Conservatives on the Supreme Court have engineered a system that allows half the country’s population to be stripped of a fundamental constitutional right.
The most surprising aspect of the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers is not the verdict, but the fact that it happened at all.
It is one thing to argue that the jury reached a reasonable verdict based on the law, and another entirely to celebrate Rittenhouse’s actions.
These jurists appear to believe that questioning other people’s motives is uncivil and undignified—except when they feel like doing it.
Florida’s move to silence expert criticism of its disenfranchisement campaign echoes its Redemption-era assault on civil rights.
The Texas governor appears more worried about losing his primary than saving the lives of his constituents.
If he wants the public to see the Court as apolitical, he should try meeting that standard himself.
Twenty years ago, Americans sought to feel as strong and invincible as they had the day before the towers fell.
Justices love to proclaim their impartiality, all evidence to the contrary.
Some of the plots to overturn the election happened in secret. But don’t forget the ones that unfolded in the open.
But it’s not clear they can seize it.
Don’t be fooled by the Supreme Court’s veil of proceduralism on its Texas abortion decision.
Emergency appeals have become the tool of choice for the conservative movement.
Law-enforcement officers’ unions are rebelling against the possibility of required vaccinations in a way that reflects their own distorted view of their power in society.
New numbers provide a reminder of the fluidity of American identity.
The Texas governor’s warped priorities are allowing an extremist minority to worsen the pandemic.
Police unions aren’t usually bashful about defending officers, but they’ve been conspicuously subdued in discussing the January 6 attacks.
If the Democratic Party is not upholding a racist double standard with its inaction, it is at least acquiescing to one.
They condition their members to see themselves as soldiers at war with the public they are meant to serve, and above the laws they are meant to enforce.
If the right to vote is fundamental, then it cannot be subject to veto by partisans who benefit from disenfranchisement.