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Justice Alito mocks foreign critics of abortion reversal

Jul. 29, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Samuel Alito mocked foreign leaders’ criticism of the Supreme Court decision he authored overturning a constitutional right to abortion, in his first public comments since last month's ruling. The justice's remarks drew more criticism as well as some support. ...

Clarification: Congress-Marriage Rights story

Jul. 26, 2022 11:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published July 20, 2022 about the Respect for Marriage Act, The Associated Press cited a June Gallup poll that implied the poll was released in June 2022. The story should have made clear that the poll was released in June 2021. A Gallup poll released in June 2022...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jul. 25, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 23, 2022. Editorial: Should most Ohio retailers be required to accept cash as payment? A downstate GOP lawmaker has done something that many might consider unusual for a Republican -- introduce a bill in the Ohio Senate that would add a...

AP-NORC poll: 2 in 3 in US favor term limits for justices

Jul. 25, 2022 05:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 2 in 3 Americans say they favor term limits or a mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court justices, according to a new poll that finds a sharp increase in the percentage of Americans saying they have “hardly any” confidence in the court. The poll from...

Supreme Court leak probe: So many questions, so few answers

Jul. 23, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after the unprecedented leak of the draft opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade, Chief Justice John Roberts ordered an investigation into the “egregious breach. " Since then? Silence. The Supreme Court won't say whether it's still...

House passes same-sex marriage bill in retort to high court

Jul. 19, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access could jeopardize other rights criticized by many conservatives. In a robust...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jul. 19, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

Topeka Capital-Journal. July 15, 2022. Editorial: Every Kansas voter is responsible to ensure the claims they’re hearing are fair and accurate A lot of claims are being tossed around regarding the constitutional amendment question on the ballot for the upcoming...

Today in History: July 19, Republicans nominate Trump

Jul. 19, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2022. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 2005, President George W. Bush announced his choice of federal appeals court judge John G. Roberts Jr....

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jul. 13, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

Winston Salem-Journal. July 9, 2022. Editorial: Another serious threat to American democracy If you like the recent changes effected by the U.S. Supreme Court, you’ll be pleased to know that more are likely on the way. The court has agreed to take up a case with its...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jul. 06, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 4 The Washington Post says that, after the abortion ruling, digital privacy is more important than ever In the 21st century, our phones might know we are pregnant before the people...