(WASHINGTON) -- The lone abortion clinic in Mississippi is warning the U.S. Supreme Court that any move to undermine a half-century of legal precedent affirming abortion rights would diminish the court's credibility and lead to a national "upheaval" with sweeping consequences for millions of American women. "People would... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Amy Coney Barrett found common ground Monday over shared concern that the nation's highest court is increasingly viewed in ideological terms. Barrett, in one of her first public speeches as a justice, told an audience Sunday in Kentucky that "this court is not comprised... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court is returning to its iconic courtroom in October to hear in-person oral arguments for the first time since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the justices to conduct business over the phone. Oral arguments scheduled for the October, November... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House will vote in late September to protect abortion rights, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said this week, after the Supreme Court rejected a request to block the new Texas law outlawing most abortions in the state after six weeks. The
(WASHINGTON) -- In a 5-4 decision Wednesday night, The U.S. Supreme Court formally rejected a request by Texas abortion providers to block the state's severe new law restricting the procedure while legal challenges continue. The law will make most abortions illegal after six weeks of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A woman who was allegedly sexually abused as a child by Jeffrey Epstein is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that, if allowed to stand, would end her years-long challenge to federal prosecutors' once-secret deal with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The most restrictive abortion law in the nation took effect in Texas early Wednesday, effectively barring the procedure across the state, as the U.S. Supreme Court remained silent on an emergency request from women’s health groups to block the measure while... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court will be moving forward with a controversial ban on most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy that's set to take effect on Sept. 1. The American Civil Liberties Union confirmed the news late Tuesday night. "The Supreme Court has not responded... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court could decide as soon as Tuesday evening whether Texas can move forward with a controversial ban on most abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy that's set to take effect on Sept. 1. The law, Senate Bill 8, which would be among the strictest... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 633,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.4 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Tuesday night rejected an effort by the Biden administration to formally discontinue the Trump administration's controversial 2018 policy forcing asylum seekers along the southern U.S. border to remain in Mexico while awaiting a hearing on their claims. In a single-page... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The state of Mississippi formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to uphold its ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy and overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that gave women the unfettered right to end a pregnancy before... Read More.