Tag Archive: Supreme Court

Sep 06 2015

NBCI Support’s Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority


Black Churches Stand Behind Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority Says Supreme Court’s Ruling Violates Religious Liberty The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is speaking out in strong support of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ steadfast commitment to upholding traditional …

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Sep 05 2015

Students Pay the Price

Gov. Abbott

State leaders talk fixing school finance The Texas Supreme Court is again hearing arguments over school finance because the governor and the legislative majority haven’t done their job, Texas State Teachers Association President Noel Candelaria said today. “Gov. Abbott says he wants to ‘fix’ our schools. But when is he going to start?” Candelaria asked. …

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Jun 27 2015

Supreme Court preserves Health Insurance Marketplaces

Center for Rural Affairs applauds Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act Today, the United States Supreme Court announced their decision upholding the tax subsidies provided to help low and middle income people purchase individual health insurance plans through a federal exchange, or health insurance marketplace, provided for in the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John …

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Oct 30 2013

Charting a better path for our public schools:Even middle-class students no longer get a fair shot at a solid education.

Nearly 60 years after the Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education decision, separate but unequal school systems still stunt our nation’s potential. After the 1954 ruling, segregating racially within a town or county became much more cumbersome without coming to an end. New towns blossomed, largely through restrictive zoning, that were …

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Oct 05 2013

It’s all their fault: The shutdown as well as the looming debt ceiling crisis is entirely a Republican Party production.


Everyone pretty much agrees that what’s going on in Washington right now ranks up there with the dumbest, most destructive episodes in our history. We are a great and powerful country, on the cusp of achieving that “Shining City upon a Hill” status that Puritan leader John Winthrop talked about nearly 400 years ago. I …

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Apr 14 2013

Be careful of your witness

The framers of the U.S. Constitution believed that certain rights are bestowed – not by the Constitution or by man-made laws, but, rather, by God, and that those rights include life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. From that declaration, people have fought to expand that definition, to include rights in the list that are …

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Mar 21 2013

The $6 billion scam

While all the figures aren’t in and almost certainly never will be, the Center for Responsive Politics has estimated that roughly $6 billion was spent on the 2012 election, including $2 billion on the presidential contest and something on the order of $4 billion on congressional and state races. This gives us, I suppose, the …

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