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OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett will roll back LGBTQ+ rights

Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court signals a new wave of conservative decisions from the judicial branch. It’s conceivable that LGBTQ+ rights will be taken away because of her nomination.
PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist November 5, 2020

Amy Coney Barret's contentious confirmation to the Supreme Court is changing the course of politics. On Oct. 26, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed with a 52-48 vote. Barrett has more conservative views...

OPINION: Ginsburg’s death will change American politics

With RBG's death, the Supreme Court has been thrown into turmoil.
DIANA RIOS, Evergreen columnist September 30, 2020

In the midst of the current political climate, no matter what party you stand for, it is undeniable just how much of an impact a historical figure like the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made. Her name...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Grin and Barrett

With Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination by President Donald Trump, the makeup of the Supreme Court is about to drastically change. In theory, the conservative 6-3 majority could last significantly beyond Trump’s presidency.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 30, 2020

“All this for a family squabble.” -Immortan Joe, “Mad Max: Fury Road” I recently watched “The Death of Stalin,” the Armando Iannucci film about the fight for power in the wake of the...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: An elegy for RBG

With Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, the Senate has been thrown into disarray as legislators try to pick the next justice.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 22, 2020

“Richard Nixon is gone now, and I am poorer for it.” -Hunter S. Thompson, “He Was A Crook: An Obituary for Nixon” And so ends another legacy. Ruth Bader Ginsburg – born in ’33, nominated...

OPINION: Keep DACA in place

DACA recipients are the backbone of this country and the survival of the bill ensures their continued residency.
CLAIRE PADILLA, Evergreen columnist July 7, 2020

In mid-June 2020, President Donald Trump moved to end the DACA program and its protection over undocumented immigrants. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Trump is unable to end the program because he did...

WSU students react to US Supreme Court’s DACA ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to block termination of DACA on June 18. The Trump administration halted the program in 2017.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2020

Linda Vargas was shocked by the texts she saw on her phone when she woke up on June 18. “My friend … she messaged me, ‘They blocked it,’” Vargas said. “I couldn’t believe it.” Vargas,...

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