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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
- 51 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 51 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 54 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 68 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
- 78 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 92 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
- 112 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
- 136 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.
The Most Partisan Supreme Court Justice Of All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Supreme Court, Alito, politics, government, ethics, corruption, republicans, constitution, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 138 days ago - thinkprogress.org
If Alito's Hobby Lobby opinion -- the second of the two decisions he handed down on Monday -- proves anything, it is that Alito has mastered the art of reading legal authorities that cut sharply against his position, and then authoring a legal opinion...
Taliban, Meet Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Taliban, Hobby Lobby, religion, ethics, crime, government, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 141 days ago - newyorker.com
Tehrik-e-Taliban, the Pakistani Taliban, is a closely held, profit-making enterprise organized on religious principles. So sincere are the Taliban's religious beliefs that its followers have assassinated scores of public-health workers who...
Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court's Most Pro-Corporate Member, Makes Good on Right-Wing Investments in Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, politics, government, constitution, healthcare, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 141 days ago - alternet.org
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito ended this Supreme Court session with a bang, writing the majority opinion in two cases that gave for-profit corporations the right to make religious liberty claims to evade government regulation and set the stage for...
Female Justices Dissent as Supreme Court Lets Christian College Opt Out of Birth Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, female, justices, women, ruling, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, news )

CarrieSIC
- 141 days ago - rawstory.com
The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that a Christian college in Illinois could temporarily abstain from following the reproductive health mandate under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Trolls Scalia in Blistering Dissent of Hobby Lobby Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Americans, ACA, healthcare, ethics, constitution, freedoms, government )

CarrieSIC
- 144 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg said the ruling on the Hobby Lobby case was based on a misreading of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and would likely open the door to a host of unintended consequences.
The Supreme Court's Baffling Tech Illiteracy Is Becoming a Big Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, technology, political news, Americans, government )

CarrieSIC
- 147 days ago - salon.com
If one thing was clear from decisions handed down this week, it's that SCOTUS is clueless on technology. The justices are behind the times. Twenty-first century technology has come to the Court, but the Court hasn't come to the twenty-first century.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, women, abortion politics, safety, freedoms, rights, ethics, crime )

CarrieSIC
- 149 days ago - msnbc.com
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it violates the First Amendment. Massachusetts had argued that the buffer zone, which anti-abortion ...
 

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