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What a Supreme Court fight over California’s animal welfare law means to the rest of us | Analysis

BY: - October 6, 2022

Pork producers are challenging rules requiring more humane practices for some meat and eggs sold in the Golden State.

Overturning Roe sends approval of U.S. Supreme Court plummeting, Marquette poll finds

BY: - September 23, 2022

By Erik Gunn On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in June that overturned a national right to abortion, public approval of the court has fallen dramatically and stayed there, a new national poll from Marquette Law School finds. In the new survey, 40 percent of respondents said they approved of how the court […]


Sixty years ago, ‘Florida Man’ helped defend our rights | John A. Tures

BY: - September 7, 2022

How one man really can make a difference -- and why it matters to us now.

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

With the end of Roe v. Wade, Americans are demanding Supreme Court term limits | Opinion

BY: - July 29, 2022

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they want fundamental reform of the nation's highest court.


Post-Roe, what’s the fate of marriage equality in Pa.? | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - July 24, 2022

'Conservative members of the Supreme Court are on a faith-based mission, which includes ending marriage equality,' Wayne Besen, of Truth Wins Out, said.

Members of the U.S. House about to get arrested by Capitol Police for abortion rights demonstration that’s blocking an intersection between the Capitol Building and the Supreme Court.

Pa.’s Dean among lawmakers arrested after abortion rights protest in front of U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - July 19, 2022

'I wanted to send a signal to my daughters and granddaughters. I will stand up for their rights,' Dean said.

Progressives renew call for U.S. Supreme Court expansion after abortion rights decision

BY: - July 19, 2022

A U.S. House bill would expand the court from nine to 13 seats; Speaker Nancy Pelosi has no plans to bring it to a vote.


The Supreme Court’s abortion, EPA rulings could open the door to more democracy | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - July 19, 2022

The cases that are bothering people require a democratic political response. They do not demand a surrender.


Abortion, other hot issues could get young voters to the polls in November | Analysis

BY: - July 18, 2022

Their participation could be decisive in key races around the country.


The U.S. Supreme Court is the nation’s new climate czar | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - July 15, 2022

While the court’s decision in West Virginia v EPA weakens governmental climate efforts, the case may affect any congressional delegation of power to any executive agency.

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‘Delete your period-tracking apps,’ reproductive rights experts say

BY: - July 14, 2022

As online reproductive health information is under attack, many pregnant-capable people are afraid that their privacy online is also at risk.


The Supreme Court’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ ruling gives voters a say on immigration | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2022

That is, as long as elected presidents follow the rules.