Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Texas to block its restrictive law against abortions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday, setting up a high-stakes legal battle after the Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect... Read More.

Justice Department sues Georgia over voting rights law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice is suing Georgia over its sweeping election law recently passed by Republicans, alleging it violates the federal Voting Rights Act by seeking to disenfranchise Black voters. "Our complaint alleges that recent changes to Georgia's election laws were enacted with... Read More.