Senators Urge FTC to Protect Abortion Clinic Patients’ Data From Being Sold

Sixteen Senators have sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) asking the agency to protect abortion clinic patients’ data from being sold after revelations that at least two companies had been doing so. In the letter, first reported by Refinery29, the lawmakers asked FTC Chair Lina Khan to…

Ginni Thomas Told Arizona Republican Lawmakers to Overturn 2020 Election Outcome

New emails indicate that Virginia “Ginni” Thomas — a far right conservative activist, Trump loyalist and wife to conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas — was more involved in efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election than previously understood. According to a Washington Post report that was…

SCOTUS Decision in Cruz Case Makes It Easier for Mega-Wealthy to Influence Races

The Supreme Court has sided with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) along partisan lines in a ruling on campaign fundraising that “injures the integrity” of the political process, according to one dissenting justice. The case involved Cruz’s use of post-election campaign fundraising dollars in order to pay himself back for personal…

Warren Unveils New Bill Binding Supreme Court Judges to Ethics Code

As public trust in the Supreme Court rapidly erodes, Democrats in Congress are working to tighten ethics laws around federal courts and increase transparency in order to combat corruption and increase accountability in the U.S. court system. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) introduced a bill on…

After “Roe” Leak, Clarence Thomas Moaned That Supreme Court Is Being “Bullied”

As pro-abortion activists took to the streets to protest the leaked Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last week, Justice Clarence Thomas stated that Americans should learn to accept outcomes they don’t want. Speaking at a judicial conference on Friday, Thomas said that the public is “becoming addicted…

California May Soon Face Surge of Out-of-State Abortion Patients

People travel to California for lots of reasons: to visit Hollywood and Fisherman’s Wharf, to hike Yosemite and Muir Woods. In the event Roe v. Wade is overturned, it is likely to become a top destination for abortions, too. Indeed, if Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked majority opinion becomes the final…

After “Roe,” Abbott May “Resurrect” Fight Against K-12 Education for Immigrants

Following the leaked release of a draft ruling from the Supreme Court this week, suggesting that the Court is ready to undo nearly 50 years of abortion rights precedent, Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas) said he is looking at ways to dismantle a ruling from 1982 that protects undocumented children’s right…

“We Are Not Going Back!” A Furious Elizabeth Warren Tells Crowd Outside SCOTUS

In a rousing and fiery speech to pro-abortion protesters in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, longtime reproductive rights advocate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) denounced the “extremist” Supreme Court for its potential decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and vowed to fight against it. “I am angry,” she said,…

AOC Slams Supreme Court for Limiting Puerto Ricans’ Access to Disability Checks

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) pushed back on a Supreme Court decision that limits Puerto Ricans’ access to government benefits on Thursday, condemning the decision for advancing the U.S.’s colonialist grip over the territory. In an 8 to 1 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Puerto Ricans do not have…

Poll Finds 81 Percent of Voters Say Supreme Court Needs Stronger Code of Ethics

Amid controversy surrounding Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s personal ties to the January 6 attack on the Capitol, new polling finds that the vast majority of likely voters support implementing a stronger code of ethics for the High Court. When asked whether or not they agreed that Supreme Court justices…

Gretchen Whitmer Sues to Block Michigan “Trigger” Law That Would Ban Abortion

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) has filed a lawsuit directly to the state Supreme Court, arguing that an abortion “trigger law,” which would go into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned, violates the state’s constitution. A 1931 law banning nearly all abortions in Michigan would automatically go into effect…

Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Clarence Thomas to Resign Over Wife’s Ties to January 6

In wake of evidence revealing ties between Ginni Thomas — the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas — and Donald Trump’s plot to overturn the 2020 election, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) has called for Clarence Thomas to resign. Recent reporting has revealed that conservative activist Ginni Thomas played…

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