‘Rule of Law’ Archives
(CNSNews.com) - Solicitor General Elena Kagan, President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, helped craft President Bill Clinton’s political strategy for sustaining his veto of the partial-birth abortion ban in 1997. As a result of Clinton’s successful veto that year, the ban was not [...]
(ONE NEWS NOW) -- A member of the New York Assembly has introduced a "Presumed Consent" organ harvesting bill. Under Assemblyman Richard Brodsky's proposal, everyone would become automatically enrolled as candidates for organ harvesting, and those who object would have to formally opt out. Jason McGuire, legislative director for New Yorkers for [...]
LONDON (AP) -- Protests are growing against Pope Benedict XVI's planned trip to Britain, where some lawyers question whether the Vatican's implicit statehood status should shield the pope from prosecution over sex crimes by pedophile priests. More than 10,000 people have signed a petition on Downing Street's Web site against the pope's 4-day [...]
SEATTLE (AP) -- Three Seattle police officers were justified when they used a stun gun on a pregnant mother who refused to sign a traffic ticket, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a case that prompted an incredulous dissent. via Court: Seattle police OK to stun pregnant woman - U.S. news- msnbc.com.
(CNSNews.com) – Under the standard procedures of the House of Representatives, Republicans will get only 30 minutes on the House floor to debate the special "rule" being prepared by House Rules Chairman Louise Slaughter (D.-N.Y.) that would deem the Senate health care bill passed in the House without an actual vote on the bill as required by [...]
(JBS.ORG) -- Renewal of two controversial Patriot Act provisions set to expire at the end of the year have been approved by House and Senate Committees over the past month, and appear headed for floor votes in both bodies. President Obama has endorsed extending the provisions. The two provisions include the “records” rule and the “roving [...]
(House Committee on Ways & Means - Republican) -- Today, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee Dave Camp R-MI released a letter from the non-partisan Joint Committee on Taxation JCT confirming that the failure to comply with the individual mandate to buy health insurance contained in the Pelosi health care bill H.R. 3962, as [...]