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'Alarm Bells Are Ringing Loudly': Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

"Let's be explicit: Anti-abortion extremists made it clear that this was the goal all along. It's why they couldn't wait to rush Amy Coney Barrett onto the Supreme Court before the November election."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Looming Texas Law Would Allow Anti-Choice 'Vigilantes' to Sue Anyone Who 'Aids or Abets' an Abortion

"There's no low these legislators won't sink to in their efforts to gut Roe v. Wade and push abortion care as far out of reach as possible," said one rights advocate.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Corporate America Has Been Shoving Fascism Down Our Throats for Decades

America does have a serious fascism problem, but it goes way beyond the kinds of authoritarianism displayed by people like Donald Trump, Rick Scott, Ted Cruz, or Tom Cotton.

Thom Hartmann ·


Want Fewer Police Shootings? Get Armed Cops Out of Traffic Enforcement

Removing armed police officers from traffic enforcement and turning it over to civilians should be a major goal of the racial justice movement.

Miles Mogulescu ·


Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched 'Unprecedented' Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Warning that a reversal of the 1973 ruling is the ultimate target, experts note that 2021 is on track to be "the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade—and perhaps ever."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


The Supreme Court Just Made It Easier to Sentence Children to Life in Prison

Progressives must challenge this cruel ruling, but relying on rehabilitative discourse to challenge juvenile life-without-parole sentencing could be a risky strategy.

Anthony Grasso ·


Supreme Court: Let's Make It Easier for Judges to Send Teenagers to Die in Prison

The judicial counterrevolution to juvenile sentencing reform is here, arriving in a regressive decision about a teenager condemned to life without parole.

Andrew Cohen ·


GOP Oklahoma Governor Signs Trio of 'Cruel and Unnecessary' Anti-Choice Bills Into Law

"These extreme bills are designed to cut off abortion access for people in Oklahoma—a state that already has more abortion restrictions than almost any other."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


As SCOTUS Takes Up NRA-Backed Gun Case, Calls Grow for Dems to 'Expand the Court'

"The choice has never been so clear. And the stakes can be measured in human lives."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Much Depends on Supreme Court's Review of Dark Money Case

The ruling could give a boost to untraceable campaign donations.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·