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Idaho defends law protecting children from harmful medical procedures

Idaho attorney general asks Supreme Court to narrow lower court ruling, allow Idaho to protect children while case proceeds (BOISE) – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador, with the assistance of attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom and Cooper & Kirk, filed an emergency motion Friday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to narrow a lower court’s order to cover […]

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Labrador Letter: Supreme Court Takes Homeless Camping Case

Dear Friends, This week, another issue with Idaho roots was added to the docket of the Supreme Court of the United States. SCOTUS will be hearing the case of City of Grants Pass v. Gloria Johnson, which deals with local government’s ability to regulate public spaces relating to homeless camping.  I led a coalition of […]

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Supreme Court Intervenes to Allow Idaho to Enforce Pro-Life Law

Dear Friends, I want to share some great news. Last Friday, I was informed the Supreme Court accepted our emergency application and stayed the erroneous ruling from the Ninth Circuit on Idaho’s criminal abortion law in Idaho v. United States of America. In addition, SCOTUS is also granting an uncommon writ of certiorari, taking the […]

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SCOTUS Grants Immediate Stay in Defense of Life Act Litigation

Boise, ID – Acting in response to the Idaho Attorney General’s emergency application, the Supreme Court of the United States today took the rare step of granting an immediate stay of the preliminary injunction issued by a U.S. District Judge in State of Idaho v. United States of America, which prevented Idaho from implementing its Defense of Life Act. […]

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Labrador Letter: Defending Idaho’s Right to Protect the Unborn

Dear Friends, In this edition of the Labrador Letter, I want to bring your attention to our emergency application submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States. Our office, in collaboration with Alliance Defending Freedom and the law firm Cooper & Kirk PLLC, filed this application to protect Idaho’s right to regulate abortion following […]

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The Supreme Court vs The Deep State

When we look back at our country’s history even the pledge of Allegiance to our national flag which has been in existence in one form or another since 1892 has been attacked time and again in the courts. In 1942 President Roosevelt signed the “Flag Code” law which established rules for the display and care […]

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Judicial Appointments Matter

This will be one of the most memorable 4ths of July in our 247-year-old history. We have seen what having conservative justices on the Supreme Court has done to rectify previous decisions that did not stand up to constitutional scrutiny. If it were not for the three justices appointed by Trump, these decisions could have […]

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A Supreme Court Victory for Property Rights, and one Idaho family

In a groundbreaking decision, the United States Supreme Court has handed down a monumental victory for property rights with its ruling in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 25, 2023. The ruling, which has far-reaching implications for property owners in Idaho and across the nation, represents a significant victory for […]

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The Supreme Court Ignored the 14th Amendment

In its court ruling on Roe v Wade, the Supreme Court did not completely resolve the implications of that decades-old case. The issue of abortion clearly divides our nation. But it doesn’t need to, since there is only one valid position based on the application of two irrefutable standards. The U.S. Constitution is the highest […]

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After Roe is Reversed

A preliminary Supreme Court opinion was leaked to the press on May 2, 2022, and the opinion was formally announced on June 24. The opinion was 5-4 (6-3 including Chief Justice John Roberts’ Concurring Opinion) The Court held: The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority […]

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The Shameful Corporate Support for Abortion

Why are corporations leading the charge against the Supreme Court reversal on Roe v Wade?. You don’t have to look too hard to find that it is the corporate world who is vehemently against this decision purely for monetary reasons. Corporations were quick to come out and say they would be willing to pay for […]

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Supreme Court gives Conservatives a Win-Win

For many millions of Christians, their prayers have finally been answered after 49 years of killing the unborn. We should all praise the Lord that we have finally ended the misguided Roe v. Wade ruling and the supposed right to kill an unborn child. We have been witness to the loss of 63 million lives […]

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