Bills to curtail transgender people’s access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.
Hey if I remember correctly, the little dumb ass was tossing rocks at the agent, so he got what he deserved. The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The case could help define when foreigners outside the U.S. have access to American courts.
If it were up to voters, Judge Gorsuch would easily be confirmed to the US Supreme Court. President Donald Trump nominated Judge Gorsuch to fill the vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. If Gorsuch is confirmed by the Senate, it will likely be a razor-thin victory. Yet voters give him a 12-point edge.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco upheld the suspension of President Trump’s controversial immigration order Thursday — a decision that provoked an apparently angry Trump to tweet: “SEE YOU IN COURT.”
Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a North Dakota reservoir has begun and the full pipeline should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply.