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At the Supreme Court, a potential catastrophe for women's rights
These cases are brought by privately held, for-profit corporations that are arguing their religious convictions should preclude them from offering employees the health insurance required by law. Specifically, these private employers don't want to allow …
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Supreme Court Hobby Lobby case revisits divisive political issues
Some of the most politically divisive themes and issues of the 2012 election — Obamacare, the left's "war on religion," the right's "war on women," and the notion of corporate personhood — all come into play in two cases that will be argued before …
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Pelosi To Receive Highest Award From Planned Parenthood For Women's …
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) will present House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with their highest award on Thursday for her contributions to women's reproductive rights and health care. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images) …
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The health care drama that began in the earliest days of the Obama presidency will reach its crescendo Thursday morning when the Supreme Court announces its decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
Question by ☼Solar☼: 27 States challenging the constitutionality of health care law in court?
The following states are challenging the constitutionality of the health care law in federal court: Florida, South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Utah, Louisiana, Alabama, Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Washington, Idaho, South Dakota, Indiana, North Dakota, Mississippi, Nevada, Arizona, Georgia, Alaska, Ohio, Wisconsin, Maine, Iowa, Wyoming, Kansas and Virginia.
How much resources from the local state will taxpayers pay to the lawyers and win or lose; could the monies do better with other local projects?
Answer by wrfine
Give your answer to this question below!
Question by Steve: If the Supreme Court rules that Obamacare is Constitutional, what will happen when the states?
that have so far refused to more forward on creating their health insurance exchanges, request more time to create them? They’re going to say that they didn’t have enough time between the ruling, and the January 1, 2014 deadline to create the exchanges.
Should they be given extra time, or should they be told “too bad, so sad”?
Answer by Liberals Are Weak
Court will not hold it up
But in any cause if the Republicans win the senate in 2013 (23 Dems up for re-election) than they can use the same procedure “reconciliation” to kill Obamacare that Reid used to implement it. Killing the filibuster and require only 51 votes. They can also block appointments and funding
And if a Republican wins the Presidency he or she can use the same president that Obama created by giving a blanket voucher of exemption to all that asks for 99 years DOne and Done
What do you think? Answer below!
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(Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether human genes can be patented, a hotly contested issue with broad consequences for the future of gene-based medicine.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday denied a legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s signature health reforms, ruling that the owners of a $ 3 billion arts and crafts chain must provide emergency contraceptives in their group health care plan.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel on Monday sharply questioned lawyers defending an Arizona law that bans late-term abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy except in medical emergencies, which opponents say is the toughest in the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court will soon consider whether police must get a warrant before forcing a suspected drunken driver to submit to a blood test, a case that could set a new legal standard for motorists’ privacy.
Romney and Obama court Florida Hispanics Story from: www.guardian.co.uk Image Attribution: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images White House rivals visit Florida to speak on Spanish-language TV in effort to address key concerns of diverse Latino electorateAs if his week needed to become any more challenging Mitt Romney will appear in Miami on Wednesday to face some tough questions from a key group of voters crucial to his hopes of winning the White House ” Florida’s Hispanics.The Republican presidential candidate already in trouble for his “it would be helpful to be a Latino” comment recorded at a Florida fundraising dinner goes into an interview with the Spanish-language TV station Univision seeking to explain and defend his controversial policies on immigration and healthcare.Barack Obama meanwhile follows Romney to south Florida for his own appearance before the same cameras on Thursday. And while Obama enjoys a margin of popularity among Florida’s 2.1 million Hispanic electors 51% to 37% according to the latest polls analysts say the vote could yet tip either way.”It’s hard to win the presidency and not win in Florida and it’s hard to win in Florida without winning the Hispanic vote” said Casey Klofstad associate professor of political science at the University of Miami and an analyst for the polling group Latino Decisions.”The campaign is more about turnout than changing hearts and minds. The candidates need to court their base and go to where the votes are. The Latino …