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May 11, 2019 - 2:49 pm
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. The Louisiana legislature is halfway toward passing a law — like the ones enacted in Mississippi and Georgia — that will ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is...
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February 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is temporarily keeping a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics on hold. Justice Samuel Alito says in a brief order Friday that the justices need more time to review arguments for and against the law, which requires doctors at abortion clinics to have...
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December 17, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge's ruling would, if upheld, wipe away the entire Affordable Care Act, the health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama and twice sustained by the Supreme Court. Judge Reed O'Connor's opinion was issued late Friday, and supporters of the law vowed to...
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November 28, 2018 - 8:26 am
(WWL.com) -- The U.S. Supreme Court sides with a St. Tammany landowner who argued a portion of his land was wrongfully deemed critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog, by forcing the lower courts to re-evaluate their previous decision. The landowner’s lawyer, Mark Miller says previously, lower...
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October 05, 2018 - 2:51 pm
Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine says she will vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination. Collins decried the politics of the process, mentioning many opponents of Kavanaugh's nomination misrepresented his record and some even announced their opposition before...
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October 01, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Jeff Flake is a flake. The Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona crafted a compromise in the Judiciary Committee to supposedly create mutual agreement. But agreement is the furthest thing from the truth. They settled nothing. The partisan nature of these confirmation hearings has reached levels from...
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David Blake
October 01, 2018 - 1:04 pm
What will come of a delayed vote on Kavanaugh? As the FBI continues an aggressive investigation into the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, political experts are wondering about what the final report will show and if it's really going to make any difference. University of Lousiana-Lafayatte...
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September 28, 2018 - 12:34 pm
Sen John Kennedy's remarks before judiciary committee vote.mp3 During the run-up to the Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Senator John Kennedy spoke sternly about the harm done to both Judge Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault, Dr...
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September 27, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh riveted Washington and the nation with hours of fiery, emotional testimony from the judge and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault...
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