Posts Tagged ‘blocks’

Applause as Federal Court Blocks “Unconstitutional” South Dakota Law That Would Hit Pipeline Protesters With Up to 25 Years in Prison

By Jake Johnson Environmentalists celebrated Wednesday after a federal court temporarily blocked enforcement of a recently enacted South Dakota law that aims to hit pipeline protesters with fines and up to 25 years in prison. Legal experts and green groups have decried the law, officially titled the Riot Boosting Act, as a flagrant violation of […]

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests Above Photo: 350 .org/Flickr SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A federal court today blocked enforcement of the unconstitutional provisions of several South Dakota laws, including the recently-enacted “Riot Boosting” Act, that threaten activists who encourage or organize protests, particularly protests of the Keystone XL pipeline, with fines, civil liabilities, and/or criminal […]

Moronic Contradiction: How can we all switch to solar power if Bill Gates blocks the sun with pollution?

(Natural News) The crazy Left never seems to think anything through before announcing schemes for the “greater good” or to “save the planet” from global warming. Take for instance the “Green New Deal.” We are all supposed to believe that somehow we can replace every fuel-burning machine in America in 10 years, including every […]

High Court blocks appointment of new Justice Ministry director

The High Court of Justice on Wednesday blocked Justice Minister Amir Ohana’s appointment of his friend Ophir Cohen as director general of the ministry. The ruling came just under a month after Ohana, who assumed the post in June in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s caretaker government, abruptly fired Emi Palmor, who held the position of […]

It is not Netanyahu or Trump who blocks Palestinians from Israel — it is Zionism

Writing in 2000 about the American media’s reporting on the Second Intifada, the late Edward Said spoke of “America’s last taboo,”  lamenting the fact that Americans can criticize anything at all, and can even get away with burning the American flag, more than they can with criticizing anything Israeli. “American Zionism has made any serious […]

FEC Blocks Investigation Into Russia-NRA Ties

Originally published at The initials FEC stand for Federal Election Commission but the “F” might as well stand for “feckless.” The agency, according to its own words, is supposed to “promote confidence and participation in the democratic process.” It seems to be failing at its core mission. Late last week, the […]

Victory! California Supreme Court Blocks Sweeping Search Condition of Minors’ Electronic Devices and Social Media Accounts

By Jamie Williams The California Supreme Court just rejected the government’s attempt to require a youth probationer, as a condition of release, to submit to random searches of his electronic devices and social media accounts. The trial court had imposed the condition because the judge believed teenagers “typically will brag” about drug use on the […]

US Blocks UN Vote Condemning Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Homes

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, the United States blocked a tripartite effort by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to draft a resolution in the United Nations Security Council condemning Israel’s illegal demolition of Palestinian homes near Jerusalem. Israeli officials claim that the 10 apartment blocks they demolished on Monday had been “built illegally” and somehow […]

Election meddling: Google blocks Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign ads

Google is already interfering in the 2020 US presidential election, Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard claims – and she’s suing the search behemoth for blocking her campaign ads from appearing after the first primary debate. Google inexplicably suspended Gabbard’s campaign advertising account for the crucial six hours following the first Democratic […]

US Blocks UN Condemnation of Israeli Destruction of Palestinian Homes

“This provocative book documents a history that is essential in understanding today’s world. Scholarly, yet readable, it is a must for all Americans.” —James Abourezk, former U.S. Senator Order Against Our Better Judgmentby Alison Weir on To invite Alison to give a presentation in your city, please contact us. Source Article from […]

Pipeline Fighter Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction

Pipeline Fighter Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction Above Photo: From Report from Appalachians Against Pipelines on recent action that shut down construction on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing […]

US federal judge blocks Ohio abortion law, clinics to remain open

   A federal judge temporarily blocked an Ohio law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected on Wednesday, siding with abortion clinics that had argued the law would effectively end the procedure in the state. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett halts the July 11 enforcement of the so-called heartbeat bill law […]

Clinton-Appointed Judge Blocks Trump Policy of Keeping Asylum Seekers Locked up

A Clinton-appointed federal judge has blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum seekers locked up indefinitely while they pursue their immigration cases, according to AP. US District Judge for the Western District of Washington, Marsha Pechman, ruled Tuesday that migrants who are detained after entering the US seeking asylum are entitled […]

Obama-Appointed Judge BLOCKS Construction of Trump’s Border Wall

An Obama-appointed judge issued a permanent injunction Friday blocking construction of President Trump’s border wall. Judge Haywood Gilliam for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that it is illegal for the Trump administration to spend military funds for the purpose of building the wall. The DOJ has said it will […]

Tesla blocks access to anonymous workplace chat app Blind amid crackdown on employee leaks

Tesla has begun blocking its employees from accessing anonymous workplace chat app Blind, according to its developers, in an apparent attempt to protect against employee leaks. Blind allows employees to discuss workplace matters anonymously with their colleagues and industry peers through public and private forums. Since launching in the United States in […]

Obama Judge Blocks Trump’s Border Wall

Two-and-a-half years into his presidency, it’s looking increasingly likely that the morass of lawsuits and investigations intended to stymie President Trump and his administration’s agenda will be remembered as one of the president’s defining legacies. In this regard, few antagonists have been more effective than a cabal of San Francisco-based judges, most of whom were […]

Iran to offer 13 oil, gas blocks

Financial Tribune – The National Iranian Oil Company is interested in working with local firms willing to take a reasonable amount of risk, including uncertainty in international markets, tech issues, project-related challenges and difficulties emanating from natural disasters. Seyyed Saleh Hendi, the head of NIOC ‘s Exploration Department made the announcement on the sidelines of […]

No kissing gays or conservative hunters: Overcautious Facebook blocks political ads in Sweden

Just like other EU members, Sweden is preparing to elect its representatives to the European Parliament, so various parties are campaigning for votes. And two of them were surprised to learn that Facebook rules are too restrictive for their messaging, Expressen reported. Christian Democrats were denied a request to promote a political ad supporting their […]

Two Palestinian children killed in home fire after Israel blocks fire trucks

Palestinian children were killed in a blaze at their home after Israeli forces prevented the fire brigade from reaching them in time in Hebron, West Bank Israeli soldiers prevented a Palestinian fire truck from reaching a home fire, resulting in the deaths of two small children. This is just one example of a trend: Israelis […]

Great Pyramids of Egypt: Evidence That the Stone Blocks Might Have Been Cast, Not Quarried

“This is not my day job,” begins Michel Barsoum as he recounts his foray into the mysteries of the Great Pyramids of Egypt. As a well respected researcher in the field of ceramics, Barsoum never expected his career to take him down a path of history, archaeology, and “political” science, with materials research mixed in. […]

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