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Belize’s Supreme Court Struck Down The Country’s Anti-Gay Law From Colonial Days

LGBTQ rights group Unibam, which first challenged the ancient law, made the initial announcement on Twitter, writing, “We won on all counts. Speechless. Omg. Speechless.” More »


Abigail Fisher And Her Lawyers Continue To Fight Affirmative Action By Arguing Its Negative Impact On Asian-Americans

There’s a myriad of reasons it’s so problematic for white opponents of affirmative action to use Asian-Americans, and stereotypes about them, for their own ends. More »


Texas’ Anti-Choice Laws Were Actually Counterproductive For Conservatives, Forcing Women To Have Abortions Later

Anti-abortion regulations don’t even achieve conservatives’ goals, so basically, they’re shitty for everyone. More »


SCOTUS Says Pharmacies Must Stock Emergency Contraception In Yet Another Reproductive Rights Victory

Hallelujah — no one in Washington will be turned down when they show up at the pharmacy asking for a pill to keep one night of unprotected sex from becoming a lifetime of motherhood. More »


The Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Could Have A Big Impact On Gun Control

This ruling could have huge implications for the future of gun control in America. More »


Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives. More »


What The Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action Really Means

While opponents of such policies consider it reverse racism (which, let’s be real, doesn’t exist), the Court declared that the college’s admission process complied with previous rulings. More »


Here’s What The Supreme Court’s Tie Means For Undocumented Immigrants

It’s not a step forward to protect the rights of millions of peaceful, hard-working Americans, but it’s not going to change the current way of things too much either. More »


The ACLU Claims Texas Is Trying To Hide The Effects Of Restrictive Abortion Laws

Hmm, I wonder why? More »


Sonia Sotomayor’s Fierce Dissent Stands Up For Victims Of Racial Profiling

It is no secret that people of color are disproportionate victims of this type of scrutiny.” More »


The Supreme Court Will Rule On These 3 Controversial Issues Very Soon

What with the crazy dialogues surrounding racial injustice, immigration, and women’s rights throughout the Supreme Court’s wild 2015-2016 term, all eyes are on three cases in particular. More »


The Supreme Court Turned Down A Challenge To Assault Weapon Bans As The Senate Rejected Gun Control Measures

The decision is a victory worth celebrating in the wake of so much tragedy and Republican opposition to reform. More »


The Supreme Court Just Made An Important, Slightly Confusing Decision On Birth Control Coverage

It’s not necessarily bad news, but it’s not really good news either. More »


Obama Nominates Moderate Merrick Garland As SCOTUS Judge, Republicans Say They Won’t Even Meet Him

Merrick Garland is about as moderate as you can get, but Republican Senators say they won’t even give him a hearing. More »


9 Fun Facts About Ruth Bader Ginsburg On Her 83rd Birthday

Everyone loves the Notorious RBG! More »


Of Course Scalia Died While On Vacay With An Illuminati Hunting Club

Or fraternal order of huntsmen, whatever. More »


Empathy For The Devil: How To Hate Scalia Without Dancing On His Grave

When it comes to Scalia’s death, it seems everyone is getting it wrong. More »


Here’s What Will Happen If Republicans Block A Replacement For Scalia

It will actually work in our favor for now–BUT WE HAVE GOT TO GET OUR ASSES OUT AND VOTE. More »


President Marco Rubio Will Stop The Gays From Getting Married

Let’s make sure that does not happen. More »


Hobby Lobby 2.0: SCOTUS Is Set To Take On Birth Control Again

Zubik v. Burwell is basically Hobby Lobby on steroids. More »


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