Supreme Court Back in Session; Oath Keepers Planned ‘Armed Rebellion’, Says Prosecutors; UN Chief Says World Is In “Life or Death Struggle” for Survival;

October 3, 2022

The US Supreme Court is back in session today, and back to welcoming the public into the courtroom. Oath Keeper leader Stewart Rhodes and four associates planned to continue their plot even after the 2020 election results were certified. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the world is in "a life-or-death struggle" for survival against climate change.


SCOTUS EPA Ruling Puts More Pressure on Local Environmental Groups

July 7, 2022

The Supreme Court's (SCOTUS) decision limiting the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ability to enforce climate policy has laid the groundwork for Republican attorneys general and conservative legal activists across the U.S. In its ruling, the Court embraced what is known as the "major questions doctrine," a conservative legal theory that states that only Congress can give federal agencies authority to decide issues of "major economic and political significance."


Abortions Could Still Be Performed in New Orleans on Federally Owned Land

June 28, 2022

Despite the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows state governments the right to determine a woman’s access to safe and legal abortions, Louisiana women may still have an opportunity to receive the procedure in an approved health care setting. City Council President Helena Moreno tweeted recently that “solutions for #roevwadeoverturned include providing services on […]


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