The Supreme Court is about to prove just how political it is

But not in the way you may think.

There are essentially three possible outcomes to this case:

The court, citing stare decisis, or respect for precedent, strikes down the Mississippi law as a clear conflict with Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the two cases that established that states cannot place an undue burden on a woman’s ability to obtain an abortion before fetal viability, which generally occurs around 24 weeks.
The court strikes down Roe, allowing states to outlaw abortion.

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Editorial: Please Supreme Court, do not take abortion rights away from any women, anywhere

Consider the array of civil and human rights protected by Supreme Court landmark rulings in the last century: Public schools cannot be racially segregated. A person of one race has the right to marry someone of another race. A person has the right to marry someone of the same sex. And a woman has a right to a legal abortion.
Today, all but one of those landmark rulings are accepted and undisputed precedents. Only the right to an abortion, established by a Supreme Court ruling in Roe vs. Wade in 1973, has fueled intense resistance.

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Added IRS Funding Spells Bad News for Minority Communities

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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 12:01 AM

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The Biden administration is scrambling to come up with ways to pay for its trillions of dollars of social program proposals. One such way they’ve proposed to do this is to give the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) more funding to go after potential tax cheats. Proponents say more money for the IRS will pay for itself by allowing the agency to go after millionaires and billionaires who are underpaying on their federal tax returns.

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Project Censored, Part 2: The New Normal Is More Normalized Censorship

Project Censored’s State of the Free Press 2022, edited by Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff, is available for preorder now. Published in collaboration with Random Lengths News, this is the second of two parts. Read the first five stories on the list here. 
6. Canary Mission Blacklists Pro-Palestinian Activists, Chilling Free-Speech Rights
Before the “critical race theory” moral panic fueled a nationwide uprising to censor discussions of race in education, there was an opposite moral panic decrying “cancel culture” stifling certain people—especially in education.

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Anti-Abortion Christians Want a Social Safety Net—but Just for Pregnant Women

According to various surveys, the cost of raising a child in the United States during their first year on this planet ranges from a median of $6,000 to $12,000. That’s after the baby is born—one study found that even for those with health insurance, being pregnant and then giving birth by C-section costs, on average, more than $5,000 (a vaginal birth is slightly cheaper). It’s the depressing reality that in the U.S., a baby, much like a college education, can equal a crippling financial burden.

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The Harder They Fall, Netflix’s New All-Black Western, Is Bloody, Star-Filled Fun

Loud, vivid, violent, and messy, The Harder They Fall (currently playing on Netflix) is the kind of movie you stumble across on a random evening and are relieved that there’s something fairly lively to watch. If you like Westerns, that is.
The writer-director-producer is Jeymes Samuel, also known by his music world moniker The Bullitts and for his relationship to his brother, Henry Samuel, aka Seal. Here, he’s cowriting his feature film debut with Boaz Yakin and coproducing with longtime collaborator Jay-Z.

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The Harder They Fall, Netflix’s New All-Black Western, Is Bloody, Star-Filled Fun

Loud, vivid, violent, and messy, The Harder They Fall (currently playing on Netflix) is the kind of movie you stumble across on a random evening and are relieved that there’s something fairly lively to watch. If you like Westerns, that is.
The writer-director-producer is Jeymes Samuel, also known by his music world moniker The Bullitts and for his relationship to his brother, Henry Samuel, aka Seal. Here, he’s cowriting his feature film debut with Boaz Yakin and coproducing with longtime collaborator Jay-Z.

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The Harder They Fall, Netflix’s New All-Black Western, Is Bloody, Star-Filled Fun

Loud, vivid, violent, and messy, The Harder They Fall (currently playing on Netflix) is the kind of movie you stumble across on a random evening and are relieved that there’s something fairly lively to watch. If you like Westerns, that is.
The writer-director-producer is Jeymes Samuel, also known by his music world moniker The Bullitts and for his relationship to his brother, Henry Samuel, aka Seal. Here, he’s cowriting his feature film debut with Boaz Yakin and coproducing with longtime collaborator Jay-Z.

Read original

The Harder They Fall, Netflix’s New All-Black Western, Is Bloody, Star-Filled Fun

Loud, vivid, violent, and messy, The Harder They Fall (currently playing on Netflix) is the kind of movie you stumble across on a random evening and are relieved that there’s something fairly lively to watch. If you like Westerns, that is.
The writer-director-producer is Jeymes Samuel, also known by his music world moniker The Bullitts and for his relationship to his brother, Henry Samuel, aka Seal. Here, he’s cowriting his feature film debut with Boaz Yakin and coproducing with longtime collaborator Jay-Z.

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