Posts Tagged supreme court

Juxtaposed images of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in judges robes, and Colin Kaepernick in his 49ers uniform, on one knee and protesting.

When Our (White) Feminist Heroes Fail Us: On “Notorious RBG” and Colin Kaepernick

Last week, a Supreme Court justice — one of the most prestigious and influential decision makers in the country — was asked to weigh in on a significant public protest against a spate of police brutality that specifically and severely affected the black community.

Last week, a Supreme Court justice — one of the most prestigious and influential decision makers in the country — was asked to weigh in on a significant public protest against a spate of police brutality ...

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Senate GOPers’ Call with Anti-Choice Activists Underscores Importance of SCOTUS Fight

In case you’d forgotten that the Senate is still refusing to do its job and consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, here’s a lolsob-worthy video reminder. And if you need a reminder of how important the next Justice is — and therefore how important the outcome of the presidential election is — let Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, himself remind you. 

In case you’d forgotten that the Senate is still refusing to do its job and consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, here’s a lolsob-worthy video reminder. And if you need a reminder of how important the ...

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New Study Shows How Texas Law Has Increased Abortion Travel Distances and Costs

The Texas Policy Evaluation Project, which has been measuring the impact of Texas’s 2014 anti-choice TRAP law, is out with another study quantifying the many ways women were burdened when half the abortion clinics in their state suddenly closed. 

The Texas Policy Evaluation Project, which has been measuring the impact of Texas’s 2014 anti-choice TRAP law, is out with another study quantifying the many ways women were burdened when half the abortion clinics in their state suddenly closed. 

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Courts Matter in the Lives of Native Women and Native Youth

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but for many the judicial branch remains shrouded in mystery.

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but ...

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Texas abortion clinics take their appeal to the Supreme Court

Pro-choice advocates and abortion providers in Texas have filed a formal petition asking the Supreme Court to hear their case against the anti-choice restrictions that threaten to close all but ten of the state’s clinics.

Pro-choice advocates and abortion providers in Texas have filed a formal petition asking the Supreme Court to hear their case against the anti-choice restrictions that threaten to close all but ten of ...

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