The Looming Dangers of the SCOTUS Opinion

The Looming Dangers of the SCOTUS Opinion

The leaked draft opinion by the United States Supreme Court addressing the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade shocked supporters of reproductive health care last week. But another issue has emerged, leading to the possible loss of other rights for millions of...
No Religious Test in Judge’s Confirmation Hearing

No Religious Test in Judge’s Confirmation Hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin hearings today on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. If confirmed, she would fill the seat that has been vacant since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death last month. In...
Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

A young woman I know, a middle-schooler, has named her new kitten after Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She learned about Ginsburg when she read a children’s book about her: I Dissent (more on that later). The girl became a fan, and now the cat is named “Ruthie.” I can’t think...