Florida Clergy Lawsuits Say Abortion Ban Violates Religious Freedom

Florida Clergy Lawsuits Say Abortion Ban Violates Religious Freedom

By Jacqueline Thomsen, Reuters (Reuters) – Clergy members of five religions sued the state of Florida on Monday over a new law criminalizing most abortions in the state after 15 weeks of pregnancy, saying the ban violates their religious freedom rights. The five separate lawsuits https://tmsnrt.rs/3BBEdIr, filed in Miami-Dade County, claim the state’s ban curtails […]

Three Ways the United States Can Prove it’s Invested in its Relationship with the Caribbean

Three Ways the United States Can Prove it’s Invested in its Relationship with the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla, Atlantic Council The United States has a short window to carve out a new diplomatic and economic era in its relationship with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Last month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles is now in the rearview and drew ample criticism from US partners in the hemisphere. Despite this, […]

More Young Voters Could Come out to Vote in November, Sparked by Abortion and Other Hot Political Issues

More Young Voters Could Come out to Vote in November, Sparked by Abortion and Other Hot Political Issues

By Abby Kiesa, The Conversation The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional right to abortion has far-reaching personal and political implications and may help decide the midterm elections in November 2022. That influence extends to young people’s election participation. People ages 18 to 29 have historically been less likely to vote than older […]

Juneteenth is the Newest Federal Holiday. Here’s What it Celebrates.

Juneteenth is the Newest Federal Holiday. Here’s What it Celebrates.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA – June 19th, 2021: African American community members of Milwaukee held a parade to celebrate Juneteenth holiday. (Shutterstock) By Sydney Combs, National Geographic Known to some as the country’s “second Independence Day,” Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War. For more […]

Sonia Sotomayor’s Dissents and Opinions Speak to the People

Sonia Sotomayor’s Dissents and Opinions Speak to the People

US Supreme Court Nominee hearing Sonia Sotomayor July 13, 2009 in Washington, DC (Shutterstock) By Mackenzie Long, Teen Vogue The Supreme Court has always been shrouded in mystery and essentially free from accountability. That’s largely by design. Oral arguments, final decisions, and written orders are the only aspects of justices’ work that are regularly made […]

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