On this day in 1870, an African-American politician was seated in the United States Senate for the first time, but only after Republican leaders rebuffed a challenge based on the infamous Dred Scott decision.
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The passing of an anniversary has privacy and security advocates both reflecting and looking forward this month.
February 23rd marks one of the oddest anniversaries in American history, as President-elect Abraham Lincoln was smuggled in disguise in 1861 through Baltimore due to perceived assassination threats.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will try to determine if an employer can be held liable for refusing to hire an applicant based on a religious practice, if that employer isn’t given direct notice from an applicant that a religious accommodation is needed.
If some folks had their way, a three-person tribunal, and not the President, would provide leadership of the “United States of Earth,” in a nation where divorce is illegal.