If Rand Paul were elected president, he would have the power to nominate potential Supreme Court justices who want to return to a world where basic workplace protections are considered unconstitutional -- and who object to the federal ban on whites-only lunch counters to boot.
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The Democrats who opposed Adegbile's confirmation are Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA), Chris Coons (D-DE), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Walsh (D-MT).
Five days after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill intended to give anti-gay business owners the right to discriminate if they claim a religious justification for doing so, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that reminds us not all so-called "religious liberty" claims can be easily dismissed.
The ad, which "draws a parallel between a 'shady' street dealer attempting to push 'unsafe' sushi to unsuspecting buyers, and medical marijuana patients being forced to obtain their medication in a similar fashion," airs in New Jersey on several national networks.
Twelve years ago, the Supreme Court wrote a big loophole into the constitutional rule prohibiting executions of people with intellectual disabilities. A case they will hear today could close that loophole.