Appeals court revives ‘insurrection’ challenge to Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s candidacy: 4th Circuit rules 14th Amendment can be used to block Jan. 6 participants from seeking office

A federal appeals court greenlighted an effort to disqualify GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn as a candidate for allegedly engaging in insurrectionary activity by attending and speaking at the Jan. 6, 2021, pro-Trump rally that was followed by a security breach of the … Continue reading Appeals court revives ‘insurrection’ challenge to Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s candidacy: 4th Circuit rules 14th Amendment can be used to block Jan. 6 participants from seeking office

Supreme Court rules in favor of Taco Bell worker in overtime dispute

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against a Taco Bell franchise operator on May 23, finding that a federal appeals court exceeded its authority in fashioning an arbitration-related rule in a fast-food employee’s class-action lawsuit over overtime pay. The lawsuit went forward in federal court, … Continue reading Supreme Court rules in favor of Taco Bell worker in overtime dispute

Metal worker sues ex-employer Arconic for religious intolerance: A Christian man was fired for saying the rainbow is a biblical symbol that should not be appropriated by the LGBT movement

A longtime metalworks employee is suing his former employer, Pittsburgh-based Arconic, for religious discrimination after he was fired for expressing on an anonymous company survey his religious-based objection to the use of the rainbow to represent sexual identity. Specifically, the former employee, … Continue reading Metal worker sues ex-employer Arconic for religious intolerance: A Christian man was fired for saying the rainbow is a biblical symbol that should not be appropriated by the LGBT movement

US voter survey: 64% say transgenderism is unhealthy; 72% don’t want children taught about sexual identity

Despite pressure from the media to accept transgenderism, almost two-thirds of American voters believe it is not a healthy human condition, and more than 7 out of 10 believe elementary-age children should not be taught about sexual identity and sexual behavior, … Continue reading US voter survey: 64% say transgenderism is unhealthy; 72% don’t want children taught about sexual identity

New Jersey sued for illegally concealing election records policy

An election integrity group is suing New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way for allegedly violating the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) by refusing to disclose documentation explaining how election officials resolve duplicate voter registrations. The Indianapolis-based Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) says it … Continue reading New Jersey sued for illegally concealing election records policy

California judge strikes down law forcing companies to appoint women to corporate boards

A California judge struck down as unconstitutional a state law forcing publicly held corporations headquartered in California to meet a quota of board members who self-identify as women or face fines. Los Angeles County-based California Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis ruled (pdf) … Continue reading California judge strikes down law forcing companies to appoint women to corporate boards

Victory for Ted Cruz as Supreme Court rebuffs Biden administration, strikes down campaign spending rule

In a 6–3 vote, the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional a campaign finance rule regulating the repayment of loans by a candidate to his own campaign, handing a win on May 16 to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who challenged the … Continue reading Victory for Ted Cruz as Supreme Court rebuffs Biden administration, strikes down campaign spending rule

Southwest flight attendant fired over pro-life views to have her day in federal court, judge rules

A federal judge has ordered that fired Southwest Airlines flight attendant Charlene Carter’s religious discrimination lawsuit against the company and its union would proceed to trial, after the judge denied a request to dismiss the lawsuit. The case, known as Carter v. … Continue reading Southwest flight attendant fired over pro-life views to have her day in federal court, judge rules

Biden administration, 2 states, urge SCOTUS to move forward with ‘Remain in Mexico’ case

Both the Biden administration and two states opposing it in high-stakes litigation told the Supreme Court that it has the power to decide the central legal questions in a case about the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program that requires non-Mexican … Continue reading Biden administration, 2 states, urge SCOTUS to move forward with ‘Remain in Mexico’ case

Poll: 76 percent of Americans disapprove of protests at Supreme Court justices’ homes

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe publishing the home addresses of Supreme Court justices and demonstrating at their homes is not an acceptable way to protest the upcoming ruling on abortion precedent Roe v. Wade. According to the poll by … Continue reading Poll: 76 percent of Americans disapprove of protests at Supreme Court justices’ homes

Democratic candidate challenges GOP front-runner in PA governor’s race on Jan. 6 ‘insurrection’ grounds

A Democratic candidate for state senate in Pennsylvania is seeking to disqualify Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano, an outspoken Trump supporter, from the governor’s race because he allegedly participated in an “insurrection” against the U.S. government. Democrats and a handful … Continue reading Democratic candidate challenges GOP front-runner in PA governor’s race on Jan. 6 ‘insurrection’ grounds

Election integrity watchdog sues Minnesota over refusal to clean up its voter roll

An election integrity group filed a legal complaint under the federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) against Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon for failing to remove duplicate names from the state’s voter roll as federal law requires. An analysis by the … Continue reading Election integrity watchdog sues Minnesota over refusal to clean up its voter roll

Draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade won’t have ripples, legal experts say

News analysis Conservative legal experts consulted by The Epoch Times reject predictions by left-wing lawmakers that if the Supreme Court formally adopts the leaked majority draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, the high court’s conservative majority will follow up … Continue reading Draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade won’t have ripples, legal experts say