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Appeals court upholds Ohio law against Down syndrome abortions, judge decries ‘modern-day eugenics’

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The full circuit ruled 9-7 in favor of the law against which a lower court previously issued an injunction, claiming it was an unconstitutional infringement on a woman's right to abortion. Appeals courts usually hear...

Appeals court upholds Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion law in case with Supreme Court implications

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A US appellate court decision on Tuesday upholding an Ohio law that prohibits abortions because of fetal Down syndrome evades major Supreme Court precedent and is certain to reverberate in cases nationwide. The deci...

Florida police union gets ‘major victory’ as appeals court rules some officers’ identities can be shielded

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Florida’s First District Court of Appeals (DCA) ruled Tuesday that Marsy’s Law does not exclude police officers as victims, and therefore officers whose lives are threatened when they are involved in police shootings...

Harvey Weinstein appeals conviction, lawyers claim judge ‘neglected’ fair trial

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The disgraced movie producer was found guilty in February 2020 of rape and a criminal sexual act. The now 69-year-old was sentenced to 23 years in prison in March 2020. Weinstein's lawyers filed a 166-page appeal on ...

Federal appeals court rules in favor of Ohio professor who refused to use student’s preferred pronouns

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A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that an Ohio professor can sue a university for violating his constitutional rights after he was disciplined for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a transgender studen...

Federal appeals court says states can restrict open carry of firearms

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that states may restrict the open carrying of guns in public, a major ruling that is certain to be appealed to a US Supreme Court hostile to limits on the Second Amendment ...

Caster Semenya appeals to European Court of Human Rights over ‘discriminatory’ testosterone limit

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Caster Semenya, the South African Olympic champion runner, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights to end "discriminatory" testosterone limits imposed on female athletes. Semenya is hyperandrogenous -- me...

Alexey Navalny remains in jail after Moscow appeals court confirms prison sentence

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Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny will remain behind bars after a Russian court partially rejected his appeal over a two-and-a-half year prison sentence handed down earlier this month. The court did shorten the activist...

Federal appeals court allows US border officials to swiftly return unaccompanied migrant children under Trump-era policy

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A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the federal government can quickly return unaccompanied migrant children apprehended at the US-Mexico border under a public health order put in place under former President ...

GOP Sen. Lankford appeals to Black constituents after sowing doubt about election

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Washington Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, under pressure from his Black constituents over his decision to initially support objections to Congress' certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory last week, expla...

What’s happening with the latest Trump appeals to the Supreme Court

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Washington The Supreme Court will enter a new year Friday but there's still election drama from 2020 on its plate. The Trump campaign this week twice asked the court to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's win in Wis...

Trump appeals to legislatures and Supreme Court in attempt to overturn the election he lost

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President Donald Trump made an explicit appeal to lawmakers and the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to help him overturn the results of an election he lost, his latest and most vocal attempt to cling to power even as hi...

Federal appeals court rules against the Trump administration’s public charge rule

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against the Trump administration's controversial "public charge" rule that critics say has a chilling effect on immigrants who may need to seek medical assistanc...

Tennessee’s Down syndrome abortion ban can be enforced, appeals court rules

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Part of a Tennessee law banning abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome or a fetus' race or sex, can take effect, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted part o...

Appeals court upholds Harvard’s affirmative action policy

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A Boston-based US appeals court has rejected a challenge to Harvard's affirmative action policy brought by a group representing Asian Americans who claimed the school discriminated against them as it favored Black a...

Why Trump still appeals to Texas conservatives

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Chris Salcedo, the radio show host of the Texas-based "The Chris Salcedo Show," featured on NewsmaxTV, WBAP and KSEV. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. When I moved from C...

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