US Supreme COurt

Top US court backs WhatsApp suit over Pegasus' mass cyber espionage

The Supreme Court denied NSO's plea for legal immunity and ruled that the case, which targets the company's Pegasus software, can continue in a California federal court, a court filing showed.

published on : 10th January 2023

US Supreme Court taking up clash of religion and gay rights

In 2018, Supreme Court ruled for a Colorado baker that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs.

published on : 5th December 2022

US Supreme Court okays handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

The House Ways and Means panel first requested Trump’s tax returns in 2019 as part of an investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s audit program and tax law compliance by the former president.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Nonprofit’s work ‘far more important’ after Roe: Jane Fonda

Fonda, 84, founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention in 1995 when she lived in Atlanta and when Georgia had the highest teenage birth rate in the United States.

published on : 10th November 2022

US Supreme Court welcomes public again, and a new justice

This is also the first time new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the court's first Black female justice, will participate in arguments.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Three more GOP-led states enact abortion 'trigger laws'

CHOICES was the first abortion clinic to open in Memphis in 1974, and on Thursday it will become the last. It is opening a second location in Carbondale, Illinois, a three-hour drive to the north.

published on : 26th August 2022

Billy Porter opens Outfest with attack on US Supreme Court, Trump

He added, "We're a part of it too. Frederick Douglass said 'Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty' We lost our vigilance. It's time to get that shit back."

published on : 16th July 2022

Facing pressure, US President Biden to sign order protecting access to abortion

Biden is expected to mitigate some potential penalties women seeking abortion may face after the ruling but they are limited in their ability to safeguard access to abortion nationwide.

published on : 8th July 2022

It's a new era for funding on both sides of abortion debate

At The Brigid Alliance, a New York nonprofit, the number of donors more than doubled to 6,000-plus after the leak in May of a draft of the Supreme Court ruling.

published on : 4th July 2022

US: 10-year-old child in Ohio denied abortion after Supreme Court verdict

The patient is now heading west to Indiana given the abortion ban in Ohio, which prohibits the medical procedure when fetal cardiac activity begins, around six weeks.

published on : 3rd July 2022

US Supreme Court backs high school football coach in praying on field after games

The school district said in a statement that it had “followed the law and acted to protect the religious freedom of all students and their families.”

published on : 28th June 2022

Abortion ban: One more hurdle faced by US servicewomen in a man's world

Women face additional sexual and reproductive risks in the army.

published on : 27th June 2022

'Will have global repercussions': Indian activists on US SC's abortion verdict

Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director of the Population Foundation of India, said women all over the world should be concerned as the verdict will hurt women and transgender individuals globally.

published on : 27th June 2022

BET Awards: Stars use stage to strongly criticize Roe v. Wade ruling

The winners in the 19 categories, including film and sports awards, are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, comprised of entertainment professionals and fans.

published on : 27th June 2022

US Supreme Court ruling on abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UNHR Chief 

The UN Women added that when safe and legal access to abortion is restricted, women are forced to resort to less-safe methods, too often with damaging or disastrous results.

published on : 25th June 2022

Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

The governors also pledged to "protect against judicial and local law enforcement cooperation with out-of-state investigations, inquiries and arrests" regarding abortions performed in their states.

published on : 25th June 2022

US President Joe Biden assails 'extreme' court ruling on abortion laws

A competing faction demonstrated in favor of the ruling, holding signs saying 'the future is anti-abortion' and 'dismember Roe'.

published on : 25th June 2022

Tears rolling down cheeks of Statue of Liberty: P Chidambaram on US SC's abortion ruling

He also asserted that constitutional rights are not given by the court, they are birthrights, and the court cannot take away a right that it has not given.

published on : 25th June 2022

'States can ban it': US Supreme Court ends constitutional protections for abortion

The ruling came more than a month after the stunning leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicating the court was prepared to take this momentous step.

published on : 24th June 2022

'Americans have right to carry guns in public', rules US Supreme Court

The 6-3 decision strikes down a more than century-old New York law that required a person to prove they had a legitimate self-defense need, or 'proper cause'.

published on : 23rd June 2022
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