About Tara

Tara Kohli is a second-year law student at the University of Pittsburgh; she also holds an undergraduate degree in sociology. She was raised and remains free of religious influences. She can be reached at tara.k.kohli@gmail.com.

A For-Profit, Secular, Catholic-Owned Company May Be Exempt From Offering Employees Insurance Covering Birth Control, Says Judge

The war over the Affordable Care Act is far from won. The Supreme Court, of course, found the Act to be constitutional back in June; however, the Court was specifically concerned with the complicated Article II limitations on Congressional power to enact the law and enforce the “individual mandate.” In the wake of the decision, [Read More…]

Fortune Teller Wins First Amendment Case in Louisiana

A Louisiana fortune-teller and Tarot card reader has just successfully defended her First Amendment rights — but not the rights you’re (probably) thinking of. The city of Alexandria, LA enacted an ordinance in 2011 that made it “unlawful for any person to engage in the business or practice of palmistry, card reading, astrology, fortune-telling, phrenology, [Read More…]