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.
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.
a movement to resist Trump’s nominee for the Court
The most damning evidence that this is, in fact, a Muslim-targeted travel ban come directly from Donald Trump's Twitter feed.
Graham made matters worse by telling the crowd, "You're not persuading me at all."
Not even an overwhelming victory by Hillary Clinton is likely to convince Republicans that they should do their job.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could fundamentally alter the way districts are drawn in the United States.
Matt Barber of liberty counsel celebrates non-existent victories while looking for SCOTUS to let us do what Jesus said not to do
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Wisconsin photo identification law passed in 2011.
In a legally sound and blistering statement made public on Friday, 104 legal scholars and instructors of immigration law described Texas Judge Andrew Hanen's decision to block President Obama's immigration executive action as "deeply flawed."
Kris Kobach agreed with a caller that under Obama, eventually "any black person accused of a crime... is not going to be prosecuted."
On Monday, the state of Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A defiant Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, Roy Moore, demanded that probate judges refuse to grant the licenses, but was unsuccessful.
A Religious Right list of 33 Examples of Intolerant Liberalism in 2014 turns out (surprise!) to be examples of conservative intolerance
Red States Nebraska and Oklahoma incredibly claim federal law trumps state law, and that foreign laws are more important than state laws.
Republican Attorneys General from Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado for its law legalizing marijuana.
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.
At some point, a judge, politician, or political pundit must make very public statements identifying the opposition to same-sex marriage is founded in the Christian bible and not because of birth rates, state's rights, or Pocahontas marrying John Rolfe. They
When whites decide racism is over ... that's "whitewishing"
This is 21st century America and absurdity borne of religion is on the ascendance and on the cusp of legally policing morality.
At issue is whether a secular corporation with no business relationship or involvement in a religion can be considered religious and force its employees to follow the corporation's religious beliefs.
Republicans are taking steps to shred the Constitution they claim to love and declare they were laws unto themselves by way of nullification.