Supreme Court is Getting Ready to Hear a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

Donald Trump picked three Supreme Court justices on the basis of one issue, and one issue alone—abortion.  He promised his followers justices who would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and today, we have seen a decades-long anti-choice strategy play out.  The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade is the most threatening violation of judicial precedent regarding abortion care in Read more …

SCOTUS Must Stop Trump’s Xenophobia. Protect the Integrity of Our Census; Count Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a challenge to Donald Trump’s plan to stop the Census Bureau from counting undocumented immigrants in population totals used by each state for congressional reapportionment.    The Constitution clearly commands that the census count “all persons,” when drawing congressional districts—but Donald Trump wants to enshrine his xenophobia and racism by making the Census whiter and more privileged. This formula would take Congressional seats and funding away from states, Read more …

US vote 2020: Why women decide elections

The 2016 election “was probably like a ‘wow’ moment for women,” said Christian Nunes, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW)

NOW Denounces Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation to SCOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amy Coney Barrett says when it comes to interpreting the Constitution, she’s an “originalist” in the mold of her mentor, Antonin Scalia. This means that she interprets the Constitution exactly how the authors wrote it.   However, the white male authors of the Constitution (many of whom were also slave owners) left out women, people of color, religious minorities, and LGBTQIA+ people.   According Read more …

NOW Denounces Senate Judiciary Committee’s Illegitimate Push for Amy Coney Barrett

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The only way Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell were going to get away with stealing another Supreme Court nomination was to do what they always do— break rules and rig the system.  After forcing into practice a new standard for filling a Supreme Court vacancy before a presidential election, they went back on their own new rules and are now rushing to hold Read more …