Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"


U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"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.”

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How an Even More Conservative Supreme Court Could Eviscerate Voting Rights for Black Americans

During her Senate confirmation hearings last week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett would not confirm whether she agrees that the Constitution empowers Congress to protect the vote for all citizens.

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What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Could Mean for Your Reproductive Rights

Critics of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are worried about what her confirmation will mean for the future of family planning—particularly Roe v. Wade.

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Health Care, Presidential Powers, and More: Five Influential Supreme Court Cases to Watch This Fall

The Supreme Court began its new term this week with two conservatives justices blasting the decision that made marriage equality the law of the land. Here's what else to look out for this fall.

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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.

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.

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.