Tag Archives: 4th Circuit

SCOTUS Strikes Down 2017 Special Election Ruling

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down a ruling by a lower court that ordered North Carolina to hold a special election in 2017. Continue reading

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Read NC’s Emergency Application to SCOTUS on NC Voter ID – #ncga

North Carolina has filed an emergency application to the Supreme Court regarding the state’s voter ID law after the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the law.

Read: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again, Overturns NC Voter ID Law

The application has been sent to Chief Justice Roberts. The opening pages are a barn burner. Continue reading

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SCOTUS Blocks 4th Circuit Order on Transgender Bathroom Use

Yesterday, the Supreme Court blocked the 4th Circuit’s order that forced a Virginia School district to allow a transgender student to use the bathroom or locker room of their choice. Continue reading

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again, Overturns NC Voter ID Law

Only about four months ago a  lower court judge,  U.S. District Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, upheld North Carolina’s Voter ID law.  That ruling was overturned by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday. This makes the 4th time in … Continue reading

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Wake County Voting Maps Still in Chaos; Lawmakers Enter the Mix

Earlier this year, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals was responsible for unprecedented disenfranchisement of thousands of North Carolina voters earlier this year for congressional primaries when the court threw out district maps. This past month, the 4th Circuit Court … Continue reading

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again Throwing NC Elections Into Chaos

In February of this year,  a 3 judge panel from the 4th Circuit Court of appeals threw out the congressional district voting maps just weeks before the state’s primary election.  Maps that had passed muster through multiple challenges were now null. … Continue reading

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4th Court Rules in Favor of Feelings, Not Facts – #hb2

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that a lawsuit involving a transgender student suing under Title IX can go forward and sent it back to a lower court.

The court seems to be saying your feelings are what matter, not your actual biology. The slippery slope just got more slippery.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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