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By Chad Millman ESPN Magazine

By Chad Millman
ESPN The Magazine
July 24, 2009

For months the NFL has been threatening to sue Delaware if the state went ahead with plans for sports betting this fall.

Other leagues have joined Roger Goodell and the NFL in the battle with Delaware.

Friday, the league, which had been pro sports' biggest opponent to Delaware's plans, followed through. And it convinced some powerful friends to join in the fight. In federal court in Wilmington, the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball, the NHL and the NCAA filed a complaint to stop Gov. Jack Markell and the Delaware State Lottery Office from taking bets on their games.

Delaware, along with Nevada, Montana and Oregon, is one of four states legally exempt from the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA),

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Right on the heels of a successful state-by-state nullification of the 2005 Real ID act, the State of Arizona is out in the forefront of a growing resistance to proposed federal health care legislation.

This past Monday, the Arizona State Senate voted 18-11 to concur with the House and approve the Health Care Freedom Act (HCR2014).  This will put a proposal on the 2010 ballot which would constitutionally override any law, rule or regulation that requires individuals or employers to participate in any particular health care system.


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The majority opinion sent a strong message to lower courts by questioning why schools and states should remain under the direction of federal courts for so many years.

The Court of Appeals "improperly substituted its own policy judgments for those of the state and local officials entrusted with the decision," Alito wrote.


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A new survey showed 46% of the Republican house are in favor of discussing Secession. We examine senate resolution 632 aka the Ga sovereignty or secession bill. We go to the Ga Republican convention and get the real details about it from candidate for Governor Ray McBerry.

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