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  • Trump calls NYC a 'HellHole' after SCOTUS rules against him

    07/09/2020 4:15:54 PM PDT · by Drastic · 54 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 7-9-2020 | Frank
    President Donald Trump lashed out at the city of New York after the Supreme Court ruled against him, granting a Manhattan prosecutor access to Trump's financial records. Trump said “This is purely political. I win at the federal level and we won very decisively and so they send it into New York... And you know what’s going on in New York. Everyone’s leaving. It’s turned out to be a hellhole. They better do something about it because people are leaving New York, but this is a political witch hunt.”
  • Trump v. Vance ruling

    07/09/2020 7:15:30 AM PDT · by Coronal · 80 replies
    SCOTUSblog ^ | July 9, 2020
    Ruling just issued. Subpoena upheld.
  • Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma is Indian Reservation

    07/09/2020 8:05:23 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 96 replies
    NYT ^ | July 9, 2020 | Adam Liptak
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled by a 5-4 margin that nearly half of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation in the eyes of the criminal-justice system, preventing state authorities from prosecuting offenses there that involve Native Americans. The decision was potentially one of the most consequential legal victories for Native Americans in decades. It was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Westerner who has sided with tribes in previous cases and joined the court’s more liberal members.
  • Supreme Court punts, denies Trump immunity but blocks House Dems from tax docs

    07/09/2020 7:52:30 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-9-2020 | Tyler Olson
    The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that President Trump is not immune from a subpoena over his financial and tax records to Democratic Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., -- and declined in a separate case to issue a definitive ruling on whether congressional committees can have access to Trump's financial records, throwing both issues back to lower courts. Vance had subpoenaed Trump's records as part of a criminal investigation into potential wrongdoing by the president and his organization. Multiple House committees had subpoenaed Trump's records ostensibly as part of an effort at oversight and to inform potential legislation. "President...
  • Liberals win Oklahoma SCOTUS case

    Gorsuch joins 4 LIBS to rule much of Oklahoma belongs to INDIANS.
  • Live Blog of Today’s Supreme Court Decisions

    07/09/2020 7:13:59 AM PDT · by House Atreides · 14 replies
    SCOTUSblog ^ | July 9, 2020 | Kalvis Golde
    Blog is live at link.
  • BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking · 24s President Trump must turn over financial information to prosecutors but not to lawmakers, US Supreme Court says

    07/09/2020 7:40:20 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 45 replies
    The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump must release his financial records so that they can be examined by prosecutors in New York. In a related case, the court ruled Mr Trump did not have to share this information with Congress.
  • Supreme Court Won't Allow Congress To Get Trump Tax And Financial Records, For Now

    07/09/2020 7:26:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    AP ^ | 07/09/20
    The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a prosecutor’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of a criminal investigation that includes hush-money payments to women who claim they had affairs with Trump. The court ruled 7-2 in a case in which it heard arguments by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic. The records are held by Trump’s longtime accounting firm, Mazars USA, which has said it would comply with a court order. It probably will be at least several weeks before the court issues a formal judgment that would trigger the turnover of the records. The...
  • LIVE: Opinions of the [U.S. Supreme] Court - 2019 (9 Jul 2020 rulings)

    07/09/2020 7:10:05 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 21 replies
    Supreme Court of the U.S. ^ | July 9 | SCOTUS
    Live with links to rulings today. Last of the 2019-2020 term. https://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Time to replace liberal Doug with a conservative fighter who truly represents Alabama

    07/08/2020 5:47:35 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 17 replies
    YellowHammer News ^ | 7/8/2020 | Tom Tuberville
    ----snip---- It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who represent the core conservative values that our citizens hold dear. It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who support the Trump agenda and the conservative movement our president promotes. It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who believe the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights are the bedrock foundation of our nation and not just an antiquated and outdated list of suggestions. I stand ready to give Alabamians the faithful service and honest representation that Doug Jones has failed...
  • SCOTUS Decision Allowing Religious Exemptions On Birth Control Is A Big Win For Religious Liberty

    07/08/2020 5:37:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 8, 2020 | Paulina Enk
    In a major win for religious liberty, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 on Wednesday that employers with moral or religious objections would be exempt from the federal mandate that requires company health insurance to cover birth control. The case was a consolidation of The Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Trump v. Pennsylvania, both of which sought to alter the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). While the bill itself had no requirements for contraceptive access being guaranteed, this became mandatory through interim final rules (IFRs). While Churches have always been exempt...
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Little Sisters of the Poor in ObamaCare contraception case

    07/08/2020 7:40:52 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 08 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration acted within its authority when it expanded exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s requirement for employers to provide insurance coverage that includes contraception.
  • Chief Justice Roberts hospitalized after fall last month, Supreme Court belatedly discloses

    07/08/2020 8:08:51 AM PDT · by bitt · 54 replies
    justthenews.com ^ | 7/8/2020 | john Solomon
    Roberts suffered lightheadedness and dehydration, fall was not related to earlier seizures, court says. The Supreme Court belatedly disclosed Tuesday night that Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight last month after becoming dehydrated and falling while exercising. The 65-year-old justice required stitches and was released the morning following the June 21 incident, the court told The Washington Post in a statement. The fall at a Maryland country club was not related to two prior seizures the chief justice has suffered, the last in 2007, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg told the newspaper. “The Chief Justice was treated at a hospital...
  • In win for Trump, Supreme Court allows plan for religious limits to Obamacare contraceptive coverage [7-2]

    07/08/2020 8:38:24 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    NBC ^ | July 8, 2020, 9:14 AM CDT / Updated July 8, 2020, 9:59 AM CDT | By Pete Williams
    The ruling greatly expands the kinds of employers that can cite religious or moral objections in declining to include birth control in their health care plans. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for the Trump administration to give the nation's employers more leeway in refusing to provide free birth control for their workers under the Affordable Care Act. The ruling is a victory for the administration's plan to greatly expand the kinds of employers who can cite religious or moral objections in declining to include contraceptives in their health care plans. Up to 126,000 women...
  • Supreme Court Upholds Religious Exemptions to Contraceptive Mandate

    07/08/2020 8:07:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/08/2020 | Reagan McCarthy
    The Supreme Court upheld exemptions for the contraceptive mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for entities with religious or moral objections in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. The order of nuns has faced nearly a decade of court battles after the Obama administration refused to allow exemptions to the mandate for religious entities. While President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) threatened the order with fines for non-compliance, the Little Sisters argue that the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act (RFRA) protects them from the far-reaching mandate. The Trump administration allowed exemptions to the provision and...
  • Supreme Court says Catholic schools can dismiss teachers for religious reasons

    07/08/2020 8:04:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/08/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    The Supreme Court has ruled that two Catholic schools were within their rights to dismiss two teachers on the basis of classifying them as “ministers” rather than secular professionals. In a decision released Wednesday morning, the high court ruled 7-2 that two California-based Catholic schools can classify their teachers as ministers and not be held by the standards of state antidiscrimination laws. Justice Samuel Alito delivered the opinion of the court, being joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, and Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh. Alito cited the 2012 Supreme Court decision Hosanna-Tabor v....
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL v. MORRISSEYBERRU

    07/08/2020 7:27:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    The First Amendment protects the right of religious institutions “to decide for themselves, free from state interference, matters of church government as well as those of faith and doctrine.” Kedroff v. Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Russian Orthodox Church in North America, 344 U. S. 94, 116. Applying this principle, this Court held in HosannaTabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, 565 U. S. 171, that the First Amendment barred a court from entertaining an employment discrimination claim brought by an elementary school teacher, Cheryl Perich, against the religious school where she taught. Adopting the so-called “ministerial exception” to laws...
  • LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SAINTS PETER AND PAUL HOME v. PENNSYLVANIA ET AL.

    07/08/2020 7:25:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Supreme Court of the US ^ | July 8, 2020 | Staff
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) requires covered employers to provide women with “preventive care and screenings” without “any cost sharing requirements,” and relies on Preventive Care Guidelines (Guidelines) “supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration” (HRSA) to determine what “preventive care and screenings” includes. 42 U. S. C. §300gg–13(a)(4). Those Guidelines mandate that health plans provide coverage for all Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods. When the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury (Departments) incorporated the Guidelines, they also gave HRSA the discretion to exempt religious employers, such as...
  • Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21

    07/07/2020 9:10:41 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 109 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7/7/20 | Shannon Bream
    BREAKING: #SCOTUS confirms Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21st. "The injury required sutures ... His doctors ruled out a seizure. They believe the fall was likely due to light-headedness caused by dehydration."
  • Chief Justice Roberts had a fall on 06/21

    07/07/2020 7:31:16 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 106 replies
    TWITTER ^ | 07 JULY 2020 | SHANNON BREAM
    BREAKING: #SCOTUS confirms Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21st. "The injury required sutures ... His doctors ruled out a seizure. They believe the fall was likely due to light-headedness caused by dehydration." More at 11p @FoxNews