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Is Hobby Lobby a Person With Religious Rights?

In a case that could strike a blow against the Affordable Care Act and embolden religious liberty proponents the Supreme Court must decide if for-profit corporations are entitled to the right to exercise religion. The Hobby Lobby case, named after the corporate plaintiff, involves a for-profit corporation suing the Administration …

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The FCC’s Fights to Maintain Net Neutrality

You may have heard by now that certain broadband service providers are trying to increase their profits by charging more from websites with a lot of streaming content. However, the Federal Communications Commission– along with a variety of different consumer advocate groups– are devoted to preventing such commercialization of the …

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Obamacare Implementation Delayed, Much to Joy of Small Businesses

The Obama administration is winning over some fans who are owners of medium-sized businesses, thanks to a recent announcement that their timeframe to comply has been moved from January, 2014 to January, 2015. The changed compliance date now provides mid-sized and large businesses with more time to seek affordable healthcare …

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Supreme Court to Same-Sex Couples: You Can Get Married Now!

The long awaited decision regarding same-sex marriage was issued by the Supreme Court this week, and the verdict is that they should enjoy the same right rights as opposite sex couples do. The decision opens the doors to more than a thousand federal benefits that married couples enjoy but that …

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Generic Drug Makers Won’t Be Liable for Product Defects, Supreme Court Says

In a tightly contested 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court moved to prevent makers of generic drugs from being held liable against defective products. The precedent was set by a ruling in favor of Mutual Pharmaceutical Co, which is owned by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. The ruling overturned a previous multimillion …

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NSA’s Clandestine Operations Being Publically Debated

A lot of people are debating as to whether or not the secretive nature of the NSA (National Security Administration) is necessary. To be clear, and to clarify, federal agencies that manage classified documents and files and that deal with sensitive, volatile information need to have some sort of secrecy …

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Pres. Obama to U.S. Public: NSA Snooping Was the “Right Balance”

If you have used a Verizon serviced cellular phone from 2010 to the present day, guess what? The National Security Agency has all of your records. A previously classified program that was authorized by the top secret court, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), which authorized the NSA to collect …

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OPINION: San Francisco to Monster Energy Beverages: We’re Suing You for Marketing to Minors

In the most recent news regarding the caffeine wars, Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) was taken to court today by the city of San Francisco over allegedly catering their marketing efforts towards minors. But wait a tick… last time the law books were checked, there is no law against marketing coffee …

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Does a Free Healthcare System Actually Work?

The NHS (National Health Service) in the UK has often been lauded as a shining beacon of healthcare to the world. However, the practices and attitudes in the NHS are a stark warning for citizens of countries who are being asked to part with their hard earned money to fund …

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Pres. Obama to Congress: $2 Billion Needed to Wean U.S. Off Foreign Oil

President Obama recently requested $2 billion from congress to fund the pursuit of technologies that could free the U.S. from the stranglehold of foreign oil. In his most recent energy proposal, dubbed “Energy Security Trust,” the president proposed that we fund this program from royalties from gas and oil drilling …

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