Rapture = School’s out forever

The Texas state Supreme Court has sided with a family that chose not to educate their children whilst awaiting the Rapture. The court did not, however, define how and whether home-schooled students should be educated. (For you uninitiated, here’s more on what means “the Rapture.”) As Mike the Heathen says — well, I stole the …

And then there was no more capital punishment in CT

The state Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Connecticut’s ban-lite on capital punishment is unconstitutional. From America’s Oldest Continuously Published Newspaper: The 4-3 decision effectively removes 11 convicts from Connecticut’s death row and overturns the latest iteration of the state’s death penalty, a political compromise effective April 2012 that barred death sentences going forward but …