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Klukowski: How Trump Could Win on Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump is considering an executive order restricting birthright citizenship for illegal aliens’ children, which could create a Supreme Court test case that could end that misinterpretation of the Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment, either through presidential action or through legislation.

US President Donald Trump salutes as he arrives for a campaign rally in Estero, Florida, o

Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina’s HB 2 Bathroom Law

Plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits over North Carolina’s HB 2 (the “bathroom bill”) scored a partial victory Friday when a federal district court made clear it was bound by higher-court precedent to rule for the plaintiffs. But that victory may be short-lived, as the U.S. Supreme Court will likely decide this matter in 2017.

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11: A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Gri

Supreme Court Split on Obama Transgender Rule

WASHINGTON, DC—Wednesday the Supreme Court temporarily blocked President Obama’s changing of federal law to grant special protections to transgender people, but did so with a signal that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, the Court will make Obama’s rewriting of current civil rights laws permanent.

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Eleven States Sue Obama: Transgender Demands Unconstitutional

Eleven states—led by Texas—filed a federal lawsuit today, arguing that the Obama administration’s redefining “sex” to include gender identity—and threatening to sue and strip funding from states and schools that refuse to go along—violates both federal law and the U.S. Constitution.

US President Barack Obama listens as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a bilate

Cuba Caves, Will Allow Cuban Americans on Carnival Cruise Ships to Land

The government of Cuba, after weeks of pressure from pro-freedom activists and a lawsuit against corporate giant Carnival Cruise, will make an exception to a law banning U.S. citizens born in Cuba from landing on the island by sea. Passengers aboard Carnival’s Fathom cruise line will be the beneficiaries of that policy change.

Carnival got official approval to send its first cruise ship to Cuba from the United State

Carnival Backtracks After Lawsuit, Will Allow Cuban-Americans on Cuba Cruises

Carnival Cruises has agreed to rescind its policy of not selling tickets for its newly-announced Cuba cruises to U.S. citizens born in Cuba. Should Cuba ban these individuals from docking, Carnival has promised to delay the program’s maiden voyage. This represents a change in policy following a civil rights lawsuit filed against the corporation.

Tourists lie on the beach as cruise ship Carnival Magic is seen near the shores of Cozumel