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Federal court upholds California ban on foie gras sales

A US federal appeals court upheld California’s ban on the sale of foie gras Friday, 13 months after the block on the controversial delicacy came into force. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected claims that the ban interferes with free trade, made in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles…

Santorum: ‘I would overturn’ any Supreme Court ruling same-sex marriage legal

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Sunday morning he would try to overturn any Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage if he became president. Santorum was asked by Meet The Press host David Gregory about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals finding Proposition 8 unconstitutional and whether he…

Don’t Know Much About History

In case anyone was unaware, Newt Gingrich is a professional historian. Well, okay, not really – he's got a PhD and was denied tenure then went around Washington D.C. generally being the sort of haughty dick who misread an article on Cracked.com and is amused by your lack of knowledge…

Winklevoss twins take Facebook claim to Supreme Court

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are taking their beef against Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg to the US Supreme Court. An attorney for the twin brothers said they will ask the top court in the nation to give them another shot at getting out of a deal they…

Obama admin. backs Vatican’s claim of immunity to sexual abuse lawsuits

Update at bottom: Fox News, other media outlets falsely tar Kagan on Vatican immunity The Obama administration in a brief to the Supreme Court has backed the Vatican’s claim of immunity from lawsuits arising from cases of sexual abuse by priests in the United States. The Supreme Court is considering…

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