How Trump is filling the liberal 9th Circuit with conservatives

A bastion of liberalism in the federal judiciary is slowly turning rightward, threatening Democratic court challenges on everything from abortion to who gets a green card. The Senate confirmation of Lawrence VanDyke and Patrick Bumatay to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this month brought to nine the number of appointments President Donald Trump […]

New York judge tosses Trump administration’s conscience rule

A federal judge in New York tossed the Trump administration’s “conscience rule” that would allow health plans and providers to refuse to cover or perform services like abortion, contraception or gender transition procedures that they oppose on religious or moral grounds. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Engelmayer sided with 26 plaintiff states, municipalities, providers and […]

A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice

“These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system.” Baltimore Ceasefire’s Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence. The post A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: […]