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Supreme Court to hear case of coach fired for praying

A Seattle high school football coach who was fired for refusing to stop praying at the end of games has taken the matter to the Supreme Court. Joe Kennedy, who worked as a coach for Seattle’s Bremerton High School, was dismissed from his job and sued by the school after …

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US Supreme Court rules on Biden’s vaccine mandate

The US Supreme Court has stayed the enforcement of the Biden administration’s Covid-19 jab requirement for businesses with 100 or more employees, rolled out as an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule. The 6-3 decision was announced on Thursday, with the liberal-leaning justices Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor dissenting. Announced …

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Supreme Court Justice fact-checked after Covid-19 children claims

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has received backlash as well as fact-checks after she claimed during Friday’s oral arguments that more than 100,000 children were in “serious condition” from Covid-19. Sotomayor’s estimations during oral arguments on President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates were way off base, as fewer than 5,000 children …

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Trump asks Supreme Court to block Jan 6 docs release

In an emergency petition filed on Thursday by his lawyers, Trump argued that releasing White House documents and communications with senior staff set a bad precedent – a legal argument his team had unsuccessfully made in the lower court in the past.  The petition is seeking a review of the …

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Supreme Court allows abortion law challenge

The justices on Friday ruled 8-1 to let lower courts hear a lawsuit brought by abortion providers against state licensing officials who would determine if the clinics violated the law – formally known as Texas’ Senate Bill 8 (or SB 8). It prohibits abortions once cardiac activity is detected in …

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Poland will bow to EU’s demands and dissolve Supreme Court disciplinary chamber, country’s prime minister announces

Speaking to EU officials at the European Parliament, Polish leader Mateusz Morawiecki accepted that the chamber “did not meet our expectations,” agreeing to dissolve the “mechanisms that were introduced.”  The announcement by Poland’s prime minister marks the conclusion of a row between Warsaw and Brussels over concerns that its disciplinary …

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Brussels to use ‘ALL powers’ to ensure its law reigns supreme over Poland’s after landmark Warsaw court ruling – EU chief

In a statement issued on Friday, the European Commission’s president, Ursula von der Leyen, expressed her deep “concern” over Warsaw’s Constitutional Tribunal’s ruling, stating that Brussels has sent its services to analyze it “thoroughly and swiftly” before taking its next steps. “EU law has primacy over national law, including constitutional …

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