Stripping the right to abortion harms incarcerated women.
Tag: Supreme Court
More madness from Mary
I suppose it’s somewhat reassuring to know people still get outraged by the MAGA madness Mary Miller spews. That we all haven’t gone numb to her lunacy—even though she seems to be saying crazy things all the time. In case you forgot, Mary Miller is the downstate congresswoman who made her name last year by […]
The Janes is a call to action
“What we know for a fact is that making abortion illegal does not stop women from seeking abortions, it just keeps them from getting safe abortions.”
Abortion is healthcare
Tips on obtaining an abortion and supporting abortion access in a post-Roe vs Wade world
A eulogy for Danny’s Tavern
For decades, Danny’s nurtured a devoted and welcoming community of music lovers—but it couldn’t survive the pandemic.
Do it for RBG
It’s time for Democrats to finally fight back against Trump and McConnell.
In 2016, more than 2,000 adults who were sent as kids to die in prison were given a second chance. Marshan Allen was one of them.
SCOTUS civil asset forfeiture decision won’t end profit-driven policing
Illinois law still incentivizes cops to take people’s stuff
Can Congress be given the authority to override a presidential pardon?
Bill Cosby’s conviction leads Cecil Adams to a consideration of whether and how presidential pardons could be overturned.
The Originalist show us the man behind “the monster”
Antonin Scalia had his flaws, but he did recognize the power of the Notorious RBG.
Would the Supreme Court be opening a ‘Pandora’s box’ if it rules with Rauner in his anti-union lawsuit?
A Chicago-based union recently took part in three federal lawsuits sounding the alarm over the outcome of Janus v. AFSCME.
Confirm Merrick Garland? No way! No how! Never!
Republicans have their reasons to ignore Garland nomination. Sort of.
A junior high showdown with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland
A former classmate attempts a strange smear job in the Tribune.
Obama nominates Skokie native to high court, and other Chicago news
Also, BJ the Chicago Kid remains a south-sider in the Los Angeles music scene.
Why liberals should dearly miss Antonin Scalia, the Bond villain of Supreme Court justices
Progressives now have no one adversary of sufficient skill and smarts to galvanize them.