In the News: Mar-09
Obama orders review of signing statements - 9 Mar 2009 at 2:26pm - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has ordered a review of his predecessor's signing statements which often told officials how to implement laws.
Court refuses to reconsider state ballot rules - 9 Mar 2009 at 10:36am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is letting stand a decision that invalidated state laws regulating the ways independent presidential candidates can get on state ballots.
Obama lifts Bush restrictions on stem cell research - 9 Mar 2009 at 12:12pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research on Monday, angering abortion opponents but cheering those who believe the study could produce treatments for many diseases.
Thought for the day:
Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty. -Simone Weil (1909 - 1943), Gravity and Grace, 1947