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It's Naive to Think a Conservative Court Wouldn't Target Roe v. Wade

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

If appointed, Brett Kavanaugh will shift Supreme Court power rightward-with potentially dire consequences for women's rights. Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion across the U.S., has become a litmus test for nominees. While liberal judges pledge to uphold Roe, conservative ones like Kavanaugh often resort to vague responses about respecting precedent, giving moderate Republican Senators-in this case, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski-a guilt-free green light.
But Kavanaugh is supported by the conservative Federalist Society. Moneyed right-wing groups have long been drafting...
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Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe V. Wade

Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe V. Wade

4 monthes ago   |   By NPR

With Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination still up for debate, activists are planning for potential battles in state legislatures if the court eventually weakens national abortion rights.
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'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

In a move being called " extraordinary " and " stunning ," Melania Trump has publicly called for a top White House National Security Council official to be fired. The Wall... Read more ...

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 17 Percent In 2017: FBI Report

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 17 Percent In 2017: FBI Report

Two-thirds of the year's victims were targeted for their race, ethnicity or ancestry, the report shows. Read more ...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any other reporter and accuses him of 'monopolizing the floor' with questions in justifying revoking his press pass

The White House on Tuesday accused CNN of "grandstanding" after the network filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for revoking White House correspondent Jim Acosta's... Read more ...

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is...

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead... Read more ...

Judge Delays Georgia Election Results To Protect Provisional Ballots

Judge Delays Georgia Election Results To Protect Provisional Ballots

Election results - including those of the gubernatorial battle between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp - can't be certified until at least Friday. Read more ...

GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, facing African-American opponent Mike Espy on Nov. 27, was caught on tape saying about a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the... Read more ...

World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

In a speech at the Arc de Triomphe, French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at the style of nationalism that has been embraced by President Trump. Read more ...

White House: Cemetery Motorcade Would Have Disrupted Roads

White House: Cemetery Motorcade Would Have Disrupted Roads

Stung by criticism for not attending an event honoring US military dead, the White House says President Trump didn't want to disrupt Paris roadways for a last-minute motorcade... Read more ...

Last Week She Worked For A Democratic Campaign. Now She's Applying At Costco

Last Week She Worked For A Democratic Campaign. Now She's Applying At Costco

Up to 20,000 campaign workers lost their jobs last week. Now what? Read more ...

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And...

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And Other 2018 Midterms

Stacey Abrams has accused Brian Kemp of using his elected position to suppress African-American votes. Read more ...