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6/25/2013 - Supreme Court Rejects Statute of Voting Rights Act
Today the Supreme Court ruled that a statute requiring preclearance for changing voting guidelines is unconstitutional....

6/21/2013 - Supreme Court Deems Anti-Prostitution Clause Unconstitutional
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday with a six-justice majority that the "Anti-Prostitution Loyalty Oath" (APLO) in the 2003 United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria act violated the First Amendment and was unconstitutional....

6/28/2012 - Breaking: Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare
The Supreme Court this morning upheld President Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a 5-4 decision....

12/7/2011 - Senate Republicans Filibuster Obama's Appellate Court Nominee
Yesterday in a vote of 54 to 45, almost entirely along party lines, Senate Republicans filibustered Caitlin Joan Halligan, one of President Obama's nominees for the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia....

6/28/2011 - US Supreme Court Strikes Down AZ Campaign Finance Law
In a 5-4 vote yesterday, the US Supreme Court struck down as an unconstitutional violation of free speech a provision in an Arizona public campaign finance law that gives additional public funds to a candidate who adheres to personal spending limits of $500, agrees to participate in at least one debate, will return unspent money, and faces a high-spending opponent who does not accept public funds....

3/4/2011 - Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Anti-Gay Protestors
The Supreme Court Justices ruled 8-1 this week that under the First Amendment, the Westboro Baptist Church does not have to pay damages to the father of a Marine for protesting his son's funeral....

8/9/2010 - Justice Kagan Sworn In
Honorable Elena Kagan became the 112th United States Supreme Court Justice when she was sworn in on Saturday. Kagan took two oaths, according to AFP: one in a private ceremony with Chief Justice John Roberts and her family, and a second in a public ceremony. Kagan is the fourth female justice to ever serve on the United State's highest court....

6/25/2010 - The US Supreme Court Rules on Doe v. Reed
The US Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 yesterday that signatories to statewide referendum petitions should be public information....

2/1/2010 - Candy Crowley Brings Women Back to Sunday Political Shows
CNN announced yesterday the Candy Crowley will replace John King as the anchor of their Sunday morning political talk show State of the Union....

8/10/2009 - Sotomayor Sworn in to Supreme Court
Judge Sonia Sotomayor was officially sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court on Saturday....

6/28/2007 - Supreme Court Decision Assaults Brown v. Board of Education
In a frontal assault to Brown v Board of Education -- the landmark case that desegregated schools -- the Supreme Court handed down this morning a 5-4 ruling that requires the elimination of integration plans at elementary and secondary public schools....

6/26/2007 - Supreme Court Issues 4 Reactionary Rulings
Following two devastating Supreme Court decisions for women's rights in Gonzales v Carhart and Ledbetter v Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, the Supreme Court has issued four more reactionary rulings....

4/18/2007 - BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Upholds Federal Abortion Procedure Ban Without Health Exception
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to uphold the federal Partial Birth Abortion Act, a ban on an abortion procedure that the Republican controlled Congress passed in 2003....

4/18/2007 - Supreme Court Ruling in Abortion Ban Case Disastrous for Women's Health and Safety
Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority In upholding the Bush Administration's abortion ban in Gonzales v....

11/9/2006 - Justices Consider Medical Details in Abortion Ban Hearing
The Supreme Court heard two cases yesterday regarding the federal ban on certain abortion procedures used in the second and third trimester of pregnancy....

11/8/2006 - Supreme Court Hears Federal Abortion Ban Case Today
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today in two cases that challenge the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, which Congress passed in 2003....

1/30/2006 - Alito Cloture Vote Strengthens Progressive Forces
Coalition Is Stronger for the Next Fight The Senate voted 72 to 25 today to end debate on Samuel Alito and move to a full Senate vote on Tuesday at 11 a.m....

1/23/2006 - Judiciary Committee Votes Tomorrow on Alito; Filibuster Possible, Says Durbin
Tomorrow, two days after the 33rd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Samuel Alito, a Supreme Court nominee who in 1985 wrote that the Constitution does not protect a woman's right to an abortion....

1/20/2006 - More Senators Announce Opposition to Alito
More Senators have announced their opposition to Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court....

1/19/2006 - No on Alito Momentum Building
The momentum to stop the confirmation of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court is growing....

1/11/2006 - Alito Refuses to Disavow Anti-Abortion Stance
In tough questioning yesterday by Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito did not disavow a statement he made in 1985 that the Constitution does not protect the right to a legal abortion....

1/11/2006 - Alito Will Not Distance Himself From 1985 Anti-Abortion Stance
STATEMENT OF ELEANOR SMEAL President, Feminist Majority Halfway through the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court, women are still without straight answers or adequate explanations on critically important questions related to women's rights and civil rights....

11/29/2005 - Supreme Court Preview: Ayotte v Planned Parenthood
The Supreme Court tomorrow will hear arguments in a case involving a challenge to a New Hampshire parental notification law for women under the age of 18 seeking an abortion....

10/27/2005 - Miers Withdraws Her Nomination to the Supreme Court
Under increasing pressure to release White House documents and a conservative attack campaign being launched against her, Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination to the Supreme Court today....

9/29/2005 - Roberts Confirmed as Chief Justice 78 to 22
John Roberts was confirmed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court today by a vote of 78 to 22 in the US Senate....