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Religious right’s latest attack on working women’s privacy reaches Supreme Court

The latest religious-based challenge to contraceptive care has hit the Supreme Court.

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Not holding Supreme Court nomination hearings is “middle finger” politics

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left by Scalia.

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The main political issue of the year stems from Scalia's death

Within hours, the Senate Republicans formed a blockade: They would wait more than ten months for the next president to replace Scalia no matter who President Obama sent their way.

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Segregationists should be disqualified from the Supreme Court!

The vilest things are coming from the mouths of arch-segregationists, including the bunch that sits on the United States Supreme Court.

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Today in women's history: Sandra Day O'Connor is FWOTSC

First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.

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High Court to tackle cases affecting millions

It's the first Monday in October, and that means the U.S. Supreme Court comes back on the job, with cases that will affect millions of workers.

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What is the future for voting rights in America? Let’s discuss

What is the future for voting rights in America? Join us for a teleconference conversation with Jarvis Tyner, July 16.

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Labor mobilizes to save Voting Rights Act

Voting rights were high on the agenda of the AFL-CIO's executive council meeting February 27 as the Supreme Court heard a challenge to Section 5 of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act.

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Watchdog group says debate should address High Court nominations

With the  presidential debates coming up, the Alliance for Justice is insisting that debate moderators press the candidates to discuss the types of nominees they would propose for the High Court.

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Supreme Court hears Arizona v. United States

Religious leaders, immigrant and labor rights advocates are preparing for the April 25 Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's infamous law, SB 1070.

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