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Judge Upholds Constitutionality of Health Care Reform

A United States District Court judge has upheld the health care reform bill, saying that Congress has the authority to require people to have health insurance by 2014. The law had been challenged by a Christian legal group on the…

Judge Blocks Federal Government From Funding Stem Cell Research

A federal judge has blocked the federal government from funding any stem cell research, based on a 1996 law that was intended to prevent the destruction of human embryos. The judge issued a preliminary injunction, based his analysis that the…

Federal Judge Blocks Nebraska’s Abortion Law

A US District Court judge has blocked Nebraska’s new abortion law from going into effect, saying that the law would create "substantial, likely insurmountable" obstacles to women seeking abortions. The law requires doctors to do extensive screening of women prior…

State Attorneys General Threaten Suit over Health Care Bill

Republican attorneys general in 13 states say congressional leaders must remove Nebraska’s political deal from the federal health care reform bill or face legal action, according to a letter provided to The Associated Press Wednesday. "We believe this provision is…