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Time to Move Woonsocket Cross to Private Land

Time to Move Woonsocket Cross to Private Land

The Supreme Court today denied an appeal in a case involving the Mount Soledad Cross in La Jolla, California, thereby effectively ruling the 29-foot tall cross on public property unconstitutional. (For a history of the Mt. Soledad cross, see Wikipedia. For a report on today’s ruling, see here.) This ruling should give supporters of a […]

Metts Says He Doesn’t Know How He Got On ALEC List

Metts Says He Doesn’t Know How He Got On ALEC List

Another Democratic state legislator says he doesn’t know how he got on a list of current and former ALEC members at the State House. Sen Harold Metts, a progressive Democrat from Providence, told me he doesn’t know why he was listed as a former member of the American Legislative Exchange Council. “The only thing I […]