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Judges are pushing back against the narrowing of civil liberties
Judges are pushing back against the narrowing of civil liberties

A raft of recent court rulings yields encouraging, if preliminary and scattered, signs that the judiciary is getting fed up with efforts to narrow voting rights and other civil liberties and to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Some of these rulings come from judges with unassailable conservative credentials.  Here's a brief rundown.   -- Judges in Missouri and Washington, D.C., rejected attacks on the Affordable Care Act. In Missouri, Judge Ortrie D. Smith last week suspended parts of a Missouri law aimed at interfering with federal "navigators" -- people empowered under the ACA to help potential insurance customers find the best individual policies for...

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