America is about to get its first extended look at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Viewers just tuning into the battle over the 53-year-old appellate judge's nomination should expect to see Kavanaugh portrayed by fellow Republicans as a principled jurist who has no preconceived ideas about the law. … [Read more...] about Stare Decisis? Roe? Here’s a Supreme Court Glossary to Help You Follow Confirmation Hearing
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by David Colon in News on Feb 3, 2017 11:11 am Beyond their shocking loss in the 2016 president election, Democrats in all 50 states are faced with the fact that their local parties are doing a terrible job holding on to state legislatures. Democrats have total control of just five state legislative bodies and seventeen governors' mansions, which means scant … [Read more...] about Are NY’s Breakaway Democrats Republican Tools Or Secret Progressive Heroes?
click to enlarge For the majority of its 102-year existence, Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest women's healthcare provider, has been under siege. Republican legislators in many states have passed measures to divert family planning funds away from Planned Parenthood, proving detrimental to low income, women of color. It's withstood a bludgeon of attacks from … [Read more...] about How Planned Parenthood plans to fight back in the age of Trump
Mark Sherman and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press Published 10:50 p.m. UTC Jul 19, 2018 Washington – Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of all the court’s major gay-rights … [Read more...] about LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh’s votes on gay-rights
They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: ``No more children in cages,'' and ``What's next? Concentration Camps?'' In Boston, other major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in the latest act of mass … [Read more...] about Protesters flood Boston, U.S cities in fighting immigration policy