Obamacare Failure Makes Employer Insurance Unaffordable, Kaiser Study Shows

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Warren Albrecht | @drw_albrecht

The New York Times discussed a newly released Kaiser Foundation report that pointed to premiums and deductibles making employer-based health insurance more expensive. This supports the failure of Obamacare. Kaiser Foundation surveys are a go-to source for issues supporting government control like the Affordable Care Act ( ACA).  We can now see how the present Kaiser Foundation report is proving Obamacare’s critics correct.

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There Is No “Gay Gene”, Heavily Biased Study Confirms

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Warren Albrecht | @drw_albrecht

The New York Times reports that a study released in the journal Science that finds there is no “gay gene”.

The influence comes not from one gene but many, each with a tiny effect — and the rest of the explanation includes social or environmental factors — making it impossible to use genes to predict someone’s sexuality.

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Oklahoma Opioid Verdict: Millions for a Public Nuisance

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On August 26th, a district court judge in Oklahoma ruled Johnson and Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, should pay $572 million. Supposedly, Johnson and Johnson created the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma, and in turn, caused a nuisance.

This will not be a legal precedent-setting outcome as Andrew S. Pollis, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Ohio states. He was asked about the lawsuit before the verdict. The case is based on the nuisance statue in Oklahoma and opioids make it a very unique case. Nuisance laws as discussed in a NY Times article usually look at something that interferes with the general public. This includes roads, waterways, and public areas. Generally, the Nuisance lawsuits have involved lead paint, guns, pollution of air or water and noise.

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Federal Court Says Minnesota Can’t Restrict Christian Videos

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Warren Albrecht | @drw_albrecht

On August 23, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a lawsuit from a Minnesota Christian couple who create different topic videos and wanted to begin making wedding videos. Carl and Angel Larsen sued Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and Keith Ellison, Attorney General of Minnesota in an attempt to prevent lawsuits against themselves for not filming same-sex weddings.

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