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Former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Weighs In On Justice Scalia’s Replacement

(DIGEST: CNN, NPR, FOX10 Phoenix) Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was asked her opinion on whether President Barack Obama should appoint Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement. On February 17, O’Connor replied, “We need somebody there, now, to do the job, and let’s get on with it.” In 1981, O’Connor was the first woman appointed to … Continued


Take a Closer Look at Michigan’s New Sodomy Ban

[DIGEST:  WZZM, MLive, Lambda, Detroit Free Press, The New Civil Rights Movement] Michigan has outlawed sodomy. Or so the Internet thought. The Michigan Senate passed the bill SB219, brought forward by Republican Senator Rick Jones, on January 28, 2016, to amend a portion of the Michigan penal code pertaining specifically to animal cruelty. Within the … Continued


Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead 

This story is continuing to develop. Please check back for updates.  [DIGEST: Politico; MySA; The Hill] United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead today at a luxury resort in Texas. Federal officials say he has died of natural causes. Justice Scalia was 79 years old. In a statement, Chief Justice of the … Continued


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