Category: Politics & Government

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Governor Challenges Legality of Common Core With Federal Lawsuit

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.
In our June 5, 2014 Scales of Justice article entitled, “Is The Common Core Illegal?” (See www.liattorney.com/scales-of-justice.html)l we  examined the legality of the Common Core national education program.  Some of the challenges…

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Judge Strikes Down Kauai’s New Law Restricting GM Crops

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.
Last year the county of Kauai, Hawaii passed Ordinance 960 limiting and restricting the use of GM crops to consumer protectionist acclaim.  Syngenta seeds, DuPont Pioneer and Agrigenetics Inc., doing business as…

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WTO Ruling Not COOL

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.Many of us are familiar with COOL (Country of Origin Labeling), enacted in 2002 as part of the Farm Bill and expanded by Congress in 2008 to be more inclusive.  COOL protects consumers…

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Painkiller Medication Faces Federal Restrictions

Painkiller medication prescription guidelines face new governmental restrictions.  North America’s most common form of painkiller will have specific federal guidelines placed on it within the next 45 days. The U.S. Department of Justice’s, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) completed the final step in…

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Kratom’s Legal Future

Will kratom remain legal in the U.S.?  Here are some speculative thoughts on the subject of kratom legality.
Times have changed since the obvious failure of the marijuana prohibition. There are some new economic calculations that have come into play,…

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U.S. Makes Top 10 List For International Food Safety Violations

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.
It may sound like a Letterman routine, but this top 10 list is no joke.  Food Sentry, a global food monitoring service designed to protect consumers, has released the findings from their…

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The Bible Condemns Big Pharma; Says Take Herbs For Medicine

Have you ever noticed the huge surge of desire and longing in people to get back to the natural for our healing and medicine? The FDA combined with the drug industry and the media have almost totally erased this knowledge…

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New York State’s Highest Court Upholds Fracking Ban

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.
The New York State Court of Appeals has affirmed two lower court decisions upholding small town bans on fracking, effectively delivering a massive blow to the fracking industry.  In doing so, the…

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Obamacare Provision

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.The United States Supreme Court has delivered a blow to Obamacare in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. in a 5-4 split decision.  At issue in the case was the…

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Is The Common Core Illegal?

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.One of the more polarizing topics of current day discussion, is the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (also known as the Common Core) in our classrooms across the country.  Common Core…

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