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 ...

George H.W. Bush’s legacy on racial issues: It’s complicated

U.S. 12/04/18, 15:01

Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been lauded as a man of decency and civility, has a complicated legacy when it comes to race.He got elected with the help of the infamous Willie Horton ad, widely decried as racist. On the other side of the ledger, he appointed Colin ...

Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal

Politics 11/05/18, 11:15

The Supreme Court has ended the court fight over repealed Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that required internet providers to treat all online traffic equally. The court on Monday rejected appeals from the telecommunications industry seeking to throw out a lower court ruling in favor of the "net neutrality" rules. The Federal ...

Broadcasters, cable news clear schedules for Senate hearing

Entertainment 09/27/18, 01:18

The biggest broadcasters and cable news networks are clearing their daytime schedules Thursday for coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when they were high school students in the 1980s. With the ...

Anita Hill: Kavanaugh hearing isn’t a referendum on #MeToo

U.S. 09/26/18, 04:15

Anita Hill says she 'can't imagine' the upcoming Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh will be fair to his accuser. But she says the much-anticipated hearing shouldn't be seen as a referendum on the #MeToo movement.Hill has been back in the spotlight since Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of ...

North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation ‘absurd’

U.S. 09/22/18, 12:04

North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas.Cramer says that's because unlike Hill and Thomas, Kavanaugh and his accuser were teenagers who "evidently were drunk" when ...

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