Pledge of Allegiance

A federal court in Texas ruled that a former high school student may pursue her compelled speech claim against her sociology teacher who allegedly tried to force her to transcribe the Pledge of Allegiance and compared people who abstain from saying the pledge to “Soviet communists, supporters of Sharia, and people who condone pedophilia.” 

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Costs, Delays Scuttle 124-Mile Constitution Pipeline Project

The nearly $1 billion Constitution Pipeline project, which had been designed to take natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields to metropolitan New York and New England, has been abandoned after years of legal regulatory challenges made it economically unfeasible, a spokeswoman for project partner Duke Energy said Monday.

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