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Appeals Court Upholds Florida Requirement That Ex-Felons Pay Outstanding Fines To Regain Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 5:00pm 9/11/2020 at 5:00pm
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The last time we checked in on the ability of ex-felons to vote in Florida, I questioned whether Florida’s requirement that all court-assessed fines and fees be paid would survive, Some of Florida ex-felon vote in limbo after SCOTUS ruling:

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Quiz at Vanderbilt U. Implies U.S. Constitution Designed to Perpetuate White Supremacy and Protect Slavery

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 1:30pm 9/6/2020 at 1:30pm

When questioned about this, the school hid behind the tired trope of trying to ‘stimulate discussion.’

Parents need to start starving these schools of tuition dollars.

The College Fix reports:

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natural born Citizen: Kamala Harris

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 8:30pm 8/12/2020 at 8:30pm

There are rumblings that Kamala Harris may not be eligible to be Vice President under the 12th Amendment, by virtue of her not being eligible to be President since she is not a ‘natural born Citizen’ (“no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of...

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Some of Florida ex-felon vote in limbo after SCOTUS ruling

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2020 at 7:05pm 7/17/2020 at 7:05pm
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Why do so many people, Democrat and Republican alike, assume that felons released from prison will vote Democrat, and that a Florida ballot initiative that passed in 2018, restoring voting to ex-felons, would help Democrats? It’s not clear that’s true, at least not to the extent people assume.

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Supreme Court unanimously upholds states’ right to penalize Faithless Electors

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:16am 7/6/2020 at 10:16am
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The Supreme Court has ruled in a case involving whether states may require that Electors of the Electoral College vote in accordance with the popular vote in the state.

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George Washington University Supports D.C. Statehood With No Indication of a Faculty, Student Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2020 at 10:00am 6/29/2020 at 10:00am

This isn’t surprising but one has to wonder how George Washington would feel about it.

Professor Jonathan Turley writes at his blog:

George Washington University Declares Support For D.C. Statehood

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VIDEO – Wisconsin Sup. Ct. Justice: Isn’t state’s lockdown order “the very definition of tyranny?”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 5:45pm 5/5/2020 at 5:45pm
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral argument via video in the case brought by the Wisconsin legislature contesting the authority of state officials to impose a lockdown order.

We covered the case before, please refer to those posts for background:

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Wisconsin Sup. Ct. Schedules Argument In Legislature’s Lockdown Lawsuit Against Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 1, 2020 at 8:30pm 5/1/2020 at 8:30pm
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One of the more interesting lockdown lawsuits is a suit brought by the Wisconsin Legislature contesting the state’s lockdown order.

We covered the case in Wisconsin Legislature sues to stop Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order:

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VIDEO: Constitutional Rights in the Age of Government Overreach

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 8:19pm 4/26/2020 at 8:19pm
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Wisconsin Legislature sues to stop Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/22/2020 at 3:00pm
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There is a still small, but rising, number of lawsuits seeking court intervention to address state and local excesses in ordering varying degrees of lockdown in response to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.

We previously covered the Kentucky and Mississippi religious freedom cases.

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Conservative groups call on DOJ to stop “rampant abuses of constitutional rights and civil liberties … by governors and local officials”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 8:40pm 4/19/2020 at 8:40pm
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Attorney General William Barr has signaled that the federal government will take action with regard to violations of the constitutional rights of citizens by state and local officials as part of Wuhan coronavirus ‘stay at home’ and shutdown orders.

Barr was addressing particularly violations of religious freedom.

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First Amendment Fail — Raleigh Police: “Protesting is a non-essential activity”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 5:05pm 4/14/2020 at 5:05pm
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Our Founding Fathers never once said that the rights given to us by our Creator go out the door in the case of a viral pandemic.

In other words, the Constitution still exists and it still protects us from tyrants.

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Federal Court Prohibits Louisville Mayor from Banning Easter Sunday Drive-in Church Service

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 5:42pm 4/11/2020 at 5:42pm
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The Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, has threatened to fine anyone who attends a drive-in Easter Sunday church service, even though attendees would remain in their cars in the parking lot.

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DOJ IG Report: “We do not have confidence that the FBI” acted “in compliance with FBI policy” on FISA applications

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:00pm 3/31/2020 at 9:00pm
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowowitz released a report today on FBI practices in making Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications to the FISA court. If the entire country were not focused (understandably) on the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, this would dominating the news.

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Trump Vindicated Again: Appeals Court Rules House Can’t Enforce Subpoena To Don McGahn

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:05pm 2/28/2020 at 9:05pm
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Article of Impeachment II against Donald Trump was “obstruction of Congress.” One of the bases for the Article was the Trump administration’s position that it did not have to comply with House Committee subpoenas to senior administration officials.

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Trump administration sides with Asian American students in discrimination suit against Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:50pm 2/27/2020 at 8:50pm
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Harvard University discriminates against students of Asian ethnicity in admissions. That much is beyond doubt.

Harvard is far from alone. Study after study have shown that Asian students need to outperform other students, particularly other non-white minorities, on standardized tests and grades in order to obtain admission.

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Another One Bites The Dust: Appeals Court Throws Out Democrat Congressional Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:18am 2/7/2020 at 11:18am
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit “threw out a lawsuit by more than 200 Democratic members of Congress that alleged President Trump was improperly profiting from his presidency.”

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