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Today's Supreme Court decision on abortion suddenly puts abortion restrictions in a bunch of other states in potential legal jeopardy. Here's the rundown.

Prince Tributes Fill BET Awards

Prince was the hallmark of Sunday night's BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The late musician was honored with an array of tributes from new artists, established musicians, Prince's peers and his biggest fans sprinkled throughout the ceremony.... Show More Summary

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

A Tennessee woman slipped into a coma and died after an ambulance company took so long to assemble a crew that one worker had time for a cigarette break. Paramedics in New York had to covertly swipe medical supplies from a hospital to restock their depleted ambulances after emergency runs. Show More Summary

Lionel Messi Retires from International Football

Lionel Messi has retired from international duty after missing a penalty shootout kick as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. "For me, the national team is over," he said after defeat by Chile in the Copa America final. Show More Summary

Supreme Court to review NC's use of race in redistricting

[...] the GOP used redistricting in 2011 to create veto-proof majorities of more than two-thirds of the seats in the state legislature, and the state's congressional delegation now has 3 Democrats to 10 Republicans. Several weeks ago,...Show More Summary

Will Orlando Change The Game On State Gun Measures?

“Whenever gun control is raised nationally to a high salience level, it often leads to more protective legislation being enacted at the state level." The post Will Orlando Change The Game On State Gun Measures? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

4 Immigrant Advocates Arrested After Blocking Access To Atlanta ICE Detention Center

"No human being can be illegal, and no innocent child should live in fear of deportation,” Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) said recently. The post 4 Immigrant Advocates Arrested After Blocking Access To Atlanta ICE Detention Center appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Justice Thomas Passionately Argues That Convicted Domestic Abusers Need Easier Access To Guns

In a dissenting opinion, Thomas lays out his issues with the Supreme Court upholding a gun ban for convicted domestic abusers. The post Justice Thomas Passionately Argues That Convicted Domestic Abusers Need Easier Access To Guns appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Benghazi Committee Democrats release report blasting Republicans for partisan abuses

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Republicans of the House Benghazi Committee continue to slow-walk their “investigation” so that its final report is released at a time guaranteed to have maximum election impact. But the committee’s Democrats have released their own report. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton expands lead over poor pathetic Donnie

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s been a good week for those of us expecting a better elections result on this side of the pond.  The latest national polling composite from The current trends give Hillary Clinton a 7.3-point lead over the tiny-fingered, cheeto-faced, ferret-wearing shitgibbon (thanks Scotland, for that one!). Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 135: Working for the long weekend

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It's Monday, June 27 and Day 135 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 98 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Challenger releases a poll showing Sheriff Joe Arpaio trailing in re-election bid

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off: ? Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff: Former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone is waging a rematch against notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after losing by a surprisingly close 51-45 margin four years ago, by far the worst showing of Arpaio's decades-long career. Show More Summary

Monday Open Thread

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

FYI, I'm still #WarrenforVP. Open Thread. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

With Supreme Court's help, Virginia's Bob McDonnell avoids prison

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) was supposed to spent years behind bars. Thanks to the Supreme Court, that's not going to happen.

Supreme Court strikes down Texas' abortion restrictions

It's "the most momentous abortion case in a quarter century" -- and the ruling will reverberate across the country.

Leading Republican pundit says goodbye to his party

George Will, one of the most recognized Republican pundits in the nation, has officially walked away from the GOP.

Latest polls offer more bad news for Republicans

It's not just Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump in new polls; it's also President Obama's climbing approval rating.

As Brexit crisis intensifies, Trump celebrates his 'great timing'

Never before have Americans seen a presidential hopeful with such a preoccupation with self-congratulation... even when he gets a story backwards.

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