Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: SCOTUS

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

‘Incapable of rendering equal justice’: 150 groups demand senators reject Coney...

"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct...

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.

Supreme Court declines to overturn lower court decision that bars Floridians...

Voting rights advocacy groups called the Supreme Court's decision "deeply disappointing."

‘Attacking the very foundations’ of church-state separation, SCOTUS delivers ‘seismic shock’...

"A State need not subsidize private education. But once a State decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious."

Supreme Court rules in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964...

"LGBTQI people have a right to the same protections as everyone else, and they deserve to be able to live their lives without fear of discrimination—something the Supreme Court has affirmed today.”

Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissents on right-wing election shenanigans

Can’t we protect our health and the right to vote?

Trump judicial adviser’s ‘dark money’ network hides Supreme Court spending

Judicial Crisis Network, a “dark money” group, operates as the preeminent vehicle for deep-pocketed donors to funnel millions of dollars to support or oppose judicial nominees in Supreme Court confirmation fights.

The Supreme Court nixes corporate contributions for the 2020 campaign

The justices refused to consider a challenge to a longstanding ban on corporate donations to political campaigns.

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”