Tag Archive | "Supreme Court"

What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

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What Obamacare Means for One Mom

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court, even though there was considerable media confusion about that at first. When the first reports came out when the decision was handed down, emotions ran high all across the …

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Supreme Court and “Obamacare”: A Win/Win for American Families

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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American families across the country are breathing a major sigh of relief. The Supreme Court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as “Obamacare“) is constitutional and that Congress was within its power to mandate that Americans …

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Arizona Immigration and the Supreme Court: Not Really Good News

Monday, June 25, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto   The Supreme Court surprised me this morning by ruling that Arizona lawmakers had overstepped their bounds when trying to pass immigration legislation known as SB 1070, reinforcing that the Constitution provides that immigrations laws are …

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Supreme Court Tells Women to Shut Up and Go Home — Again

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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The Supreme Court has told one and a half million women who work at Wal-mart, in essence, be grateful you have jobs even if you make less money and get promoted less than men.  Now, shut up and go home.…

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Political Word Games

Monday, June 20, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago, I had a great time meeting and being interviewed by Kelly Wallace, iVillage’s Chief Correspondent, in connection with the release of my new book, Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing

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Supreme Court Tells Raped Cheerleader to Go Home

Thursday, May 5, 2011

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The Supreme Court of the United States just told a sexually assaulted high school girl to shut up and go home. They didn’t say it in those words exactly, but that was the effect of the high court’s decision not …

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Can the Women of the Supreme Court Help the Women of Wal-Mart?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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A couple of months ago, I wondered what would happen for about 1.5 million women when the Supreme Court got its hands on the class-action, gender-discrimination lawsuit against corporate giant Wal-Mart. That’s the approximate number of plaintiffs in the case …

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Where to Start in the New Year?

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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The holidays have come and gone.  School is back in session.  We’re all back at our work desks, ready to dig into whatever 2011 is going to bring, right? I know that’s how I should be feeling, but I can’t …

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PunditMom’s Got a New Gig!!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

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Where have I been the last couple of days?  Working on some writing for my exciting new gig at Politics Daily and Woman Up! Check out all the fabulous women who are writing there.  Hey, cable guys — you say …

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Is 20 Years Too Long to Wait for a Smack-down Between Anita Hill and Virginia Thomas?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Twenty years is a long time to hold a grudge.  Not that something like that is beyond me — tick me off in just the right way, and I can carry that grudge until it gets good and heavy!  But …

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Has the Supreme Court Met Its Match in Fred Phelps?

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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I may be a member of the Supreme Court Bar, but I would not have wanted to be one of the nine justices at the Supreme Court for the arguments in the case between Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist …

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