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Constitution Allows Muslim Immigration Ban

While Hillary Clinton and her Democrats are trying to sell Khizr Khan as a constitutional expert, the reality is that the Constitution allows Donald Trump’s proposed temporary ban on Muslim immigrants from terror-related countries. However, if a liberal justice takes Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court, the ban would be struck down nonetheless.

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Texas SCOTUS Cases Still Pending: Abortion, Affirmative Action, Executive Amnesty

The United States Supreme Court issued three opinions today but left three important cases arising out of Texas pending. The nation’s highest court has not issued a decision on these cases from Texas involving abortion, affirmative action, or the state’s challenge to the federal government’s executive amnesty order.

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Fate of Obama’s Amnesty Uncertain at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—Justices on the Supreme Court were sharply divided on several aspects of President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, but it’s very likely that the 26 states challenging Obama’s program will prevail, ending the president’s gambit to grant legal status to 4.5 million illegal aliens.

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Jeff Mateer Appointed First Assistant for Texas Attorney General

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the appointment of a new first assistant in what appears to be an office shake-up. Paxton appointed Jeff Mateer to be the new first assistant. He replaces former First Assistant Chip Roy who served in that capacity since the beginning of Paxton’s administration.

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Texas Man Gets 50 Years for Filming Sexual Animal Crush Videos

A man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for filming animal crush videos. These videos were made to satisfy sexual fetishes and included cutting off the limbs of a puppy and kitten and urinating on them in what was intended to be a sexually charged atmosphere.

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Supreme Court to Decide Historic Case on Presidential Power and Immigration

WASHINGTON—This week the Supreme Court announced that it will hear arguments in the legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal aliens, marking only the second time in American history that the Court will hear a challenge brought by a majority of the states in the Union against the federal government.

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Sotomayor Chastises SCOTUS for ‘Shoot First, Think Later’ Ruling in Texas Police Case

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a per curium decision today reversing a 2014 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit opinion holding that a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper was not entitled to be granted qualified immunity. The officer had used deadly force to stop a driver in a high-speed car chase. Justice Sotomayor chastised the court for allowing a “shoot first, think later approach to policing.”

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Appeals Judges ‘Skeptical,’ ‘Divided’ On Executive Amnesty

The Fifth Circuit is considering the Obama administration appeal of a district judge’s ruling halting the executive amnesty programs from moving forward — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA).

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Fifth Circuit Panel to Hear Texas Voter ID Case Includes Two Democrat Appointees

A challenge to Texas voter identification law will be heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday. A three judge panel that includes two Democratic appointees will hear the case. One of the judges is a federal district court judge from the Eastern District of Texas who is sitting by designation.

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US Supreme Court Hearing Texas Case Involving State Rejection of Confederate License Plates

The United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday, March 23rd, in a case deciding whether the State of Texas acted unconstitutionally in disallowing the sale of a license plate displaying the Confederate Flag. The Texas Chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) argue that the free speech rights of their members have been violated by the rejection of their 2009 application for the license plate. The license plate bears the Confederate flag and the words “Sons of Confederate Veterans 1896.”

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