Abortion supporters are exposing the vile roots of their position today as they celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a Texas pro-life law. The ruling reversed part of a pro-life Texas law that protects women’s health and has also saved the lives of thousands of unborn children and closed abortion clinics that can’t […]
Late-term abortion activist Wendy Davis, the former Texas legislator who staged a lengthy and unsuccessful filibuster against the law, says she is “absolutely overjoyed” the Supreme Court struck down part of it today. Ironically, Davis said the decision overturning the laws protecting women’s health by requiring abortion clinics to meet minimum health and safety standards […]
HEH: Crazy Right-Wing Supreme Court Rejects Reasonable Government Regulations.
As Cortney has extensively reported, the Supreme Court struck down Texas requirements abortion clinics abortion clinics have hospital admitting...
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether Republican lawmakers relied too heavily on race when they redrew North Carolina's congressional districts to give the GOP a powerful advantage in the swing state. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court to review whether North Carolina relied too heavily on race in redistricting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people with misdemeanor domestic violence convictions from owning guns. Continue reading ? The post Court upholds federal gun ban against domestic violence offenders appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The tweets featured applicable lyrics and choreography from the musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton. Some called for the Senate to vote on President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
In response to the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling today, the folks at The Daily Show couldn’t help but do a little end zone dance. Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas! — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) June 27, 2016 I’m old enough to remember when liberals insisted that abortion was an unfortunate, even tragic, necessity. Show More Summary
After the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor in 2013 struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, longtime HRC member Jim Obergefell and his now late husband John Arthur filed a lawsuit to obtain legal recognition...Show More Summary
"The Daily Show" got in trouble for a poorly crafted tweet that made light of Monday's Supreme Court decision in favor of abortion rights. The ruling struck down a state law that threatened to close half of Texas' abortion clinics and was hailed as a major victory for abortion rights supporters. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court said Monday that people convicted of domestic abuse can be prevented from owning a gun, in a case that prompted the first questions from Justice Clarence Thomas in 10 years. In a 6-to-2 decision, the court said Congress had intended to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. The question […]
Jeanne Mancini is president of the March for Life Foundation, which organizes the annual protest of the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision in every January in Washington, D.C. KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ: Many pro-life statements today referred...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that would have shuttered a majority of the state's abortion clinics.
Analysts say the ruling will make it harder to bring future corruption charges against politicians. It is unclear if prosecutors will attempt to retry McDonnell. [ more › ]
Accessible abortion protects women's health. Restricting abortion doesn't.
NBC News Fantastic news from the Supreme Court this morning, as one of America's most repressive right wing attempts to outlaw abortion by fiat has been struck down. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down one of the nation's toughest...Show More Summary
Slate (Supreme Court Breakfast Table Series): Why Don't Law School Professors Have Practical Experience These Days?, by Richard Posner (Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit): Entry 9: The Academy Is Out Of Its Depth: [T]here's a growing gap between judges (including the Supreme Court justices) and the...
The Supreme Court issued a 5-3 decision Monday that limits states’ ability to restrict access to an abortion by passing unnecessary health and safety regulations. Justice Stephen Breyer issued the majority opinion in the case, which has been called the court’s most definitive stance on abortion...
The Supreme Court's decision blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration could have a far-reaching effect on both the November election and the next president. In a 4-4 decision on Thursday, the Supreme Court left...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court today struck down abortion restrictions in Texas that required abortion clinics to have the same medical standards as surgical centers. The court also ruled that a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction could be used to ban firearm possession. Show More Summary