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US Politics & Gov't

At the Supreme Court, the NRA Finally Loses One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, NRA, gun control, Good News, Americans, government, news )

Carrie
- 186 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Supreme Court did something today I didn't think was possible: It actually disagreed with the National Rifle Association. In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court rejected pleas by the NRA to essentially gut safeguards implemented to prevent the...
Free Speech and the Roberts Court: Uncertain Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, freedom of speech, ethics, society, government, politics )

Carrie
- 199 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Court has repeatedly insisted in sweeping terms that rigid, history-based rules are necessary to save speech from tyranny. Thus, while upholding borderline speech claims that involve significant social harms and barely implicate concerns of...
Vermont Calls For Constitutional Convention To Get Money Out Of Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Vermont, Constitutional Convention, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Citizens United, Campaign Finance, Corporate Personhood, Corruption )

Brian
- 228 days ago - popularresistance.org
"On Friday, Vermont became the first state to call for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, which precipitated a flood of cash into politics."
Excuse Me, But We Shouldn't Be Moving on From West Virginia's Chemical Spill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, West Virginia, coal industry, Supreme Court, ethics, health conditions, politics, media, lies, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 320 days ago - rawstory.com
Authorities in West Virginia declared the water of 300,000 residents affected by last month's chemical spill safe to drink on 14 January, just five days after the incident. Since then, a few things have happened.
Loose Change - Patriots Day or American Coup?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Loose Change, coup, Patriots Day, 9-11, fraudulent elections, Supreme Court )

Dandelion
- 465 days ago - youtube.com
9/11 should have been a wake up call although not for the reasons we are spoon fed by the gigantic propaganda machine of our new corporate government. The previous year 2000 election fraud with Supreme Court interference was just the start.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has No Intention of Stepping Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, good news, government, americans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 482 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continued a recent trend of affirming her commitment to staying on the court, telling the New York Times on Friday that she was fully engaged as the leader of the liberal opposition on "one of the most activist...
Obama Administration Seeks Oversight of Texas Voting Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Supreme Court, voting rights act, voting rights, voting, government, law, USA )

Cal
- 512 days ago - latimes.com
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. wants Texas to submit all proposed changes for approval, reasserting authority that was weakened by a recent Supreme Court decision.
URGENT: Georgia Reschedules Execution of Warren Hill ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Warren Hill, Supreme Court, execution, July 19, urgent )

Nancy
- 521 days ago - ejusa.org
Despite the brief stay of execution, the United States Supreme Court remains the best hope for preventing Hill's execution. Executing people with intellectual disabilities is constitutionally banned in the United States. But the state of Georgia has...
Radio Host: Persecution Against Anti-LGBT Christians Has Begun (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, ethics, right wing, religion, Supreme Court, media, freedoms, americans )

Carrie
- 529 days ago - rawstory.com
Christian radio host Matt Barber said Monday the Supreme Court's recent decisions in favor of marriage equality have paved the way for societal discrimination against Christians.
Did You Know John Roberts Is Also Chief Justice of the NSA's Surveillance State?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chief Justice John Roberts, Supreme Court, FISA, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, spying, NSA )

Dandelion
- 529 days ago - washingtonpost.com
He has exclusive, unaccountable, lifetime power to shape the surveillance state. All 11 judges -- 10 Republicans and 1 Democrat -- were appointed by Roberts. Are you ok with that the American citizens?
Congress Must Guarantee the Right to Vote - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Supreme Court, Voting Rights Act, Section 4 stricken down, Congress, amendment, guarantee right to vote, Reps Keith Ellison & Mark Pocan, petition )

Judy
- 541 days ago - activism.thenation.com
Today, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, effectively gutting one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in the twentieth century.
Two Hours After Supreme Court Decision, Texas Moves To Suppress Minority Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, SCOTUS, decision, Voting Rights Act, gutted, voter id laws, gerrymandering, redistricting, racism, discrimination )

Brian
- 542 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Texas is moving forward with discriminatory voter ID laws and race-based gerrymandering of districts. Texas intends on leading other southern states into the resurrection of Jim Crow.
How The Supreme Court Stomped On Workers' Rights Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anthony Kennedy, Race, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sam Alito, Sexual Harassment, Supreme Court )

Judy
- 542 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Monday was a great day for sexual harassers and for bosses who retaliate against workers claiming discrimination. The rest of us did not fare so well in the Supreme Court.
Take Action: Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAKE ACTION. sign the petition, Supreme Court, SCOTUS, Voting Rights Act, gutted, racial discrimination, constitutional amendment, protect voting rights )

Brian
- 543 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Demand a Constitutional Amendment protecting every American's right to vote. Please sign.
Alabama Challenges Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Supreme Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Supreme Court, voting rights act, voting rights, voting, government, law, USA )

Cal
- 662 days ago - allvoices.com
On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments from Shelby County, Ala., which will decide the fate of anti-discrimination protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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