Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Breaking: SCOTUS declines to hear defense of Indiana’s anti-Planned Parenthood law

TweetThe Indiana government really, really wants to defund Planned Parenthood, but the U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear its appeal of a lower court’s ruling that the state really, really can’t do that. The LA Times reports: Without comment, the justices turned away Indiana’s defense of a 2011 law that would ban all Medicaid funds to [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Princeton alum tells female students to hurry up and find a husband already. Sandberg, Slaughter, et al. are advocating for a new feminism devoid of social justice. In memory of Pastor Henry Enuta. Duh: pre-viability abortions bans are unconstitutional. Feminists don’t hate men–they just hate you, MRA dude. Conservative justices thought this year was their last [...]
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A translation of the Supreme Court’s arguments against marriage equality

TweetThe Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on California’s Prop 8, the law banning same-sex marriage in California. Because legalese is hard to understand, I’ve translated some of the arguments made against marriage equality, and one of the arguments made for it, from yesterday’s hearing. 1. Justice Samuel Alito kvetched to the Solicitor General Donald [...]
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Quick Hit: The woman behind the SCOTUS DOMA case

TweetToday The New York Times published a profile of Edith Windsor, a friendly-looking 83-year-old New Yorker in pink and pearls whose fight against the Defense of Marriage Act, which “requires the federal government to deny marital benefits to gay and lesbian couples who live in states that allow such unions,” has made it to the [...]
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BREAKING: Health care law upheld!

TweetThe Supreme Court just delivered their decision on the American Care Act, and it’s mostly a huge win for supporters of the law. The individual mandate, requiring people to purchase health care, was upheld, but the mandate is a tax. Individuals could refuse to pay the tax and not comply, but the mandate falls under [...]
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