Category Archive for: justice

California Gov. Newsom asks Hollywood to stop filming in conservative Georgia, Oklahoma after abortion ruling

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom called on the Hollywood film industry to bring back production moved to Oklahoma and Georgia amid pandemic lockdowns and rising crime, criticizing the Republican-controlled states over policies against abortion in a new ad published in Variety. The full-page spread, paid for by the Newsom campaign, is titled: “Hollywood: Your values,…Read More

ODOC: Over 3 dozen inmates graduate from community college

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says more than 3 dozen incarcerated men at Dick Conner Correctional Center received diplomas and certificates from Tulsa Community College on Thursday. ODOC says 600 men have successfully completed their higher education since they partnered with TCC 15 years ago. Continue Reading…

Visa and Mastercard Suspend Pornhub Ad Payments Due to Child Porn Lawsuit

Today, Visa and Mastercard announced that they’ve suspended payment processing for advertising purchases on Pornhub and other sites owned by Pornhub’s parent company, MindGeek. Starting today, Visa and Mastercard will not process payments through TrafficJunky, MindGeek’s own advertising arm, due to allegations that MindGeek has profited from child sexual exploitation material (CSEM)—commonly known as and…Read More

DeSantis suspends Florida prosecutor for indicating he would not enforce restrictions on abortion, gender therapy

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended the top county prosecutor from Tampa on Thursday after the Democrat publicly said he wouldn’t enforce a new state abortion restriction or a potential law banning surgeries for transgender children. Flanked by state and area law enforcement officials who are fellow Republicans, DeSantis said at his news conference that Hillsborough…Read More

Oklahoma Pardon And Parole Board recommends clemency for James Coddington

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 3-2 on Wednesday to recommend clemency to death row inmate James Coddington. The board’s clemency recommendation is for life without the possibility of parole. Richard Smothermon, Larry Morris and Edward Konieczny all voted for the recommendation, while Scott Williams and Cathy Stocker voted against. The 50-year-old is on…Read More

Catholic School Wins Religious Freedom Victory in Indiana

A Chicago federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that Roncalli Catholic High School in Indianapolis was within its First Amendment rights to dismiss a guidance counselor who had entered a public “same-sex marriage” in defiance of Catholic teachings. The court dismissed a lawsuit brought by the former school employee, who accused the school of violating…Read More

Would proposed Biden rule force doctors to perform transgender surgeries and abortions?

The Biden administration proposed a new rule this week that legal experts say, if finalized, would force hospitals and doctors to perform gender-transition surgeries and abortions. The rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revises Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to add “sexual orientation and gender identity” and “reproductive…Read More

The Contrasting Visions Of The Judiciary In Brown And Dobbs

In 1954, the Supreme Court upended 58 years of constitutionally protected segregation, concluding that “in the field of public education, the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.” And on June 24, 2022, the Court upended 49 years of constitutionally protected access to abortion, concluding that “the Constitution does not confer a right to…Read More

Proposed Rule Change Requires ‘Doctors to Perform Harmful Medical Procedures’

  President Joe Biden, continuing to recover from Covid-19, has ‘completed his five-day course of Paxlovid’ and according to his physician “now feels well enough to resume his physical exercise regimen.” Meanwhile, the Biden Administration’s push to change the definition of sex to include gender identity and sexual orientation continues, and the Alliance Defending Freedom…Read More