Tag: SCOTUS

Supreme Court agrees to hear Donald Trump’s immunity appeal

Supreme Court agrees to hear Donald Trump’s immunity appeal

The Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide if former President Donald Trump can claim presidential immunity over criminal election interference charges. SCOTUS is set to hear arguments the week of April 22nd, but their ruling may take weeks or months. According to the order, the legal question the court will decide is “whether and if […]

Indiana Legislature First To Approve Abortion Bans Post-Roe

Indiana Legislature First To Approve Abortion Bans Post-Roe

On Friday Indiana became the first state in the nation to approve abortion restrictions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The ban is set to take effect on Sept. 12, and it includes some exceptions.

Op-Ed: The Disproportionate Older Age of Politicians To A Young America

Op-Ed: The Disproportionate Older Age of Politicians To A Young America

In a country with over 332 million residents, the average age of Americans falls around 38 and a half years old. However, the issue of age within politics has been brought to light recently concerning the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the problematic nature of unlimited terms within the Supreme Court. In addition, the average age of senators is about 64 years old, forcing one to ponder the absurdity that our representatives are almost twice as old as the general population that they are governing.

Biden Handed Big Immigration Win By
Supreme Court

Biden Handed Big Immigration Win By
Supreme Court

President Joe Biden received a victory from the Supreme Court on Thursday, ruling that he can shut shown a Trump administration program called “Remain in Mexico,” which was designed to restrict immigration at the southern border. In a 5-4 ruling, the court claimed that “the Biden administration acted properly in seeming to end the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy.” The policy which is formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols required people seeking asylum at the southern border to wait in Mexico while their claims were being decided.

President Biden Calls Overturning of Roe v. Wade a “Tragic Error”

President Biden Calls Overturning of Roe v. Wade a “Tragic Error”

President Joe Biden addressed the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, condemning their ruling. The Supreme Court ruled to end constitutional protections for abortion rights, now opening the door for many states to impose strict restrictions and overall bans on abortions. It is the first time in at least 80 years that the court has overruled a fundamental constitution right, which Biden called “a realization of an extreme ideology and a tragic error”.

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Social Media Anti-Censorship Law

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Social Media Anti-Censorship Law

As of May 31st, the Supreme Court has blocked a law in Texas that proposed a ban on large social media companies from removing posts based on the expression of views. The order was brief and gave no reasons for the block as it was considered an emergency application. However, the case is pending a federal appeal and could return to the Supreme Court again.

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