A.M. Links: Obama Chides Boy Scouts, Eurozone May Shrink, Push for Jury Nullification
No good conduct medal for you, President Obama says to the Boy Scouts, as he comes out against their ban on gay members.
- In her murder trial, Gu Kailai, wife of former Chinese politburo member Bo Xilai, pled guilty to charges that she poisoned a British businessman.
- Army Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo faces sentencing today for planning to blow up a restaurant full of fellow soldiers for religious reasons.
- Some members of the eurozone are on their way out, warns Otmar Issing, a former European Central Bank chief economist.
- With members of her cabinet implicated in shenanigans involving the company that prints Argentina's pesos, President Cristina Fernandez is pushing to nationalize the firm and shield it from investigation.
- As CopBlock founder, Adam Mueller, faces trial for recording conversations with government officials, his supporters urge potential jurors to nullify charges in the case.
- A federal judge ruled against two Hawaii women who want to get married, saying that changes to the state's marriage laws should come from legislators.
- Since January, nearly a dozen officers have been arrested or fired or have resigned from the Dekalb County, Georgia, police department amidst allegations of illegality and brutality.
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