Monthly Archives: June 2012

Saudia Arabia will allow “qualified” women to participate in Olympics

The article below comes from Human Rights Watch, and is about Saudi Arabia allowing “qualified” women to compete in this year’s Olympics— something the country has never allowed before. The announcement comes weeks before the Olympics are set to begin. … Continue reading

Posted in Asia | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Originally posted on Swampland:
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld President Obama’s health reform law, affirming the centerpiece of the sweeping 2010 overhaul of the nation’s medical industries in a landmark 5-4 vote. The deciding opinion, written by conservative Chief…

Posted in United States | Leave a comment

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare

On Thursday, June 28 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the Affordable Care Act, upholding the main components of the controversial law that would mandate majority of American citizens to get health care. The justices came to … Continue reading

Posted in United States | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NJ introduces bill to help Indonesians

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey has introduced a bill that would help Indonesians who have fled religious persecution by anti-Christian extremists in the majority Muslim nation. “America has a long history of … Continue reading

Posted in United States | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Opinion recap: Immigration and judicial styles : SCOTUSblog

Read an opinion about the Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona immigration laws on Opinion recap: Immigration and judicial styles : SCOTUSblog. The decision was handed down Tuesday. The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the controversial Obamacare court case … Continue reading

Posted in United States | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Letters of Note: Ronald Reagan

I have copied and pasted a letter from letters of note. It is from 1984 when a child wrote former President Ronald Reagan. I find this letter hilarious and a bit of comic relief. I have copied and pasted it … Continue reading

Posted in United States | Tagged | 1 Comment

Jerry Sandusky found guilty

The jury found Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 out of the 48 sex abuse counts on Friday, June 22, according to ABC News. Sandusky, former Penn State football coach, could face life in prison. He faces a maximum sentence of … Continue reading

Posted in United States | Leave a comment