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Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

Supreme Court To Tackle Obamacare Birth Control Cases

The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to hear a legal conflict involving Christian companies who disapprove of “abortion-inducing” drugs and are challenging an Obamacare provision which would procure birth control coverage for their employees. The Affordable Care Act requires employers … Read More

Small WV Town Wins Lawsuit Against Monsanto’s Polluting Practices

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld the verdict in a case that pitted a small town against mega-corporation Monsanto.  The company has been ordered to pay $93 million in damages to clean-up homes and provide medical follow-up … Read More

Massachusetts Senate Passes $11 Minimum Wage Bill, Will Federal Wage Increase Follow?

The Massachusetts state senate voted to raise the minimum wage from $8 to $11 on Tuesday, with 32 of the chamber’s 39 members voting in favor of the hike. The bill is fully expected to be signed by Governor Deval … Read More

Court Finally Kills Racist NYC Stop-and-Frisk Program

After an appeals panel blocked a Federal District Court ruling that the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk program was unconstitutional, the same appeals panel rejected a motion by lawyers to overturn the ruling. According to the New York Times, this … Read More

Obama Allowed Hecklers To Stay During An Immigration Reform Event, Crowd Applauded

President Barack Obama was at a recreation center in San Francisco, California on Monday to make a pitch for immigration reform. Obama was interrupted by a few hecklers in the middle of his speech. Ju Hong, a student at San … Read More

Bill Cosby vs. Jon Stewart! Why Comedy Icon Slammed ‘Daily Show’ Host

Jon Stewart has found an unlikely enemy in Bill Cosby. The legendary comedian went on The Daily Show over the weekend and trashed the TV host for swearing at an event that they both attended together. Stewart is known to … Read More

What Major City Might Ban Foam Food Containers?

Foam food containers could soon be a thing of the past in NYC. The controversial method of to-go cups, plates and cartons are already banned in San Francisco and dozens of other U.S. cities, but city council lawmakers are now … Read More

Bill O’Reilly Blames Black Teens For ‘Knockout’ Trend

A disturbing new trend of “knockout” games, in which teenagers try to knock out an unsuspecting victim with a single punch, have been sweeping their way across the country. Although it does not appear that the knockout games have racial … Read More

New York Mayor Gordon Jenkins’ Racist Rant Caught On Tape

The mayor of the New York town of Monticello made a racist and curse-filled rant after being arrested for DWI…and it was all caught on tape. Mayor Gordon Jenkins was arrested on Nov. 16 for DWI and his racist rant … Read More

Trial of Pastor who Performs Same-Sex Marriages Dividing United Methodist Church

The trial and suspension of a United Methodist pastor for performing his son’s same-sex marriage has sent shockwaves through the mainline Protestant denomination and is threatening a schism within the denomination. Last week, Frank Schaefer was put on trial by … Read More