The Roberts Court could decide in May to take up a Mississippi law designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic.
In an order released early Saturday morning, a majority of the justices refused to reinstate a lower court ruling that blocked the law from being enforced in the November election.
The Roberts Court begins its latest term with a docket full of cases that should make many of us nervous.
A federal judge concluded that Angel Dillard’s letter to abortion provider Dr. Mila Means, which warned Means she should check her car for explosives, is protected speech, demonstrating the challenges in keeping clinics, staff, and patients safe.
For Justice Samuel Alito, the Defense of Marriage Act and workplace discrimination cases represent the coming together of two very real threats to him: advancing equality in society and advancing equality in the workplace.
At Wednesday’s debate Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez gave some indication of how he would vote on reproductive health policy, a topic that he has been reluctant to discuss in detail on the campaign trail.
While the Supreme Court took up marriage equality, the NRA and anti-abortion groups joined forces to block an important judicial appointment.
The chances of U.S. Supreme Court intervention are so slim that something else has to be behind the petition for review.
A law designed to help catch serial rapists may have unintended consequences for pregnant women.
Justice Scalia has close ties to groups that try to “pray away the gay.” For one thing, his son is active in the “gay conversion” movement.