Wednesday, July 29, 2009

iPhone Apps for the Lawbreaker in You

You're driving along the highway, maybe exceeding the speed limit, when your iPhone calls out to you: "Police often hide here."

Glancing at the phone, you see a road map that pinpoints your exact location and, very close to it, an icon of a police car. It's time to ease the pedal from the metal.

This is why you've downloaded "Trapster," one of several "apps" — programs available for the Apple iPhone — that can help users get a leg up on the law.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Arab Christian Group Claims First Amendment Rights Denied On Public Property

The leader of an Arab Christian evangelical group filed suit against the city of Dearborn, Mich., claiming the city violated his First Amendment right to distribute literature on public property.

The incident occurred last month at the city's annual Arab International Festival, an event that attracted 300,000 visitors and has provided a favorite evangelizing venue for the group, Arabic Christian Perspective, whose members have attended for the past five years.

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Monday, July 6, 2009

Sixth Grader Sues School Over Right to Wear Pro-Life T-Shirt

A California mom says her public school administrators violated her daughter's First Amendment rights when they ordered the sixth-grader to take off her pro-life T-shirt.

Anna Amador has gone to court on behalf of her daughter, who she says was ordered by her principal to change her shirt on "National Pro-Life T-Shirt Day." The shirt the 12-year-old was wearing displayed two graphic pictures of a fetus growing in the womb.

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