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Can public laws get copyright protection?

A nonprofit organization that works to make government documents available to the public has been given permission to release copies of various safety, energy efficiency and other industry standards, many of which are routinely adopted by legislatures and made into law. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is defending Public.Resource.org, or PRO, in a lawsuit brought by six large industry groups […] ...

City so sorry for ‘Starry Night’ saga

The mayor of an artsy community in Florida is apologizing for the city’s attack on a representation of “Starry Night,” Vincent van Gogh’s famous night-sky portrayal. And the move is getting the city out of a lawsuit. According to the Pacific Legal Foundation, Mount Dora Mayor Nick Girone is issuing a public apology to Nancy […] ...

Stop legal ‘harassment’ by LGBTs, court asked

The Thomas More Law Society is asking a judge to halt the “harassment” by LGBT activists of a private think tank, the Center for Military Readiness. The LGBT community has asked a court to subpoena all of CMR’s private communications, records and electronic files for the entirety of Donald Trump’s candidacy and presidency. The demands include all […] ...

CAIR asks judge to hide Hamas ties in trial

Ahead of a trial, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is asking a judge to prohibit an author and an investigator from mentioning in court the D.C.-based group’s Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood origins. But, according to a response filed in federal court in Washington this week, that evidence is relevant to the defense of former Air […] ...

California launches ‘witch hunt’ against wedding-cake maker

The state of California is launching a “witch hunt” against a baker who was cleared of anti-discrimination charges for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex duo, her lawyers say. The charges against Tastries Bakery owner Cathy Miller were dropped by a judge who ruled the case centered on the First Amendment, not a new anti-discrimination regulation, […] ...

Palestinians: U.N. gives us ‘right’ to kill Jews

The United States and several other nations who regularly contribute significant funds to the Palestinians have demanded a halt to the Palestinian Authority’s payment of monthly salaries to terrorists and families of suicide bombers. And Israel recently passed a law that will penalize the PA for the payments. In response, reports Palestinian Media Watch, Palestinians have asserted […] ...

Almost ready! See final cover of ‘breakthrough Bible book’

WASHINGTON – It’s been called a “breakthrough Bible book” by some of the dozens of Christian luminaries who have previewed and enthusiastically endorsed it. It has also been hailed by ministries and missions organizations, such as Gospel for All Nations, as a breakthrough for spreading the Good News to the uttermost parts of the Earth, […] ...