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Recent News

Pro-Life Group to Argue at Supreme Court

The Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), a group dedicated to supporting pro-life candidates for public office, will appear before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. Attorneys representing the organization will argue for the group’s right to sue Ohio election officials for violating its First Amendment freedoms.

In the 2010 election cycle, SBA List purchased billboards saying Democrat candidate Steve Driehaus supported taxpayer funding of abortions because he voted for Obamacare. The health care law leaves the door open for government funding of abortions.

Driehaus then filed a complaint with the Ohio Election Commission. After the commission decided in favor of Driehaus, SBA List filed suit to vindicate its First Amendment rights. But the state claimed that SBA List did not have the right to sue.

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Featured Blog

U.S. Senators Introduce Immigration-Reform Bill

This morning, Senator Charles Schumer filed the U.S. Senates’  long-awaited comprehensive immigration reform bill. You can read the text of the 844-page bill, titled the ‘‘Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act’’ here. According to Fox News (The Associated Press contributed), Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., expressed his optimism about the bill: “This bill marks [...]

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