Philadelphians Rally For Abortion Rights At Independence Mall On July 4

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Independence Mall, abortion rights supporters held a rally on Independence Day to protest the overturning of Roe v Wade. Leaders from Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health and the Commission for Women joined activists for the Liberty Rally. The rally was hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Engagement for Women. READ MORE: … Read more

MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Warns Biden: Expand ‘Radical’ Supreme Court To Save America

MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan says expanding the Supreme Court from its current nine justices isn’t as “radical” as critics of the idea make it seem. And he warned President Joe Biden and the Democrats who control the House and Senate that taking action to expand the court now could be critical to saving American democracy. “The … Read more

Abortion Clinic Staff Grapple With Trauma Following The End Of Roe v. Wade

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the procedure room, now empty. She’s recorded countless vital signs and delivered scores of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. Peering into each darkened room at West Virginia’s only abortion clinic, the chief nurse wondered … Read more

Man From The Colony Arrested in Connection to Online Threats Made Against Supreme Court

Police have arrested a man in The Colony and accused him of threatening to kill Supreme Court Justices following the decision that overturned Roe vs. Wade. The Colony Police Department was contacted by the FBI on Friday shortly after 9:30 p.m. regarding threats of violence made on Twitter towards The Supreme Court. The suspect accused of … Read more

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Have Asserted Their Power

The lasting depredations of the Trump Presidency were brought into sharp focus by last week’s testimony before the House Select Committee investigating the events of January 6th, which left an indelible portrait of Donald Trump as a food-throwing despot willing to encourage an armed mob to march to the Capitol. And, in addition to an … Read more

After Roe decision, marches held in SoCal to advocate for abortion rights

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Abortion-rights supporters marched at multiple events in Southern California on Saturday, a prelude to what is expected to be a long summer of protests. There were events held in Long Beach, South Los Angeles and downtown Los Angeles among other locations. Some Americans are struggling to celebrate the nation’s freedom this … Read more

Supreme Court Ruling Could Dampen Government Efforts to Rein in Big Tech

The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision that was narrowly tailored to the Environmental Protection Agency, the court ruled Thursday … Read more

Supreme Court Asks State Officials To Stop Protests Outside Justices’ Homes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court has asked Maryland and Virginia officials to enforce laws she says prohibit picketing outside the homes of the justices who live in the two states. “For weeks on end, large groups of protesters chanting slogans, using bullhorns, and banging drums have picketed Justices’ homes,” … Read more

Google to delete location data of abortion seekers

(The Hill) – Google announced on Friday that it would soon get rid of location history entries if the search engine identified that an individual had visited an abortion center or other medical facility. Google has followed action coming in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Get the latest … Read more

Throughout your day, the fickle force of government is with you

WASHINGTON (AP) — When you roll out of bed and make breakfast, the federal government edges up to your kitchen table, too. Unlike you, it’s perky. It’s an unseen force in your morning. The government makes sure you can see the nutrients in your cereal. It fusses over your toast, insisting that the flour it … Read more