6 takeaways from primaries in California, Mississippi and other states

6 takeaways from primaries in California, Mississippi and other states

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis of the primary election results in California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.

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The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

This post was originally published on this site Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency announced air pollution, unsafe drinking water, and other issues that afflict ethnic minority communities in the three states of the Gulf Coast, following a “Journey to Justice” tour by administrator Michael Regan last fall. We are...

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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

This post was originally published on this siteThe teenager’s mother insisted on an open casket to demonstrate the brutality of his killing, which galvanized the civil rights movement.

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26 states plan to ban abortion in some form if the Supreme Court OKs Mississippi’s ban. Here’s who is most at risk.

26 states plan to ban abortion in some form if the Supreme Court OKs Mississippi’s ban. Here’s who is most at risk.

This post was originally published on this siteWho will lose access to abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade? Those who are low-income and nonwhite are expected to be most affected.     

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Why viability is the best possible abortion compromise

Why viability is the best possible abortion compromise

America’s abortion precedents are a mess. They’re also as good as we’ll get.

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They’ve read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here’s what the Supreme Court justices do next.

They’ve read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here’s what the Supreme Court justices do next.

This post was originally published on this siteThe nine Supreme Court justices will gather in their private conference room Friday, if they follow general practice, to cast initial votes in a case that could determine the future of Roe v. Wade and radically transform — after a half century —...

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Supreme Court set to dive into Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court set to dive into Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

This post was originally published on this siteThe Mississippi law would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, allowing them only in medical emergencies or cases of severe fetal abnormality.

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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

This post was originally published on this site A US Supreme Court shifted to the right by Donald Trump is to hear a case this week that may roll back 50 years of abortion rights. On Wednesday, the nation’s highest court is to examine a Mississippi law that prohibits most...

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Supreme Court to hear landmark abortion case this week

Supreme Court to hear landmark abortion case this week

This post was originally published on this siteThe justices will hear arguments Wednesday over a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks in a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.The case poses the clearest test yet of the 6-3 conservative court’s trajectory. Conservatives and anti-…

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Kavanaugh Could Cast the Swing Vote That Overturns Roe v. Wade

Kavanaugh Could Cast the Swing Vote That Overturns Roe v. Wade

This post was originally published on this site Justice Brett Kavanaugh is expected to be the swing vote when the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to Roe v. Wade later this year. A review of the justice’s opinions suggests that he is open to overturning the landmark 1973 decision. The Court will...

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