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Cheryl Burke Quits Miss USA Hosting Duties Following Donald Trump Downfall And NBC Canceling Broadcast

Nobody wants any ties to Donald Trump and a day after NBC announced they had broken any relationship with the Trump and Miss Universe Organization. Despite the beauty pageant not being canceled, talent from the show is quitting left and right. Cheryl Burke made it official that she would not be participating as host following the… Continue reading Cheryl Burke Quits Miss USA Hosting Duties Following Donald Trump Downfall And NBC Canceling Broadcast

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Supreme Court Confirms BP, Anadarko Fully Liable In Gulf Oil Spill

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from oil majors BP and Anadarko Petroleum leaving intact a lower court ruling that makes the firms potentially liable for billions of dollars in fines for the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The high court decided to let a ruling by U.S.… Continue reading Supreme Court Confirms BP, Anadarko Fully Liable In Gulf Oil Spill

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Judge Blocks New Florida Law That Requires Women to Wait 24 Hours Before Getting an Abortion

Judge blocks new Florida law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion Option Trading Partners Breaking News – A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis blocked the law Tuesday, one day before it was… Continue reading Judge Blocks New Florida Law That Requires Women to Wait 24 Hours Before Getting an Abortion

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Clerk in Texas’ Hood County Still Won’t Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

FORT WORTH, Texas — Katie Lang won’t be issuing same-sex marriage licenses in Hood County. Lang, the county clerk there, said she won’t issue the documents — despite last week’s Supreme Court landmark ruling that the U.S. Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states — because it goes against her religious… Continue reading Clerk in Texas’ Hood County Still Won’t Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Black Churches Burning in the South

The following editorial appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday, June 30: ——— In the week following the murderous rampage in which nine black parishioners were shot and killed at a church in Charleston, S.C., a series of mysterious fires at African-American churches across the South has revived the specter of racist violence against a core… Continue reading Black Churches Burning in the South

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Supreme Court Temporarily Stays Texas Abortion Restrictions

A Texas law placing restrictive conditions on clinics performing abortions has been temporarily stayed by the U. S. Supreme Court according to news reports. If allowed to be implemented, it is believed that the restrictions would have closed more than half of Texas’s abortion providers by requiring strict hospital standards for clinics and requiring admitting privileges… Continue reading Supreme Court Temporarily Stays Texas Abortion Restrictions

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N.J. lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Students to Consume Edible Pot Wins Final Passage

TRENTON — Parents would be allowed to give their sick and disabled children edible medical marijuana at school without putting themselves or educators at risk of arrest under a bill that raced through the legislature in a week. The bill ( A4587) was inspired by the plight of 16-year-old Genny Barbour from Maple Shade who is… Continue reading N.J. lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Students to Consume Edible Pot Wins Final Passage

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Defiant Trump Reacts To NBC Canceling Miss USA: Calls Network ‘Foolish’ And Threatens To Sue [READ FULL STATEMENT]

Donald Trump has released a statement after NBC dumped him. “If NBC is so weak and so foolish to not understand the serious illegal immigration problem in the United States, coupled with the horrendous and unfair trade deals we are making with Mexico, then their contract violating closure of Miss Universe/Miss USA will be determined in… Continue reading Defiant Trump Reacts To NBC Canceling Miss USA: Calls Network ‘Foolish’ And Threatens To Sue [READ FULL STATEMENT]

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NBC to Donald Trump: You’re Fired

NBC Universal has cut ties with Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate and reality TV star, for his “recent derogatory statements,” the company announced on Monday. “At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values,” NBC wrote in a statement. “Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal… Continue reading NBC to Donald Trump: You’re Fired

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Supreme Court: EPA Must Consider Cost Before Deciding on Regulation

Updated | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by forcing it to consider costs before deciding whether regulation of air pollutants is appropriate and necessary. In the 5-4 decision, the divided court reversed the D.C. Circuit’s previous ruling that upheld the EPA’s refusal to consider costs in its… Continue reading Supreme Court: EPA Must Consider Cost Before Deciding on Regulation