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

4 days 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 days 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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Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

President Trump and Vladimir Putin met for two hours Monday-about 30 minutes longer than allotted-and both emerged afterward sounding dismissive about allegations that Russia... Read more ...

Finnish Brewery Has Adult Beverage, Er, Message for Trump, Putin

Finnish Brewery Has Adult Beverage, Er, Message for Trump, Putin

A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon US and Russian presidents on... Read more ...

Trump Blames Washington For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Putin Summit

Trump Blames Washington For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Putin Summit

“Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse,” Trump tweeted ahead of the bilateral meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Read more ...

Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

On some questions, people who get their TV news primarily from Fox News or CNN are even further apart than Republicans and Democrats. Viewers of the other big TV networks are... Read more ...

Activist Upsets Feinstein For California Dem Endorsement

Activist Upsets Feinstein For California Dem Endorsement

A state senator has won an upset over longtime US Senator Dianne Feinstein. On Saturday, the California Democratic Party voted overwhelmingly to endorse Kevin de León instead... Read more ...

Judge Halts Family Deportations For Now

Judge Halts Family Deportations For Now

The federal judge who ordered the Trump administration to reunite the migrant families it separated now says the government cannot deport them after reunification until next... Read more ...

Fox Hosts Offer Rare Criticism Of Trump After Russian Summit

Fox Hosts Offer Rare Criticism Of Trump After Russian Summit

Even Brian Kilmeade called the president's remarks "ridiculous." Read more ...

'Treasonous' And 'Disgraceful': Critics Slam Trump's Performance At Putin Summit

'Treasonous' And 'Disgraceful': Critics Slam Trump's Performance At Putin Summit

"Republican Patriots: Where are you???" asked former CIA Director John Brennan. Read more ...

Republicans Pan Trump's 'Bizarre' Press Conference With Putin

Republicans Pan Trump's 'Bizarre' Press Conference With Putin

Trump's refusal to condemn Putin "will be seen by Russia as a sign of weakness," said Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Read more ...

Judge Orders Government To Temporarily Stop Deporting Reunited Families

Judge Orders Government To Temporarily Stop Deporting Reunited Families

The government has until July 26 to reunify parents and children it separated at the border. Read more ...