Morality can guide votes

...respect others as fellow humans of intrinsic value.Note that our moral code is about people. Despite what the U.S. Supreme Court says, businesses are not people. However, businesses can help or hurt people, so we certainly have to decide...

Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's best argument against the Ed O'Bannon ruling might be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken - the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision.

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...to increase coverage for non-disabled adults to 138 percent of poverty and include childless adults, but the U.S. Supreme Court's decision made that an option, not a mandate. Income limits are already higher for pregnant women, the disabled...

Mark Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.

Fight for religious liberty is changing

...tradition of support appeared in jeopardy, the outrage spanned the political and theological spectrum. That year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Employment Division v. Smith made it tougher to obtain some religious liberty protections. In response...

Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...driven by Ervin in 1967 when he lost control of the vehicle on the way to a church function and crashed into the U.S. Supreme Court Building.Emma Service Lester Chase passed away in 1978 at age 95.Her Chronicle obituary notes her service as...

Behind closed doors

...Remember, this is the same president who, during his 2010 State of the Union address, inelegantly attacked the U.S. Supreme Court for its Citizens United ruling that helped pave the way for super PACs.This is the same president who, in his...

Roger Bettis' 2010 rape conviction for brutal attack at MCG in Augusta, reversed on appeal

...of their ability to hire counsel, but they also are guaranteed the right to represent themselves.In 1975, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the issue is whether a defendant knowingly and intelligently waives the constitutional right to an attorney...

Society's values decaying

In 1963, Madelyn Murray O'Hair, an atheist, along with the U.S. Supreme Court, took the Bible and prayer out of our schools. Without that influence, there was no guide or rule to set boundaries for right...

Feds to review Ga. Medicaid backlog

...the ACA and would have made more people eligible. Georgia has opted against expansion, citing the cost. (The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states cannot be compelled to do it.)Yet an enrollment surge is still anticipated. That's because...