"Justiceline: August 18, 2011"
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- NPR’s Nina Totenberg rounds up much of the ethical case against Justice Thomas.
- “It’s clear that [Rick] Perry would prefer American history had been frozen in 1787.”
- North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature could put an anti-gay ban on marriage equality on the state’s ballot next year.
- Boulder, Colorado’s citizens will vote on whether they agree with Mitt Romney that corporations are people.
- Nebraska’s Attorney General Jon Bruning (R) says that the state’s campaign finance law is unconstitutional.
- After drawing first blood in the right-wing D.C. Circuit, the Chamber of Commerce is searching for ways to cut apart Dodd-Frank in court.