In defiance of a “taliban like” law, Amira Osman Hamed faces flogging for refusing to wear a hijab and covering her hair. Under Sudanese law all women are required to cover their hair with a "hijab," a headscarf worn by Muslim women.
According to the Atlantic, Time managing editor Rick Stengel's decision to join the Obama administration is just the latest example of a new trend among mainstream media journalists who are making it official by joining the Obama administration. Stengel, who is joining the State Department, is just one of 15 (or 19) who have given up a career in journalism to join Obama's crusade to fundamentally transform America:
There's also video of who Feinstein & Co. think worthy of receiving 1st Amendment protection as 'journalists'; guess which kind of people that covers?
And were was that 'red line' actually first heard from? Why, the Smartest Woman In The World!
And both the minister and I saw eye to eye on the many tasks that are ahead of us, and the kinds of contingencies that we have to plan for, including the one you mentioned in the horrible event that chemical weapons were used. And everyone has made it clear to the Syrian regime that is a red line for the world, [italics mine] what would that mean in terms of response and humanitarian and medical emergency assistance, and of course, what needs to be done to secure those stocks from every being used, or from falling into the wrong hands.
Which doesn't change that Obama used the term too. Wonder why none of those 'trained and certified journalists' brought this up before?
The lawyers and Democrats are still trying to get Holder off on the contempt charge.
And from the Illinois Supremes:
The Illinois Supreme Court, citing federal gun rights cases won by the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation, today ruled unanimously that a section of state gun law violated the constitutional right to keep and bear arms, and affirmed that this right extends outside the home.
More from Volokh here.
This just in: SUCK IT, MARYLAND!
Maryland’s requirement that residents show a “good and substantial reason” to get a handgun permit is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge’s opinion filed Monday.
This on top of the ruling from Illinois the other day; wow!