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The singer was at a Los Angeles Kings game Monday night when a girl at Culver City High School named Mia asked him to endorse her for student body president.
Jonas did so; Mia posted the video to her Instagram account; and then she was elected into office two days later!
Watch the footage now:
“Really excited the ad worked!” Jonas joked to TMZ afterward. “I’ve actually launched a political ad firm – but only for high school and college campaigns, and only while I’m at sporting events. We’re open for business!”
Jonas is merely the latest star to help a student accomplish his or her high school dreams.
A couple weeks ago, Bryan Cranston helped a young man land a prom date. See how that awesome feat went down here:
Hobby Lobby Court Ruling Allows for Exemptions to Obamacare Contraception Requirement
In a limited decision today, The Supreme Court ruled that closely held, for-profit companies can cite a religious exemption to the national healthcare requirement that they provide coverage for contraceptives.
Hobby Lobby, a chain founded on Biblical teachings, challenged this aspect of the Affordable Care Act, which forces companies with over 50 employees to cover preventive care services, such as as morning-after pills, diaphragms and IUDs.
The court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby this morning, with Justice Samuel Alito writing the summation.
It noted other ways for the employees of the small companies to receive contraceptive coverage. To wit:
The government already pays for the coverage for employees of certain nonprofits, such as churches and church charities.
The companies in the Hobby Lobby case persuasively argued that the use of some contraceptives is akin to abortion; i.e. destroying a human life by interfering with a fertilized egg.
The Obama administration countered that freedom of religion applies only to the company owners, not to the for-profit corporations themselves.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a dissenting opinion on behalf of the liberal wing of the court, making the following point:
“In a decision of startling breadth, the court holds that commercial enterprises, including corporations, along with partnerships and sole proprietorships, can opt out of any law … they judge incompatible with their sincerely held religious beliefs.”
Erykah Badu Tries to Kiss Reporter During Live Broadcast, Gets Rebuffed
Give Erykah Badu an A for effort.
And a W for weird.
The singer stole the spotlight from New York’s Pix 11 reporter Mario Diaz on Friday when the journalist tried to report on Shia LaBeouf’s arrest… only for Badu to make an obscene gesture in the background.
And then go in for a kiss on live television!
Badu initially denied that it was her in the segment, but she later confirmed her unusual appearance with an apology to Diaz via Twitter.
Diaz replied with some sympathetic Prince lyrics from the track “Kiss” and then promised, “Next time I won’t do the NYC push back.”
So all is well that ends well… and strangely. We guess.
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