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How 2014 Was A Bad Year For Women But A Good Year For Feminism

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women

Women's rights advocates didn't have it easy this past year, what with the Hobby Lobby decision limiting birth control access, Missouri's Abortion Per...

America Has Lost Its Soul

Tim_Arnold | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Tim_Arnold

Are we the nation that will follow the lead of the peaceful protesters, reconsider our values and trumpet a new civil-rights era? Will newly-empowered Republicans support such a thing?

Silver Linings for Women in 2014

Lisa Maatz | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Women and girls worked hard in 2014 to advance equality, and we should be encouraged that in many ways our efforts paid off. In each bit of 2014 news that we found depressing, maddening, truly appalling, or all three, we've found a silver lining that can inspire and fuel our efforts for 2015.

Report: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Canceled Her 'New Republic' Subscription

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media

As if things weren't bad enough at The New Republic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has canceled her subscription, according to a report i...

Stop Complaining About 'Judicial Activism'

Evan Bernick | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics
Evan Bernick

The SCOTUS confirmation process has been dominated by extended, fruitless discussions of the supposed scourge of "judicial activism." At a time when the government is claiming unprecedented authority over our lives, we should shift the focus to the judiciary's critical role in protecting our constitutional rights.

When It Comes To Pregnancy Discrimination, Equal Is Not The Same As Fair

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Nikki Gloudeman

While Young's case is currently experiencing a fever pitch of visibility, her story is far from an anomaly.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Back On The Bench Following Heart Procedure

AP | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is questioning lawyers in Supreme Court arguments in her usual exacting fashion, five days after she h...

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.01.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday; it's time for News Quiz Everyday, which doesn't make much sense, but take our latest Week to Week news quiz and it will help you make more sense of the world.

Ginsburg Released From Hospital, Expected To Return To Work On Monday

AP | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery...

Latest Surgery May Renew Debate Over Whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a known badass. At 81, she lifts weights, does pushups and revs up her heart rate on an elliptical glider...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Resting Comfortably' After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "resting comfortably" after having heart surgery Wednesday morning, according to a release from the high ...

Please Rise For This Baby Boy's Ruth Bader Ginsburg Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 10.31.2014 | Parents

In a unanimous vote, we're ruling this baby guilty of being too freakin' cute for words. When HuffPost Parents asked readers for pictures of babies...

Dana Liebelson

Ginsburg Was Right: Texas' Extreme Voter ID Law Is Stopping People From Voting

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Texas voter ID law considered to be one of the most restrictive in the country is doing exactly what Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Getting Tired of Writing Scathing Dissents

Reductress | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a scathing dissent last Wednesday, stating her growing exhaustion for constantly having to write such scathing dissents for recent decisions made in the court.

What Would An All-Female Supreme Court Bench Look Like?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Is this a radical notion? Considering how male-dominated the Supreme Court has long been, yes. Is this an outlandish notion? It shouldn't be.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pens Scathing Dissent On Texas Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a six-page dissent early Saturday morning, blasting the court's decision to allow Texas to use its ne...

SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Manners Matter

Soul Dancer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Soul Dancer

As an out gay monk, reverend and private-practice counselor/social worker, I daily witness the impact of Windsor v. United States.

'Lost Rights Cause Harm Each Day': The Costs of the Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear a Same-Sex Marriage Case

Nancy Leong | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Nancy Leong

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court surprised many by declining to hear appeals from decisions in five states striking down bans on same-sex marriage. As advocates of same-sex marriage cheer the march of progress, it's important not to lose sight of the fact that marriage equality affects individuals.

Emily Swanson

Most Liberals Aren't Ready To Push Ruth Bader Ginsburg Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hearing calls from liberal circles to retire during Barack Obama's presidency so that he can name a...

Ginsburg Was Right On Hobby Lobby

The New Yorker | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

The great Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed that important Supreme Court decisions “exercise a kind of hydraulic effect.” Even if the authors of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Simple Advice To Young Feminists

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women

There's a lot we can learn from Notorious R.B.G. In an interview with Jeffrey Rosen for New Republic, Ginsburg discussed how her experience as a f...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court's rulings in a wide-ranging interview publish...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

New Republic | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was considered a judge’s judge when she was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, an incrementalist who thought Roe v. Wade mi...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thinks This Justice Is Responsible For Halting Access To Abortions

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg thinks that the Supreme Court’s conservative attitude on abortion access can be traced to one of her colle...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women Are 'Here To Stay' On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said again and again that she doesn't plan to retire any time soon. But when that fateful day comes, Gin...