Supreme Court

Persecuting a Hero

Washington DC7/21/2017 9:11:04 AM
Contact: Mitchell Hailstone, Congressman Trent Franks, 202-225-4576   WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Earlier this week, an Obama-appointed judge with numerous explicit ties to Planned Parenthood in San Francisco held David Daleiden in contempt of court and ordered him and his team to pay a $137,000 fine. David Daleiden is the founder of the Center for Medical Progress who became famous in 2015 for releasing damaging videos revealing Planned Parenthood executives negotia Source: CCN

E.W. Jackson Joins Stars & Stripes as Spokesman

Washington DC7/20/2017 6:23:05 AM
Contact: Renyatta Banks, S.T.A.N.D., 757-375-6444, renyatta@standamerica.us CHESAPEAKE, Va, July 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- E.W. Jackson, former candidate for US Senate and 2013 Republican nominee for Virginia Lt. Governor, has signed on as a spokesman for Stars & Stripes to spread its message to the black community. His voice can be heard on radio spots covering everything from educational choice to entrepreneurship in the inner city. Stars & Stripes is a Grassroots Supe Source: S.T.A.N.D

Judicial Watch: Federal Court Hearing Thursday, July 20, in Hillary Clinton Email FOIA Lawsuit -- Update on Deleted Clinton and Weiner Laptop Emails

Washington DC7/19/2017 12:14:05 PM
Emails were uncovered by the FBI in its investigation into Clinton's non-government email system Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today announced a court hearing will be held on Thursday, July 20 2017, regarding a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails that were sent or received during her tenure from February 2009 to January 31, Source: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Sues for Voter Registration Data Under National Voter Registration Act

Washington DC7/18/2017 12:21:05 PM
Defendant Montgomery County, Maryland Has More Registered Voters Than Voting Age Citizens Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit today in order to gain access under federal law to voter registration lists in Montgomery County, Maryland. The suit was filed against Montgomery County and the Maryland State Boards of Elections under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). The lawsuit w Source: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Statement on IRS Records Scandal

Washington DC7/17/2017 11:27:05 AM
Internal Watchdog Found Records Went Missing   Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172   WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to a July 13 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, which finds the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) records management practice resulted in lost records and incomplete IRS responses to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and con Source: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Joins Allied Educational Foundation in Opposing FCC Takeover of Internet

Washington DC7/17/2017 10:01:00 AM
Adoption of Current Net-Neutrality Regulations Was a Politically Corrupted Decision that Will Do Far More to Increase Wealth of D.C. Powerbrokers and Lobbyists than it Will Do to Protect Consumers   Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172   WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today it joined the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing comments that oppose Obama-era internet regulations that resulted in massive new federal reg Source: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch: New Abedin Emails Reveal Additional Instances of Clinton Donors Receiving Special Treatment from Clinton Department of State

Washington DC7/14/2017 12:42:04 PM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today released 448 pages of documents from the U.S. Department of State revealing new incidents of Huma Abedin, deputy chief of staff to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, providing special State Department treatment to major donors to the Clinton Foundation and political campaigns. The heavily redacted documents from Abedin's non-government account includ Source: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch: Trump Administration Air Travel Costs $3.58 Million

Washington DC7/14/2017 9:38:01 AM
Trips Include Travel by Melania Trump and Vice President Pence Obama Family Travel Cost Taxpayers at Least $100,104,459 Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and a lawsuit for Trump administration travel records. The new records show new expenses totaling $2,301, Source: Judicial Watch

Family Research Council Praises Senate for Draft Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood, Replacing Obamacare with Pro-life Protections

Washington DC7/14/2017 5:11:03 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS or 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The U.S. Senate has released a new draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628, "BCRA"). BCRA, for one year, would eliminate more than $390 million (over 86%) of over $450 million in annual federal funding to Planned Parenthood, from all mandatory government spending programs. This is identical to the provision ruled to comply with the Sena Source: Family Research Council

Legislators Seek to Stop Funding Palestinian Terrorism

Washington DC7/13/2017 9:11:00 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit WASHINGTON, July 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee began hearings yesterday on S.474, known as the Taylor Force Act, which will defund the Palestinian Authority (PA) until they cease and denounce their "Pay to Slay" policy, which rewards terrorists and their families for acts against Israel and the United States. Liberty Counsel and Christians in Defense of Israel have been instrumental in e Source: Liberty Counsel

Betrayal: Trump Administration Threatens Schools on Transgender Issues

Washington DC7/12/2017 6:07:01 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Trump Administration's Office for Civil Rights issued a memo on transgender students that threatens the religious rights and freedom of speech in schools across the country. The memo, written by Candice Jackson, Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, states that investigations will be made into noncompliance issues where an individual refuses to address a transgender stud Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Activists Hold Press Conference and Prayer Vigil Thursday at Sen. McConnell's Office Calling for Defunding of Planned Parenthood in Health Care Bill

Washington DC7/12/2017 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Mark Harrington, Created Equal, 614-419-9000, mark@createdequal.org WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Thursday, July 13, at 11:00 A.M. dozens of anti-abortion activists will hold a press conference in front of the Russell Senate Office Building followed by a prayer vigil at Sen. McConnell's office. Additionally, Baby Hope will be delivered to Sen. Mitch McConnell containing a 12-week fetal model with a message to defund Planned Parenthood from Baby Hop Source: Created Equal

Washington's Summer Interns are Cordially Invited to a Special Seminar

Washington DC7/10/2017 7:11:01 AM
'How to Fight Corruption in Washington'Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, July 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch, a conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law, will host a free and entertaining educational program to benefit think tank, press and Capitol Hill interns. Lunch will be provided. Date: Friday, July 21, 2017Time: 11:00 a Source: Judicial Watch

Pro-life Activists to Hold Prayer Vigil and Sit-In at Sen. McConnell's Office Calling for Defunding of Planned Parenthood in Health Care Bill

Washington DC7/7/2017 8:35:05 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741; Mark Harrington, 614-419-9000, mark@createdequal.org WASHINGTON, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Thursday, July 13, at 11:00 A.M. dozens of anti-abortion activists will hold a press conference in front of the Russell Senate Office Building followed by a prayer vigil and sit-in at Sen. McConnell's office. Activists will be asking the Senate to not subsidize abortion and redirect abortion giant Planned Parenthood's taxpayer Source: Created Equal

Defense Department Delays Obama's 'Transgender' Policy

Washington DC7/6/2017 8:56:00 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Defense Secretary James Mattis announced just hours before a July 1 deadline that he will defer implementation of the so-called transgender policy until January 1, 2018. The Obama-era policy would have allowed incoming service members identifying as "transgender" to enlist if they have been "stable" in their gender identity for 18 months. Such Source: Liberty Counsel