Supreme Court’s Approval Rate Plunges Amid Abortion Debate, Poll Finds

Topline The U.S. Supreme Court’s approval rating plummeted by more than 10 percentage points since July after the court came out with controversial rulings on abortion, immigration and the eviction moratorium, a new Marquette University Law School poll finds, as a growing share of Americans believe the conservative-leaning court rules based on politics. The U.S.…

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Nearly 900 state legislators urge Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade in major abortion case

Nearly 900 state legislators from 45 states asked the Supreme Court on Monday to uphold Roe v. Wade and reject Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, a direct attack on the landmark decision that legalized abortion nationwide.The brief was filed Monday morning by the State Innovation Exchange, a progressive legislation advocacy group, in the case of Dobbs…

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Democrats Introduce Bill Creating 18-Year Supreme Court Term Limits, Nominations Every Two Years

Topline A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced long-shot legislation to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court, which comes amid pressure from progressives to take action over a recent Court decision that left in place a controversial Texas abortion law. WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 22: A morning commuter walks passed the U.S. Supreme Court on…

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Supreme Court declines to block Texas’ restrictive abortion law, dealing a blow to Roe v. Wade

A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday declined to block a restrictive Texas law banning abortions after a fetal cardiac activity can be detected, or as early as six weeks into pregnancy, and allowing anyone in the U.S. to sue abortion providers or others who help women get the procedure after that time frame.The vote was…

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Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court late Thursday blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from enforcing the federal moratorium on evicting renters during the coronavirus pandemic, a defeat for the Biden administration’s effort to continue the moratorium even though the court had signaled that the action lacked the proper legal basis.The current moratorium, which…

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Supreme Court Orders The ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Reinstated For Asylum-Seekers

Migrants waiting to cross into the United States wait for news at the border crossing in February 2021, in Tijuana, Mexico. The Supreme Court has upheld a judge’s order reinstating a Trump administration policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico. Elliot Spagat/AP hide caption toggle caption Elliot Spagat/AP Migrants waiting to cross into the…

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Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied students’ request to block Indiana University’s vaccine mandate

The Supreme Court allowed Indiana University to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A group of students asked the court to block the requirement, a request that lower courts denied. The case is the first legal battle over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to reach the Supreme Court. LoadingSomething is loading. The Supreme Court on…

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Gay couple wins case against florist after Supreme Court rejects appeal

LGBTQ advocates hailed the Court’s affirmation of anti-discrimination law. July 2, 2021, 3:50 PM• 5 min readOver the objections of three conservative justices, the US Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Washington State flower shop that violated state anti-discrimination law by refusing to serve a same-sex couple on religious grounds.The decision means…

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Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place

The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justicesByThe Associated PressJune 29, 2021, 11:38 PM• 2 min readWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices.The court on Tuesday…

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