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Texas Appeals Ruling Striking Its Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Texas attorney general Greg AbbottSame-sex marriage appeals continue to advance in the federal appellate courts, with Texas filing a defense of its ban with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott acted late ... [Published National Law Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Victims of pricey lending targeting military win settlement

WASHINGTON — At first glance, the loans advertised by Rome Finance looked like a good deal for service members who wanted to buy new video game consoles, laptops or flat-screen TVs but didn’t have the cash.The Concord, Calif., company offered special ... [Published McClatchy DC - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

NC Attorney General Settlement Helps Military Families

nc attorney general roy cooper (Photo: ncdoj)Fort Bragg, NC -- More than 1,300 North Carolina military service members who got caught by a scheme to finance purchases of overpriced electronics will have their debts forgiven and their credit cleared, Attorney ... [Published WFMY News 2 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Attorney General: Ky. state rep indicted for alleged violation of campaign finance laws

FRANKFORT, KY (WFIE) -Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced the indictment of State Representative Ben Waide for alleged campaign finance violations.Conway made the announcement on Tuesday after a Franklin County grand jury returned a two count ... [Published 14 WFIE - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Despite a series of federal rulings declaring constitutional bans on marriage equality like South Carolina's unconstitutional, the state's attorney general has promised to continue defending the existing law in court.South Carolina's attorney general, ... [Published Gay.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 22 reports

Cooper: Defending N.C. ban on same-sex marriage would be futile

A ruling by a federal appeals court Monday that strikes down a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia is reverberating in North Carolina.The ban, similar to the one approved here in 2012, was found by the the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Politics | Kilmartin Responds to Hodgson on RICO Gang Initiative

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has responded to State Senator and Republican candidate for Attorney General Dawson Hodgson's proposal that state prosecutors use the “RICO Gang Initiative" to fight gang violence. ... [Published GoLocalProv - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

North Carolina Abandons Defense Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Same-sex couples marched in Ashville, NC last October before a protest where they requested marriage licenses they knew they would not be issued. CREDIT: AP Photo/Adam Jennings Following Monday’s decision by the Fourth Circuit overturning Virginia’s ... [Published Think Progress - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 16 reports

Govt consults jurists on bill to scrap collegium system

— By , July 29, 2014 12:18 am New Delhi : Seeking to scrap the collegium system for appointment of judges, the government on Monday consulted former chief justices of India and top jurists on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission bill, reports ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Moreland Commission displayed ‘total independence,’ Cuomo says

ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday dismissed the suggestion that his office “interfered” with a public-corruption probe, saying the now-defunct Moreland Commission demonstrated “total independence” despite claims to the contrary.Cuomo addressed the ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds marriage equality

That’s two federal appeals courts , to go along with however many federal district courts and state courts. Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South. ... [Published Off the Kuff - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

Colorado attorney general again seeks to halt gay marriage in Boulder | Reuters

6:04pm EDT DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado's attorney general asked the state's highest court on Monday to order the Boulder County Clerk to stop giving out marriage licenses to gay couples, saying her actions must be governed by the current state of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]

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"In the thirteen months since Windsor was decided, an avalanche of federal and state court decisions have struck down state marriage bans as unconstitutional. In fact, no court has upheld a marriage ban against constitutional challenge sinceWindsor. The Indiana marriage ban deserves the same fate."
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"Every veteran knows that Gov. Branstad is one of us" said Gabe Haugland, an Iowa Army National Guard officer from Clear Lake who was deployed in Afghanistan
...Obama and his lap dog Cameron described the Normandy landing on June 6, 1944, as "the greatest liberation force that the world has ever known" and took all the credit for the US and Britain for the defeat of Hitler...

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Minimum Wage Debate! [Published The Mudflats - 7 hours ago]
Last week’s oil tax debate packed the house at the Loussac Library’s Wilda Marston Theater. This week, the series of debates host ed by Alaska Common Ground continues with Ballot Measure 3. Not as widely discussed as some, this measure is nonetheless ...
Criminal Complaint Filed Against Sen. Ken Paxton [Published Burnt Orange Report - 8 hours ago]
Republican Sen. Ken Paxton: Do not pass go, do not collect $200 At the beginning of the month, it was becoming clear Republican State Senator and nominee for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could become toxic to the entire Texas Republican slate. ...
Obama's big move on immigration could impact mi... [Published CNN Political Ticker - 8 hours ago]
Washington (CNN) - A possible move by Obama administration to single-handedly act on immigration reform before November's midterm elections could have major political consequences. The White House reportedly plans to use executive action to grant ...
Attorney General Conway Announces Indictment of... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - 8 hours ago]
Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the indictment of Kentucky State Representative Forrest “Ben” Waide, 51, of Madisonville, Ky., for alleged violations of Kentucky campaign finance laws.Daniel KempDeputy Communications Director502-696-5659 ...
Greg Abbott Denies Petitions for Same Sex Marri... [Published Burnt Orange Report - 9 hours ago]
In a brief filed Monday Attorney General Greg Abbott said the state's ban on same sex marriage is constitutional because it promotes child birth in "stable, lasting relationships." This come after he denied accepting over 5,700 petitions asking him ...
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