PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

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The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
  1. July 14, 2022
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    How the rape of a young girl in Ohio became a flashpoint on the abortion debate
    It is a case that has drawn national attention, a 10-year-old raped in Ohio was told by her doctor she could not have her pregnancy terminated because it would break the state's six-week abortion ban. She had t…
  2. July 08, 2022
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    How Biden's executive order could ensure abortion access
    President Biden issued an executive order to safeguard access to abortion and contraception, a move that comes amid heightened pressure on the White House since the Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade. Laura Bar…
  3. July 08, 2022
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    Brooks and Capehart on gun violence and abortion access
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the mass shooting in a Chicago suburb and gun violence…
  4. July 07, 2022
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    Biden faces pressure to end abortion ban within the Department of Veterans Affairs
    In a post-Roe America, Democrats are increasingly turning to the White House for solutions and urging President Biden to use executive action to protect and expand abortion access. While Biden's power is limite…
  5. July 06, 2022
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    How abortion providers are adjusting to new realities in a post-Roe world
    After the Supreme Court ruling on Roe, physicians in states with near-total abortion bans are having to navigate medically and ethically murky waters. In Texas, for example, a law set to go into effect makes al…
  6. July 05, 2022
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    Supreme Court's EPA ruling raises climate change concerns
    The Supreme Court's recent decision to limit the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency has many worried about whether the Biden administration can reach its climate goals. Michael Oppenheimer of Prin…
  7. July 04, 2022
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    What the Supreme Court's monumental rulings tell us about the new conservative majority
    The Supreme Court is off this Fourth of July after working overtime the last couple of weeks reshaping the country's legal landscape surrounding abortion, guns and religion. NewsHour's John Yang and The Nationa…
  8. July 04, 2022
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    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on divisions in America, Jan. 6 hearings
    NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including disunity in America, President Biden's approval ratings, frustratio…
  9. July 01, 2022
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    State abortion bans face legal challenges after Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade
    When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the legal battle over abortion rights shifted to the state level. Abortion providers in some states have been left confused over conflicting laws and shifting guid…
  10. July 01, 2022
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    Brooks and Marcus on the Supreme Court's history-making term, Jan. 6 revelations
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including how the Supreme Court capped off a consequential…
  11. June 30, 2022
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    Supreme Court hands down climate change, immigration rulings on final day of historic term
    The U.S. Supreme Court has wrapped up a term that rewrote the law books on abortion, guns, climate change and asylum policy. That, in turn, set the stage for more history, when Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson bec…
  12. June 30, 2022
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    EPA Administrator Michael Regan discusses Supreme Court ruling on climate change
    Many environmental advocates acknowledged Thursday that the Supreme Court's decision in the Environmental Protection Agency's case is a significant blow in the government's efforts to limit greenhouse gases in…
  13. June 30, 2022
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    Supreme Court curbs EPA's power on emissions
    Environmental advocates say the ruling in the EPA case is a blow in the fight against climate change and will hamper the Biden administration's environmental agenda. But West Virginia won the case in front of t…
  14. June 30, 2022
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    How the White House is reacting to the Supreme Court's ruling on immigration policy
    The Supreme Court's decision on the "Remain in Mexico" policy is a surprise win for the Biden administration but comes with complicated political implications. NewsHour's Laura Barrón-López joins Judy Woodruff…
  15. June 30, 2022
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    News Wrap: Kentucky, Florida judges block abortion limits
    In our news wrap Thursday, judges in Kentucky and Florida became the latest to block new abortion limits since the end of Roe v. Wade, Hong Kong prepares for the 25th anniversary of its return from British to C…
  16. June 29, 2022
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    News Wrap: Death toll rises to 53 in Texas after migrants were found in abandoned truck
    In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll rose to 53 in San Antonio, Texas, after migrants were found in an abandoned truck, the Supreme Court allows an Army veteran to sue Texas over claim that burn pits in I…
  17. June 29, 2022
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    Democrats pressure Biden to take executive action on abortion rights
    President Biden promised to do everything in his power to protect abortion access after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In the days since that historic ruling, pressure from Democrats in Congress and…
  18. June 28, 2022
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    Illinois clinics ramp up aid for women seeking abortions across state lines
    In the days since the Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, one state after another has outlawed abortion. Illinois is one of the few states in the middle of the country where people can legally acces…
  19. June 27, 2022
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    How Americans are responding to the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade
    The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has set off a frenzy of responses across the country. From anger and protest by some to celebration by others, the effects of this decision are reverberating…
  20. June 27, 2022
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    Louisiana judge blocks state's trigger law banning abortions
    Louisiana is one of the states with a trigger law where the ban on performing abortions went into effect on Friday. A state judge on Monday granted a request from the Hope Medical group for women in Shreveport,…

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