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    Gay, Holidays and Seasons, Non-Sequiturs, Religion, Sports

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.21.12

    * I’m thankful every time an anti-gay lawyer gets arrested for child pornography. Lesbian child pornography. [Huffington Post]

    * I’m thankful for people like the lawyer who rushed to the defense of Shabazz Muhammad. [L.A. Times]

    * But I’m not thankful for the NCAA and the way it harms poor, young athletes with stupid, anachronistic rules. [Forbes]

    * I’m thankful for the separation of church and state. [Slate]

    * I’m thankful I don’t own Hewlett-Packard stock. [DealBook / New York Times]

    * I’m thankful that threatening people with umbrellas is just as stupid in real life as it is in the Batman comics. [Legal Juice]

    * Mainly, I’m just thankful it’s Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. [Atlantic Wire]

    5 Comments / / Nov 21, 2012 at 3:08 PM
  • 10th Circuit, Eugene Volokh, Religion, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Utah

    Crosses Memorializing Dead State Troopers in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional

    Today the Tenth Circuit told the state of Utah that it could no longer erect crosses by the side of the highway memorializing state troopers who have died. The WSJ Law Blog excerpts this part of the opinion in American Atheists, Inc. v. Duncan (PDF): “This may lead the reasonable observer to fear that Christians […]

    90 Comments / / Aug 19, 2010 at 6:01 PM

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