Judge halts new Title IX LGBTQ student protections in 4 states

The Biden administration’s new Title IX rule expanding protections for LGBTQ+ students has been temporarily blocked in four states after a federal judge in Louisiana found that it overstepped the Education Department’s authority. In a preliminary injunction granted Thursday, U.S. District Judge Terry A. Doughty called the new rule an “abuse of power” and a … Read more

Federal Judge Blocks Biden Admin’s Title IX Transgender Rules in 4 States

Republican Louisiana AG Liz Murrill issued a statement calling the ruling a ‘victory for women.’ A federal judge on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s transgender student protections in four states, halting enforcement of a new rule under the revamped Title IX framework that barred federally funded schools and colleges from discriminating on the basis of … Read more

Judge Rules Against Michigan’s Absentee Ballot Signature Presumption Rule

Republicans challenged a state rule that asked election officials to presume signatures on absentee ballots are valid. A Michigan court ruled against the state’s top election officials’ recommendations for assessing the validity of absentee ballots in what Republicans are calling a victory for election integrity. On June 12, Judge Christopher Yates ruled that Michigan Secretary … Read more

Amid Multiple Challenges, RFK Jr. Campaign Chips Away at Ballot Access

The Kennedy campaign has submitted enough signatures to gain ballot access in 21 states totaling 292 Electoral College votes, the campaign reported. Facing continued challenges from Democrats intent on derailing his campaign and an approaching deadline to qualify for CNN’s presidential debate, independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced on June 13 that he has … Read more

Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill, rejecting challenge

Washington — The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge targeting the availability of the widely used abortion pill mifepristone, preserving access to the drug in its first major abortion-related ruling since the reversal of Roe v. Wade. The unanimous ruling from the justices was on procedural grounds. They determined that a group of anti-abortion rights doctors … Read more