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    NEW YORK – Ruth Bader Ginsburg is gone but far from forgotten. With the death of the Supreme Court justice on Sept. 18 came an outpouring of gift prospects in her honor. Ahead of the holidays, Ginsburg is absolutely everywhere. Head to Etsy.com for unique items if you're looking to gift an admirer, but...
    Thousands of masked young women have rallied in cities across the United States against President Donald Trump and his Supreme Court candidate, Amy Connie Barrett.Key points: Dozens of rallies were planned across the country, from New York to San Francisco The marches were against Donald Trump and his policies, especially the drive to fill the...
    Melanie McFarland October 17, 2020 7:30PM (UTC) Heidi Schreck describes her teenage self, the one who earned her college tuition by dominating Constitutional debate competitions hosted in American Legion halls around the country, as "psychotically polite." She plays 15-year-old Heidi this way and with tremendous comedic verve for about the first 37 minutes of...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A mostly young, diverse crowd of masked women rallied Saturday in the nation's capital, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections. The latest of rallies that began with a massive women’s march the day after Trump’s January 2017 inauguration was playing out...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A mostly young, diverse crowd of masked women rallied Saturday in the nation’s capital, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections. The latest of rallies that began with a massive women’s march the day after Trump’s January 2017 inauguration was playing out...
    Some final thoughts from Brooklyn daughter and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and some previously unreleased materials have been gathered by one of her former clerks and will appear in a book coming out in March. The University of California Press announced Thursday that it will publish “Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s...
    Loading the player... Last month, we were all saddened to hear of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an icon in the women’s rights movement and a great American hero.  Her work in dismantling a system of inequality for women is much of the reason why EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for...
    Actress and left-wing activist Ashley Judd wrote at CNN that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court would cause women’s equality to suffer and “haul us back in time.” Judd spent much of her column grieving the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), writing that “RBG pioneered the interpretation of women’s equality under...
    Judge Amy Coney Barrett ­acquitted herself very well at her confirmation hearings, which means, quite often, she refused to answer questions. Barrett is an exemplary nominee who was knowledgeable, clear and composed throughout the three days of questioning, but not always responsive. She can’t be blamed for this. She played the game as the rules...
    By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Some final thoughts from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and some previously unreleased materials have been gathered by one of her former clerks and will appear in a book coming out in March. The University of California Press announced Thursday that it will publish...
    A bronze statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be unveiled in her hometown next year. The statue, which was created with Ginsburg's participation and approval, will be located at City Point Brooklyn, the commercial and residential complex announced this week. The statue will be unveiled on March 15, 2021, which is...
    Stevie Nicks says that if she didn't have an abortion in 1979, she's “pretty sure there would have been no Fleetwood Mac.” “There's just no way that I could have had a child then, working as hard as we worked constantly," the two-time Grammy-winner, 72, told The Guardian in a lengthy interview published on Wednesday.  She was...
    (CNN)The afterglow of an idyllic late summer walk with my love around Walden Pond was shattered when my best friend texted that she was bawling because of the news. I opened my news app, saw the name RUTH and the word DEAD, and was instantly, searingly, shattered. Ashley JuddMy thoughts tumbled and rushed --...
    Washington watch: Pelosi’s Poisonous Ploy Nancy Pelosi’s bill to assemble a 17-member panel prepared to invoke the 25th Amendment is a political scheme that turns “the decision over the president’s health” into a “battleground ripe for partisans fighting for power,” warns The Federalist’s Kyle Sammin. The Constitution allows for laws creating another body (besides the...
    A bronze statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is scheduled to be unveiled in Brooklyn on March 15, CityPoint has announced. The statue of Ginsburg, who died last month, will be displayed for the first time to coincide with what would have been her 88th birthday, as well as Women’s History Month....
    (CNN)Amy Coney Barrett's appointment to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court goes to the heart of the question of what feminism actually is. Is supporting the promotion of women inherently feminist? One of Ginsburg's best-known quotes came from an interview in 2015 when she asserted, "People ask me sometimes, when—when do you think...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham expressed his frustration at the technical difficulties the Senate Judiciary Committee experienced throughout the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. "I think it happened again," the South Carolina Republican said after the microphones cut out for the second time during Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal's questioning. "Are we...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): 9 a.m. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is back before the Senate Judiciary Committee to face more questions from senators at her confirmation hearing. Tuesday’s session lasted nearly 12 hours. Barrett declined to voice...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): 9 a.m. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is back before the Senate Judiciary Committee to face more questions from senators at her confirmation hearing. Tuesday’s session lasted nearly 12 hours. Barrett declined to voice...
    WASHINGTON – The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): 9 a.m. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is back before the Senate Judiciary Committee to face more questions from senators at her confirmation hearing. Tuesday’s session lasted nearly 12 hours. Barrett declined to voice...
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) says the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was “far more forthcoming” on women’s rights than 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett during a hearing on Tuesday. On the second day of Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee, Harris suggested the...
    Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., hit Judge Amy Coney Barrett for citing the “Ginsburg Rule” in refusing to reveal her views on hot-button Supreme Court cases, noting that the late justice was “far more forthcoming at her hearing about the essential rights of women.” "I'm not going to express a view on whether I agree or...
    This, the faculty members write, is why she should not be standing for the SCOTUS seat. Amy Coney Barrett has failed to disclose an awful lot of documents to the Senate in her nomination to the Supreme Court. This is probably one of them: a letter from 88 of her Notre Dame colleagues, dated Oct. 10,...
    BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) -- A bronze statue of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been created and will be unveiled in Brooklyn during Women's History Month in 2021.New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the decision in September that a statue would be coming for Justice Ginsburg."Recognizing the importance of gender equality and...
    Sen. Marsha Blackburn said if there is one thing that has been clear during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, it is that only left-leaning women are welcome to be heard. "If you don’t buy into this agenda of the Left if you're female, then they act as if you...
    Sen. Kamala Harris grilled Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on her views about a woman's right to obtain a legal abortion. Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, began her inquiry on the second day of confirmation hearings by alluding to Barrett's recent praise for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who she said opened...
    Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisMcConnell challenger dodges court packing question The Hill's Campaign Report: Barrett hearings take center stage | Trump returns to campaign trail The Hill's 12:30 Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Sights and sounds as Amy Coney's Barrett hearing begins MORE (D-Calif.) told Amy Coney Barrett Thursday that her nomination to the Supreme...
    Savannah Rychcik October 13, 2020 0 Comments Faculty members at the University of Notre Dame are urging President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to wait until after the upcoming presidential election to move forward with her nomination process. The faculty penned a letter to Barrett congratulating her for her nomination while...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, has made her judicial philosophy clear through opinions, speeches and other writings. She describes herself as an originalist in the mold of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia. Here’s a look at the judicial philosophy of originalism, what Barrett says about it and...
    Eighty-eight faculty members at the University of Notre Dame have penned an open letter to colleague and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, asking her to halt the confirmation process until after the presidential election. The group — which does not include any instructors at Notre Dame Law School, where Barrett, 48, teaches —...
    Eighty-eight faculty members at the University of Notre Dame have penned an open letter to colleague and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, asking her to halt the confirmation process until after the presidential election. The group — which does not include any instructors at Notre Dame Law School, where Barrett, 48, teaches — called...
    Meghan Markle showed her support for the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg while doing a podcast recently in Los Angeles. The Duchess of Sussex, 39, appeared on the Teenager Therapy podcast with Prince Harry and wore a T-shirt with the late Supreme Court Justice's initials "RGB." Her facemask had Ginsburg's famous quote, "When there are nine," which Ginsburg said when asked,...
    Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia early in her legal career, and during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday she discussed the friendship he had with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and how Scalia recommended the liberal icon for the high court. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., asked Barrett about the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A new statue of the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is coming to Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point development next year. The memorial to the Brooklyn-born legal eagle will be permanently installed outside...
    Savannah Rychcik October 13, 2020 0 Comments Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is warning Americans President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is nothing like the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. During her Senate confirmation hearing this week, Klobuchar expressed concerns surrounding the differences between Barrett and Ginsburg. “I believe, and I think...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett invoked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday in refusing to discuss her view of gay rights and the Constitution. “Justice Ginsburg with her characteristic pithiness used this to describe how a nominee should comport herself at a hearing. No hints, no previews,...
    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett invoked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday in refusing to discuss her view of gay rights and the Constitution. “Justice Ginsburg with her characteristic pithiness used this to describe how a nominee should comport herself at a hearing. No hints, no previews, no...
    By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett invoked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday in refusing to discuss her view of gay rights and the Constitution. “Justice Ginsburg with her characteristic pithiness used this to describe how a nominee should comport herself at a...
    Supporters of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court are promoting the “Ginsburg Standard” of not answering questions about hypothetical cases, as Barrett’s confirmation hearings get underway in the Senate.  The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative judicial action group, released an ad featuring former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Minority Leader Chuck...
    Judge Amy Coney Barrett followed in the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's footsteps Tuesday during the second round of her confirmation hearings, refusing to answer questions from senators about how she would rule on particular cases that may come before the Supreme Court. Barrett faced questions from Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats on abortion...
    Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett cited the woman she could be replacing on the high court on Tuesday, when Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., asked for her opinion on gay marriage. Barrett invoked the "Ginsburg Rule" when Feinstein asked during Barrett's confirmation hearing if she agrees with the late Justice Antonin Scalia's view...
    Getty/Susan Walsh Amy Coney Barrett, in Day 2 of her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, refused to answer if she would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, in Day 2 of her confirmation hearing to take the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, refused twice to...
    A plurality of Americans said the Supreme Court is ideologically balanced as currently constructed, in a Gallup poll which asked random citizens across the country about the high court.  Of the 1,019 adults age 18 and older living in the U.S, 42 percent said the court is evenly split, while 32 percent felt it was too conservative...
    (CNN)Antonin Scalia, the late Supreme Court justice known for his rigid conservatism and wicked turn of phrase, might appreciate that his specter lurks over the Amy Coney Barrett hearings.It recalls one of his most memorable lines, as he took issue with a controversial standard for state aid to religious schools. He likened a decades-old rule...