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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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  • Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said the U.S. Supreme Court's recent move to uphold lower-court rulings allowing gay marriage in several states may be its most significant decision during his time in office, he told the New Yorker magazine...
  • Messing with voting rights in Texas

    Messing with voting rights in Texas
    If there was evidence that voter fraud was prevalent — or even a serious possibility — then perhaps the Supreme Court's ruling early Saturday allowing Texas to impose one of the strictest voter photo identification laws in the country would...
  • How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in

    Are voting laws requiring photo IDs inherently racially discriminatory, as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintained in her blistering dissent Saturday morning?   A team of politician scientists from Appalachian State, Texas Tech and the...
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...
  • Justice Ginsburg sees what motivates Texas' voter ID law: racism

    Justice Ginsburg sees what motivates Texas' voter ID law: racism
    As one might expect, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had no difficulty putting her finger on the point of Texas' voter ID law: it's openly racist.  Ginsburg's colleagues voted 6-3 to allow the Texas law to remain in effect for the upcoming...
  • Supreme Court allows Texas to require photo IDs for voting

    WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court early Saturday morning let a new Texas voter ID law take effect, the latest ruling in a series of decisions on voting laws in the states just weeks before midterm elections. The court's decision means Texas voters...
  • Colin Powell on 'Fury': 'This is Really How It is'

    A gaggle of D.C. VIPs including Vice President Joe Biden turned out for the world preem of Sony's "Fury" at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Wednesday night (15). Wisely avoiding the red carpet scrum outside, Biden and Second Lady Jill slipped quietly into the...
  • Supreme Court justices chew on teeth-whitening dispute

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court may have bitten off more than it can chew in a North Carolina case about whether the state dental board has the authority to regulate teeth-whitening services, with the justices appearing unsure how to rule....
  • Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect

    Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed new voting restrictions, considered among the nation's most stringent, to go into effect. The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute request by state officials seeking to...
  • U.S. top court allows North Carolina voting restrictions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed North Carolina's new voting restrictions, considered among the nation's most stringent, to go into effect. The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute...
  • Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

    Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S. But Monday,‎ the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...