Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Supreme Court

VIDEO: After Marriage Equality and Obamacare, Mixed Results from SCOTUS on...

While the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage and Obamacare were favorable amongst the public, their rulings dealing with abortion access, air pollution, executions and elections were not so desirable.

What Moved Marriage Equality from Taboo to Justice?

It's an inspiring story of our society's continuing struggle to evolve toward dignity and mutual respect. And on June 26, the Supreme Court helped evolve our country toward dignity and mutual respect as well as love.

Five Cheers and Four Raspberries for the Supreme Court as it...

Congratulations to the five Supreme Court justices for not blowing one result of the court's pig-headedness and making marriage equality the law of the land. This was a victory for common sense and basic democracy.

The KBparty of Plutocratic Rule, Welcome to What the Supreme Court...

Corporate cash is corrupting America's democratic process and killing our people's right to self-government. The Koch Brothers party is raring to go vowing to spend even more in the 2016 presidential election. It's time we stand up to the corporate elites.

In Victory for Gov't Whistleblowers, Supreme Court Sides With Fired TSA...

Former transportation Security Administration Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean has become the face for government whistleblowers. And the Supreme Court decided to uphold MacLean's and other federal employees' right to become whistleblowers.

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Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”