Tag: Supreme Court

Friday Round-Up: Ricochet

I bubbled up with grief at the news of Justice Kennedy resigning. The 5th vote on 5 to 4 decisions that kept choice legal would now be gone, replaced by a 5th on the other side. Access to legal abortion, a fundamental right of… Continue Reading “Friday Round-Up: Ricochet”

They’re Just Getting Started

In a move that surprised almost no one, the Supreme Court decided today that Hobby Lobby, a corporate entity, can somehow claim that paying for contraception for its employees violates its (the corporation’s) religious sensibilities. This comes on top of last week’s Supreme Court… Continue Reading “They’re Just Getting Started”

#20/100: You Don’t Need to Stand Back Anymore

Today, the Supreme Court decided that Massachusetts buffer zone law that endeavored to keep abortion protesters 35 feet away from the entrances of the state’s abortion clinics violates the First Amendment. And, making matters worse, all nine justices agreed. The little folks with their… Continue Reading “#20/100: You Don’t Need to Stand Back Anymore”

Suit Yourself

A guy with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth like that would probably accuse an uninformed person of not knowing shit from Shinola. This would be under his breath so you would only actually hear the ‘ola’ part because he was a gentleman,… Continue Reading “Suit Yourself”

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