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Dobbs, Abortion, and Stare Decisis

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Friday's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes a wide-ranging debate over whether the majority's decision to reverse Roe v. Wade and other precedents supporting abortion rights violated the principle of stare decisis. Both sides make their case well. But at the end of the day, I am left with the impression that much of the...

Twitter Allows Racial Slurs, Death Threats Against SCOTUS to Fly Hot and Heavy

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The racial slur “Uncle Clarence” was trending on Twitter today as leftists on the platform lashed out against the U.S. Supreme Court after it overturned Roe v. Wade, along with death threats against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in particular. In a landmark 5-4 ruling this Friday, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling which made abortion legal across...

Avalanche head to Tampa with another shot to clinch Stanley Cup

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TAMPA, Fla. — Josh Manson still had his bags half-packed from the Avalanche’s last time on the road when they returned home with the chance to win the Stanley Cup. That didn’t happen, and now he and his teammates will be confronted with Game 6 on Sunday night against the Lightning. The game will be at Amalie Arena, where...

This Supreme Court also hates worker power, this week in the war on workers

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This week, the Supreme Court gutted abortion rights. This is a workers’ issue, in a country where many struggle to afford an abortion and lack the paid leave needed to take multiple days off work to travel out of state for abortion access as state bans go into effect. The Economic Policy Institute’s Heidi Shierholz points out research showing that people...

Biden signs bipartisan gun control bill into law

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President Joe Biden signs into law S. 2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) OAN NEWSROOMUPDATED 1:15 PM PT – Saturday, June 25, 2022 President Joe Biden signed the most sweeping gun control bill in decades....

Local logic: How cities can make a difference

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The world cannot resolve today’s development challenges with purely national approaches. We need to complement them with local approaches, too. We live in an era of enormous transformations, in which our traditional political structures and forms of democratic participation must adapt. That means casting a bigger focus than ever on the important role of local power and communities....

This Is Not Donald Trump’s Victory

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Trump is an opportunist who got out in front of the parade.

Send in the Cops: Maryland Parents Call for More School Security

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A group of parents in Maryland’s largest school district have a proposal to prevent school shootings that doesn’t require banning guns. The group, Vigilance Not Vigils, is calling on Montgomery County to lift its ban on school resource officers—law enforcement agents assigned to respond to emergencies in local schools. The district defunded its resource officer program in March 2021,...

Republicans Brace for Impact of Reversing Roe

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“Republicans finally got the Roe v. Wade decision they wanted, and in public, they are delighted,” Politico reports. “More quietly, however, according to interviews with more than a dozen Republican strategists and party officials, they just didn’t want it to come right now — not during a midterm election campaign in which nearly everything had been going right for...

REVIEW: ‘Elvis’

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On one extraordinary February night in 1979, three television networks went to war. It was the Sunday night of sweeps week, when ad rates for the upcoming season were set, and CBS decided to go for the gold by running Gone with the Wind, the most popular movie ever made. Rather than surrender to this mighty gambit, NBC...