The White House's second in command has a very different vision for America than its founders. Vice President Kamala Harris said that the southern border is secure but has claimed that the Supreme Court is a threat to the United States.
A new poll has revealed the falling approval ratings of the federal judiciary system. According to the Axios-Ipsos poll on Monday, 35-percent of respondents agreed at some level that a President should be allowed to remove a federal judge if the judge makes a ruling that goes against national interests. However, the plurality of 43-percent say that the current separation of powers should remain in place.
Vice President Kamala Harris visited California on Thursday to praise its abortion policies.
During a press conference on Friday, Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) appointed a new judge to the Florida Supreme Court. DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Renatha Francis.
President Joe Biden signed a new executive order in an attempt to to circumvent the Supreme Court over their decision on Roe v. Wade. While speaking virtually in front of other top White House officials on Wednesday, the President signed the order, which authorizes the use of Medicaid funds to help pro-abortion states provide the procedure to women traveling to receive an abortion.
For the first time since Roe v Wade was overturned in June, Kansas citizens will have their opportunity to make it known how they feel about abortion.
Forty-seven House Republicans joined every Democrat in backing codification of same-sex marriage, in turn, sending the bill to the Senate. Now in the upper chamber, the bill, which would repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, codify interracial marriage and give legislative backing to the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision, could face an uphill battle to the 60 votes needed for passage.
The Supreme Court declined to allow the Biden administration to enforce a policy prioritizing the apprehension and deportation of certain groups of illegal immigrants. In a five-to-four decision Thursday, the high court rejected a request by the administration to put a district court ruling blocking the policies implementation on hold.
The Department of Justice has continued to clash with Texas over a federal law requiring hospitals to provide abortions. During a Wednesday press conference, Attorney General Merrick Garland said he plans to file a motion to dismiss the state's lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services.
Recently retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is returning to Harvard University to teach. Harvard announced the 83-year-old is re-joining its law school faculty in a statement on Friday, revealing his appointment as Byrne Professor of Administrative Law and Process.