In 1997, while serving as a White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, current Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged the president to support a ban on late-term abortions for political reasons.
The sun has not yet set on the first day of Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court and already the sexist language, inferences, and other forms of irrelevant judgment have started to circulate, coming from both the ultra-right in the Republican party, anti-women’s rights/anti-gay rights advocacy groups, and the mainstream media.
This morning, President Obama officially nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Reaction by both progressives and conservatives has been mixed.
Obama will nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) is likely out of a job, and the pill celebrated 50 years on Mother’s Day.
How the Supreme Court battle is shaping up, and an anti-choicer refuses to be “intimidated” while trying to intimidate people.
Laura Flanders of GRITtv is saying “I Do” to Ted Olson? With her love for Elizabeth, her partner of 18 years as a foundation, Flanders says she’s willing to compromise if Olson is.
Claims of PersonhoodUSA and others that Roe was decided without the benefit of medical and scientific knowledge on fetal development are simply not true.
By a vote of 68 to 31, the Senate has confirmed Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
A student in California is suing school administrators for telling her to remove her anti-abortion T-shirt.
Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor has just been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, on a vote of 13 to 6. Only one Republican on the Committee voted in favor of her nomination, Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina. Watch video of the roll call vote.