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America's railroads -- and with them, its economy -- nearly ground to a halt in 1894 because one of the wealthiest men in American history decided to grow his own fortune on the backs of hungry workers.
Judge Yeakel produced a penetrating opinion that tears away the justification abortion opponents have offered to justify laws that exist for one and only one purpose -- to take away women's ability to choose to have an abortion.
On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."