Stories tagged: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg"

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
Tillis, GOP Vote on US Supreme Court Isn’t About Hypocrisy. It’s About Healthcare.

Why Tillis' vote for Trump's US Supreme Court nominee would strip healthcare from millions of North Carolinians and Americans.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Kamala Harris in NC: This Election Is About Health Care and Women’s Rights

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke Monday from the oldest freedman college building in America at NC's Shaw University.

NC's Moore v. Harper case could "upend democracy" if the conservative-dominated Supreme Court gives states legislatures unchecked power over federal elections, some advocates say. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The ACA Saved My Life. We Can’t Let Trump Destroy It.

A NC cancer survivor explains why Trump and Sen. Tillis can’t be allowed to appoint a Supreme Court justice that will overturn the ACA.

Former NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center), was the first Black woman to serve as the top judge on North Carolina's high court. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
As Parties Battle Over Ginsburg Seat, NC Chief Justice Beasley Says Courts Should Be Above It

Cheri Beasley, the first Black woman to lead NC’s Supreme Court, shares Ginsburg memories, and talks the courts' role in racial justice.

Justice Ginsburg's passing on Friday has women activists thinking about how to best continue her legacy.
Not Giving Up: Three Women Activists Share How the Fight Continues After RBG (Part I)

Women activists across the country working to prevent gun violence, sexual assault, and more share how they want Americans to keep Justice Ginsburg's legacy alive.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. State election officials certified the election results Tuesday, sealing Trump and Tillis' victories in the divided state. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
US Supreme Court Vacancy Raises Stakes for Second Tillis-Cunningham Debate

In second debate, expect Tillis to be challenged by Cunningham for a Supreme Court confirmation that could drastically impact health care.

Kelli Midgley, center, an English teacher from Baltimore,  joins people gathered at the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Ginsburg's death leaves a vacancy that could be filled by a more conservative justice by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
With RBG Gone, the Affordable Care Act Faces Its Greatest Threat Yet.

The healthcare law is in front of the Supreme Court once again in November, so COURIER decided to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the ACA.