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After Supreme Court ruling, it's open season on US gun laws

Aug. 04, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits. The decision handed down in June already has led one judge to...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jul. 29, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. July 24, 2022. Editorial: State child tax credit needlessly complicated It’s safe to assume that the Connecticut child tax credit, like the federal version it’s modeled after, was passed with the best of intentions. There are undoubtedly...

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...

Supreme Court move allows Jackson to take part in race case

Jul. 22, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday took a step that will allow new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman on the court, to take part in a case that could lead to the end of the use of race in college admissions. Jackson, who joined the court June 30...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Jul. 21, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Auburn Citizen. July 20, 2022. Editorial: Stop delaying New York farm overtime decision One of the toughest conditions for any industry is uncertainty. Business leaders and employees struggle to plan when there are too many unknowns, or even a singular big unknown. ...

Secret memo links citizenship question to apportionment

Jul. 20, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

Trump officials tried to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a move experts said would benefit Republicans despite initial doubts among some in the administration that it was legal, according to an investigative report released Wednesday by a congressional oversight committee. ...

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....

Jan. 6 rioter apologizes to officers after House testimony

Jul. 12, 2022 21:46 PM EDT

A man who joined the pro-Trump mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol apologized Tuesday to officers who protected the building after telling lawmakers that he regrets being duped by the former president's lies of election fraud. During a hearing before the U.S. House committee that's...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jul. 07, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

The Intelligencer. July 6, 2022. Editorial: Helping Farmers In West Virginia West Virginia’s Department of Agriculture takes care of our state’s farmers and ranchers in ways many might not consider, as an announcement from the department recently shows. Three...