With its latest hate-mongering tirades and paranoid theories, the extremist Southern Poverty Law Center, widely viewed as an anti-Christian hate group, has descended to comedic new lows, earning ridicule and criticism even from the establishment media that in the past has often parroted its screeds as credible.
Backing away from the controversy fueled by widespread negative media coverage, on February 26 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which would have amended Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act so that business owners could avoid participating in activities contrary to their religious beliefs.
On Tuesday the Supreme Court ruled in Fernandez v. California that when a resident who objects to the search of his residence is removed through a lawful arrest, the remaining resident may give police consent to search without first demanding a warrant.
There is no scientific proof of man-made climate change, a co-founder of Greenpeace told a committee of the U.S. Senate, rebutting claims made by environmental activists, prominent politicians, and a steady stream of media reports of a nearly unanimous "consensus" among scientists about "overwhelming" evidence that man-made emissions of greenhouse gases — mainly carbon dioxide — are responsible for global warming.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago ruled against the University of Notre Dame on February 21 — upholding a U.S. District Court judge’s earlier ruling that denied the university’s request for an injunction temporarily exempting it from complying with the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate.