US supreme court

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Bloodied but unbowed: liberal justices wield dissents as weapon of resistance
The three justices may be in the minority, but their opinions are sounding an alarm that equal rights are under threat by the new rightwing supermajority of the supreme court

Ed Pilkington

02, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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This summer may be one of the most consequential in US democracy | Thomas Zimmer
The Long Summer of 2022 began in May, when the abortion opinion draft leaked, and continued through a series of brutal rulings and congressional hearings

Thomas Zimmer

01, Aug, 2022 @10:22 AM

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Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting vasectomies after Roe – while they can
Following the supreme court’s abortion decision, urologists say more men are taking charge of their reproductive health, to permanent ends

John Semley

28, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Democrats introduce bill requiring term limits for US supreme court justices
The measure would also provide for an appointment every two years but any such reforms are vigorously opposed by Republicans

Sam Levine in New York

27, Jul, 2022 @1:14 PM

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Republican went to son’s same-sex wedding days after voting against equal marriage rights
Glenn Thompson voted against Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify the right to have a same-sex marriage into federal law

Sam Levine in New York

26, Jul, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Cheney and Kinzinger tee up possible January 6 subpoena for Ginni Thomas
Republicans on House committee suggest wife of supreme court justice Clarence Thomas could be compelled to testify

Martin Pengelly in New York

24, Jul, 2022 @5:38 PM

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The rightwing supreme court has another target: Native American rights | Nick Estes
In last month’s Oklahoma v Castro-Huerta, the court tore up centuries of legal precedent and Native sovereignty

Nick Estes

21, Jul, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Will abortion bans deny critical training to the next generation of ob-gyns?
In states with abortion bans, ob-gyn residency programs may need to offer out-of-state training options in order to maintain their accredited status

Melody Schreiber

18, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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What the liberal justices’ scorching dissent reveals about the US supreme court
Opinions from Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor send stark warning about increasingly radical court abandoning long-held principles

Joan E Greve in Washington

11, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Kamala Harris urges voters to elect a ‘pro-choice Congress’ in midterms
Vice-president highlights that down-ballot contests at local level would also be central to restoring abortion rights

Oliver Laughland

10, Jul, 2022 @6:08 PM

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The ‘Thomas court’: after biding his time, rightwing justice finds his power
Just as the conservative justice reaches the zenith of his influence to press his agenda, a political scandal could yet tear him down

David Smith Washington bureau chief

10, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Biden signs executive order to protect US abortion access and urges Americans to ‘vote, vote, vote’ – as it happened
US president says electing senators who would help codify Roe v Wade is the ‘fastest route’ to solidifying federal abortion rights – follow the latest

Gloria Oladipo

08, Jul, 2022 @8:12 PM

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