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US Politics & Gov't

Sen. Bernie Sanders Savages GOP's Vision for America in 'Litmus Test' of Presidential Run
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Iowa, Bernie Sanders, Citizen's United, Supreme Court, Vermont, elections, government, politics, republicans, democrats, ethics, freedoms, economy, news )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
The senator targeted the cost of college tuition, health care, and women's rights as issues which he believes have been hurt by the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. "If youâEUR(TM)re concerned about any of those issues, you must ...
How the Roberts Supreme Court Has Strengthened the Powerful and Screwed Everyone Else
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, injustice, minorities, racism, Supreme Court, John Roberts, corruption, constitution, ethics, republicans, government, dishonesty, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - thenation.com
The man who vowed to act as a neutral umpire calling balls and strikes has led a Court in which racial and religious minorities, women, workers and consumers have struck out regularly, while the economically and politically powerful have walked around...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Perfect Response When Asked About Women On The Supreme Court (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, politics, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 81-year-old Supreme Court justice, who has attained somewhat of a cult following for her stance on gender equality, told a gathering of law students Wednesday that people often ask her when she thinks there will be enough women on the court.
Shep Smith: States Fighting Marriage Equality Are the Same Ones That Opposed Integration (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, Fox News, ethics, Human Rights, same sex marriage, politics, government, Supreme Court )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - rawstory.com
With the Supreme Court seemingly poised to settle the legal question regarding same-sex marriages once and for all, Fox News host Shepherd Smith argued on Friday that the issue parallels that of civil rights for communities of color.
Israel Lobby Stakes Claim for Jerusalem at Supreme Court, But Kagan Isn't Buying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Supreme Court, Israel lobby, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, congress, news )

Carrie
- 116 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Under a deceptive guise, ostensibly "created to give individuals the right to self-identify," the case brought before the court, pushed by stalwarts of the Israel lobby, seeks a ruling that essentially grants Congress the authority to bypass the executive
Justice Ginsburg Admits to Keeping Stash of 'Notorious RBG' Shirts to Give to Friends (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, 'Notorious R.B.G.', popularity, Americans, good news, government, ethics, elections, media, news, politics )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - rawstory.com
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg acknowledged her Internet popularity as the "Notorious RBG," Sunday night in an interview with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, saying she keeps "quite a large supply" of t-shirts bearing her face.
Ginsburg Issues Blistering Dissent to 'Racially Discriminatory' TX Voter ID Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Jusctice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, voter ID laws, Texas, discrimination, ethics, freedoms, elections, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 135 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent on Saturday morning to a Texas court's decision to uphold the state's strict Voter ID law. Ginsburg argued that the law is "racially discriminatory" and was enacted solely to keep traditionally...
TheSupreme Court Is Poised To Cripple The Federal Ban On Housing Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Supreme Court, SCOTUS, Housing Discrimination, HUD, Housing and Urban, Development, Fair Housing Act, Race )

Brian
- 151 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take a case Thursday morning that is expected to demolish a crucial legal protection against racial discrimination in housing. The case concerns how plaintiffs can prove that governments and developers are discriminating"
Justice Antonin Scalia: Constitution Allows Religion to Be Favored Over Secularism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Scalia, religion, Separation of Church and State, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, constitution )

Carrie
- 151 days ago - rawstory.com
"I think the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are trying to persuade them to be true: that the separation of church and state means that the government cannot favor religion over non-religion,"Scalia told a crowd at...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, Citizens United, ethics, Americans, government, politics, elections )

Carrie
- 154 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The first Supreme Court ruling Ginsburg would send to the guillotine would be the Court's decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, giving corporations and unions the green light to give and spend unlimited sums of money...
Bernie Sanders in Iowa: Soldiers Didn't Die 'So Billionaires Could Buy Elections' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, news, Iowa, Bernie Sanders, politics, Citizen's United, Supreme Court, economy, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said over the weekend that his top priority was overturning the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision because he did not believe that U.S. armed forces had "fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy election
Tell Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, September 8, Senate, vote, urgent, Supreme Court, unlimited political spending )

Dandelion
- 177 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and other toxic Supreme Court decisions that have opened the floodgates to unlimited political spending by corporations.
Justice Ginsburg: Ferguson Exposes Lingering Racial Tensions the Supreme Court Has Ignored
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Justice Ginsburg, racism, Supreme Court, sadness, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms )

Carrie
- 191 days ago - rawstory.com
The 81-year-old justice spoke to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about her disappointment in the lack of racial progress in the U.S. and that the Court -- which was "once a leader in the world at rooting out racial injustice" -- struck down key...
Well, Well. Satanists to Use Hobby Lobby to Block Pro-Life Propaganda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby, pro choice, Satanic Temple, pro life, ethics, healthcare, usa )

Lynn
- 211 days ago - dailykos.com
In a statement, the Satanic Temple said that it will use the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision to exempt its believers from state-mandated informed consent laws that require women considering abortions to read pro-life material.
Tell the Senate: Pass the Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Birth Control Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Supreme Court, bills, Congress, birth control )

Freya
- 235 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last week's Supreme Court decision gutting access to birth control was devastating -- but the good news is that something can be done.
 

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