Posts Tagged:Lawsuit

Union parent sues district, alleging failure to protect daughter from bullying

The mother of a Union High School student is standing up for her daughter. She filed a lawsuit against the district, claiming Union Public Schools failed to protect her daughter from repeated bullying. “I don’t want any more attention on my daughter,” the mother told NewsChannel 8, asking to remain anonymous for her daughter’s safety.…Read More

Appeals court reinstates several Oklahoma death row prisoners to lawsuit

A federal appeals court has ordered that several Oklahoma death row prisoners be reinstated to a lawsuit challenging the state’s lethal injection protocol. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday said a lower court made a mistake by dismissing six prisoners from the lawsuit. A group of more than two dozen death row…Read More

Abortion rights groups file lawsuit to block 5 pro-life laws in Oklahoma

A group of abortion advocates are suing to prevent five pro-life laws from taking effect in Oklahoma. The Center for Reproductive Rights, several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice and Tulsa Women’s Reproductive Clinic are among groups that signed onto a lawsuit alleging a slate of new state laws violate a woman’s constitutional right to…Read More

Pro-abortion groups appeal to Supreme Court against Texas’ ‘Heartbeat Act’

Pro-abortion groups are asking the Supreme Court to block Texas’ law that would allow private citizens to sue abortion providers for illegal abortions. The law bans most abortions in the state after the detection of a fetal heartbeat – as early as five weeks into pregnancy On Monday, several abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood’s affiliates in…Read More

Biden Tells Secretary Of Education To Use ‘Legal Actions’ Against Governors Banning Mask Mandates

President Joe Biden addressed the nation on the topic of the coronavirus on Wednesday, going a step further in his battle against specific Republican governors who have pushed back against mask mandates in schools. Biden said, “For those who aren’t eligible for the vaccine yet — children under the age of 12 — masks are…Read More

Federal judge says Oklahoma death penalty suit can proceed

A federal judge in Oklahoma City ruled Wednesday a lawsuit challenging the state’s lethal injection protocols can proceed to trial, making it likely Oklahoma’s de facto moratorium on executions will extend into a seventh year. U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot agreed in his order to consider at trial whether Oklahoma’s current three-drug protocol risks subjecting…Read More

Federal court dismisses lawsuit against Indianapolis archdiocese

A federal district court on Wednesday tossed out a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school guidance counselor fired for entering a same-sex marriage contract. Judge Richard Young of the Southern District of Indiana on Aug. 11 ruled that the former Roncalli Catholic High School counselor, Lynn Starkey, qualified as…Read More

Supreme Court allows religious speech violation lawsuit to continue

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed a former college student to pursue a remedy against school officials who restricted when and where he could evangelize on campus. In Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, the court ruled 8-1 that Chike Uzuegbunam, who was restricted from evangelizing on a public college campus, could sue school officials for nominal damages due…Read More