Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"


Aimee Stephens, photo courtesy the American Civil Liberties Union
Why the Late Aimee Stephens, a Transgender Civil Rights Hero, is a Michigan Woman to Celebrate

Donna Stephens opens up about her wife, the late LBGTQ rights champion Aimee Stephens, and her enduring legacy for Women's History Month.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)
Michiganders Aren’t Buying Into Amy Coney Barrett. Here Are Their Top 4 Reasons.

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday, protections for Black and queer Michiganders are just some of the rights endangered.

The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Why Coming Out Day Hit Differently This Year for LGBTQ Michiganders

The day before the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett began, LGBTQ Michiganders expressed concerns over how she might endanger their rights.

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WATCH: Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Sound Off on the Potential Repeal of the ACA

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.

U. S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and LBJ Foundation President and CEO Mark K. Updegrove discuss the justice’s trailblazing career at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2020.  The LBJ Foundation presented Justice Ginsburg with the LBJ Liberty & Justice for All Award, which honors those who carry on President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s legacy to right wrongs, champion justice, and serve humanity. (LBJ Foundation Photo/Jay Godwin)
Michigan Mourns, Honors Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“One thing I learned watching Justice Ginsburg’s fearless battles with cancer and injustice is that you never give up,” said Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

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Supreme Court Kills Trump’s Bid To End DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that DACA will remain intact. Here's what this means for the lives of the 650,000 young immigrants awaiting this decision.