Judge Won’t Stop Lawsuit Against Idaho Ag-Gag Law, Agrees It Restricts Protected Speech

By: Friday September 5, 2014 6:47 am

A federal district court judge in Idaho has declined to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a coalition of groups and journalists against a law that makes it possible for the state to jail anyone, who secretly films or records animal abuse, for a year.

In February, Idaho became the seventh state to pass an “ag-gag law” or a farm secrecy statute aimed at political speech on industrial agricultural production.

 

Idaho Candidate Harley Brown Loves Jesus, Hates Political Correctness & You

By: Friday May 16, 2014 5:17 pm

In our continuing effort to establish ourselves as serious commentators about the end times, Crane and I bring you Harley Brown, a Republican candidate for governor of the great state of Idaho.

Except he really wants to be president.

Journalists Challenge a Law Passed in Idaho Which Makes it Possible for Anyone Who Secretly Films or Records Animal Abuse to be Jailed for up to a Year

By: Tuesday March 18, 2014 8:14 am

A coalition of groups and journalists are challenging a law passed in Idaho, which makes it possible for anyone who secretly films or records animal abuse to be jailed for up to a year. In February, Idaho became the seventh state to pass an ag-gag law—a farm secrecy statute aimed at political speech on industrial [...]

Idaho Governor Will Oppose Medicaid Expansion

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 12:05 pm

Idaho will not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act at this time. In his state of the state address Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter said that he will not seek an expansion this year.

Freedom From Choice

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 6:01 pm

Oh look, another “conscience act” – crowd-sourced oppression rebranded as “freedom.”

Idaho Senate Votes on Forced Ultrasound Bill

By: Tuesday March 20, 2012 12:10 pm

When Idaho Senator Chuck Winder proposed a bill that would force every woman to undergo a mandatory ultrasound prior to an abortion, he admitted he had no idea exactly what sort of ultrasound he was mandating, and he had no idea how women would pay for them. Neither issue has been cleared up in the final bill, passed through committee on a 7-2 vote, and sent to the senate where it is expected to be voted on as soon. It’s time to call people.

Mormons Continue to Deliver for Romney in Critical Way

By: Wednesday March 7, 2012 11:07 am

Mitt Romney likely has the LDS community to thank for two of his six wins in yesterday’s Super Tuesday. While there are now entrance polls to verify this fact based on past voting patterns, it is very likely that the Mormon vote is what propelled Romney to both his big win in the Idaho caucus and his narrow victory in the Alaska caucus.

Super Tuesday – Live Blog Part Two – Update: Santorum Wins North Dakota, Romney Wins Idaho

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 6:27 pm

It is Super Tuesday with 10 states voting: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. You can find my primer for tonight here and find part one of the live blog here. Real time results can be found at Politico or Google. To recap: So far Newt Gingrich won Georgia. [...]

Super Tuesday – Live Blog – Update: Gingrich Wins Georgia – Romney Wins Massachusetts, Virginia and Vermont – Santorum Wins Tennessee and Oklahoma

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 3:59 pm

It is Super Tuesday in the Republican presidential primary. This is the single biggest day in the primary with roughly 20 percent of the delegates at stake. People are voting in ten states today: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. You can find my primer for tonight here.

Super Tuesday Primary Primer

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 11:00 am

Today is the all important Super Tuesday. Ten states with nearly 20 percent of the total delegates are voting in the Republican presidential primary: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. Here’s a summary of what to expect in each of these states and what the polls are saying.

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