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Supreme Court to Rule on an Obamacare Technicality this Month

Some time the month te Supreme Court will announce their ruling on an Obamacare technicality that could outlaw the health insurance policies of over  6 million Americans. The technicality revolves around tax credit subsidies. The law states that subsidies can be given … Continue reading

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Does the Bill of Rights apply to the states? Probably.

Does the Bill of Rights apply to the states? Probably, but only when the Supreme Court says it does. Before 1920, mostly it didn’t. It all depends on the Fourteenth Amendment which reads in part: “… nor shall any state deprive any … Continue reading

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The Republicans Are In A Pickle, Again.

This week the Supreme Court heard arguments on the Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA), a federal law that denies federal benefits to legally married same sex couples. The conflict is that  DOMA defines that marriage has to be between a … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed & Buddies–$3 Million to Defend DOMA

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) became law in 1996. It says that no state is required to recognize a same-sex marriage from another state. By not recognizing an out of state same-sex marriage, DOMA eliminates basic federal benefits which … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed, Support Gun Control

Last Saturday, our Congressman, Rep. Tom Reed went to four Town Hall meeting in the district (Corning, Watkins Glen, Penn Yan and Phelps) and told those who attended that he did not support federal changes to gun laws. To him, … Continue reading

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