The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government in an effort to force religious organizations to provide abortions and contraception to illegal immigrants. Fox News reports that the lawsuit seeks to obtain government records regarding the reproductive healthcare policies for illegal immigrant children that are currently in the care of federally funded Catholic groups. Depending on the content of those documents, the ACLU said it could take further legal action.
The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that police cannot prolong a traffic stop to search for drugs without a warrant, while allowing police to search for drugs without a warrant during the time of a normal traffic stop.
Senator Rand Paul called on his fellow Republicans Saturday to defend the “whole Bill of Rights,” not just the Second Amendment.
SB 1067 — a bill in the Idaho state legislature that would require the Gem State to accept changes to its Child Support Enforcement (CSE) guidelines to bring them into compliance with federal law— has generated a great deal of controversy. While its supporters claim it as necessary to ensure adequate enforcement of child support orders, its opponents object to its undermining of Idaho’s state sovereignty. And this threat comes not only from Washington, but internationally, as well. The law if passed, would mandate that Idaho comply with U.S. participation in the 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support.