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on 24 July 2012 08:00:04 AM. © ThinkProgress
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- Some critics of a constitutional amendment on the ballot in Idaho this November that asks voters to enshrine the right to hunt, fish, and trap aren’t worried about the amendment’s possible affects on gun control in the state but rather the inhumanity of trapping, an unnecessarily cruel and prolonged way of killing animals.
- Chicago Alderman Joe Moore is expected offer a new resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
- Here is an in-depth look at the constitutional questions involved in mandating the disclosure of political donors.
- Responding to criticism that the e-book settlement will allow Amazon to regain dominance of the industry, the DOJ pointed out that the purpose of antitrust law is to protect competition, not competitors.
- A county judge in Kansas has ruled that a city ordinance that bans anyone from continuing to “obstruct traffic” on sidewalks is in fact constitutional and not impermissibly vague.
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