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Wisconsin GOP Threat To Impeach Protasiewicz Is Unsupported By Law And Undermines Judicial Independence
The impeachment of a recently elected justice based on lawful campaign conduct and a legally grounded decision not to recuse would negate the people’s votes for Protasiewicz, in our view striking a blow to the principle of judicial independence.
Trump Got Few Jewish Votes In 2016 And 2020. He’ll Get Even Fewer In 2024.
Most Jews reject Republican policy positions and trust Democrats over Republicans on all major issues, including fighting antisemitism, but Trump’s extremism is particularly unpopular among Jewish voters.
White Men Have Controlled Women’s Reproductive Rights Throughout US History. The Post-Dobbs Era Is No Different
This is not the first period in U.S. history when white men have exercised control over women’s right to bear – or not bear – children, including during slavery.
In Objecting To Judicial Orders Restricting His Speech Trump Is Only Hurting Himself
All of these orders are aimed at protecting both Trump’s First Amendment speech rights and his rights under another part of the Constitution – the Sixth Amendment, which guarantees the right to a fair trial.
Molly Tuttle Extends Country Music’s Lineage Of Songs On Reproductive Rights To Post-Roe Era
Not all country music threatens to strengthen popular conceptions about the inherent conservatism of country music like Jason Aldean's “Try That In A Small Town” does.
Why ‘Imperial Governors’ Like DeSantis Don’t Make Good Presidents
Unlike presidents, who are seldom able to politically dominate Washington, D.C., many governors can dominate their states – so much so that some begin to believe they can do nothing wrong.
We May Soon Learn Whether The Strikes Of Today Can Rival Massive Labor Actions Of The Past
Waves of strikes rippling across the US seem big, but the total number of Americans walking off the job is dwarfed by past labor actions.
‘Uncivil Obedience’ Becomes An Increasingly Common Form Of Protest In The US
Uncivil obedience involves following the law but in ways that disregard people’s expectations.