Tag Archive: Supreme Court

Jan 04 2015

Connecticut Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo Against Her Will

Cassandra C forced to undergo chemo

A 17-year old girl – named only “Cassandra C” in court documents – is being forced to undergo chemotherapy against her will by the state’s child protection agency, the Department of Children and Families (DCF). In September, Cassandra was diagnosed with late stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Doctors recommended she undergo chemotherapy as treatment, but the teen …

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Mar 08 2014

Judge Orders Release of Gun Owners’ Records to Newspaper

You might remember Journal News as the New York-based newspaper that published the names and addresses of concealed carry permit holders in two counties. The story came with an interactive map so readers could see exactly where their neighborhood gun owners were located. The information was obtained through Freedom of Information requests that the paper …

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Jan 06 2014

Chicago Gun Ban Declared Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang wrote in a 35-page opinion that Chicago’s 2010 ordinance banning gun sales in city limits is unconstitutional. The ban “goes too far in outright banning legal buyers and legal dealers from engaging in lawful acquisitions and lawful sales of firearms,” he wrote. The ruling came in a lawsuit …

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