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Thursday, July 29, 2010

The coming storm

University makes diploma contingent on supporting gay rights.

At Hot Air:  CNN has an interesting roundtable on the case of Jennifer Keeton, who has sued Augusta State University to keep from getting expelled for not repudiating her statements about homosexuality.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

FinReg lets SEC block all public access to records

The law, signed last week by President Obama, exempts the SEC from disclosing records or information derived from "surveillance, risk assessments, or other regulatory and oversight activities." Given that the SEC is a regulatory body, the provision covers almost every action by the agency, lawyers say. Congress and federal agencies can request information, but the public cannot.