Biden Urged to Take Emergency Action After ‘Disastrous’ Climate Ruling by Supreme Court


Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams Progressive lawmakers and activists are demanding an emergency response from the Biden administration and congressional Democrats following Thursday’s 6-3 ruling in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency. With their decision, the U.S. Supreme Court’s reactionary majority drastically limited the EPA’s authority to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, …

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Ocasio-Cortez Says US ‘Witnessing a Judicial Coup in Process’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned Thursday that the United States is “witnessing a judicial coup in progress,” a reaction by the Democratic congresswoman to a raft of highly consequential Supreme Court rulings and the justices’ scheduled hearing of a critical voting rights case. “If the president and Congress …

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban

Gov. Ron DeSantis

by Michael Moline, Florida Phoenix A state trial judge said Thursday that he will block Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban, concluding it violates the privacy clause voters placed in the Florida Constitution in 1980. “I’m finding that the statute … is unconstitutional in that it violates the privacy provision of …

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