Some Catholic abortion foes are uneasy about overturning Roe

NEW YORK (AP) — Top leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called on the faithful to pray and fast Friday, in hopes the Supreme Court is on track to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. Yet even among Catholics who oppose abortion, there is some unease about the consequences of such a ruling. […]

Justices to meet for 1st time since leak of draft Roe ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s nine justices will gather in private Thursday for their first scheduled meeting since the leak of a draft opinion that would overrule Roe v. Wade and sharply curtail abortion rights in roughly half the states. The meeting in the justices’ private, wood-paneled conference room could be a tense affair […]

Court leak is catnip for those who love a juicy DC whodunit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington loves a whodunit. And the latest one comes with the stunning plot twist of a leak from the famously buttoned-up Supreme Court. The publication this past week of a draft opinion that said Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion in the United States, was wrong from the […]

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe versus Wade, end right to abortion

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe versus Wade, end right to abortion

Image: The first page of the draft majority opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs versus Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in which Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the majority, announces that the Court is overturning Roe versus Wade and ending a “right to abortion” in the United States. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton leads opposition to Judge Jackson’s confirmation to Supreme Court on grounds of her leniency towards child pornographers

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Washington, D.C., April 6 – After an 11 to 11 vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee, the first time in 169 years a Supreme Court nominee has suffered such a loss, the United States Senate will now take up the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the […]

Civil rights, Trump close out Jackson hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The historic Senate hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated for the Supreme Court, have been joyful, combative and clarifying, putting on display the breadth of the nation’s partisan divide and the unresolved problems of its past. The fourth and final day of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s consideration of Jackson wrapped up […]

Jackson pushes back at GOP critics, defends judicial record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson forcefully defended her record as a judge Tuesday, pushing back against Republican assertions that she was soft on crime and declaring she would rule as an “independent jurist” if confirmed as the first Black woman on the high court. In a marathon hearing stretching into the night, […]

Supreme Court won’t review decision that freed Bill Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court quietly announced Monday that it would not review Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case, leaving him a free man and ending a two-decade legal drama that shifted the cultural landscape, destroyed the groundbreaking Black actor’s reputation, and sent him to prison for several years late in life. The high […]

Senate hearings for high court nominee to begin on March 21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will begin March 21, keeping the Senate on track for a possible final vote next month. Sen. Dick Durbin, the committee chairman, announced the hearing schedule on Wednesday as Jackson was holding her first meetings with senators […]

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