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Thomas: Courts Shouldn’t Make Decisions On Abortion

Good to know that one of the votes on the Supreme Court doesn’t believe the court should be involved.

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Wal-Mart Gets a Free Pass For Bias From the Supreme Court

Betty Dukes, March 2011. Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination case yesterday, a frustrating ruling that doesn’t challenge the existence of bias, but that exempts the company from accountability.

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Supreme Court Blocks Class-Action Lawsuit Against Walmart

The Supreme Court ruled for Wal-Mart on Monday in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there, according to the Associated Press.

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Is Justice Kennedy “Ready to Overturn Roe”?

According to one “Right to Life” group, a former clerk of Justice Kennedy said he’s ready to overturn Roe V. Wade.

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Roundup: Montana Governor Vetoes Abortion Insurance Prohibition Bill

Governor Brian Schweitzer vetoed a bill that would have prohibited coverage of abortion in state insurance exchanges; the wife of Kermit Gosnell is released on house arrest; Justice Sotomayor will visit a birthing center/Head Start provider in DC next week; and could HPV contribute to lung cancer?

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Weekly Pulse: #DearJohn, Does Banning Abortion Trump Job Growth?

With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimating private abortion coverage and crippling public funding for abortion.

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Women and the U.S. Constitution: A Call to Action

Does the U.S. Constitution protect women against discrimination? Justice Scalia thinks not. Passage of the Equal Rights Amendment is exactly what we need right now.

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Taking Stock: Some Choice Reflections at the Year End

Is the pro-choice movement doing enough to ensure access for poor women?  Ask yourself what more you can do, and act on at least some of the recommendations included here.

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Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Wal-Mart Discrimination Suit is Class-Action

In what could be a great boon for the retailer, the Supreme Court has announced it will hear Wal-Mart’s appeal that the gender discrimination suit not be allowed as class-action.

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Senate Confirms Kagan for U.S. Supreme Court

Elena Kagan has been confirmed by the Senate as our next Supreme Court Justice.

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