Supreme Court approval drops to historic low of 40%

Survey conducted as court refused to block new Texas abortion law The US Supreme Court’s approval rating has dropped to a historic low of just 40 per cent, according to a new poll. America’s highest court is disapproved of by 53 per cent of respondents, says the September poll conducted by Gallup. Since 2001 the court’s approval rating hadContinue reading “Supreme Court approval drops to historic low of 40%”

How The United States Ended Up With Two Right-Wing Parties – Second Though

We hear a lot about the Democrats being “the radical left.” Most of us know this obviously isn’t the case, but what many Americans don’t realize is that the Democrats should not be considered left-wing at all. In this episode we’re exploring the ratchet effect and the long rightward shift of the Democratic Party.

Texas abortion law architect urges Supreme Court to overturn same-sex marriage ruling

The man behind the notorious Texas abortion ban denounced the “court-invented rights to homosexual behavior.” Former Texas Solicitor General Jonathan Mitchell, who played a key role in writing the new Texas ban on abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy, argued in a Supreme Court brief that the decisions that legalized same-sex relations and same-sexContinue reading “Texas abortion law architect urges Supreme Court to overturn same-sex marriage ruling”

McConnell says ‘highly unlikely’ he’d let Biden fill SCOTUS vacancy in 2024 if GOP flips Senate

If McConnell becomes majority leader again, he also won’t rule out not allowing a Supreme Court confirmation hearing if Biden tried to fill a vacancy in 2023. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., signaled Monday that if Republicans were to win back the majority next year, he wouldn’t allow President Joe Biden to fill aContinue reading “McConnell says ‘highly unlikely’ he’d let Biden fill SCOTUS vacancy in 2024 if GOP flips Senate”

Victims of Christian group tied to Amy Coney Barrett come forward with tales of sexual abuse

In interviews with the Washington Post, women who lived under the watchful eye of a Christian group with direct ties to Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett explained that when they went to leaders of the group to describe incidents of sexual assault, they were denied help or ignored. The report notes that “People of Praise” —Continue reading “Victims of Christian group tied to Amy Coney Barrett come forward with tales of sexual abuse”

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Mississippi Challenge to Roe v. Wade’s ‘Most Central Principle’ on Abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear a Mississippi case challenging Roe v. Wade in defense of the state’s 15-week abortion, “The Gestational Age Act.” Anti-abortion activists and leaders hope that the case will result in a reversal of Roe, the landmark 1973 precedent that ended blanket abortion bans in statesContinue reading “U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Mississippi Challenge to Roe v. Wade’s ‘Most Central Principle’ on Abortion”

Mitch McConnell blocked the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial from the Capitol Rotunda

Ginsburg would have been the first woman to lie in state in the rotunda. Instead, her coffin was placed in Statuary Hall on the House side of the Capitol. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has a reputation as one of the most ruthless members of Congress other than Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). But a newContinue reading “Mitch McConnell blocked the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial from the Capitol Rotunda”

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