Two federal courts issued conflicting rulings today on a key section of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, that provides tax subsidies in 34 states, possibly sending the cases to the Supreme Court at some point.
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In the on-going battle between Congress and the District of Columbia over who runs the federal district, two fights over marijuana use have opened up some old constitutional wounds.
On Tuesday, legal recreational marijuana sales start in Washington state. While such sales are technically illegal under federal law, Congress and the Obama administration are staying out of the situation, for now.
Do criminal suspects have First Amendment rights when they engage in alleged fantasy role playing games that include killing and cannibalism of real people? That’s a question one judge recently decided in a sensational trial dubbed the “Cannibal Cop” case by the New York media.
A divided Supreme Court on Monday said the two for-profit companies that requested religious exemptions from the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, can have them under limited circumstances.