Today, the Supreme Court reaffirmed what most Americans no doubt take for granted, that the Constitution prohibits religious discrimination. The 5-4 divide among the justices in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, however, shows that religious freedom is not fully secure in America.
Different state and local governments have developed “school choice” programs that make parents more financially able … (Read the rest, here) “Freedom of Religion Narrowly Upheld in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue”
For more than 25 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which built the continent into one of the most efficient and competitive trade blocs in the world, has been the law of the land.
On July 1, rules for trade in North America will change with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement entering into force. USMCA hopefully will build … (Read the rest, here) “USMCA Marks New Chapter for North American Trade”
In his recent remarks about the challenges that China presents to free societies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a strong defense of democracy and freedom.
Speaking to an audience of business leaders and policymakers around the globe at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit, Pompeo underscored that the choice confronting today’s world is “between freedom and tyranny.”
He noted: “While I … (Read the rest, here) “Mike Pompeo’s Call for Freedom”
In a 5-4 decision Tuesday, the Supreme Court held that families have a right to seek the best educational opportunities for their children, by preventing states from blocking the participation of religiously affiliated schools in state school choice programs.
In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the court ruled that the application of a “no-aid” provision in Montana’s Constitution … (Read the rest, here) “Supreme Court Hands Huge Victory to Families on School Choice”
The first airport in the country to establish a novel coronavirus testing facility on site, John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City opened testing to terminal employees, airline employees, and airport workers.
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/jfk-airport-testing-covid-19/2020/06/30/id/975011
Congress must investigate reports Russia has been placing bounties on American troops in Afghanistan, and specifically whether the Trump administration had knowledge of it, Rep. Max Rose, D-N.Y., told Fox News on Tuesday.
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/max-rose-congress-bounties-troops/2020/06/30/id/975010
Anthony Mackie recently called Marvel, the company that hired him to star in seven movies, “more racist” for only allowing its smash box office hit “Black Panther” to have an all-black cast, director and crew….
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/blackpanther-anthonymackie/2020/06/30/id/975008
A footnote in a recent abortion opinion could open the door to different rulings in different states, pro-choice advocates fear….
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/prochoice-prolife/2020/06/30/id/975007
President Donald Trump on Tuesday came under growing pressure to respond to allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan, with Democrats demanding answers and accusing Trump of bowing to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the risk of…
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/United-States-Russia-Congress/2020/06/30/id/975004
The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending, a judge ruled Tuesday.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jane Barwick set a bond of $500,000 for Garrett Rolfe, who faces charges including felony murder in the…
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/Police-Shooting-Atlanta/2020/06/30/id/975003
The tweet referenced Trump’s July 3 visit to Mount Rushmore in Sioux Falls, South Dakota ahead of the Independence Day weekend.
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/democrats-dnc-mount-rushmore-white-supremacy/2020/06/30/id/974985
Either nobody briefed President Donald Trump about intelligence showing Russia paid Taliban militants secret bounties to kill U.S. troops, or if Trump was briefed, he did nothing about the information, former CIA officials say.
from Newsmax – America https://www.newsmax.com/us/taliban-bounty-troops-safety/2020/06/30/id/975001