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Supreme Court overturns Louisiana pro-life law

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/29/20, 11:27 am

Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the liberal wing of the court to rule against Louisiana’s health protections for women and unborn babies. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in a 5-4 decision that the state put too much of a burden on women who wanted an abortion by requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Clarence Thomas dissented.

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Supreme Court upholds some expedited deportations

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/25/20, 01:28 pm

The high court on Thursday issued a 7-2 decision in favor of the Trump administration’s practice of moving people into expedited deportation without granting them hearings before a federal judge if they fail their initial asylum screenings. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan dissented.

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Supreme Court gives “Dreamers” a reprieve

Immigration | Thursday’s decision halts the Trump administration’s move to end DACA—for now
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/18/20, 04:42 pm

Immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children received a temporary victory from the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday: In a 5-4 decision, the high court ruled the Trump administration cannot shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the immediate future.

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