CONGRESS: ‘ OBAMACARE FOR LOW TO MODERATE INCOMES VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Dec.01 – In mounting the latest court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are focusing on a little-noticed provision of the law that offers financial assistance to low- and moderate-income people The New York Times reported.  

Under this part of the law, insurance companies must reduce co-payments, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs for some people in health plans purchased through the new public insurance exchanges.

The federal government reimburses insurers for the “cost-sharing reductions.”

In their lawsuit, House Republicans say the Obama administration needed, but never received, an appropriation to make these payments to insurance companies.

As a result, they contend, the spending violates the Constitution, which says, “No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law.”

#ANS2014 

#healthcare, #insurance, #law, #plans

‘ NETANYAHU’S CABINET APPROVE & ENSHRINE INTO LAW STATUS OF ISRAEL AS NATION-STATE OF JEWISH PEOPLE ‘

#AceBreakingNews – ISRAEL – Nov.23 – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet on Sunday approved a controversial bill to enshrine into Israeli law the status of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

NETANYAHU'S CABINET APPROVE & ENSHRINE INTO LAW STATUS OF ISRAEL AS NATION-STATE OF JEWISH PEOPLE '

NETANYAHU’S CABINET APPROVE & ENSHRINE INTO LAW STATUS OF ISRAEL AS NATION-STATE OF JEWISH PEOPLE ‘

The bill that passed was a combination of two bills, one proposed by Knesset members Ayelet Shaked and Yariv Levin, and the other by MK Zeev Elkin. The bill, which includes tough wording that both Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Yesh Atid ministers oppose, will be incorporated into another version Netanyahu plans to present later this week.

Fourteen ministers supported the bills in Sunday’s vote and six opposed them (the five Yesh Atid ministers and Livni.)

The wording of the proposed law will be based on 14 principles that the prime minister formulated to enshrine Israel as the historic homeland of the Jewish people and determine that all of its citizens will have equal personal rights. 

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#approved, #enshrine, #law

‘ HOUSE REPUBLICANS LOOKING TO BLOCK LEGALIZING MARIJUANA ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Nov.23 – House Republicans next year will try to block Washington, D.C.’s, newly enacted law legalizing recreational marijuana Mike Lillis reported. 

Rep. Andy Harris said he “absolutely” intends to launch a push to dismantle the new law when Congress returns with an empowered GOP majority in the 114th Congress.

#ANS2014 

#law, #legalizing

` Mulayam has Opposed the ` New Anti-Rape Law ‘ saying ` Men make Mistakes ‘ and Should not be Hanged ‘

#AceWorldNews – NEW DELHI – April 10 – (TOI) -Samjawadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday opposed the new anti-rape law and said that his party would change the law that entails death for rape.

Addressing a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam said, “rape accused should not be hanged. Men make mistakes.”

Questioning the death sentence to three men who were convicted of two gang-rapes in Mumbai last week, Mulayam said, “Should rape cases be punished with hanging? They are boys, they make mistakes.”

The SP chief further said he will support provision for legal action against those who misuse the rape act.

Mulayam’s comments evoked strong reactions with other parties slamming him for his insensitive comments.

IDEOLOGY: http://www.samajwadiparty.in/

The Samajwadi Party believes in creating a socialist society, which works on the principle of equality and the party has a secular and democratic outlook. The Samajwadi Party believes in continuously working towards the upliftment of weaker sections of society and it stands against communal forces.

#ANS2014

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` Jordanian Government Sweeping Changes to its Juvenile Detention Law including Accountability Age Seven' '

#AceWorldNews – JORDAN – April 08 – (Al Jazeera ) The Jordanian government is considering sweeping changes to its juvenile detention law. More than 2,000 juveniles reside in youth detention centres, most of them convicted for minor crimes like petty theft.

Most of the detainees suffer from severe depression, prompting the country’s social development ministry to urge parliament to approve a draft law that would ease conditions for juveniles.

Substantial changes, including replacing prison sentences with community service, as well as raising the age of criminal accountability from seven-years-old to 11, have been proposed.

Legal experts say the amendments would ensure Jordan’s child protection laws are compatible with international conventions.

In 2005 – 2006 changes were made at the time to include a new draft of Juvenile law was elaborated that is more consistent with the basic UN standards applicable in Juvenile justice (specially respect for children rights, referral to competent judiciary specialized in juvenile cases, application of alternatives to imprisonment and restorative justice principles instead of punitive justice). http://www.unodc.org/middleeastandnorthafrica/en/resources/jor-juvenile-justice-reform-program-in-jordan—phase-1.html

This included at the time an Amendment of Criminal Procedure Code-article 158- to allow the use of material recorded by audio visual equipment at police stations as evidence at court.

Courtesy of Al Jazeera’s Nisreen El-Shamaylah reports from Amman with contributions from UNODC.

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“Justice Sonia Sotmayor – Blocks Implementation of Portions of Obama’s Health Care Law”

English: Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court j...

English: Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court justice (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

#AceBreakingNews says Justice Sonia Sotomayor has blocked implementation of portions of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control. Sotomayor acted on a request from an order of Catholic nuns in Colorado, whose request for a stay had been denied by the lower courts.
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#NSA Pledges to Expand Powers to Obtain your Data it is Called Simply #Implant

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The seal of the U.S. National Security Agency. The first use was in September 1966, replacing an older seal which was used briefly. For more information, see here and here. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

#AceSecurityNews says this is the latest and most important invasion of our data and the privacy we attach hereto, with the new tool simply called implant. The aim is to install Malware and then control it at a click of a switch.

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Adoption – How Safe Are Children – Under New Rules

Adoption by Choice, Erie PA

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Adoption

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The Office of National Statistics has reported that more children are being adopted between the ages of one and four. The proportion rose to 62% last year, up from 58% of all children adopted in 2010. Total adoptions in England and Wales increased by 6% to 4,734. The number of adoptions of children under the age of one fell from 95 to 76. The figures follow David Cameron’s announcement, last month, to overhaul adoption law. He wants children to move in with potential families before legal procedures are finalised.

As l have written before my real worry about speeding up any procedure, when the legalities are not fully in place, can lead to problems in the future.

The mere fact that we have more children awaiting adoption, should not be the reason to be cavalier about their lives! We must protect them at against changes,that could lead them one day to be vulnerable! This maybe a way for this government to save money on ” legal aid” but it should not be the most important reason for changing legislation!

One of the far-reaching effects of such a changes due to that ” before legal procedures are finalised ” it will become a costly mistake in the future when the child is old enough to make decisions for themselves.In that ” legalities of procedural rights” may then become a litigation issue and further costly legal procedures maybe required! This then maybe the plan of any government as to eventually make changes to ” Legal Aid ” as to eventually “water it down” or eradicate its use! Though it will always provide the ” Legal Eagles” with work, even though it will be private work and costly to the client! This of course does not even consider trauma caused to both the client and their well-being! 

So l say NO! to Cameron’s or any government that proposes such changes, whereby they put any child into an environment before ” all legalities of procedure” have been FULLY completed and the i’s have been dotted and the t’s crossed!                           

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