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Texas Defends Mental Standards in SCOTUS Death Penalty Case

Another Texas death penalty case was argued at the United States Supreme Court this week. The two questions presented was whether executing someone 35 years after the imposition of a death sentence, and allegedly using outdated medical standards to determine intellectual disability, is cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the U.S. Constitution. The Eighth Amendment prohibits executing those who are intellectually disabled.

Foster parents April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce are photographed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 in Salt Lake City. A judge who ordered that a baby be taken away from April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce, her lesbian foster parents and placed with a heterosexual couple should follow the law and not …

Utah Judge Reverses Order To Remove Child From Lesbian Couple — For Now

Judge Scott Johansen ordered Friday that the baby may stay with April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce – a married lesbian couple – in foster care. However, his decision still leaves the possibility that he could order the child will be removed at a custody hearing on December 4.

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Exclusive: Doctors Slam American College of Physicians For Caving to LGBT Agenda

Jane Orient, M.D., executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), observes to Breitbart News the ACP “is in a logical dilemma in advocating insurance coverage for treatment for transgender persons because insurers require a diagnostic code, and assigning a diagnostic code suggests the existence of pathology.”