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Religious schools win Supreme Court fight for taxpayer dollars

In a 6-3 ruling on Tuesday, the Supreme Court divided along ideological lines and said Maine violated the U.S. Constitution by stopping taxpayer money from funding religious schools within its tuition assistance program. ... Read more»

U.S. Senate to try again on abortion rights after bombshell disclosure of draft opinion

U.S. Senate Democrats pledged a new vote codifying the right to an abortion after publication of a draft court ruling that showed the Supreme Court on track to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Goodbye to women's rights

The citizens of this nation are about to lose a constitutional right.... Read more»

FactCheck: Biden's pledge to appoint African-American woman mirrors promises by Reagan, Trump

Republicans have criticized Biden for pledging to nominate an African-American woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. They should read what former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump said about women they appointed.... Read more»

Commission punts to Biden on Supreme Court reform plans

A commission set up by President Joe Biden to study how the U.S. Supreme Court can be improved voted unanimously Tuesday to submit the extensive research it has conducted, but the few recommendations contained in the report leave little indication on next steps. ... Read more»

Supreme Court refuses to block vaccine mandate for Massachusetts hospital workers

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday afternoon refused to grant relief to workers at a Boston-based hospital in the latest challenge to COVID-19 vaccine mandates to come across the high court’s shadow docket. ... Read more»

How a Mississippi court case could pave way for abortion ban in Arizona, across U.S.

The abortion case that will be heard by the Supreme Court on Dec. 1, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, could spur a cascade of legal changes across two dozen states if justices back the restrictive Mississippi law — and potentially dismantle Roe v Wade. ... Read more»

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First major 2nd Amendment case before the Supreme Court in over a decade could topple gun restrictions

The Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, expected by mid-2022, could declare a New York state restriction on carrying concealed handguns in public places unconstitutional - which could loosen gun regulations in many parts of the country.... Read more»

Supreme Court rejects bid to block university vaccine mandate

The first challenge to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to come before the nation’s highest court has been defeated after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to block Indiana University’s requirement that all students and staff get vaccinated before coming back to campus this fall. ... Read more»

Arizona voter-suppression laws survive U.S. Supreme Court appeal

Eight years after the Supreme Court struck down key elements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, it broke on party lines with a split 6-3 vote to uphold Arizona election laws said to be racially discriminatory and to weaken the voting power of minorities.... Read more»1

'Disruptive and cruel': Native Americans worry as Supreme Court weighs repeal of health care act

Native American leaders are keeping close watch on the Supreme Court battle over whether to repeal all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, a move many say could devastate health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives.... Read more»

Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

Arizona senators split along party lines after rushed vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday.... Read more»

McSally heaps praise on Barrett on eve of first confirmation vote

Arizona Sen. Martha McSally left little doubt how she plans to vote on Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination, calling Barrett “a gift to America” during a brief meeting Wednesday.... Read more»