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6 Blistering Quotes From A Conservative Judge About Voter ID Laws

6 Blistering Quotes From A Conservative Judge About Voter ID Laws

Election day is around the corner and, as The New York Times notes, “Republican officials and legislators around the country are battling down to the wire to preserve strict and discriminatory new voting laws that could disenfranchise hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Americans.” U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner of Chicago issued a […]

Sorry Domestic Violence Victims, S.C. Prosecutors Don’t Have Your Back!

Over 20 states have passed some version of Stand Your Ground laws authorizing individuals to use deadly force in self-defense. According to FindLaw.com, “Florida passed the first such law in 2005, generally allowing people to stand their ground instead of retreating if they reasonably believe doing so will “prevent death or great bodily harm.” However, […]

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5 More Women Accuse Marissa Alexander’s Husband Of Brutal Abuse

According to First Coast News, last week, in Jacksonville, Florida, five new witness may turn out to be the best news for Marissa Alexander, and the worst news for her abusive husband, Rico Gray. In 2010, Marissa Alexander fired a shot into the air, to keep her husband from attacking her. Alexander had just given […]

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Attorney Brings Baby to Court After Judge Denies Maternity Leave Delay – VIDEO

Earlier this month, Judge J. Dan Pelletier Sr. of the Atlanta Immigration Court denied attorney Stacey Ehrisman-Mickle’s motion to delay a hearing which she requested due to the fact that she was on maternity leave. In his refusal, the judge stated there was “No good cause.” Even though the opposing counsel was fine with it […]

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How The Law Turns Battered Women Into Criminals (VIDEO)

Currently, at least 29 states have laws criminalizing parents’ failure to protect their children from abuse. As BuzzFeed reports, in some states “the crime is known as injury to a child “by omission, in others it is called “permitting child abuse” or “enabling child abuse.” BuzzFeed goes on to explain that In addition, prosecutors in […]

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