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Whenever I hear Cubans talk about their nation’s advancements in health care, and when I think about where the U.S. is on all this, what I hear is a tale of two scarcities. The tales, however, end differently for the people of color who are the main...
From: The Root | By: Danielle Belton | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Many immigrants lack access to affordable services due to lack of citizenship and legal residency.
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michael Anft | Monday, June 27, 2016
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More fallout from Brexit.
From: Politico | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The Supreme Court will announce its ruling on a controversial Texas abortion law Monday morning as it closes out a term that may be remembered for how justices struggled with a divided court after the death of Antonin Scalia in February....
From: CNN | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The generations-old debate on abortion is heating up again over a Supreme Court ruling expected to come Monday, the last day of the court’s term. A decision looms over a challenge by abortion providers to a 2013 Texas law that might be putting an undue...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Derek Scarlino | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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GOP Presidential aspirant Donald Trump is a “baby Christian” according to Focus on the Family founder James Dobson in an interview posted on Friday, June 24, 2016, by Pennsylvania pastor Michael Anthony to his blog. Dobson made the statement at a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kenneth Lim | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Many people are nervous about the prospect of using algorithms to predict crime, and a legal battle in Wisconsin is illustrating why. The state's Supreme Court is close to ruling on an appeal from Eric Loomis, who claims that the justice system reli......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Now that Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee, her plans for the country’s energy and environmental policy are taking new prominence.
From: Denver Post | By: Elizabeth Shogren | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Many immigrants now wonder how aggressively they can push for change, or even just live their lives, when one wrong move could mean being deported.
From: New York Times | By: FERNANDA SANTOS and JENNIFER MEDINA | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The Rundown Congress has not given the executive branch authority to regulate fracking, a federal judge determines. Millions of trees died in the California drought. President Obama signs pipeline safety bill that has provisions directed at a Great Lakes...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Brett Walton | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Some are calling the case over a controversial Texas law the most important abortion rights case in a generation. The Supreme Court's ruling could affect millions of women in several states.
From: NPR | By: Nina Totenberg | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The Supreme Court on Monday is poised to once again enter the fray on the abortion issue, an already divisive subject complicated by election-year politics and a split bench that may lack the votes to rule definitively....
From: Fox News | By: Bill Mears | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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KARACHI: Expressing serious concern over the kidnapping of a son of the Sindh High Court chief justice, Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali told the security and provincial administration here on Saturday that the incident sent a wrong message...
From: Dawn | Monday, June 27, 2016
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has refused to admit a petition, moved by a Sindh-based lawyer asking that the open sale of bhang, or cannabis, be allowed in the country because of its medicinal value.Petitioner Amanullah Soomro from Mirpurkhas believes...
From: Dawn | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Even if we are able to celebrate a favorable outcome in the case Monday, the battle for reproductive health will continue in dozens of states across the country. The post Looking Beyond ‘Whole Woman’s Health’: Challenges Remain in Dozens of States...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Shonté Daniels | Monday, June 27, 2016
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There's a canyon between what the president says about his immigration goals and his actions
From: Salon.com | By: Eesha Pandit | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Will the 2016 Republican National Convention set a new record for the largest collection of losers in one arena? This year’s catastrophe in Cleveland will not be uniquely disastrous, only because the quadrennial event has always been a hot mess. Can...
From: Washington Monthly | By: drtucker | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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**Cory Doctorow**: [How to Protect the Future Web from Its Founders' Own Frailty](http://boingboing.net/2016/06/24/how-to-protect-the-future-web.html): >So, as you might imagine, I'm here to talk to you about dieting advice. If you ever want to go...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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On 1-year anniversary of decision, 'vile, cretin Christians' warned there will be no tolerance What for ages was condemned as immoral, now has moved to the center of America’s national life, and it’s influence is growing. On Friday, President Obama...
From: Free Republic | By: WND | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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A true legend in legal journalism is moving on.
From: Gone Hollywood | By: Doug Mataconis | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Drug shortages have left the state unable to perform executions, officials told a federal court Friday.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Last June, in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. A year later, President Obama has christened Stonewall Inn the first national monument to LGBT rights, and the nation...
From: Mother Jones | By: Brandon Ellington Patterson | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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After Lone Star State parents had their 14th Amendment claim tossed out by an appeals court, the state Supreme Court granted victory on a technicality....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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In bringing Black Lives Matter into our homes, “Orange Is the New Black” had to show us why the movement exists
From: Salon.com | By: Melanie McFarland | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right by Michael J. Graetz & Linda Greenhouse. Here is a description: A fresh and revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Politicians and anti-LGBT activists have created a climate in which gay and trans people are constantly at risk
From: Salon.com | By: Alex Kotch | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Moderate Republicans and independents are faced with a gut-wrenching decision this November: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
From: Denver Post | By: DP Opinion | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The Democrats need a coordinated, relentless attack that gnaws at the rigged system until it collapses
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Rosenberg | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Iconic conservative commentator officially joins the ranks of independents
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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From the Brexit vote to a congressional sit-in about gun control, NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving reviews the week in politics with NPR's Scott Simon.
From: NPR | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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With its ruling in Texas v. United States, millions of immigrant workers and their employers face an uncertain future.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alexia Fernández Campbell | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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It's set to take effect next week and will cost food companies for no good reason.
From: Reason | By: Baylen Linnekin | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of
From: Taiwan News | By: By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press | Monday, June 27, 2016
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AP Photo/Morry Gash, File Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison.  After a century as a trailblazer for progressive democracy reforms, Wisconsin has become what one local union leader ruefully calls “a kind of laboratory...
From: The American Prospect | By: Roger Bybee | Monday, June 27, 2016
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This article appears in the Summer 2016 issue. Subscribe here.  For decades, Donald Trump has been known as a narcissistic, bombastic New York businessman who craves the media spotlight. However, if you unpack the dynamics of his support as a politician,...
From: The American Prospect | By: Kevin O'Leary | Monday, June 27, 2016
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As party gatekeepers, you can come together to divorce yourself from the popular decision and vote your conscience
From: Salon.com | By: Chris Sosa | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The US Supreme Court's ruling could have an impact on reproductive rights nationwide.
From: MSNBC | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.
From: New York Magazine | By: Charley Lanyon | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week
From: U.S. News and World Report | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Because of Citizens United, corporations and PACs have an outsize influence on elections for city councils and utility commissions.
From: New York Times | By: CHISUN LEE and LAWRENCE NORDEN | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Legislators, pressured by the state Supreme Court, passed a $38 million package for the state's underfunded schools. Justices had threatened to close all public schools in Kansas after this month.
From: NPR | By: Barbara Campbell | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Continue reading "Celebrating Louis Brandeis, the First Jewish Supreme Court Justice " at......
From: Tablet Magazine | By: Steve Brodner | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Protesters hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, March 2, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque “There’s a sorry situation in the United States, which is essentially that poor women don’t have choice. Women of means do. They...
From: The Raw Story | By: International Business Times | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell accepted gifts such as golf outings, a Rolex watch and $15,000 for catering at his daughter’s wedding from a wealthy businessman. But whether he returned the favors by taking “official action” to promote the businessman’s...
From: The Raw Story | By: Washington Times | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The Supreme Court on Monday is poised to once again enter the fray on the abortion issue, an already divisive subject complicated by election-year politics and a split bench that may lack the votes to rule definitively. The high court will wrap up its...
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The US Supreme Court is soon to issue its first major abortion ruling since 2007...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The supremacy of Ireland's Constitution over our legislation is such that any challenge to the Constitution must be brought to the Supreme Court, where up to seven judges will decide on the issue.
From: Irish Independent | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Commentary So much of the rhythm of my life, and that of my family, has been dictated for more than a half-century by the Supreme Court’s calendar.  And so it is with the completion this coming week of the Court’s most recent Term.  With one more...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Lyle Denniston | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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AUSTIN, Texas — With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule today on the constitutionality of Texas’ strict abortion regulations, an analysis by The Dallas Morning News shows that women who are poor and nonwhite would face the biggest challenge...
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