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By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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SCOTUS strikes down sports betting ban, essentially legalizing gambling

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that effectively banned commercial sports betting in most states, basically legalizing sports betting by allowing states to decide how they want to manage More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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HHS to Investigate Hawaii for Forcing Pregnancy centers, Doctors to Promote Abortion

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to investigate the state of Hawaii for forcing pregnancy centers and pro-life doctors to advertise for the abortion industry. The federal Church and Weldon More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Top Elements to Consider When Picking a Court Reporting Firm

With many court reporting firms to choose from, you will be at a loss as to the one to go for. Taking your time to select the right firm to go with gives you access to the best experience. You can make your choice More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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SCOTUS won’t hear CMP, Planned Parenthood video case, Justice ‘remains gagged’

The U.S. Supreme Court will not reverse a lower court’s decision to block the release of additional undercover videos alleged to show further evidence that the abortion industry illegally trafficked in organs More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Former SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens gives GOP rallying call, ‘repeal the second amendment’

Just when political analysts would clearly predict a massive seat gain in November for Democrats, former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens on Tuesday called for the repeal of the Second Amendment, the constitutional More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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California AG tells SCOTUS they have the right to force pro-lifers must advertise abortions in pregnancy centers

On Tuesday, the state of California filed its brief at the U.S. Supreme Court defending a 2015 state law that forces non-profit pregnancy centers to provide free advertising for the abortion industry. California’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Mississippi State House easily passes abortion ban after 15 weeks

A bill banning abortion on babies more than 15 weeks old passed the Mississippi state House Friday. This bill, if enacted into law, would make Mississippi the state with the most pro-life laws in America. Authored More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Liberty Counsel challenges California’s first amendment violations, forcing pro-lifers to promote abortion

Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief today in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, one of four cases brought before the Supreme Court by crisis pregnancy centers challenging the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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ADF appeals Pittsburgh’s censorship zones around abortion centers

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed an appealThursday of a federal district court’s ruling that last month kept in place Pittsburgh’s censorship zone ordinance even after the U.S. Court of Appeals More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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SCOTUS allows Mississippi’s freedom of conscience law, no injury shown to LGBT community

The Supreme Court declined yesterday to hear two cases challenging the constitutionality of a Mississippi law that allows religious organizations to refuse to hire persons or provide services to LGBT people in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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ADF to SCOTUS on California law: ‘No one should be forced to provide free advertising for the abortion industry’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed their opening brief Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Getting an Appeal Heard in a Higher Court

When it comes to legal issues, the word “always” is perhaps too bold. If you went through a trial but lost your case, there is a good chance you can appeal but not always. Guiding the appeals process are several More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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ADF to Supreme Court: ‘Artists shouldn’t be forced to express what government dictates’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing cake artist Jack Phillips filed their final brief Wednesday prior to oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Probate Lawyers: What to Know About Probate and How to seek advice

The most simple way to define probate is that it is authority. Authority of the executor to deal with a deceased persons estate. If a person dies and has property in NSW, the executor must obtain a grant of probate. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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SCOTUS dodges Ten Commandments case, confusion over monuments will remain

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to weigh in on a Ten Commandments monument that a New Mexico city allowed citizens to place among other historical monuments on public property. In July, Alliance Defending More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Court strikes down DC ‘common sense’ gun carry law

The attorney general of Washington, D.C., confirmed Thursday that the city would not appeal to the Supreme Court a federal appeals court decision striking down a provision in its strict gun-carry law. A provision More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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SCOTUS rules government cannot exclude churches, religious groups for funding, programs

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that the government cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a secular government program simply because of their religious identity. The much-anticipated decision came More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Support grows for Colorado cake artist, Jack Phillips, in gay marriage case headed to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has received at least 45 friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the freedom of a Colorado cake artist to decline to create custom artistic expression that celebrates events in conflict More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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PA Employers Facing Potential Sharp Rise in Workers’ Compensation Costs

Pennsylvania businesses are required to purchase insurance that covers the costs of medical benefits and wages for employees. The costs may rise after steady declines of 62% over the past two decades. The state’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Support grows for Arlene’s Flowers, Barronelle Stutzman in religious freedom, freedom of conscience gay marriage case

The U.S. Supreme Court has received numerous friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the freedom of a Washington state floral artist—and, by extension, other creative professionals—to decline to create artistic More...


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