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Privacy and bad behavior

Tweet Forty-seven years ago in the Griswold case, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment to the Constitution “has a penumbra where privacy is protected from governmental intrusion.” A “penumbra” is a shadow and seven of the … Continue reading

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The fundamental problem with 'anti-discrimination' ordinances

Tweet When we strip away all the back-and-forth between opposing opinions, anti-discrimination ordinances designed to protect homosexuals in the workplace and housing boil down to one thing: Sexual orientation absent sexual behavior is not provable. Hence, laws designed to protect … Continue reading

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If Supreme Court strikes down health care law, then what?

Tweet By most accounts, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to strike down President Obama’s health care law tomorrow, either in whole or in part. If the court’s ruling goes against the law, inquiring minds will want to know: Now … Continue reading

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What the Obamacare decision will mean for Utahns

Tweet As oral arguments for Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services come to a close at the U.S. Supreme Court, some Utahns might wonder what impact the court’s ruling could have on them. Let’s review some of the … Continue reading

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Shurtleff expects Obamacare to be overturned

Tweet Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff told Sutherland Daily today that he believes the U.S. Supreme Court will vote 5-4 to strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Obamacare, as opponents of the legislation (and even … Continue reading

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Stakes are high as Supreme Court takes on Obamacare

Tweet Today, the United States Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in what many consider one of the most important, consequential issues presented in the nation’s history: challenges to the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) … Continue reading

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Video games, parental rights and double standards

Tweet   Reactions to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a California law regulating the sale of violent games to minors strike me as interesting, to say the least. Regardless of where one stands on this particular ruling, it … Continue reading

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