Daily Archives: July 5, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Obamacare Myths Debunked

When the Supreme Court upheld the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last week, the rhetoric started flying fast and furious. In lieu of debating the actual merits and policy of the health care law, its opponents have resorted to gross hyperbole and outright lies, calling the bill a “government takeover of health care” and the “largest tax increase in the history of the world” that will add “trillions to our deficits” and mean that “up to 20 million …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Utah Mom Says Daughter’s Punishment ‘Shear’ Cruelty

As the old saying goes, the punishment should fit the crime. An eye for an eye! Or, in the case of a 13-year-old Utah girl, a ponytail for a haircut. It all started when a 13-year-old girl and her 11-year-old companion befriended a 3-year-old toddler at their local McDonald’s. For reasons unknown—too much sugar in their soda? Not enough happy in their Happy Meals?—the older girls decided the toddler needed a haircut. And, using the wisdom demonstrated by teenagers worldwide, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of “Your Job & The Law” Newsletter

Can Your Employer Control What You Say Online? As social media provides more ways to connect with others and spread information, employers have begun to use social media polices as a way to regulate their employees’ activities on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. But some employers are going too far, says the National Labor Relations Board. Find Out More…   ALEC Puts the Screws To Asbestos Victims Every year, 9,000 Americans are stricken with asbestos-related illnesses, and many of those …

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