Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens

Mollie Hemingway on Joe Biden’s abortion comments Mollie Hemingway on Joe Biden’s abortion comments A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents young illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border. Under the policy, introduced in 2017, shelters holding immigrant teens in government custody were not allowed to give children access to abortions. The […]

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U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a lower court decision that found the government cannot unduly burden […]

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Washington Supreme Court rules against florist who refused service for gay couple's wedding

Florist’s same-sex wedding case handed back to lower court Florist Barronelle Stutzman ‘elated’ after the Supreme Court punts the case on her refusal to serve a same-sex couple back down to Washington state courts. In a hotly anticipated decision, the Washington Supreme Court ruled against a florist who was fined for not providing services for a gay couple's wedding. The court […]

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Court reverses regulators' decision on pipeline's impact

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday said state regulators must conduct a further review for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline because the project's environmental impact statement doesn't address the possibility of an oil spill into the Lake Superior watershed. The Public Utilities Commission last year signed off on what was intended to […]

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Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members: spokesman

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday. “The central investigations court which is responsible for the terrorism file and foreign suspects has handed the Turkish side 188 children left behind by Daesh terrorists […]

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Ali Noorani: Court ruling allowing US to send asylum seekers to Mexico endangers vulnerable migrants

Federal court rules Trump’s ‘back to Mexico’ asylum policy can stay in effect Court rules that the Trump administrations asylum seeker policy can remain in effect. President Trump won a victory but our nation came out the loser Tuesday when an appellate court ruled that the Trump administration can send immigrant asylum seekers back to Mexico while they wait for […]

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