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“Life isn’t fair, but government absolutely must be.” (Ann Richards)

In a scene of the original stage musical Hair, three black women in identical pink sequined dresses stood together and sang “White boys are so pretty” as a parody of the Supremes (the song was too controversial to be in the film version). 900 more words

Antonin Scalia

“Life isn’t fair, but government absolutely must be.” (Ann Richards)

In a scene of the original stage musical Hair, three black women in identical pink sequined dresses stood together and sang “White boys are so pretty” as a parody of the Supremes (the song was too controversial to be in the film version). 909 more words

Texas

American Women: 'Almost Equal'

The Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has been introduced in every Congress since 1923, but still hasn’t passed. While equality for women in America may be generally assumed, it isn’t guaranteed like other constitutional rights. 429 more words

Gary Conkling

Chief justice going soft? Hardly

Conservatives reportedly are getting itchy over some recent decisions by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts.

Why, he’s siding with some of the Supreme Court’s liberals and that dreaded swing vote on the court, Justice Anthony Kennedy. 364 more words

National News

SCOTUS partly stays Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion clinics in the state

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The U.S. Supreme Court has partly stayed a Texas abortion law that had closed all but eight of the state’s abortion clinics. 202 more words

Law

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Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked certain restrictions on abortion contained in a Texas state law.

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An Unlikely Trio Files a Rare Supreme Court Protest

By: Russell Berman

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia share a famous fondness for the opera, but they don’t often find themselves on the same side of divided Supreme Court decisions. 500 more words

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