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Tag Archives: U.s. Supreme Court

Colorado Supreme Court ordered to reconsider Douglas County school voucher case

The Colorado Supreme Court must reconsider its ruling against a private school voucher system created by the Douglas County School District, the U.S. Supreme Court […]...

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June 28, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Douglas County voucher supporters encouraged by Supreme Court decision in similar case

A significant U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday on a church-state issue opens a new chapter in a court fight over a Douglas County private school […]...

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June 27, 2017 Politics, The Mix

U.S. Supreme Court to review Missouri case with ties to Douglas County School District

Update: the U.S. Supreme Court held full oral arguments on the Trinity case on Wednesday.  Justice Sonja Sotomayor was the only Justice to question whether the […]...

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April 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix

DougCo kills latest voucher program

The deeply divided Douglas County Board of Education last week actually voted unanimously on a controversial issue: vouchers. The board, on a 7-0 vote, killed […]...

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November 22, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Does Cory Gardner need a civics lesson on court appointments?

Sen. Cory Gardner was just offered something most millennials would kill for: free college. Taking inspiration from the late Harper Lee’s 1966 offer to help […]...

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March 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: The ‘war on women’ will get hotter

It was no coincidence that the three justices most actively engaged in the Hobby Lobby contraceptive-mandate argument were the three women justices. It’s not just […]...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Independence Institute on Obamacare: It’s not about the Commerce Clause

Independence Institute on Obamacare: It’s not about the Commerce Clause

The Independence Institute, a Denver-based free-market think tank that has lead the charge in Colorado against the Affordable Care Act, has filed what it is calling two "potentially game changing" briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court. The court this...

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March 26, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
AUDIO: California downer law may be headed for a downer in Supreme Court

AUDIO: California downer law may be headed for a downer in Supreme Court

Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week on a controversial California law that requires nonambulatory livestock at slaughterhouses to be immediately euthanized and removed from the food supply and, based on their questions, it appears the...

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November 12, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Uncategorized
Political Catholic group seeks court ruling as defense against IRS

Political Catholic group seeks court ruling as defense against IRS

Catholic Answers, an information and advocacy group run by non-clergy members, last week asked the US Supreme Court to examine the way the Internal Revenue Service determines whether or not a nonprofit group has engaged in improper political activity. The...

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October 24, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Supreme Court rules on E-Verify, could have major consequences in states with high immigrant populations

The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday upheld (pdf.) the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act, a decision that deepens the debate between between supporters and detractors of mandatory state and federal E-Verify programs....

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May 28, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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The Home Front: Voters will decide if these council members in Colorado will keep publicly-funded healthcare

“Steamboat Springs voters will decide in November whether their elected officials will continue to receive taxpayer-funded health and dental insurance benefits from the city,” reports […]

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