The U.S. Supreme Court Upheld A New Texas Law Banning Abortions Once A Heartbeat Is Detected In A Ruling Late Wednesday. The Law Went Into Effect Wednesday, Making Texas The First State To Effectively Ban A Majority Of Abortions From Being Performed In The State.Read more
As Both Parties Debate The Construction Of New Oil And Gas Pipelines, The U.S. Supreme Court Has Weighed In, Saying States Cannot Overturn Federal Eminent Domain Permits For Those Projects.Read more
Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Upholding The Affordable Care Act In The Case, California V. Texas, Citing A Lack Of Legal Standing By Texas And The Other Plaintiffs.
The High Court, However, Did Leave The Door Open To Future Challenges.
The Supreme Court Ruled Unanimously On Thursday That The City Of Philadelphia Violated The First Amendment By Refusing To Contract With A Catholic Foster Home Because Of The Group’s Refusal To Certify Same-Sex Couples As Foster Parents.Read more
Texas Officials Said Thursday They’re Worried About Dramatic Spikes In Drug Overdose Deaths In Some Areas Of The State As Illegal Border Crossings And Drug Trafficking Have Picked Up Since President Joe Biden Took Office.Read more
For State Governments, The Good News Is That The American Rescue Plan Recently Signed By President Joe Biden Will Inject $350 Billion Into Their Budgets. The Bad News Is That It Places Unwise And Possibly Unconstitutional Limitations On How States Can Use The Money.Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court Ruled Late Friday That California’s COVID-19 Restrictions On In-Home Religious Gatherings, Limiting Worship To Families From A Maximum Of Three Households, Could Not Continue.Read more
Twenty Republican Attorneys General Argue That HR1, The “For The People Act,” Which Passed The U.S. House Late In The Night On Wednesday, Is Unconstitutional.Read more
“Sometimes small gestures have unexpected consequences. Major initiatives practically guarantee them.” President Joe Biden’s January 20, 2021 Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation’s most controversial aspect , or at least the item that has received the greatest attention to date, is the likely impact on women’s sports. Federally funded institutions will be forced to allow biological men access to women’s sports and scholarships meant for women in sports. This would include virtually all colleges and universities, and nearly every public high school in America.Read more
Biden Touts Promise Of Unity And Boldness And Marks The Beginning Of A Push For Progressive Policies That Could Have A Widespread Effect On Taxpayers.Read more