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The Supreme Court gave Western states the green light Friday, June 28, to ban homeless encampments on sidewalks and public spaces. It’s one of the most significant homelessness decisions in decades. The ruling in Grants Pass v. Johnson overturns a Ninth Circuit decision blocking cities from enforcing penalties on the homeless.

Supreme Court clears path for homeless bans in western states

The Supreme Court gave Western states the green light Friday, June 28, to ban homeless encampments on sidewalks and public spaces. It’s one of the most significant homelessness decisions in decades. The ruling in Grants Pass v. Johnson overturns a Ninth Circuit decision that blocked cities from enforcing penalties on the homeless. These penalties include…

The Supreme Court's ruling confirms critics' view that Chevron gave government agencies too much power interpreting laws passed by Congress.

Supreme Court strips federal agencies of widely used power, kicks it to courts

The Supreme Court overturned 40 years of legal precedent, nullifying the most cited Supreme Court administrative law decision of all time. The Chevron doctrine has been in place since 1984, and this week’s ruling confirms critics’ view that Chevron gave government agencies too much power in interpreting laws passed by Congress.  The Chevron doctrine said that…

A Vermont man has been awarded $175,000 after being arrested by a state trooper who accused him of "flipping him off" in 2018.

Vermont man arrested for flipping trooper the bird awarded $175,000 in settlement

A Vermont man arrested after allegedly giving a state trooper the middle finger reached a $175,000 settlement, according to the American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday, June 26. The ACLU said a state trooper pulled over Gregory Bombard following accusations that he had made the gesture, which Bombard denies, and an argument soon ensued. During…

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a proposed Catholic charter school unconstitutional under state and federal law.

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules Catholic charter school unconstitutional

St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School, which was set to open this fall as the nation’s first religious public charter school, faced a setback when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional on June 25. The court concluded that the creation of a religious charter school in Oklahoma violates state statutes, the Oklahoma Constitution…

Louisiana’s unconstitutional law requiring classrooms to display the Ten Commandments shows we need real penalties for corrupt politicians.

Louisiana’s Ten Commandments law proves Gov. Landry is corrupt

On June 20, GOP Gov. Jeff Landry of Louisiana signed into law a new bill that requires all public Louisiana school and university classrooms to display a poster-sized printout of the Bible’s Ten Commandments. The law violates existing legal precedents regarding the First Amendment and is expected to be challenged in the Supreme Court, although…

The Supreme Court is set to rule on high-profile cases on subjects like presidential power, abortion care and social media.  The Morning Rundown™

Supreme Court to deliver rulings on presidential power, abortion, social media

The Supreme Court is set to issue rulings on several high-profile cases. And the closed-door trial for a Wall Street Journal reporter begins in Russia. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Wednesday, June 26, 2024. SCOTUS to deliver rulings on presidential power, abortion, social media It’s decision time at the Supreme Court. Over the…

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to walk free after he pleads guilty to violating the U.S. Espionage Act. The Morning Rundown™

Julian Assange agrees to plea deal with US government

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge as part of a plea deal with the Justice Department. And a historic space mission by China brings back samples from the far side of the moon. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Tuesday, June 25, 2024. Julian Assange…

Law enforcement has requested the mail of thousands of Americans over the years without a court order; the Postal Service mostly allows it.

Report: Feds, police are spying on the mail of thousands of Americans

Law enforcement has requested thousands of pieces of letters and packages every year for the past decade from the U.S. Postal Service without a court order. According to a report released on Monday, June 24, the Postal Service has mostly fulfilled the requests. Data from 2015 through 2023 showed that federal agencies and state and…

Louisiana has become the first state to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in schools, causing pushback from civil rights groups. The Morning Rundown™

Louisiana law requires public classrooms to display Ten Commandments

Louisiana becomes the first state to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in public classrooms. And the prehistoric landmark Stonehenge was defaced by climate activists. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Thursday, June 20, 2024. Louisiana law requires public classrooms to display Ten Commandments Louisiana’s governor has signed a law that makes the state…

Members of Congress have been working to pass legislation that would make social media platforms a safer place for teens.

Lawmakers back surgeon general’s call for warning on social media platforms

Congress members are very supportive of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s proposal to place a warning label on social media to inform minors and their parents about the platforms’ potential negative impacts on mental health. In Lawmakers back surgeon general’s call for warning on social media platforms New York Times op-ed Monday, June 17, Murthy said…

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