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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thinks This Justice Is Responsible For Halting Access To Abortions

Ruth Bader GinsburgSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg thinks that the Supreme Court’s conservative attitude on abortion access can be traced to one of her colleagues.

“To be frank, it’s one person who made the difference: Justice [Anthony] Kennedy,” Ginsburg told Elle. “He was a member of the triumvirate used to [reaffirm] Roe v. Wade in the Casey case, but since then, his decisions have been on upholding restrictions on access to abortion.”


Colorado students walk out over anti-protest curriculum

Arvada high school protestIn Colorado's second-largest county, students and teachers are staging protests over the actions of a newly conservative school board.

Hundreds of students walked out of classes from five different Jefferson County high schools Tuesday, taking to the street to hold signs and soliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The action followed a teacher protest Friday where two schools had to be closed after 50 teachers called in sick, and a 100-student protest at Evergreen High School Monday.

At issue were proposed changes to the curriculum, which would include a new committee to promote "positive aspects" of U.S. history and avoid material to encourage or condone "civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law."


6 LA Sheriff's deputies sentenced to prison for obstructing FBI probe

LA sheriff's deputies convictedA federal judge sentenced six members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to prison time Tuesday for their roles in allegedly obstructing an FBI probe into civil rights violations in the city's jail system.

According to KPCC, in 2011 the FBI, investigating allegations of abuse and corruption, paid a corrupt deputy to smuggle a cellphone behind bars to inmate-turned-informant Anthony Brown.


Coalition of elected officials denounce new ads on NYC subways and buses as Islamophobic

Officials blast Geller adElected officials, community groups and faith leaders - including Christian ministers, Jewish rabbis, and Muslim imams - gathered today at City Hall to denounce ads on MTA buses and subway stations that they say promote Islamophobia.

City Controller Scott Stringer, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Public Advocate Letitia James, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and over half a dozen Councilmembers all attended the rally to speak out against the ads, one of which features an image of journalist James Foley right before he was beheaded.


Barney Frank And Chris Kluwe Back Campaign To End Discrimination Against Atheists

Chris KluweFormer Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe have signed on to a new campaign to end discrimination against atheists, agnostics and the nonreligious.

Openly Secular, a coalition of more than two dozen secular organizations, seeks to debunk misconceptions about secular people by encouraging nontheists to come forward and raise awareness for the 29 percent of Americans who identify as nonreligious.

In an Openly Secular campaign video posted Friday, Kluwe, who described himself as "cheerfully agnostic and openly secular," urged nonbelievers to advocate for their rights.


Louisiana judge rules state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Louisiana gay marriage ban unconstitutionalA judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights.

KLFY-TV ( reported that Judge Edward Rubin ruled Monday that the ban violated the 14th Amendment and the constitutional requirement that states give "full faith and credit" to each other's laws.

His ruling came in same-sex adoption case of Angela Costanza and her partner, Chasity Brewer.


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