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- A Texas law signed by Gov. Rick Perry (R) goes into effect next month which gives people the right to bring their guns to work with them.
- Perry also sponsored a state constitutional amendment in 1989 which would have required sitting state office holders to resign if they decided to run for a different office early in their term.
- Professor Mark Hall finds seven examples where the Eleventh Circuit’s opinion striking down part of the Affordable Care Act manages to contradict itself.
- Now that just one court of appeals has accepted the meritless case against the ACA, the issue is all but certain to wind up in front of the Supreme Court.
- Elaine Riddick, who was involuntarily sterilized by the state of North Carolina after she was raped four decades ago, is still fighting for compensation.
- Corporate-supported Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser outraised his opponent by 2 to 1 for the potential legal fight surrounding the recount that followed his very narrow victory.
- And, finally, a man is suing the TSA because its officers detained him after he stripped down at an airport security checkpoint.