The Court issued its first abortion decision since Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed, and it stands to unfairly burden people of color and those living in rural areas by requiring them to pick up abortion medications in person.
The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania's certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the electoral battleground.
"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”
President Trump and his campaign are signaling they will pursue an aggressive legal strategy to try to prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots received after the election.
The decision was tentatively celebrated by voting rights advocates, but also underscored significant concerns over what the impending confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett could mean for the Court.
Since 2016, President Trump and Senate Republicans have installed die-hard conservatives in lifetime judicial appointments, packing the courts in favor of their agenda.
Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act. If the Supreme Court overturns the law, the consequences could be disastrous.