Legislation

The Justice Department's identity problem

Law
by Cal Thomas
Posted 12/29/11, 03:36 pm

Is there, or should there ever be, a point when a state is no longer penalized for its discriminatory past?

Not according to the Department of Justice, which last Friday rejected a South Carolina law that would have required voters show a valid photo ID before casting their ballots.

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Phill Kline (Associated Press/Photo by John Hanna)

'All a diversion'

Law | A Kansas ethics panel calls for Planned Parenthood prosecutor Phill Kline to lose his law license
by Les Sillars
Posted 10/20/11, 07:27 pm

Former Kansas attorney general Phill Kline is not surprised that a three-member state ethics panel recommended two weeks ago that his Kansas law license be suspended indefinitely. Kline spent six years investigating Planned Parenthood and late-term abortionist George Tiller, but a hostile legal establishment stonewalled his every move and then charged him with misconduct (see "Vengeance on the prairie," WORLD Magazine, May 21).

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Character is better than law

Law
by D.C. Innes
Posted 9/29/11, 06:36 pm

At the FOX News/Google Republican presidential candidates' debate last week, Ron Paul got philosophical. In the context of explaining why he would not ban the morning after pill "as a practical matter," he redirected the public's attention from dependence on law to a dependence on citizen character. (Watch the video clip below at the 3:50 mark.)

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