extended the ban he imposed on President Trump’s travel ban indefinitely. And he imposed it universally, even outside his own jurisdiction, which I doubt he has any authority whatsoever to do. Vowing that the ban would remain in place even if the president appeals...
  • Judge Considers Ordering President Donald Trump to Double 50,000 Refugee Inflow to the United States

    03/17/2017 6:00:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 16, 2017 | Neil Munro
    A federal District Court judge in Maryland is considering whether he should order President Donald Trump to double the annual inflow of refugees up to 100,000 per year.
  • Send the Refugees to Hawaii

    03/16/2017 10:37:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 16, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    There is more judicial tyranny to warn you about. The latest - Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii - he blocked President Trump's temporary immigration ban. The president called Judge Watson's decision unprecedented judicial overreach. Critics say it's a ban on Muslims. But that's not true. It's a ban on refugees from countries infested with jihadists. What in the name of Don Ho is wrong with these people? Judge Watson's decision puts all of us in grave danger. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says around three hundred of the FBI's active domestic terror investigations involve people who came here as refugees. That's...
  • BREAKING: Judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban from taking effect nationwide tomorrow

    03/15/2017 3:48:21 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 311 replies
    BREAKING: Judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban from taking effect nationwide tomorrow
  • Vendetta (Anti-2nd Amendment Judicial Tyranny in Oregon)

    02/13/2017 11:40:37 AM PST · by PROCON · 21 replies
    oregonfirearms.org ^ | Feb. 13, 2017
    By now many of you know that Mike Strickland, a pro-gun, free lance journalist was convicted of 21 counts of self defense on Friday, Feb.10. Strickland had been attacked by a mob in Portland while covering a “Black Lives Matter” protest. The attack was planned and coordinated in advance. You can read more about it here. Victoria Taft has done an outstanding job of documenting the attack and the trial and you can see that here. In truth, Mike was convicted the moment he was arrested by Portland Police for defending himself against the same kind of mobsters who have...
  • The Ninth Circuit’s Power Grab

    02/10/2017 11:32:43 AM PST · by b4its2late · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/10/2017 | The Editors
    The Ninth Circuit’s decision against President Trump’s immigration order is worse than wrong. It is dangerous. To review, Trump issued an executive order blocking entry by refugees and aliens from seven Muslim-majority countries. The travel restriction is to be short-lived: a period of months while better vetting procedures are developed. The administration, moreover, did not pluck the seven countries from its allegedly anti-Muslim imagination. They were cited in a statute enacted by Congress and signed by President Obama, based on the richly supported conclusion that these countries — Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and Sudan — are riven by...
  • The Hammer Falls (Trump's Executive Order and Judicial Supremacy)

    02/09/2017 9:04:08 PM PST · by OddLane · 65 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 10, 2017 | Gerard Perry
    The temporary restraining order against President Trump’s executive order is still in effect, as you probably know. Josh Blackman has a good analysis of the ruling on his website, which I would recommend reading. There are a number of fascinating and disturbing elements of this decision, including the imposition of a “no evidence” standard upon the Trump administration. Although some are attempting to put the best face on what is a sweeping, unprecedented ruling, the truth is that we are entering uncharted waters. We have the largest circuit court in the federal system essentially erasing the plenary power doctrine as...