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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

IUD Inside

Karen Cordano | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Karen Cordano

Would you like to know why I choose an IUD as birth control? Because my husband and I enjoy having sex and we cannot afford another baby. Because I have been on hormonal birth control to manage severe cramps. Because I had a D&C five days postpartum after delivering our first son.

Dem Senator Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Should Stay As Long As She Can'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg drew raves from liberals with her scathing, 35-page dissenting opinion on the court's Hobby Lobby decision, ...

Watch: Is the Supreme Court Out of Order?

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The latest session of the US Supreme Court was especially contentious, with important decisions on the separation of church and state, organized labor, campaign finance reform, birth control and women's health, among others, splitting the court along its 5-4 conservative-liberal divide.

Why Are We Still Fighting Over Birth Control in the 21st Century?

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

Walking home from the Capitol recently, I saw the words engraved above the portico of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law." They don't say "equal justice under law except for women." They don't say "equal justice as long as it's OK with your boss." And yet that is exactly what the court majority said in its ruling.

Hobby Lobby: A Victory for Social Liberals

Bryan Schonfeld | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Bryan Schonfeld

Social liberals have fought time and time again for the rights of individuals to hold and abide by values that differ from those of the majority. Soci...

Resignation Speculation Grows

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be a hero of the left, but liberals are beginning to question whether it’s time for her to go....

The Doctrine of Corporate Separateness: Why the Hobby Lobby Decision Is an Absolute Farce

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Because corporations exist in order to put up a barrier between a business and its owners, that means that the religious liberty of the owners cannot be violated by anything the corporation is compelled, by law, to do.

Hobby Lobby, 1 - Women, 0

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

It is hard not to despair. A woman entering a clinic for personal health care now must wade through potential hordes of obnoxious strangers getting i...

Supreme Court Rules Corporations Can Have Their Hearts Broken and Get Tummy Aches

Spencer Green | Posted 07.02.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"Corporations are just like people, and they have to deal with an assortment of melancholy, rejection, boo-boos, and owees," wrote Justice Samuel Alito in the majority opinion. "See them, feel them, touch them, heal them."

Why Christians Should Worry About Hobby Lobby's 'Victory'

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

I can speak little to the practical legal implications of this decision, but as an Eastern Orthodox scholar of religion, I can think of several reasons Christians should be bothered by Hobby Lobby's victory.

Hobby Lobby Employees Band Together to Craft Homemade Birth Control

Reductress | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

After the landmark ruling denying employees of Hobby Lobby access to contraception, several employees have banded together to pool their skills and ...

Hobby Lobby Decision Disillusioning to Social Justice Movement

Laura Weiss | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Laura Weiss

Today, a corporation is a "person." An embryo is a "person." And yet, so little is being done to protect the rights of women -- what about them? This decision is of course even worse for low-income women.

Will Ruth Bader Ginsburg Retire?

Salon | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

A brilliant Hobby Lobby dissent reinforces iconic status. But stepping down might be her last best gift to the left ...

How 9 Influential Women Responded To The Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur & Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling that closely held businesses are not required to provide contraceptive coverage for their employees, famous ...

A Big Finish for the Corporate Court

Doug Kendall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Two things are absolutely clear about this Supreme Court term. One, it's once again been a very good term for the Chamber of Commerce. And, two, it's been an even better one for the business community writ large.

Laura Bassett

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Writes Scathing 35-Page Dissent In Birth Control Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court delivered a blow to universal birth control coverage on Monday, ruling that closely-held corporations can refuse to cover contracept...

Thank You for Your Service, But It's Time to Go Justice Ginsburg

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

If either Ginsburg or Breyer resign this summer we can expect a contentious, drawn out, and divisive confirmation battle. But that is nothing like we are bound to see if they wait until after November when odds are the Republicans will take the Senate.

Gay Monk's Open Letter to the Supreme Court of the United States

Soul Dancer | Posted 07.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Soul Dancer

As we approach the Supreme Court of the Unites States (SCOTUS) one-year anniversary of Windsor v. United States ruling, do we celebrate or mourn thi...

Extreme Inequality: Is the Market Rigged or Fair?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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With three best-sellers saying markets are rigged --Piketty, Warren, Lewis -- Shrum & Lowry debate economic and then racial inequality. Can tax policies mitigate a 400-1 ratio of top to average pay? 4000-1? Does bias against blacks = against whites, per Roberts?

Not Justice Ginsburg, But the Two After Her

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real fight is going to happen when a conservative either dies in office or steps down. Ginsburg is currently the oldest sitting member of the Supreme Court. But not far behind her are three others: Stephen Breyer (who is 75-years-old), Anthony Kennedy (77), and Antonin Scalia (78).

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Not Step Down Just Because Liberals Want It

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

Have you heard the drum beat? Liberals pushing Justice Ginsburg to step down so that she can be replaced by a liberal Justice. She was appointed under the Constitution for life -- so let it play out.

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Paul Stevens Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sought His Advice On Retirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Sunday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sought his advice on when she should retire,...

For the Roberts Court, Facts Are Malleable

Paul Gordon | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Paul Gordon

Government advocates have watched with dismay as the Supreme Court has systematically dismantled campaign finance laws, all while making it harder for individual Americans to secure their right to vote. This pattern isn't just the result of the conservative justices' misreading of the Constitution.

The Favorites To Be The Next Supreme Court Justice

The New Yorker | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Not so suddenly, there’s an elderly quartet at the Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg just turned eighty-one, and she’s followed closely in age by...

Kagan Celebrates Ruth Bader Ginsburg

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "has done as much as anyone in the last 40 years" to make the country more just and e...