Opinion: Justice Ginsburg Hammers Republicans and Supreme Court Majority for Denying Democracy and Reality

A friend of mine who runs his own small law firm texted me the other day after the financial relief package aimed at helping small businesses stalled in the Senate. Worried over his dwindling ability to keep and compensate his employees, he blamed the Democrats and declared he’s voting for Trump. The Democrats showed themselves, once again, to be “out of touch,” he felt, with the reality of American lives. read more

Most Americans Want Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Limit Corporate Money in Politics

According to US News, “Two-thirds of Americans are opposed to the Supreme Court taking away abortion rights.” The latest poll from Quinnipiac University found that “American voters agree 63-31 percent with the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision on abortion.”

But according to a new Daily Beast/Ipsos poll, the top concern most voters have is not about abortion but is about the role money plays in U.S. politics, and they would like the Supreme Court to address this issue.

Supreme Court watchers have thought that social issues such as abortion and gay marriage would dominate the debate on Anthony Kennedy’s replacement.  But now it appears that those who want to organize

a movement to resist Trump’s nominee for the Court read more

The Right’s Push to Deny Birth Control Is All About Controlling Women

The inspiration for Hobby Lobby, and 71 other "religious" corporations, to sue for a religious exemption of the contraception mandate is not about abortion, but about controlling women and inflicting consequences for not adhering to their Puritanical belief that women in their employ, can not, and will not, have sexual relations without paying a heavy price.