Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Supreme Court

Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action

"We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action," says EPA spokesperson.

Ted Cruz Promises To Create The Most Right-Wing Supreme Court In...

"I will be willing to spend whatever political capital is necessary ... I give you my word."

The Supreme Court Just Blocked The Harshest Abortion Ban In The...

But that doesn't mean reproductive rights are safe from the justices.

Ban on Life Without Parole Sentences for Kids Expanded by Supreme...

The ruling will give thousands of people a chance at parole.

Non-Candidates for President

Corporations and billionaires are able to fund their favorite presidential hopeful campaigns in order to have their candidate repeatedly exposed to the U.S. people. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has resulted in this unfair way of campaigning.

The GOP Whiffs Again on Health Care

The GOP is throwing a political tantrum over The Affordable Care Act and once again is turning to the Supreme Court over the already passed landmark law. Will he swing and whiff again?

The Arc of Justice Bends Like a Rainbow

The painful struggle by brave gay and lesbian activists along with the movement for equality arose from the Stonewall Inn in New York in 1969. And therefore the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling came out of the power of struggle.

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.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.