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The US supreme court is poised to strike another blow against gay rights | Moira Donegan
The court is hearing a case that could allow the kind of naked discrimination that the gay rights and civil rights movements fought so hard to end

Moira Donegan

06, Dec, 2022 @11:03 AM

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US supreme court to hear case with critical consequences for voting rights
A ruling in favor of a fringe legal theory would free the states to make their own rules on gerrymandering and voting procedures

Sam Levine in New York

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Amy Coney Barrett urged to step away from gay rights case because of faith affiliation
The US supreme court justice’s history with the People of Praise raises questions about her impartiality in upcoming case

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

21, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Rights group calls for Samuel Alito to be investigated after claims of leaked 2014 ruling
Anti-abortion activist said supreme court justice revealed the landmark ruling on contraception and religious rights weeks earlier

Edward Helmore

19, Nov, 2022 @8:19 PM

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Ultra-conservative gala welcomes supreme court justices who ended Roe v Wade
Opinion author Samuel Alito gets long ovation at anniversary dinner for Federalist Society

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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How the fall of Roe shattered Republicans’ midterm dreams
Women and young people, furious over losing federal abortion protections, helped Democrats defy expectations

Lauren Gambino

12, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The US made women second-class citizens. Now we must give a stinging rebuke | Moira Donegan
The supreme court edict overturning Roe v Wade said women are ‘not without electoral and political power’. That feels almost like a dare

Moira Donegan

08, Nov, 2022 @11:08 AM

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For decades, welfare laws kept Native American families together. Will the supreme court end them?
The Indian Child Welfare Act was passed to redress years of mass separations of Native families. This month, the court hears a case that could overturn it

Cecilia Nowell

07, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Frontline abortion workers in the US west are fatigued. Midterm results may make things worse
While Colorado remains a precarious sanctuary in the midwest, the west coast states have rallied to protect abortion rights

Claire Wang in Los Angeles

04, Nov, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Ketanji Brown Jackson grills lawyer in case seeking to end affirmative action
Newest member of US supreme court seems to reject idea that affirmative action in university admissions is unconstitutional

Joanna Walters and Edwin Rios

03, Nov, 2022 @10:06 PM

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Trump allies saw Clarence Thomas as key to efforts to challenge 2020 election
Emails show ex-president’s attorney saying justice was ‘our only chance to get a favorable judicial opinion’ by 6 January

Joan E Greve

02, Nov, 2022 @8:30 PM

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Paul Pelosi attack: suspect federally charged with assault and attempted kidnapping – as it happened
David DePape charged by federal prosecutors over Friday attack in San Francisco – follow the latest news

Gabrielle Canon in Oakland (now) and Chris Stein in Washington

31, Oct, 2022 @9:39 PM

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