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Trump Sues New York Times, His Niece for $100 Million Over ‘Personal Vendetta’ Against Him

(Associated Press) Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and the New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters. Trump's lawsuit, filed in state court in New York,...

St. Louis Officials Now Going After McCloskeys’ Law Licenses

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who brandished firearms to confront a group of marauders who parade past their home in a private community last summer, now face the threat of losing their law licenses. Missouri Gov. Mike Parsons pardoned the McCloskeys of all charges after a judge...

Pa. Senate Dems Sue GOP Leadership Over Election Audit Subpoena

(Christen Smith, The Center Square) Pennsylvania Senate Democrats filed a legal challenge in Commonwealth Court against what they call an “overreaching” subpoena of election records containing personal information for nearly 7 million voters. The lawsuit filed late Friday alleges Republican members of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee – including Chairman Cris...

Texas Doctor Performed 67 Abortions on Day Before Ban Went Into Effect

The Texas doctor who performed 67 abortions in less than 17 hours right before the state’s pro-life law went into effect claimed that night was like “fighting a war.” Dr. Jasbir Ahluwalia of the Whole Woman’s Health in Ft. Worth said there was an “unheard of” rush of women trying to...

Leftist Judges Declare NC Voters, Lawmakers RACIST for Demanding Voter ID

(Headline USA) Left-wing judges in North Carolina struck down the state’s latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with activist groups that rules established by the GOP-led legislature following passage of a 2018 ballot referendum were racially biased. Two of the three trial judges declared the December 2018 law...

Twitter Seeks to Transfer Trump’s Class-Action Censorship Lawsuit from Fla. to Calif.

Twitter filed a motion recently to transfer the jurisdiction of a major class-action lawsuit from southern Florida to northern California, according to a case update from the America First Policy Institute. The left-leaning social-media publisher is one of three companies named in the lawsuit, which Trump first announced in July....

Fed. Judges OK Biden’s Lax Deportation Policies, Setting Up SCOTUS Showdown

(Headline USA) An federal appeals court on Wednesday allowed the Biden administration's selective criteria on who should be deported to remain in effect, rejecting one of Texas' challenges to the president's lax or nonexistent immigration policies. The administration's victory may prove temporary if Texas or Louisiana successfully seek the intervention...

Boy Scout Abuse Victims Ask to File Their Own Plan in Bankruptcy Reorganization

(Associated Press) A committee charged with representing tens of thousands of alleged victims of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy asked the judge on Wednesday to terminate the BSA’s exclusive rights to file a reorganization plan, so that it can file its own. The committee’s court...

Group Sues Austin for Ignoring Referendum Outcome, Doing NOTHING About Homeless

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) Save Austin Now and four businesses are suing the city of Austin, claiming it is not fully implementing Proposition B, a measure passed overwhelmingly by voters to end public homeless encampments in the state capital. The group has battled City Hall for two years after the...

Fed. Court Upholds NSA’s ‘State Secrets’ Claim in Domestic Spying Case

(Headline USA) A divided federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an ACLU lawsuit challenging a portion of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance of Americans' international email and phone communications. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the lawsuit must be dismissed after the government...

LAWSUIT: You Can’t Force Vax on Americans If You Don’t Force It on Illegals

(Cole Lauterbach, The Center Square) Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has fired the opening salvo in the anticipated legal fight over President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Brnovich filed the lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court of Arizona, claiming Biden’s mandate violates the Equal Protection Clause by favoring migrants who...

Justice Department Seeks Order Against Texas Abortion Law

(Associated Press) The Justice Department has asked a federal court in Texas to stop the enforcement of a new state law that bans most abortions in the state while it decides the case. The Texas law, known as SB8, prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity — usually around six...

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