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Supreme Court Quietly Greenlights Further Chipping Away Of Executive Branch Power
The order is the first to involve Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who dissented.
on September 13, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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Where Things Stand: Even In States Scrambling To Ban Abortion, A Majority Don’t Agree With SCOTUS
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The results of Pew Research Center’s first poll on abortion since Roe was overturned came out today, revealing, unsurprisingly, that the majority of Americans do not agree with the Supreme Court’s decision to tear down the landmark case, which found abortion to be a constitutional right in the U.S. nearly 50 years ago.

The percentage of Americans who don’t support the death of Roe hasn’t shifted much since Pew conducted its last poll on the issue — 62 percent, overall, said abortion should be legal in most or all cases.

But interestingly, a slim majority disagree with the Supreme Court even in the states that have outlawed abortion in recent days and in states where lawmakers are scrambling to pass new restrictions and bans in the wake of Roe’s demise.

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Federal Patient Privacy Law Does Not Cover Most Period-Tracking Apps
A patient privacy law known as HIPAA, passed in 1996, hasn’t kept pace with new technologies and at-home tests.
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