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Philly.com
Flowers: I'm voting for Trump to save the Supreme Court from Clintonruling, she tweeted about how the decision was a "victory" for women's health.
Flowers: I'm voting for Trump to save the Supreme Court from Clinton
Philly.com / Posted 15 hours ago
ruling, she tweeted about how the decision was a "victory" for women's health. And it was then that I realized that Ruth Bader Ginsburg was clinging to her gavel until a liberal could replace her, and that the other four feminists (including... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed casesin after his friend's death. Alito also will be in France at Tulane Law School
SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed cases
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
in after his friend's death. Alito also will be in France at Tulane Law School's summer abroad program in Paris. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg heads to Venice where she will preside over a mock trial drawn from William Shakespeare's "The Merchant... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed casesin after his friend's death. Alito also will be in France at Tulane Law School
SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed cases
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
in after his friend's death. Alito also will be in France at Tulane Law School's summer abroad program in Paris. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg heads to Venice where she will preside over a mock trial drawn from William Shakespeare's "The Merchant... Read more
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Roll Call
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Lawthe federal Constitution.” [Congress Reacts to Abortion Ruling ] Joining the
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
the federal Constitution.” [Congress Reacts to Abortion Ruling ] Joining the majority were the other liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, and the conservative swing vote Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Nancy... Read more
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Philly.com
Top court abortion ruling - Helping women or leaving the unborn unprotected?"Is 'Roe v. Wade' unraveling?" (Sunday), Clarke D. Forsythe concluded with a pa
Top court abortion ruling - Helping women or leaving the unborn unprotected?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
"Is 'Roe v. Wade' unraveling?" (Sunday), Clarke D. Forsythe concluded with a partial quote of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about the 1980 decision that blocked Medicaid funding of abortion. By not using her full quote, it... Read more
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USA Today
Supreme Court strikes blow against gerrymanderingsought to restore the core principle that voters should choose their representa
Supreme Court strikes blow against gerrymandering
USA Today / Posted yesterday
sought to restore the core principle that voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, delivering the opinion for a five-member majority, "The elections clause, we affirm, does not... Read more
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The Jewish Week
'He Created A Distinctively American Zionism': Celebrating Louis BrandeisThe celebration included a series of panel discussions, the first of which incl
'He Created A Distinctively American Zionism': Celebrating Louis Brandeis
The Jewish Week / Posted 2 days ago
The celebration included a series of panel discussions, the first of which included remarks from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In her speech, she said that the thread running through Brandeis’s remarkable career is justice. She... Read more
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The Mercury News
Abortion ruling preserves Texas women's right to chooseto put undue burdens on women seeking an abortion. Three of the five justices
Abortion ruling preserves Texas women's right to choose
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
to put undue burdens on women seeking an abortion. Three of the five justices supporting the decision -- Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer -- are 77 or older. The next president will likely make two or perhaps three... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The Supreme Court’s 7 biggest moments of 2016served several decades on the court, the next president could easily be faced w
The Supreme Court’s 7 biggest moments of 2016
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
served several decades on the court, the next president could easily be faced with four vacancies over an eight-year span. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83. Anthony Kennedy is 79. Stephen Breyer is 77. Clarence Thomas is 68. Given the judges’ advanced... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Is on Justice Anthony Kennedy's Mind?by Justice Stephen Breyer; but he did not write separately to narrow a fairly s
What Is on Justice Anthony Kennedy's Mind?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
by Justice Stephen Breyer; but he did not write separately to narrow a fairly sweeping win for pro-choice forces. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg did write separately to underscore that the Court really means what it says—zero tolerance for phony... Read more
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CNN
Sonia Sotomayor channels liberal voice on Supreme Courtlast term. She is on a similar course this term, but has written alone at times
Sonia Sotomayor channels liberal voice on Supreme Court
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
last term. She is on a similar course this term, but has written alone at times, with a more personal style than Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer. She also is not shy to speak candidly in public. In a stunning moment... Read more
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The Christian Post
The Supreme Court Chips Away at the Defense of LifeStephen Breyer authored the majority opinion, being joined by Justices Anthony
The Supreme Court Chips Away at the Defense of Life
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
Stephen Breyer authored the majority opinion, being joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissented. "We conclude that... Read more
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Newsmax
Post-Scalia Court Has Liberals Winning, Conservatives Ventingof Judge Merrick Garland, the vacancy is almost certain to persist through the
Post-Scalia Court Has Liberals Winning, Conservatives Venting
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
of Judge Merrick Garland, the vacancy is almost certain to persist through the November election. In addition, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer all will be 78 or older on Election Day. Clinton and... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Sonia Sotomayor channels liberal voice on Supreme Courtlast term. She is on a similar course this term, but has written alone at times
Sonia Sotomayor channels liberal voice on Supreme Court
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
last term. She is on a similar course this term, but has written alone at times, with a more personal style than Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer. She also is not shy to speak candidly in public. In a stunning moment... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Victory for right to chooseemotion or political considerations, and that�s an important victory for suppor
Victory for right to choose
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
emotion or political considerations, and that�s an important victory for supporters of women�s right to choose. As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her concurring opinion, to single out abortion for regulation that can�t be justified on medical... Read more
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The Border Mail
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortionin attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the S
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortion
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the Supreme Court. But the indomitable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went out of her way to disabuse them. She was in the majority, but she was unable to resist the urge to... Read more
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The Courier
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortionin attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the S
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortion
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
in attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the Supreme Court. But the indomitable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went out of her way to disabuse them. She was in the majority, but she was unable to resist the urge to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Abortion foes caught in a TRAP of their own making by U.S. Supreme Court rulingfacilities. "It is beyond rational belief that (the Texas law) could genuinely
Abortion foes caught in a TRAP of their own making by U.S. Supreme Court ruling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. "It is beyond rational belief that (the Texas law) could genuinely protect the health of women," wrote Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a sharp concurring opinion. To the contrary, "When a State severely limits access to safe and legal... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Right-Wing Supreme Court That Wasn’tcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
The Right-Wing Supreme Court That Wasn’t
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. ‘‘The Supreme Court... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Regulations: Hollywood Reactsobstacle to women seeking abortions and constitutes an 'undue burden' on their
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Regulations: Hollywood Reacts
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
obstacle to women seeking abortions and constitutes an 'undue burden' on their constitutional right to do so." Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Anthony Kennedy joined Breyer, while Chief Justice John Roberts and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Texas, Abortion and the US Supreme Courtaccess privileges at hospitals within 30 miles. Justice Stephen Breyer, in an o
Texas, Abortion and the US Supreme Court
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
access privileges at hospitals within 30 miles. Justice Stephen Breyer, in an opinion joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, was not convinced that these regulations offered “medical benefits... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court term... Read more
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The News & Observer
In Supreme Court abortion ruling, the facts win outnow over, too. Singling out abortion for regulation that can’t be justified on
In Supreme Court abortion ruling, the facts win out
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
now over, too. Singling out abortion for regulation that can’t be justified on medical grounds is unacceptable, as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized in a concurring opinion. When I first read Breyer’s opinion, my sense of relief struggled... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Supreme Court has next batch of cases, but still lacks 9th justicethe ball back to a lower court. “Eight, as you know, is not a good number for
Supreme Court has next batch of cases, but still lacks 9th justice
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
the ball back to a lower court. “Eight, as you know, is not a good number for a multi-member court,” liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a judicial audience in May. EDITORS: STORY CAN END HERE At the same time, the court’s term showed... Read more
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NBC News
Conservative Justices Bemoan Court's Futureevents for Kennedy, the author of the court's major gay rights opinions. He has
Conservative Justices Bemoan Court's Future
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
events for Kennedy, the author of the court's major gay rights opinions. He has been accused, including by fellow Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, of lacking empathy for women's reproductive needs and for the lasting effects of racism. Kennedy was... Read more
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Breitbart
Dr. Kelli Ward: I’ll Support President Trump in Appointing Conservative JusticesCourt,” said Ward in a campaign statement. “Senator McCain has a track record o
Dr. Kelli Ward: I’ll Support President Trump in Appointing Conservative Justices
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Court,” said Ward in a campaign statement. “Senator McCain has a track record of supporting liberal nominees including Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer who authored today’s extremist ruling.” The Supreme Court announced Monday the 5-3... Read more
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Slate
Was Justice Anthony Kennedy Leaving His Options Open on Affirmative Action?in which he personally dissented, Grutter v. Bollinger. But what’s up with his
Was Justice Anthony Kennedy Leaving His Options Open on Affirmative Action?
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
in which he personally dissented, Grutter v. Bollinger. But what’s up with his pointed citation to the dissent (by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) in Fisher I, a case Kennedy himself authored only a few years ago—involving the very same parties as the... Read more
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Slate
Should Democrats Be Hoping for a Warren Vice Presidential Nomination?1.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Slams Texas’ Paternalistic Anti-Abortion Arguments: “Beyo
Should Democrats Be Hoping for a Warren Vice Presidential Nomination?
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
1.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Slams Texas’ Paternalistic Anti-Abortion Arguments: “Beyond Rational Belief” 2.Watch Actor and Activist Jesse Williams’ Fiery Speech at the BET Awards 3.John Oliver Turned the Brexit Disaster Into a Warning About Trump: “There... Read more
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The Morning Call
Justice Kennedy's surprisingly open mindblinked. Holding the power to end affirmative action, he instead voted to uphol
Justice Kennedy's surprisingly open mind
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
blinked. Holding the power to end affirmative action, he instead voted to uphold the practice. Siding with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor, he reasoned that Texas' consideration of race satisfied "strict... Read more
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The News & Observer
Supreme Court has next batch of cases, but still lacks 9th justicethe ball back to a lower court. “Eight, as you know, is not a good number for
Supreme Court has next batch of cases, but still lacks 9th justice
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
the ball back to a lower court. “Eight, as you know, is not a good number for a multi-member court,” liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a judicial audience in May. EDITORS: STORY CAN END HERE At the same time, the court’s term showed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortionin attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the S
US Supreme Court smashes laws aimed at denying women access to abortion
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
in attempted abortions would be icing on the legal cake they presented to the Supreme Court. But the indomitable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went out of her way to disabuse them. She was in the majority, but she was unable to resist the urge to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Supreme Court shifts left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court shifts left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. "The Supreme Court... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's deathcourt produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not
Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
court produced a raft of decisions with little or no dissent that also did not result in major changes to the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that eight was not a good number for a group that is used to being nine. “The Supreme Court... Read more
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The Washington Times
Texas ruling shows Supreme Court guided by politics, not lawsufficient to justify the burdens upon access that each imposes,” Justice Steph
Texas ruling shows Supreme Court guided by politics, not law
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
sufficient to justify the burdens upon access that each imposes,” Justice Stephen Breyer wrote, joined by Justices Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. “Each places a substantial obstacle in the path of women seeking a... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Federal criminal statutes are not blank checks for prosecutorsstatutory language prosecutors sought to expand was “official act,” in Yates it
Federal criminal statutes are not blank checks for prosecutors
SCOTUSblog / Posted 3 days ago
statutory language prosecutors sought to expand was “official act,” in Yates it was “tangible object.” In Yates, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote, “we resist reading §1519 expansively to create a coverall spoliation of evidence statute,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Abortion ruling may not open door for new Texas clinicsincluding Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while
Abortion ruling may not open door for new Texas clinics
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
including Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while enacting nearly identical laws. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writing in a concurring opinion, said it was "beyond rational belief" that the Texas law looks after... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
SCOTUS shuts down backdoor efforts to restrict abortionWriting for the majority, Justice Stephen Breyer's dissected the State of Texas
SCOTUS shuts down backdoor efforts to restrict abortion
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Writing for the majority, Justice Stephen Breyer's dissected the State of Texas' defense. In a concurrence, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg indicated a broader application: "So long as this Court adheres to Roe v. Wade ... and Planned Parenthood... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will cost-benefit test be new tool for abortion foes?care were “tangential,” and outweighed by the substantial obstacles the require
Will cost-benefit test be new tool for abortion foes?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
care were “tangential,” and outweighed by the substantial obstacles the requirement placed on getting an abortion. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg concurred separately to say that “it is beyond rational belief” that the Texas law “could genuinely... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg just won the next abortion fightfindings where constitutional rights are at stake.'" This portion of Breyer's
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg just won the next abortion fight
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
findings where constitutional rights are at stake.'" This portion of Breyer's opinion looks like a clean sweep for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the dissenters in the prior case. But here's the rub: Breyer's distinction is a fragile one, given... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Why abortion rights are still threatenedmake women seeking abortion safer. In fact, HB2 was a blatant attempt to push a
Why abortion rights are still threatened
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
make women seeking abortion safer. In fact, HB2 was a blatant attempt to push abortion out of reach for women. As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Monday, "it is beyond rational belief that H. B. 2 could genuinely protect the health of women, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Abortion restrictions in Mississippi and Alabama to be first to fallthe Monday ruling. The five-strong majority was written by Stephen Breyer (rear
Abortion restrictions in Mississippi and Alabama to be first to fall
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the Monday ruling. The five-strong majority was written by Stephen Breyer (rear, second from left) and supported by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (front, right), Elena Kagan (rear, right) Sonia Sotomayor (rear, left) and and Anthony Kennedy (second... Read more
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E! Online
The Daily Show Faces Backlash After Making Abortion Jokemay resort to unlicensed rogue practitioners, faute de mieux, at great risk to
The Daily Show Faces Backlash After Making Abortion Joke
E! Online / Posted 3 days ago
may resort to unlicensed rogue practitioners, faute de mieux, at great risk to their health and safety," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her opinion. Shortly after the ruling, The Daily Show Twitter tweeted a joke that immediately... Read more
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The Manila Times
Court delivers major victory for US abortion rightsmay resort to unlicensed rogue practitioners, faute de mieux, at great risk to
Court delivers major victory for US abortion rights
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
may resort to unlicensed rogue practitioners, faute de mieux, at great risk to their health and safety,” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in a concurring opinion, employing a French phrase meaning “for lack of a better... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite rulingincluding Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while
Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite ruling
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
including Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while enacting nearly identical laws. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writing in a concurring opinion, said it was "beyond rational belief" that the Texas law looks after... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite rulingincluding Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while
Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite ruling
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
including Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania have used similar arguments while enacting nearly identical laws. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writing in a concurring opinion, said it was "beyond rational belief" that the Texas law looks after... Read more
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