Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the city of Phoenix cannot coerce Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of custom invitation designing business Brush & Nib, to provide a service that violates their religious beliefs.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors stirred controversy after labeling the National Rifle Association a "domestic terrorist organization" in a resolution. That language is more tiresome and lame than it is actually dangerous. Law enforcement officers in San Francisco and elsewhere will just roll their eyes and focus on targeting actual terrorists.
In a victory for student press freedom, a Ninth Circuit appeals court found the University of California, San Diego's defunding of a satirical newspaper violated the constitutional rights protecting freedom of the press.
Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, said the suit should have been dismissed earlier given the lack of standing of the association and called on lower courts to dismiss "offended observer standing."