Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Better Things to Do Than Attend Trump's State of the Union

Tonight, President Donald Trump will stand in front of many people and TV cameras to bare his teeth and say some words about the state of our union. If I’m being polite, it will be interesting; if I’m being rude, it’s going to be a fucking disaster. Perhaps recognizing these truths, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is sitting this…

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The Supreme Court's Three Female Justices Are Fighting Tooth and Nail for Reproductive Rights 

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, a challenge to Texas’s HB2, a wide-ranging bill whose purpose is largely to regulate abortion providers into non-existence. From requiring clinics to abide by the same building codes as a surgical center, to requiring physicians to have admitting…

Loopy Conspiracist Alex Jones Thinks Justice Scalia Was Murdered (Because His 'Gut' Told Him So)

Noted conspiracy theorist, Illuminati-believer, racist and “lovable” anti-Semite Alex Jones has made yet another grab for the spotlight. After reports of the passing of conservative U.S. Supreme Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, the founder of the site InfoWars.com said he believes that Scalia was murdered in a…

'Marty Was Always My Best Friend': Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Love Story

Wives—and until 1981, they were always wives—of Supreme Court justices have historically had roles not unlike a gaggle of First Ladies: sitting for photographs in Good Housekeeping, sitting in a special reserved section of the court even after their husbands retired, gathering for lunch three times a year in what used…