Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: Supreme Court

On 55th anniversary of Voting Rights Act, advocates call on Congress...

Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, more than 1,600 polling places have been closed, including many in largely-Black and Latino communities.

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

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

Indian Country treaties are valid—and matter, says Supreme Court ruling

“Promises were made,” Justice Gorsuch said in upholding Creek Nation jurisdiction over half of Oklahoma.

Supreme Court upholds American Indian treaty promises, orders Oklahoma to follow...

States may now think twice before ignoring treaty promises or challenging tribal jurisdiction.

Supreme Court ruling denounced as ‘dangerous and serious’ attack on women’s...

“No employer is welcome into the exam room when I talk to patients about their contraception options, why should they be able to dictate the method from their corner office?” asked one physician.

Supreme Court’s ruling delays Keystone XL Pipeline construction furthermore

"No oil pipeline is safe, and TransCanada’s record over the past decade does little to assuage concerns of a spill."

Fossil fuel companies and their supporters ask Supreme Court to intervene...

“I would imagine the oil companies will seek en banc [full court] review in the Ninth Circuit. If that fails they'll petition … the Supreme Court.”

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?

Why the Supreme Court made Wisconsin vote during the coronavirus crisis

That decision sent what I believe to be a clear message to Americans: Don’t turn to the Supreme Court to protect your right to vote, even in the case of a genuine emergency.

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Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

The Federal Agency designed to protect workers is trying to destroy unions and weaken...

The Trump administration continually seeks new ways to rig the system against working people.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

‘Just insane’: As pandemic rages and hunger soars, Trump USDA under fire for blocking...

"It looks like people will lose their benefits."