Category Archive for: courts

Sen. Marco Rubio Introduces Measure to Stop President Biden From Expanding Abortion Through Executive Order

Republicans are ready to go to war with President Joe Biden over abortion. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has announced plans to introduce a bill on Thursday that would block the White House from using federal emergency authority to expand access to abortion, and to go after states that might pass restrictions on abortion. This development…Read More

Planned Parenthood Wisconsin has stopped scheduling abortions… for now

All three Planned Parenthood facilities in Wisconsin have temporarily stopped scheduling abortions, in anticipation of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. That ruling could determine whether or not Roe v. Wade is overturned, and that decision is expected to be released this month. According to the Associated Press, Planned…Read More

Republican legislator vows to end capital punishment in Oklahoma if state kills death row inmate

Findings from an independent investigation into the conviction of an Oklahoma death row inmate have at least one Republican legislator calling for the end of the state’s use of capital punishment if the man is put to death. The inquiry into the conviction of Richard Glossip showed his case was marred by “inexcusable” conduct by…Read More

Independent Investigation Finds ‘No Reasonable Jury’ Would Have Convicted Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip

Oklahoma Death Row inmate Richard Glossip’s quest for freedom continued Wednesday when a cadre of lawyers and lawmakers assembled in the Oklahoma House of Representatives Press Room to present the findings of a new independent investigation into his case. Glossip has been on Death Row for 25 years for the 1997 murder-for-hire of his boss,…Read More

AG O’Connor Opposes Biden Transgenderism Mandate

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor has joined a national coalition of state attorneys general to oppose the Biden administration’s efforts to force schools to embrace transgender policies, including policies that grant male students access to girls’ restrooms. “President Biden’s new guidance threatens to take away free and lower-cost meals from school children who rely on…Read More

House passes bill increasing security for Supreme Court justices’ families

According to Fox News, the bill will provide 24-hour protection for the families of Supreme Court justices, in a similar manner to some members of the executive and legislative branches. The vote received 27 nays, which were all Democrat representatives. The Senate version of the bill, which passed unanimously, was introduced just three days after…Read More