by Jim Thompson
Ahead of today’s oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Editorial Board at The Washington Post says the Supreme Court should dismiss baseless claims that Texas’s restrictive abortion laws are designed to protect patient health.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) on Tuesday vetoed a discriminatory bill that would have required transgender students at the state’s public schools to use bathrooms that match their gender assigned at birth, report Greg Botelho and Wayne Drash at CNN.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a New Jersey law banning conversion therapy for LGBT minors, writes Chris Johnson at the Washington Blade.
Laws disenfranchising ex-felons will prevent nearly six million citizens from voting in this year’s presidential election, laments Nathalie Baptiste at The American Prospect.