Archive for July 29th, 2022

July 29th, 2022 - 6:35 pm § in Law and Courts, Religion, Schools & Colleges

Seattle Pacific U. sues for right to discriminate against gays

Seattle Pacific University, a private Christian college, sued the Washington attorney general on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, to halt an investigation of its hiring practices. SPU doesn’t hire LGBQT faculty or staff. In May, its trustees reaffirmed that policy, triggering protests by faculty and [...]

July 29th, 2022 - 2:01 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media

Judge tosses MAGAteen’s lawsuits against news media

“Nicholas Sandmann … has lost his defamation lawsuits against several media companies,” Insider reported on Friday, July 29, 2022 (story here). “A federal judge struck the cases filed by Sandmann against The New York Times, CBS News, ABC News, NBC Universal Media, Rolling Sto[...]

July 29th, 2022 - 12:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Rogue sheriff backs vote fraudsters, not election laws

At its heart, it’s a partisan stunt, but also a crime. Kinda like setting fire to a barn to “prove” an arsonist is on the loose. In Wisconsin, GOP activists fraudulently applied for absentee ballots using the names of prominent people, including the state assembly speaker, to ̶[...]