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Religious liberty: Samuel Alito swung for the fences and came up short

Thursday's opinion is further evidence that the 71-year-old justice who has served on the court since 2006, wants the new conservative majority -- buoyed with President Donald Trump's three nominees -- to swing big. But Alito's got a lot more work to do. He fell two votes short, failing to win the backing of Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh.

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Religious liberty: Samuel Alito swung for the fences and came up short

Roberts, Kavanaugh and Barrett have seized the Supreme Court for now

Chief Justice John Roberts, along with Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh, demonstrated their collective power at America's highest court on Thursday. An overriding question going into the session that began last October was whether Roberts would still wield significant control, after former President Donald Trump appointed Barrett to succeed the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and created a 6-3 conservative-liberal bench.

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Roberts, Kavanaugh and Barrett have seized the Supreme Court for now

Supreme Court rejects latest attempt to repeal Obamacare

Thursday's decision held that Texas and the 17 other states and individual plaintiffs that challenged the ACA in November didn't have "standing" and failed to show "past or future injury" brought on by the ACA. Justice Stephen Breyer delivered the court's opinion.

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Supreme Court rejects latest attempt to repeal Obamacare

Supreme Court spares Obamacare from GOP challenge

By a 7-2 vote, the court said the challengers did not have legal standing to sue because they did not make a strong enough showing that the law harmed them. But the decision also suggested it would be difficult for any challengers to try again on the same legal theory.

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Supreme Court spares Obamacare from GOP challenge

Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's controversial final Supreme Court pick, votes to uphold Obamacare

Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images Nine years after the Supreme Court first upheld the Affordable Care Act, an even more conservative Court again saved the landmark legislation now known as Obamacare on Thursday. Without ruling on the merits of the case, the Supreme Court rejected Republicans' years-long legal battle against the health insurance legislation.

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Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's controversial final Supreme Court pick, votes to uphold Obamacare

How COVID and shadow docket exploded SCOTUS' scope of religious freedom

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How COVID and shadow docket exploded SCOTUS' scope of religious freedom

McConnell: ‘Highly unlikely’ I would let Biden fill supreme court seat in 2024

The Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, said on Monday it was “highly unlikely” he would allow Joe Biden to fill a supreme court vacancy arising in 2024, the year of the next presidential election, if Republicans regained control of the chamber. Ginsburg, a liberal lion, was replaced by the conservative Amy Coney Barrett, tipping the court 6-3 to the right.

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McConnell: ‘Highly unlikely’ I would let Biden fill supreme court seat in 2024

McConnell signals he’s willing to block Biden’s Supreme Court nominees if the GOP wins the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that he would not commit to considering a President Biden Supreme Court nominee in 2023 or 2024 should Republicans retake the Senate and a vacancy arise. McConnell made the comments during an appearance on conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Monday morning.

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McConnell signals he’s willing to block Biden’s Supreme Court nominees if the GOP wins the Senate

AOC says she's 'inclined' to call on Justice Breyer, 82, to step down so Biden can name a younger liberal to the Supreme Court

House Rep. was asked about future of Justice Breyer Progressive lawmaker is 'inclined to say yes' when asked if Breyer should retire Liberals want Breyer, 82, to quit so President Joe Biden can pick younger jurist Currently, conservatives have a 6-3 majority on the nine-seat Supreme Court

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AOC says she's 'inclined' to call on Justice Breyer, 82, to step down so Biden can name a younger liberal to the Supreme Court

Investigation launched after three women reveal they were sexually assaulted by members of Christian sect 'People of Praise' that SCOTUS Justice Amy Coney Barrett belongs to

Amy Coney Barrett, a Supreme Court judge, is a member of People of Praise The fundamentalist Christian sect has around 1,700 members in the U.S. Members live in a close-knit communal society, with 'handmaidens' as servants Three women told The Washington Post that they were sexually abused

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Investigation launched after three women reveal they were sexually assaulted by members of Christian sect 'People of Praise' that SCOTUS Justice Amy Coney Barrett belongs to

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Robert Mueller-Led FBI’s Post-9/11 Secret Surveillance of Muslims

Seated from left: Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, standing from left: Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett pose during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on April 23, 2021.

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Robert Mueller-Led FBI’s Post-9/11 Secret Surveillance of Muslims

Supreme Court ruling limits use of hacking law

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court said the government’s interpretation of the CFAA “would attach criminal penalties to a breathtaking amount of commonplace computer activity.” The Supreme Court ruled against the government in a case centered around the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) on Thursday, writing that the Justice Department's interpretation of the law was too broad and effectively attached "criminal penalties to a breathtaking amount of commonplace computer activity."

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Supreme Court ruling limits use of hacking law

Supreme Court overturns conviction of Georgia police officer who used a government computer to see if a stripper was an undercover cop in opinion to stop turning 'every day activities' into a federal crime

. The court overturned a former Georgia police officer's conviction for misusing a government database to investigate whether a purported local stripper was an undercover cop. Conservative and liberal justices joined to rule 6-3 that prosecutors overreached when they used the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to charge the officer who used a database he had access to for work for a non-work purpose.

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Supreme Court overturns conviction of Georgia police officer who used a government computer to see if a stripper was an undercover cop in opinion to stop turning 'every day activities' into a federal crime

Supreme Court limits prosecutors' use of anti-hacking law

The is limiting prosecutors’ ability to use an anti-hacking law to charge people with computer crimes The on Thursday limited prosecutors' ability to use an anti-hacking law to charge people with computer crimes. Conservative and liberal justices joined to rule 6-3 that prosecutors overreached when they used the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to charge a police sergeant who used a database he had access to for work for a non-work purpose.

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Supreme Court limits prosecutors' use of anti-hacking law

Barrett, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh side with liberal Supreme Court justices in computer fraud case

Barrett warned government reading of law could 'criminalize' conduct like 'embellishing an online-dating profile' Trump-appointed Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Neil Gorsuch sided with liberal Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan Thursday to endorse a narrow approach on how to apply a 1986 law against computer hacking.

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Barrett, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh side with liberal Supreme Court justices in computer fraud case

Roe Is Going to Fall. Here’s What to Focus on Next.

In Shel Silverstein’s classic children’s book The Giving Tree, the majestic tree gives and gives of herself to a demanding little boy, until she is nothing more than a stump for him to sit on.It’s an apt metaphor for how the Supreme Court has allowed abortion opponents to hack away at Roe v. Wade for nearly 50 years.

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Roe Is Going to Fall. Here’s What to Focus on Next.

Fact Check-Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett is not on house arrest

A satire website is responsible for claims that Amy Coney Barrett is confined to her home by military personnel.A review of the about section of the Real Raw News website reveals the disclaimer “This website contains humor, parody, and satire.” The Coney Barrett article also falsely claims that former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is deceased.

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Fact Check-Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett is not on house arrest

Supreme Court Justices Again Unanimous Twice in the Same Day

Seated from left: Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, standing from left: Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett pose during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on April 23, 2021.

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Supreme Court Justices Again Unanimous Twice in the Same Day