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Episode Info: Another day, still more chaos in these United States, threatening to all but drown out two major civil rights cases heard this week by the U.S. Supreme Court. Slate.com's legal reporter MARK JOSEPH STERN, discussed two major cases this week, explaining what is at stake in each, and how the Republicans' blatantly stolen seat occupied by Justice Neil Gorsuch will radically effect each case. The first covers whether law enforcement has the right to cell phone location data without a warrant, the second is the insane "free speech" and "religious expression" case of a virulently anti-gay baker in Colorado who claims his bakery shop has the First Amendment right to discriminate and refuse to bake a cake for two men celebrating their same-sex marriage. Depending on how Justice Kennedy decides in a likely 5 to 4 opinion, the ruling could result in the legalization of mass discrimination of people of all races, religions and creeds.  Also: An update on the out-of-control wildfires in and around Los Angeles today. Calls from fellow Democrats for Sen. Al Franken to resign blew up on Wednesday in the U.S. Senate amid new allegations of sexual misconduct.Read more »

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