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Justice Department Argues Congress, Not Courts, Makes Sexual Orientation Laws

WASHINGTON, DC—Justice Department lawyers told a federal appeals court on Wednesday that only Congress can decide to make sexual orientation and gender identity protected classes under federal civil rights laws, reversing the Obama administration’s position that courts can reinterpret previous laws to include these new social categories.

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SCOTUS Throws Cold Water Early on Obama’s Partisan Gerrymandering Project

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines Monday with its acceptance of a case that argues whether legislative maps can be ruled unconstitutional simply due to the partisan advantages that may be gained from their designs. Some election law experts contend the matter is a means to an end in transferring redistricting powers—commonly held in legislative branches—to commissions not directly answerable to the electorate.

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Flashback: Bill Clinton’s Deputy Attorney General Warned Comey Was ‘Damaging Our Democracy’

Jamie S. Gorelick, who served as Deputy Attorney General during the Clinton administration, recently opined that then-FBI Director James Comey was “damaging our democracy” by telling Congress less than than two weeks before the presidential election that the FBI was reviewing additional correspondence that may have been relevant to the Hillary Clinton email probe.

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James Comey’s Democrat Critics Now See Russian Conspiracy In Trump’s Firing

While former aides to President Obama and members of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign predictably panned President Donald Trump for firing James Comey as FBI director, it was only a few months ago that Clinton’s campaign repeatedly alleged wrongdoing by Comey over his investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server.

Brian Terry statue located at the Brian Terry Border Patrol Station in Southern Arizona

EXCLUSIVE — Family of Slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry Says Eric Holder Among ‘The Real Criminals’ Responsible

The 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry by a 7-time previously deported illegal alien could have been prevented, says the agent’s brother Kent Terry in an exclusive interview with Breitbart Texas. Terry’s family hopes the Trump Administration will now go after “the real criminals” responsible for putting the “Fast and Furious” guns in the accused killer’s hands.

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