GOP Sen Blunt refuses to support Supreme Court nominee

D.C. 04/04/22, 15:04

A Republican from Missouri will not support a judiciary candidate for the nation's highest court. Sen. Roy Blunt refused to vote in support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. "She is certainly qualified [and] I think she has got a great personality ... but the judicial philosophy seems to be ...

AOC demands Supreme Court justice’s resignation

D.C. 03/30/22, 02:42

A Democrat from New York ordered a judiciary official to step down because his spouse approved of the previous president on March 29. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants Clarence Thomas to resign as U.S. Supreme Court associate justice because his wife, Virginia Thomas, supported Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Virginia ...

Supreme Court Justice Thomas hospitalized with flu-like infection

D.C. 03/21/22, 22:44

A judiciary official received urgent medical attention after experiencing a respiratory ailment on March 18. Clarence Thomas became hospitalized in the nation's capital after reporting influenza-like symptoms. The U.S. Supreme Court associate justice was thoroughly tested for coronavirus and other diseases at Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5 miles northwest of downtown Washington. "He underwent ...

Supreme Court lets Texas six week abortion ban stand

News 09/02/21, 18:01

U.S. Supreme Court judges ruled 5-4 against blocking new Texas legislation that prohibits most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy on Sept. 1. The rule will remain in place while legal challenges are heard in lower courts. Abortion-provider plaintiffs failed to reach the necessary threshold for the Supreme Court to issue ...

Justice Clarence Thomas: Abortion becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics

News 06/01/21, 03:22

Many laws prohibit the abortion of children who are capable of suffering the pain of being torn apart. Similarly, abortions that dismember alive unborn children must be banned. A rising number of states have passed similar legislation.Thanks to pro-life state legislatures and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's perceptive writings, the ...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice argues Big Tech should be regulated as public utilities

U.S. 04/06/21, 16:06

Dr. Clarence Thomas, along with Samuel Alito, considered the last constitutionalist justices of the Supreme Court, issued an opinion on April 5 warning that social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook need to be regulated as public utilities rather than private. The judge issued his opinion in the case against former President ...

Anita Hill, Bon Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala

Entertainment 05/22/19, 00:55

Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.Hill, best known for testifying in 1991 that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, was celebrated Tuesday night as an inspiration ...

US Sen. Edward Markey faces Democratic primary challenger

Politics 05/20/19, 14:39

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is facing a challenger in next year's Democratic primary in Massachusetts. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a workers' rights lawyer, announced her intention Monday to challenge the one-term senator for the Democratic nomination. Liss-Riordan made the announcement in a video and email to supporters and Democratic activists. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., speaks ...

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts

U.S. 05/13/19, 11:50

The Supreme Court decided Monday that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent and perhaps, foreshadowing an argument over the viability of other high court decisions.The outcome left one dissenting justice wondering "which cases the court will overrule next."The justices divided 5-4 ...

Justice Clarence Thomas’ moment may be now, some experts say

Politics 05/04/19, 08:52

Clarence Thomas has been a Supreme Court justice for nearly three decades. It may finally be his moment. Many Americans know Thomas largely from his bruising 1991 confirmation hearing, when he was accused of sexual harassment charges by former employee Anita Hill — charges he denied. People may know he's a ...

Biden: ‘I take responsibility’ for Anita Hill hearings

Politics 04/29/19, 15:54

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that he takes responsibility for the fact that Anita Hill was "not treated well" in 1991 when she accused then-Supreme Court-nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment and Biden led the Senate Judiciary Committee. "I believed her from the very beginning. But I was chairman. ...

Moulton: Biden should apologize to Hill

Politics 04/28/19, 13:14

Should Joe Biden apologize to Anita Hill? One Democrat running for president says yes, but not everyone agrees. Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton says the former vice president should apologize for the way Hill was treated during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Moulton said Hill "was treated terribly" when she ...

Biden panders to Left, criticizes ‘white man’s culture’

Politics 03/27/19, 04:45

Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned "a white man's culture" as he lashed out at violence against women and, more specifically, lamented his role in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings that undermined Anita Hill's credibility nearly three decades ago. Biden, a Democratic presidential prospect who often highlights his white working-class roots, ...

Justice Thomas talks at court arguments, 1st time in 3 years

Politics 03/20/19, 11:56

The Supreme Court was about to adjourn for the day when the Georgia baritone politely inquired of the lawyer at the lectern. Justice Clarence Thomas, the court's only African-American member and lone Southerner, was breaking a three-year silence at high court arguments with a couple of questions in a case about ...

Kentucky teen Nicholas Sandmann at center of $250 million sues

U.S. 02/21/19, 14:35

The Kentucky teen, Nicholas Sandmann, at the heart of an encounter last month with a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington is suing The Washington Post for $250 million, alleging the newspaper falsely labeled him a racist. His attorneys are threatening numerous other news organizations, including The Associated ...

Orrin Hatch ends 4-decade Senate run as unique GOP voice

U.S. 01/03/19, 16:49

Orrin Hatch ended his tenure Thursday as the longest-serving Republican senator in history, capping a unique career that positioned him as one of the most prominent conservatives in the United States. The departure of the vocal supporter of President Donald Trump ushers in another outsized Utah voice with a very different ...

Justices won’t hear states’ appeal over Planned Parenthood

Politics 12/10/18, 11:06

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices. The court's order reflected a split among its conservative justices and an accusation from Justice Clarence Thomas that ...

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