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Oregon Court of Appeals hears Appeal by Kleins

3/3/17 Yesterday, 3/2/17, the three judge panel from the Oregon Court of Appeals heard the appeal of the $135,000 fine proposed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and, later, upheld by then Oregon Labor Commissioner, Brad Avakian back on 4/24/15 ref, ref2, ref3.

It is assumed that this case will make it along with many others to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The significant thing about this hearing is that the Constitution and due process can be argued where constitutional law takes a much higher precedence than at the lower court levels.

See: Hot Cases 3

TAGS: marriage, oregon
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Oregon Court of Appeals hears Appeal by Kleins
3/3/17 Yesterday, 3/2/17, the three judge panel from the Oregon Court of Appeals heard the appeal of the $135,000 fine proposed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and, later, upheld by then Oregon Labor Commissioner, Brad Avakian back on 4/24/15 ref, ref2, ref3.

It is assumed that this case will make it along with many others to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The significant thing about this hearing is that the Constitution and due process can be argued where constitutional law takes a much high . . . [more]

Washington state Supreme Court rules against Barronelle Stutzman
2/17/17 Washington state Supreme Court on 2/16/17, rules against florist, Barronelle Stutzman, who declined to make flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding and says she must pay for the court costs up to this time. It was determined by the court that Barronelle Stutzman engaged in sexual discrimination.

As applied in this case, the Washington Law Against Discrimination does not compel speech or association. And assuming that it substantially burdens Stutzmanís religious free exercise, the Washing . . . [more]

University pays $25,000 to student expelled for religious beliefs
1/31/17 Missouri State University pays Andrew Cash $25,000 in a settlement in December 2016 on the condition that he not apply FOR admission or work at Missouri State University and the university would not admit guilt.

Andrew Cash was kicked out of the Master's Counseling program after he said he would not counsel homosexual couples regarding their marriage and would instead refer them to another counselor.

Emily Brooker was paid $27,000 when she sued the university in 2006 when she received a l . . . [more]

Washington State Supreme Court hears Arlene's Flowers case
11/15/16 The Washington State Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding Robert Ingersoll and curt Freed V. Arlene's Flowers, Inc., Et Al. case ref (link has video of hearing.  approx. 1 hour.) see also hot cases 3

The arguments centered around whether Barronelle Stutzman was compelled against her will to express speech that she does not agree with such as supporting same sex marriage or whether she was engaging in discrimination against a protected class.

Kim Davis released from jail
8/27/15 Timeline:

  • 06/26/15: Gov. Beshear issued a directive ordering all Kentucky county clerks to personally authorize SSM licenses
    (the "SSM Mandate"). ref
  • 06/26/15: County clerk Kim Davis announces that the Rowan County Clerk's Office would no longer issue marriage licenses to any couples. ref
  • 08/17/15: District court judge David L. Bunning orders Kim Davis to issue marriage licenses, but stays his order pending appeal. ref, ref2
  • 08/26/15: Kim Davis ordered by the 6th circuit t . . . [more]

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    Iowa Wind energy usage in 2016
    1/3/17 Iowa energy usage from wind went up to 35.76% as of July 2016 ref.  This is up from 31.27% in 2015.

    2016 - 35.76%
    2015 - 31.27%
    2014 - 28.53%
    2013 - 27.40%
    2012 - 25.00%
    2011 - 19.00%

    http://www.awea.org

    Kentucky judge rules printers may turn down business
    12/16/16 Kentucky State Judge James Ishmael ruled today, 4/27/15, that Blaine Adamson, the owner of a Christian print business, was within his rights to refuse an order that violated the convictions of the owner(s) of Hands On Originals.  This policy was stated on the owner's website. ref

    It is their constitutional right to hold dearly and to not be compelled to be part of an advocacy message opposed to their sincerely held Christian beliefs,

    -Kentucky State Judge James Ishmael
    Hands On Originals . . . [more]

    Abortion clinics continue to close 2015 Update
    11/17/16 AbortionistsAbortion pill clinicsSurgical abortion clinicsDocumentsDate
    10302165141069611/17/16
    94819154669818/7/15
    84517457552208/4/14
    78117962341008/2/13


    Abortion clinics in 1991: 2,176.

    This year (as of august 2013) 42 clinics closed and 24 were closed in 2012.  Part of the reason for the high number of closings was due to North Carolina signing a new law that requires abortion facilities to meet the same standards as an outpatient surgery center ref.

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    Heritage: U.S . . . [more]

    U.S. Appeals court stays U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman's ruling
    8/24/16 Timeline

  • 08/22/16 A three judge panel for the 7th Circuit refuses to stay U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson's 07/29/16 ruling. ref
  • 08/10/16 A three judge panel for the 7th Circuit court stays U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman's 07/19/16 ruling that said those who lack voter ID can vote in November election.  This does not undo U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson's 07/29/16 ruling. ref, ref2
  • 07/29/16 U.S. District Judge James Peterson undoes most of the voter ID regulations . . . [more]

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