Tag: law

We Actually Won a Case?!?

Nurse fired over ‘morning-after’ pill wins case A federal jury ordered a Riverside County public health clinic to pay $47,000 to a nurse who was fired for refusing to dispense ”morning-after” contraceptives. The nurse, Michelle Diaz, said that dispensing the pills would violate her religious beliefs. The jury found that the clinic had violated her …

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Beatings For the LORD?

Schools demand ‘biblical right to smack children’ Private Christian schools must be allowed to smack pupils with parents’ consent, the Court of Appeal has heard. Forty schools, spearheaded by the Christian Fellowship School in Liverpool, want a change in the law to allow them to use corporal punishment. Their attempt to challenge legislation banning smacking …

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DMCA

Digital Millennium Copyright ABOMINATION Check this sight out to get the skinny on this lame-o law. It’s written in Everyman terms, so you don’t have to be a geek like me to get it. 🙂 The Case Against the DMCA

Eroding Rights

"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." – Thomas Jefferson In the name of freedom and security in the post-9/11 US, constitutional rights are disappearing. Exhibit A: this article from the Bucks County Courier Times. The kind of search and seizure …

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Pregnancy and Minors' Right to Privacy

Pregnancy Notification Policy Alarms Some Health Experts “A revised regulation that directs Howard County school officials to notify parents when students reveal they are pregnant has drawn criticism from health experts who say it violates a young woman’s right to privacy and jeopardizes health care.” My two cents? Children are guaranteed no right to privacy …

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