The Supreme Court Is Ready to Make Taxpayers Fund Religious Schools

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a case involving just 4,800 students in rural Maine. But because of the way the Court seems certain to rule, the case will affect everyone in America. The reason is a single word: discrimination. On its face, the case, Carson v. Makin is an outlier. Maine has a unique system for students in far-flung rural areas:Continue reading “The Supreme Court Is Ready to Make Taxpayers Fund Religious Schools”

Clarence Thomas says federal laws against marijuana may no longer be necessary

“The federal government’s current approach is a half-in, half-out regime that simultaneously tolerates and forbids local use of marijuana,” the conservative Supreme Court justice wrote. Clarence Thomas, one of the Supreme Court‘s most conservative justices, said Monday that because of the hodgepodge of federal policies on marijuana, federal laws against its use or cultivation may noContinue reading “Clarence Thomas says federal laws against marijuana may no longer be necessary”

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”

Clarence Thomas Promotes Trump’s Voter Fraud Lies in Alarming Dissent

Even the “appearance of corruption” is enough to justify voter suppression laws, according to the Supreme Court justice. Justice Clarence Thomas is not backing down from the fight to legitimize Donald Trump’s claims that the 2020 election was rife with fraud. On Monday morning, Thomas issued a startling opinion ranting against the alleged dangers of mail votingContinue reading “Clarence Thomas Promotes Trump’s Voter Fraud Lies in Alarming Dissent”

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