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Anguished Judge Lets Gitmo Resume Forced Feedings

Gladys Kessler criticizes Pentagon but says she has no choice

(Newser) - A federal judge today allowed the US military to resume force-feeding a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, but Gladys Kessler made clear she is not happy about it, reports the McClatchy News Service . Kessler criticized the Pentagon for refusing to budge over how it administers the force-feeding and urged authorities to... More »

Judge Tosses Christians' Obamacare Suit

Plaintiffs argued God provided only health insurance they wanted

(Newser) - A federal judge has chucked a lawsuit filed on behalf of people who claimed health reform was against their religion. The Christian plaintiffs argued that requiring all Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty violated their religious freedom because they believe God will heal them and they wish... More »

Judge Halts Gitmo Transfer Back Home to Torture

First ruling of its kind in favor of detainee

(Newser) - In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge has blocked plans by US officials to send a Guantanamo Bay terror suspect back home to risk torture and even death in a Tunisian prison. The order by a DC judge presents a major roadblock to the Bush administration's plans... More »

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