Barry Friedman, Dahlia Lithwick and Stephen I. Vladeck : All this leaked draft opinion is, then, is a naked power grab ... .Do not mistake principled decision-making for what in reality is the opportunistic and intensely partisan manipulation of circumstance ... .This is a political opinion from a political court, one that doesn't pretend to be anything else. read more
the transfer of power. Stewart Rhodes, the Oath Keepers militia group leader charged with seditious conspiracy over the January 6 attack on the Capitol, tried to get a Donald Trump confidant to ask the former US president to allow his group to forcibly stop the peaceful transfer of power, the justice department has alleged in court papers.
Adam Serwer: If the conservative justice's draft opinion is adopted by the Court, key advances of the past hundred years could be rolled back. read more
As abortion bans proliferate in states around the US, some state legislatures are likely to go even further than just ending abortion in their jurisdictions " taking aim at the growing numbers of people seeking procedures and medications out of state, experts warn.
The justice's scathing condemnation of abortion pretends not to imperil other rights. Don't believe it.