Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"


Protesters demonstrate against Donald Trump in Washington DC in anticipation of the December 19, 2016, meeting of the electoral college. Image via Shutterstock
Why the Supreme Court’s Ruling on ‘Faithless Electors’ Really Does Matter

Writing for the Court, Justice Elena Kagan said a state is permitted to instruct “electors that they have no ground for reversing the vote of millions of its citizens.

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How the Supreme Court’s Abortion Access Case Will Impact Black Women Most

As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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Supreme Court Kills Trump’s Bid To End DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that DACA will remain intact. Here's what this means for the lives of the 650,000 young immigrants awaiting this decision.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCT. 8, 2019: Rally for LGBTQ rights outside Supreme Court as Justices hear oral arguments in three cases dealing with discrimination in the workplace because of sexual orientation (Image via Shutterstock)
These Are the Next Battles in the Fight for LGBTQ Worker Rights

The United States has to make a number of changes to strengthen unions and labor laws to ensure that LGBTQ workers are properly protected.

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 4, 2020 file photo, abortion rights demonstrators rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. In a ruling Monday, April 13, 2020, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that medication abortions can go forward. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin File)
Poll: 49% of Republicans Want Roe v. Wade Left in Place

The Supreme Court in the coming weeks is expected to issue a decision in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, a major case looking at abortion restrictions.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.