Altrient Inc. Extends CrossFit Games Sponsorship to Regional Competitions.

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Cheryl Brost, Altrient Spokesperson and Reigning 7th Fittest Woman in the World, Continues Quest to Win Top Honors at 2012 Games

LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altrient[TM]high-performance nutritional supplements is now a Silver Sponsor of "The Regionals," the semi-final round of the 2012 CrossFit Games scheduled from April 27th to May 27th. This extends Altrient's successful involvement with the five-month, international extreme fitness competition. Altrient[TM] was a Presenting Sponsor of "The Open" qualifying round for the week of March 7- March 13.

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More than 60,000 athletes from around the globe participated in "The Open." Only the top 60 men, 60 women and 30 teams in their designated regions will advance to "The Regionals." The scope of Altrient's Silver Sponsorship activities will include: The Southwest regionals in Denver, CO from May 4-6; the Southern California regionals in Los Angeles, CA from May 11-13; the Northern California regionals in Santa Clara, CA from May 18-20; and the Northwest Regionals in Puyallup, WA near Seattle from May 25-27.

Regional winners earn the opportunity to compete for the title of World's Fittest Man and Woman at the World Championship in Los Angeles, CA, from July 13th through the 15th.

Now in its sixth year, the popularity of the CrossFit Games has exploded with nearly triple the entrants of the 2011 games. This reflects the aggressive growth of worldwide interest and participation in CrossFit strength and conditioning programs. Each test in the CrossFit Games is based on a typical "Workout of the Day" (WOD) that would be accomplished by any member of a CrossFit gym on any given day. The progress of each competitor in the CrossFit Games can be monitored on the official Leader Board at http://games.crossfit.com.

Altrient[TM] Official Spokesperson, Cheryl Brost, who earned the title "7th Fittest Woman in the World" in the 2011 Reebok CrossFit World Games, is pursuing her quest to attain the coveted top position this year.

As of Monday morning (03.27.2012), following the fifth and final week of "The Open" segment of the competition, Brost ranks 88th worldwide in a field of more than 19,000 in the women's individual open category, and 5th in her region. "I'm exactly where I want to be at this stage in the Games," Brost confirmed.The 40-year-old Brost is one of the three oldest among the top 10 competing in her region.

"Altrient[TM] C and Altrient[TM] ME[TM] continue to keep me in high-performance condition," states Brost. "Altrient[TM] C is an integral part of my daily regimen to help my body recover quickly from the incredible demands of training and competition."

In addition to being approved by CrossFit, Altrient[TM] C and ME[TM] have also been reviewed by NSF International, the official testing organization of Major League Baseball. NSF tested Altrient[TM] C and ME[TM] for substances banned by the NCAA, and found no detection of any such substances in the products.

About Altrient, Inc.

Altrient[TM] products include Altrient[TM] C and Altrient[TM] ME[TM] with Altrient[TM] GSH arriving on the market in 2012. Each uses a proprietary Liposome Encapsulated Delivery (LED) system to transport pure, essential nutrients throughout the body. LED is considered one of the most effective methods of delivering oral nutrients. The high-performance supplements are delivered in cartons of 30 single-serving packets. They are only available direct to consumers at 1-888-437-6353 or http://www.altrient.com and http://www.facebook.com/Altrient.

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Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

posted on 04 Mar 2015 17:11 by highfalutinmani09
In defiant ruling, Alabama Supreme Court stops same-sex marriage in state - The Washington Post



Angela Channell, right, and Dawn Hicks, left, displayed their marriage on Feb. 13. Channell and Hicks were the first couple to apply for and receive a marriage license from Tuscaloosa County, Ala., for a same sex marriage. (AP Photo/The Tuscaloosa News, Robert Sutton)

The Alabama Supreme Court ordered a halt Tuesday to same-sex marriages in the state despite a U.S. Supreme Court order allowing them to proceed. The ruling capped a wild month of confusion and resistance in Alabama following a January decision by a U.S. district court invalidating Alabama's ban on gay marriage.

The Alabama justices were defiant. "As it has done for approximately two centuries," the court said, "Alabama law allows for 'marriage' between only one man and one woman." Alabama judges have a duty "not to issue any marriage license contrary to this law. Nothing in the United States Constitution alters or overrides this duty."

The resistance in Alabama, where states' rights has always been sacred writ and state supreme court justices are elected rather than appointed, has been compared by many to that state's resistance to school desegregation orders in the 1963, when Gov. George Wallace (D) stood in the doorway of the University of Alabama to prevent the court-ordered enrollment of black students.

"The ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court offers the most forceful and clearly articulated rebuttal to date of the imaginative arguments for same-sex 'marriage' employed by federal courts," said a statement from the Liberty Counsel, which challenged the lower court ruling.



What happens next is unclear. Presumably someone will go back to the federal courts to overturn the ruling. But short of a ruling on gay marriage by the nation's highest court, which isn't expected for months, the standoff seems likely to continue. The Alabama court suggested that it would be bound by the U.S. Supreme Court but nothing lower than that.

Indeed, the state's highest court declared itself equally empowered as the lower federal courts to decide whether Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage violates the Constitution -- stating unequivocally that it does not in what amounted to a broadside against the trend of courts invalidating same-sex marriage bans.

It accused other courts of employing "sleight of hand" to confer "fundamental-rights status on a concept of marriage divorced from its traditional understanding."

"Throughout the entirety of its history, Alabama has chosen the traditional definition of marriage," the court said in a per curiam opinion, issued in the name of the court rather than a specific justice. "... That fact does not change simply because the new definition of marriage has gained ascendancy in certain quarters of the country, even if one of those quarters is the federal judiciary."

"Marriage has always been between members of the opposite sex," it said. "The obvious reason for this immutable characteristic is nature. Men and women complement each other biologically and socially. Perhaps even more obvious, the sexual union between men and women (often) produces children. ... In short, government has an obvious interest in offspring and the consequences that flow from the creation."

That reasoning has been rejected by roughly 60 state and federal courts around the country in the past few years. But the state supreme court said that "state courts may interpret the United States Constitution independently from, and even contrary to, federal courts" until the point where the nation's highest court has weighed in.

[Related: Supreme Court refuses to hold back Alabama same sex marriages]

[Judge tangled up over tying the knot]

That should happen in a few months. In the meantime, the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 9 refused to stay the Alabama decision allowing same-sex marriage until it does rule, an action that was taken by court dissenter Justice Clarence Thomas as a signal on how the high court will eventually resolve the issue.

Many thought the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to stay the lower court decision invalidating the ban meant that Alabama had to, or ought to, comply and issue marriage licenses. But that was not to be. About a third of the state's 67 counties began issuing licenses, but the other two-thirds refused, citing a letter by Alabama's firebrand chief justice Roy Moore telling them to ignore the federal court ruling. (Moore did not take part in yesterday's ruling.)





Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Six of the court's nine justices concurred in yesterday's opinion. A seventh concurred in part and there was a single dissent, based not on constitutional issues but a contention that the court did not have jurisdiction.

David Kennedy, one of the lawyers who represented the Mobile couple who successfully challenged Alabama's same-sex marriage ban, told Alabama.com last night that he does not think the state supreme court ruling would survive a challenge in federal court. "I don't really think that they can do that. I'm not surprised, but I'm somewhat appalled," he said. Kennedy said he believes that probate judges act "at their own peril" if they choose to obey the state court.

"Whenever state law conflicts with federal law, federal law wins," he said.

"The Alabama state Supreme Court does not have the authority to interfere with a federal court order," Human Rights Campaign legal director Sarah Warbelow told Alabama.com. "This order is outrageous and baffling, and no amount of legalese can hide the bare animus that forms the foundation of this extralegal ruling."



It's not that simple, however, according to scholars. While federal law and federal rulings ultimately trump state law under the constitution's Supremacy Clause, a federal district court order to a particular probate judge -- or marriage-license issuer -- does not necessarily apply to anyone else in the absence of a specific order.



The Alabama Supreme Court ruling is here.

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