Tag: Supreme Court

Opinion

Supreme Court needs to protect transgender rights

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case next year regarding transgender rights. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE When the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage was constitutional on June 26, 2015, it took a stand to protect the rights of millions of Americans who had previously been neglected by both […]

Opinion

After Texas ruling, Florida needs to rethink upcoming laws

After the Supreme Court’s historic ruling Monday on the Texas abortion access laws, Florida needs to re-evaluate its upcoming care restrictions or else it may face similar judgment.  Texas legislatures created the most restricting abortion laws in the nation, which led to the closure of clinics across the state. Legislatures […]

Opinion

How did it come to this?

Google searches are able to show what happens behind closed doors across the U.S. Unfortunately, they present the reality that, when it comes to women’s health, we still live in a world as oppressive as before Roe v. Wade. The New York Times published an article Saturday detailing “The Return […]

Opinion

Obama addresses the idiocy of vetoing his Supreme Court nominee

ORACLE PHOTO/ ADAM MATHIEU Yesterday, President Barack Obama wrote an op-ed piece on Scotusblog.com addressing the controversy surrounding his appointing the replacement to the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat. Members of the GOP have made it clear they will not approve anyone the President recommends in hopes the party’s candidate […]

Opinion

Florida’s unconstitutional death penalty

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled Florida’s death penalty process unconstitutional based on the practice of a judge and not a jury determining capital punishment.  Florida was one of three states that allowed a judge to hand out a death sentence even if the jury did not unanimously agree. It’s […]