All Blog Posts Tagged 'court' (5)

Case for judicial reform

Lady justice is blind, its the law and facts that will drive the results of the court cases. But unfortunately judges are deciding cases based on their political beliefs and judges who decide the cases impartially are being removed from their job. 

In the 1800's after the civil war blacks were given voting rights in the south but the supreme court ruled people are separate but equal leading…

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Added by atheistrising on October 4, 2012 at 5:52pm — 1 Comment

What Has and Has NOT Changed? (The New and Not-So-New Normal of Marriage Equality)

Near the end of the first act of Kander and Ebb’s musical “Cabaret”, the character Herr Schultz observes, “How the world can change, it can change like that, due to one little word:  ‘Married.’”  Just a little over two weeks ago, on June 24, 2011, it seemed as if the world had changed “like that.”  The State of New York extended the legal right to marry to same-sex couples—something it had declined to…

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Added by ProfMTH on July 10, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Christians think that atheists are lesser people, heres the proof.

Christians think that atheists are lesser people, heres the proof.

- and i thought that god welcomed all peoples with open arms.. oh NO HE DOES NOT



This remark just hit me like a ton of bricks.



This was said in a very condescending manner:



-Gregory Baylor, a lawyer for the Christian Legal Society, said the ruling would…
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Added by Zero One on June 29, 2010 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Staks v. Lemon

In 1971, the Supreme Court ruled on the case of Lemon v. Kurtzman. The court ruled that public school money could not fund private religious school text books and salaries. But more importantly than that, this case created what has been called the “Lemon Test.”
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-Staks

Added by DangerousTalk on July 20, 2009 at 9:25am — No Comments

Iowa Supreme Court Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A victory for tolerance and separation of church and state, Iowa is now the 3rd state where Gay marriage is legal.



http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1889376,00.html



(DES MOINES, Iowa) — The Iowa Supreme Court says the state's same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couples, making it the third state where gay marriage is legal.



In a unanimous ruling issued Friday, the court upheld a 2007 Polk County District Court… Continue

Added by SabreNation on April 3, 2009 at 10:46am — 5 Comments

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