Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Controversial Texas Law
The Biden administration will reportedly take a controversial Texas social media law to the Supreme Court as they request the court overturn a lower court's ruling to uphold the measure backed by the GOP-led state legislature.
Opinion: The Latest Political Leanings of SCOTUS Sarcastically Illustrated
The Cartoon I exhibited during Annual Communication Week at Texas Southern University in Spring 2023 illustrates the current ideological leaning of the Supreme Court in the most provocative manner. The composition may seem self-explanatory but the general analysis remains an ambiguous phenomenon. The cartoon exhibition themed “My Editorial Brushstrokes”, the first editorial cartoon exhibition by an African American, highlighted very controversial political cartoons and illustrations by the cartoonist.
Supreme Court Justice Pushes Back on Congress, Says They Have "No Authority" to Regulate SCOTUS
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, one of the leading conservative members of the highest court in the United States, said in an interview Friday that Congress lacks the authority to regulate the court's ethics rules.
New Poll Shows 65% of Americans Supporting Supreme Court's Decision on Affirmative Action
New results from Rasmussen Reports revealed that 65% of American voters surveyed agreed with the Supreme Court's Decision to end affirmative action for college admissions in the case of Students for Fair Admission vs. Harvard. Among the 65% who approved, 49% strongly approved of the decision, compared to 28% who disapprove of the decision, including 16% who Strongly Disapprove.
Opinion: Why the Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action is Bad for Everyone
The Detrimental Impact of the SCOTUS Ruling on Affirmative Action. The recent Supreme Court ruling against the use of race as a factor in college admissions is a significant setback for our country and particularly for Texas, which has also recently banned Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) offices in public colleges and universities. This ruling ignores the reality that race continues to play a pivotal role in determining access to resources, opportunities, and equitable treatment in education. By rejecting race-conscious policies and practices like affirmative action, we undermine our ability to address the deeply entrenched systemic racial disparities that persist in our society.
Divided or United? Americans' Stance on SCOTUS Affirmative Action, Student Loan, and Religious Freedom Verdicts
Similar ImagePhoto byAmerican Civil Liberties Union. A recent poll has shed light on where Americans stand regarding some of the most consequential decisions made by the Supreme Court. The rulings on affirmative action, student loans, and religious freedom have generated significant controversy and sparked debates across the nation. Here's a closer look at the survey results and what they indicate about public sentiment on these issues.
Dept of Education releases new guidelines for reducing student loan debt – but who qualifies?
We take a look at the newly updated guidelines the US Department of Education has published on its website and attempt to make sense of them. NOTE: The quotes and/or opinions depicted in this, and other articles do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Veracity Report or Wild Orchid Media.
The Impactful Supreme Court Decisions Shaping Our Nation
The decisions handed down by the Supreme Court have far-reaching consequences that shape our nation's legal landscape and societal fabric. In recent years, there have been several landmark cases that have captured the public's attention and sparked intense debate. Among these, a few decisions stand out for their significance and impact. Let's delve into these cases and explore their repercussions on key issues.
The Domino Effect: How SCOTUS Could Impact North Carolina Medicare Recipients
Is Your Medicare at Risk? - Associate Justice Elena Kagan Raises Concerns!. The people tremble in fear as the Supreme Court's ruling on President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan strikes like a thunderbolt. What consequences will this decision bring? Could it be the beginning of a grand assault on Medicare, leaving older adults and infirm vulnerable?
SCOTUS Slaughters Student Debt Relief Plan Amid Possible Refund Repayments
Today the Supreme Court of the United States made an anxiously anticipated ruling on what was known as one of the biggest presidential student debt relief programs in history. If approved it would have forgiven up to $20,000 dollars in loan account balances for more than 28 million families of borrowers across the country. However, there was only one problem.
Supreme Court Sides With Christian Mail Carrier in Pennsylvania
An evangelical mail carrier complained that the U.S. Post Office did not do enough to accommodate his request to have off on Sunday. The U.S. Supreme Court set a precedent for religious employees looking for work accommodations based on their religion. This ruling will make it easier for religious employees to seek reprieve from work demands that they may feel compromise their religious beliefs.
Affirmative Action: Comparison of Chinese College Admissions Post SCOTUS Ruling
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision to abolish Affirmative Action, it becomes fascinating to look at how different countries tackle the matter of diversity and inclusion in education. For this essay, we will explore Affirmative Action's existence in China's college admissions, even as it ceases to exist in U.S. law.
Supreme Court Shakes Up Redistricting in Monday's Louisiana Decision
In a surprising turn of events, the Supreme Court made a significant decision on Monday in Ardoin v. Robinson, a case centered around Louisiana's congressional voting districts. The Court's ruling, as first reported by Bloomberg, reinstated an order calling for a second majority-Black congressional district in Louisiana. By doing so, the Court avoided a potential clash on the issue and opened up important discussions about voting rights in the United States. The case has now been sent back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for further proceedings.
Supreme Court Turns Away Christian College Appeal on Transgender Rights.
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from a private Christian college in Missouri, College of the Ozarks, challenging the Biden administration's transgender housing ruling.
Sen Ted Cruz Stuns Merrick Garland During the Attorney General’s Appearance Before the Senate Judiciary Cmte
As part of the ongoing Congressional investigation into the alleged weaponization of the DOJ, Garland was required to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee where he was grilled by Cruz and others.
House GOP Pass a Bill that Challenges a Recent Supreme Court Ruling
The House of Representatives recently passed a bill – largely along party lines -- that looks to challenge a Supreme Court ruling that its critics argue has given too much authority to executive branch agencies.
Texas bill introduced to allow pregnant women to drive alone in carpool lane; unclear how pregnancy will be proven
Just five days after the Supreme Court overturned the right to abortion enshrined in Roe v Wade, a woman from Plano, Texas, decided to test the limits of the new ruling. Brandy Bottone, 32, became an international sensation after receiving a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane violation. Bottone, pregnant at that time, was pulled over by the highway patrol, and the officer asked her where the other person was. She pointed at her belly and said, “right here”