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Louisiana’s public classrooms must display Ten Commandments; federal lawsuit ensues

Louisiana’s public classrooms must display Ten Commandments; federal lawsuit ensues

Louisiana’s governor signed legislation requiring all public classrooms in the state to display the Ten Commandments, making Louisiana the first state to pass such a requirement. The move led to an immediate backlash, with many concerned about the implications for the separation of church and state.

Flags flown outside Justice Samuel Alito’s homes raise concerns about his adjudication of 2020 election and Jan. 6 insurrection cases

Flags flown outside Justice Samuel Alito’s homes raise concerns about his adjudication of 2020 election and Jan. 6 insurrection cases

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito flew the inverted American flag and an “Appeal to Heaven” flag outside his homes. Because the flags symbolize former President Donald Trump’s supporters’ discontent with his 2020 reelection loss, some question Alito’s ability to preside fairly over cases related to the election and the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection.

Political consultant behind AI-generated fake Biden robocalls in New Hampshire posts bail on first 6 of 26 criminal charges

Political consultant behind AI-generated fake Biden robocalls in New Hampshire posts bail on first 6 of 26 criminal charges

After producing and transmitting a fake Biden robocall to thousands of voters in New Hampshire, the sources behind the calls face severe legal action and various penalties. In early June, he posted bail on the first 6 of 26 criminal charges.

Secret Service tightens security at Republican National Convention, prompting ACLU lawsuit

Secret Service tightens security at Republican National Convention, prompting ACLU lawsuit

Rules approved by Milwaukee officials that limit demonstrations outside the Republican National Convention drew criticism, leading to a federal lawsuit that accused the city of restricting demonstrators’ First Amendment freedoms.

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