Arizona’s Brnovich, states not giving up on reviving Trump’s immigrant self-sufficiency rule: Coalition of 13 states are weighing options after Supreme Court reversed itself and tossed appeal

The 13 states that banded together to try to defend the so-called public charge rule are weighing their options about how to revive the policy after the Supreme Court dismissed their appeal, according to an aide to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. The Trump-era … Continue reading Arizona’s Brnovich, states not giving up on reviving Trump’s immigrant self-sufficiency rule: Coalition of 13 states are weighing options after Supreme Court reversed itself and tossed appeal

Supreme Court tosses appeal seeking to revive Trump’s immigrant self-sufficiency rule

The Supreme Court reversed itself on June 15, deciding it had been wrong when it previously agreed to hear an appeal by 13 states to defend the so-called public charge rule that screens out potentially government-dependent immigrants, after the Biden administration declined … Continue reading Supreme Court tosses appeal seeking to revive Trump’s immigrant self-sufficiency rule

Bryan Cranston’s “white blindness”: Caucasian actors in Hollywood revel in denouncing themselves for imagined sins

Morally preening Hollywood actor Bryan Cranston recently attacked himself for being white, becoming the latest prominent Caucasian entertainer to suffer a public meltdown over his imagined racial sins. This pious leftist thespian experienced a woke epiphany after being invited to … Continue reading Bryan Cranston’s “white blindness”: Caucasian actors in Hollywood revel in denouncing themselves for imagined sins

Supreme Court rules ban on double jeopardy doesn’t apply in Indian sexual assault case: In dissenting opinion, conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch attacks federal Indian courts as unconstitutional

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on June 13 that a Navajo Indian man’s constitutional rights were not violated when he was prosecuted in a second federally established court after being convicted by another court in the same incident. Although the Fifth … Continue reading Supreme Court rules ban on double jeopardy doesn’t apply in Indian sexual assault case: In dissenting opinion, conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch attacks federal Indian courts as unconstitutional

Pennsylvania Supreme Court denies Republican request to throw out ruling requiring questionable ballots to be accepted

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has quietly dismissed Republicans’ application to overturn a lower state court’s order requiring that absentee and mail-in-ballots that lack a date handwritten by the voter be counted. Pennsylvania was a hotbed of election-related litigation during the 2020 … Continue reading Pennsylvania Supreme Court denies Republican request to throw out ruling requiring questionable ballots to be accepted

Supreme Court lifts stay, allows counting of questionable ballots in Pennsylvania judicial election: Justices Alito, Thomas, and Gorsuch dissent from ruling

Over the opposition of three conservative justices, the Supreme Court allowed officials in Pennsylvania to resume counting disputed undated mail-in ballots in a state-level judicial election that took place last year in Lehigh County. The high court’s order came near the end … Continue reading Supreme Court lifts stay, allows counting of questionable ballots in Pennsylvania judicial election: Justices Alito, Thomas, and Gorsuch dissent from ruling

Biden’s WHO takeover: Handing American sovereignty over to the UN is still on Biden’s “to do” list

The Biden administration’s bid to surrender American control over public health emergencies in the United States to the World Health Organization fell short at the UN’s 75th World Health Assembly in Geneva last month, but there is no reason to … Continue reading Biden’s WHO takeover: Handing American sovereignty over to the UN is still on Biden’s “to do” list

Mobile art dealer sues town over requiring donation of all profit to charity: Local law allegedly violates North Carolina constitution’s ‘fruits of their own labor’ provision

A mobile art gallery owner is suing a North Carolina town over a local ordinance that forces itinerant vendors like her to give 100 percent of profits to charity in exchange for the right to sell during the high tourism season. Ami … Continue reading Mobile art dealer sues town over requiring donation of all profit to charity: Local law allegedly violates North Carolina constitution’s ‘fruits of their own labor’ provision

Michigan voters sue Democratic secretary of state over use of $17 million in ‘Zuckbucks’ to tilt elections

Michigan voters are challenging Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for allegedly breaking state laws and corrupting the 2020 elections by allowing left-wing billionaire Mark Zuckerberg to use his social media fortune to dictate how the elections would be administered. In official results, Democrat Joe Biden … Continue reading Michigan voters sue Democratic secretary of state over use of $17 million in ‘Zuckbucks’ to tilt elections

Supreme Court holds private citizens can’t sue Border Patrol for damages in excessive force claims: Decision unanimously overturns a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Washington state cannot be personally sued in the federal court system for damages resulting from a claim of illegal retaliation and excessive force made by a private citizen, the Supreme Court ruled in a … Continue reading Supreme Court holds private citizens can’t sue Border Patrol for damages in excessive force claims: Decision unanimously overturns a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling

Biden EPA nominee demands U.S. pay ‘climate reparations’: Ultraleftist law professor argues the U.S. should compensate Third World countries for being economic losers

If hating America and capitalism qualify someone for government service, then Biden administration EPA nominee Carlton Waterhouse should be confirmed immediately. Waterhouse, a law professor, is a supporter of a proposal so radical that it is on the fringes of … Continue reading Biden EPA nominee demands U.S. pay ‘climate reparations’: Ultraleftist law professor argues the U.S. should compensate Third World countries for being economic losers

SCOTUS agrees to hear appeal by Montana property owners complaining of Forest Service ‘bait and switch’: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out their claim on procedural grounds

The Supreme Court announced on June 6 that it would hear the appeal of two Montana property owners who claim the U.S. Forest Service unilaterally and unlawfully changed the terms of a decades-old public access agreement affecting their private land. … Continue reading SCOTUS agrees to hear appeal by Montana property owners complaining of Forest Service ‘bait and switch’: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out their claim on procedural grounds

Supreme Court overturns 4th Circuit ruling, unanimously strikes down part of bankruptcy law

When Congress boosted bankruptcy fees but exempted filers in Alabama and North Carolina from the higher fees, it violated a uniformity requirement in the U.S. Constitution, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on June 6. The 19-page court opinion (pdf) in Siegel v. … Continue reading Supreme Court overturns 4th Circuit ruling, unanimously strikes down part of bankruptcy law

Supreme Court declines to hear Senate candidate’s appeal for law license: Mark McCloskey ‘disappointed’ but ‘not surprised’

The Supreme Court decided on June 6 not to hear the appeal of a U.S. Senate candidate whose law license was restricted after he wielded a gun outside his St. Louis home in 2020 to deter a group of trespassing … Continue reading Supreme Court declines to hear Senate candidate’s appeal for law license: Mark McCloskey ‘disappointed’ but ‘not surprised’

Census Bureau sued over ‘intrusive’ annual survey questions: Citizens argue federal law doesn’t allow government to punish people for refusing to answer 100-question American Community Survey

Two U.S. citizens have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Census Bureau, claiming the long, detailed American Community Survey the agency requires millions to complete each year is illegal. The lawsuit comes as the U.S. Census Bureau comes under fire for … Continue reading Census Bureau sued over ‘intrusive’ annual survey questions: Citizens argue federal law doesn’t allow government to punish people for refusing to answer 100-question American Community Survey