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  1. power
    How to Help Fight the Attacks on RBG’s LegacyWhere to donate, whom to call, which narrow Senate races to support, and more.
  2. abortion
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  3. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  4. obits
    The Most Moving Tributes to RBGFrom President Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, and the journalists who knew her best.
  5. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Possible Infection“The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days.”
  6. power
    Supreme Court Says Employers Can Deny Workers Birth Control CoverageThe ruling could leave as many as 126,000 women without affordable contraception.
  7. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Just Ruled to Protect Abortion RightsIt’s a big deal, and a huge relief for reproductive rights groups.
  8. power
    ‘Home Is Here’: Supreme Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACAIt’s a huge victory for Dreamers, but the fight is far from over.
  9. reproductive rights
    Will the Supreme Court Strike a Devastating Blow to Abortion Rights?Any day now, the Court could protect abortion rights — or open the floodgates for more restrictions.
  10. power
    Supreme Court Delivers a Major Victory for LGBTQ AmericansIt is now illegal in the United States for an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
  11. obits
    Aimee Stephens, a Groundbreaking Transgender Activist, Has DiedStephens was fired in 2013 after announcing her plans to transition. Her sex discrimination case rose all the way to the Supreme Court.
  12. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital After Gallbladder TreatmentThe Supreme Court Justice underwent a non-surgical procedure for a “benign gallbladder condition.”
  13. reproductive rights
    Abortion Is Safer Than Getting Your Wisdom Teeth OutAnd yet conservatives are regulating it as though it’s life-threatening, in an obvious attempt to shut down clinics.
  14. phew
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She’s Starting 2020 ‘Cancer Free’The 86-year-old Justice was reportedly “sounding energized and speaking animatedly” in a recent interview.
  15. reproductive rights
    207 Congress Members Asked the Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. WadeIn an amicus brief, 39 senators and 168 representatives called the landmark abortion ruling “radically unsettled precedent.”
  16. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Doing Well’ After Brief HospitalizationRBG is “home and doing well” after a possible infection.
  17. immigration
    4 Undocumented Women on What the End of DACA Would Mean“Without DACA, I could lose both of my jobs. I would lose the support I give to my family … I would also lose faith that I have in this government.”
  18. sexual assault
    What We Learned From the New Book on Brett Kavanaugh and His AccusersThe book from two New York Times reporters reveals a previously unknown allegation, and offers new details from Ramirez and Blasey Ford.
  19. phew
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Declared Cancer-Free After Tumor TreatmentThe 86-year-old Justice quietly underwent treatment for a malignant growth on her pancreas.
  20. power
    The ‘Tiger Mom’ and the Lie of MeritocracyAmy Chua created a brand preaching the values of hard work, but her daughter’s success points to something else.
  21. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  22. abortion rights
    The Most Important Things to Know About Alabama’s Abortion BanThe bill is explicitly meant to challenge Roe v. Wade.
  23. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  24. power
    The Supreme Court Is Taking on Major Cases on LGBT RightsThe Court will decide whether it’s illegal to discriminate against LGBT employees.
  25. supreme court
    Brett Kavanaugh Knows Exactly What He’s DoingUnpacking his duplicitous dissent in the Louisiana abortion ruling.
  26. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Cancer-FreeBut the justice is missing oral arguments to rest.
  27. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital Following Lung Cancer SurgeryShe’s reportedly recovering at home.
  28. consequences?
    Brett Kavanaugh Is Already Back to Coaching Girls’ BasketballWeeks after he cried about Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations ruining his life, the Supreme Court Justice is back on the court.
  29. supreme court
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After FallThe 85-year-old broke three ribs, but is apparently “doing well.”
  30. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is Still Being Put Through HellShe’s had to move four times and hasn’t been able to return to her job.
  31. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Screams From Protesting Women Interrupted Kavanaugh’s VoteMike Pence called for order as women were carried out of the proceedings.
  32. the kavanaugh hearings
    Accused Sexual Assaulter Confirmed to Supreme CourtAs protests erupted outside the Senate, Brett Kavanaugh was officially confirmed on Saturday afternoon.
  33. the kavanaugh hearings
    All of Brett Kavanaugh’s Classmates Who Have Accused Him of Lying“When Brett got drunk, he was often belligerent and aggressive.”
  34. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh Wants to Remind Us He’s an Emotional Dad and That Makes Him GoodHe wrote an op-ed about why he deserves to be on the Supreme Court.
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    More Than 650 Law Professors Sign Letter in Opposition to Kavanaugh’s NominationThe letter was sent to senators ahead of the vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
  36. fbi kavanaugh investigation
    FBI Is Interviewing People Who Attended the Same July 1982 Party as KavanaughMeanwhile, Dr. Blasey Ford’s lawyers say the FBI still hasn’t interviewed her.
  37. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Will No Longer Teach at Harvard in the SpringThe dean of Harvard Law School announced that Kavanaugh will not be teaching a class on the Supreme Court in 2019.
  38. the kavanaugh hearings
    The Myth of the Perfect VictimDr. Christine Blasey Ford proves there’s no such thing.
  39. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh: Such a BrettThe hearing was a grotesque spectacle of prep-school swagger.
  40. the kavanaugh hearings
    Jeff Flake’s Cowardly Justification for Voting to Confirm KavanaughWhile he found Christine Blasey Ford’s heartbreaking testimony “compelling,” he says Kavanaugh’s was “persuasive.”
  41. the body politic
    What a Good BoyIn the end, Brett Kavanaugh proved that he’s exactly what Republicans want for the Supreme Court.
  42. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Testimony Was a Master Class in White Male EntitlementHe painted himself as the everyman, brought up his female friends, and accused his enemies of conspiring to keep him from power.
  43. the kavanaugh hearings
    This Is What Christine Blasey Ford Saw As She TestifiedTV cameras didn’t capture the full scope of what Ford faced as she answered questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  44. the kavanaugh hearings
    8 Trump Accusers Slam His Treatment of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez“President Trump’s attacks on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez are beyond the pale and utterly lacking credibility.”
  45. the kavanaugh hearings
    New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present When She Was Gang-Raped in High SchoolJulie Swetnick says Kavanaugh and his friends were known for spiking drinks in order to “target” girls.
  46. the kavanaugh hearings
    Deborah Ramirez’s Lawyer Claims Senate Judiciary Committee ‘Refused’ to Meet“Ms. Ramirez is ready to swear to the FBI under penalty of perjury. Why won’t the Senate Judiciary Committee welcome that?”
  47. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate Judiciary Committee Will Wait 24 Whole Hours To Make Kavanaugh DecisionThe Senate Judiciary Committee announced that they will vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation just one day after hearing Ford’s testimony.
  48. the kavanaugh hearings
    Please Enjoy this Clip of Mitch McConnell Saying the Word ‘Female’Ah, an Assault Whisperer.
  49. the kavanaugh hearings
    Woman Who Signed Pro-Kavanaugh Letter Horrified by Gross Reference in Yearbook“I can’t begin to comprehend what goes through the minds of 17-year-old boys who write such things, but the insinuation is horrible.”
  50. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Latest Defense Is He Was a Virgin Throughout High School and CollegeKavanaugh told Fox News that he was a virgin in high school and “for many years after.”
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