New History Headlines: June 13th - 26th
SCOTUS Overturns Roe V. Wade
The Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade 7-2 ruling that established abortion as a constitutional right.
The 5-4 majority opinion overruling Roe V. Wade was written by Justice Samuel Alito and joined by Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, and Clarence Thomas.
Justice Samuel Alito
We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled
SCOTUS Endorses Carrying Guns in Public
In a 6-3 decision, The Supreme Court struck down New York’s restrictive firearms licensing law, endorsing, for the first time, a constitutional right to carry a gun in self-defense outside the home.
Justice Clarence Thomas
“This definition of ‘bear’ naturally encompasses public carry,”
50 Years of Watergate
A new exhibit on view through September 3rd at the Library of Congress commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Watergate scandal, by exploring the role of the press, Congress, the courts, and President Richard Nixon’s administration.
The Bear is Back
January 6th Committee Hearings
Vice-Chair Liz Cheney
It can be difficult to accept that President Trump abused your trust.
That he deceived you.
Many will invent excuses to ignore that fact. but that is a fact. I wish it weren't true, but it is.