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PFAW Edit Memo: Senate Republicans' Failure to Confirm Obama Nominees — By the Numbers
To: Interested Parties From: Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way Date: March 27, 2015 Re: Senate Republicans' Failure to Confirm Obama Nominees—By the Numbers Three months into the 114th Congress, it...
Supreme Court Sends Alabama Racial Gerrymandering Case Back to Lower Court
The Supreme Court rules in favor of those challenging Alabama's redistricting as racially gerrymandered and harmful to African Americans.
PFAW Member Telebriefing: Preview of Upcoming PFAW Foundation Report, The Supreme Court in the Citizens United Era
Yesterday, PFAW Foundation Senior Fellow Jamie Raskin previewed his upcoming report, The Supreme Court in the Citizens United Era, during a member telebriefing. Executive Vice President Marge Baker and Senior Legislative Counsel Paul Gordon also...
Peggy Young Will Get Her Day in Court
The Supreme Court rejects a company's narrow interpretation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
People For the American Way & Allies: Vote “No” on Question 1 to Keep WI Supreme Court Non-Partisan
MADISON - Today, People For the American Way joined with Democracy 2020 coalition organizations to call for a defeat of Question 1, a constitutional amendment from right-wing extremists in the Wisconsin Legislature to make the Chief Justice of the...
Wisconsin Voter ID Reminds Us of the Importance of Circuit Courts
Supreme Court's decision not to hear Wisconsin voter ID case highlights consequences of GOP efforts to prevent President Obama from filling circuit court vacancies.
A Spiritual Battle For America's Future: Five Takeaways From The Religious Right's Awakening Conference
On Saturday, roughly 2,000 activists gathered at Faith Assembly, a megachurch in Orlando, for the Awakening, an annual “Prayer and Patriotism event” organized by the Christian Right legal group Liberty Counsel. The Awakening, which...
GOP's Delay for Loretta Lynch Gets More Ridiculous By the Day
If anyone had said four months ago that we’d still be waiting for the Senate to hold a confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch, no one would have believed it.  Yet here we are.  Although she was approved by the Judiciary Committee three...
Staver: Supreme Court Pro-Marriage Ruling Would Deserve 'No More Respect' Than Dred Scott
In a speech to this weekend’s Awakening conference in Florida, Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver declared that a ruling in favor of marriage equality from the Supreme Court would deserve “no more respect than Dred Scott or Buck v. Bell...
Jindal, Huckabee And Santorum To Join Far-Right Activists At Liberty Counsel's 'The Awakening'
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, after teaming up with Christian nationalist extremists to host his “The Response” prayer rally in Baton Rouge earlier this year, is now continuing his project of endearing himself to the far fringes of the...
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