While campaigning in 2016, Donald Trump had told a rally in Iowa: “I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.” Trump’s comments came amid several highly publicized mass shootings. Mass shootings and gun violence are an American addiction and still continue.
Around the world, people may wonder why mass shootings happen every 12 days in the US as if on a schedule. They happen because there are nearly 4,00,00,000 old and new guns in the USA, which are as easy to purchase with ammunition as a Big Mac with fries.
A leaked draft of a majority decision in the Court would allow the 50 states to ban abortions. If the Court’s decision remains unchanged, it means that Roe vs Wade, which enshrined a woman’s rights in medical decisions, is dead.
A case spurred by a Republican political campaign is aimed at restoring public schools’ authority to indoctrinate students with Christianity. The Constitutional separation of the Church and State has never prevented Christian religious events in grade schools and high schools in the past.
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Court’s liberal wing in dissent while blasting the conservative majority in a recent shadow docket case that limits the ability of states to block projects coming under review by the federal Clean Water Act.
President Joe Biden is making his first court appointment. Will ideologically split political parties treat the nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to a theatrical takedown over issues which have little to do with jurisprudence or judicial temperament?
Told by close advisers in November 2020 that he had lost the election, former US president Donald Trump insisted on lying about this because other advisers told him a plan might work to keep him in the White House.