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Editorial: LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace shouldn’t be up for debate

Editorial: LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace shouldn’t be up for debate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 7, 2019

This case should never have made it to the Supreme Court in the first place.

Opinion | Impeach Justice Kavanaugh

Opinion | Impeach Justice Kavanaugh

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

September 24, 2019

Now, almost a year after those hearings, new information has come to light that raises even more questions about the confirmation process, FBI investigations and Kavanaugh’s fitness to serve as a Supreme Court Justice.

Editorial | States should follow Pennsylvania’s lead in pursuit of curbing gerrymandering

Editorial | States should follow Pennsylvania’s lead in pursuit of curbing gerrymandering

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

July 9, 2019

Since individual states hold all the power to curb gerrymandering, they need to follow in Pennsylvania's footsteps and prioritize making their maps as fair as possible.

Editorial: States are slowly chipping away at abortion rights

Editorial: States are slowly chipping away at abortion rights

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 21, 2019

While the Alabama law certainly is a blatant attack against women, there’s a slew of other laws in states around the country that restrict abortion in smaller ways which might be even more effective in overturning Roe v. Wade.

Editorial: Kavanaugh hearings betrayed America’s trust

Editorial: Kavanaugh hearings betrayed America’s trust

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 8, 2018

The Kavanaugh nomination hearings were the most partisan of any to date. This poses dire consequences for the future legitimacy of the Supreme Court.

Sen. Jeff Flake calls Trump’s mockery of Ford ‘appalling’

Sen. Jeff Flake calls Trump’s mockery of Ford ‘appalling’

By Griffin Connolly | CQ-Roll Call

October 3, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake called President Donald Trump's comments at a Mississippi campaign rally mocking a woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault "appalling." Christine Blasey Ford testified last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted...

Editorial: Kavanaugh disqualifies himself

Editorial: Kavanaugh disqualifies himself

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 30, 2018

Kavanaugh’s combative, evasive behavior during Thursday’s testimony didn’t just bring his innocence into question, it suggests he’s not temperamentally fit to be a Supreme Court Justice.

Trump won’t ‘micromanage’ FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation, press secretary says

Trump won’t ‘micromanage’ FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation, press secretary says

By Laura King | Los Angeles Times

September 30, 2018

President Donald Trump is not seeking to "micromanage" the FBI's investigation of sexual-misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the White House press secretary said Sunday. Democrats raised concerns that important lines of inquiry were off limits to investigators. The...

Editorial: Supreme Court’s decision hurts LGBTQ+ community

Editorial: Supreme Court’s decision hurts LGBTQ+ community

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 6, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed “hostility” toward a local baker when it decided he had discriminated against gay couple by refusing to bake a cake for their wedding in 2012. The ruling avoided a larger question the case presented, which is whether Jack Phil...

Pitt service workers to be affected by SCOTUS decision

Pitt service workers to be affected by SCOTUS decision

By Christian Snyder | Editor in Chief

May 30, 2018

Aliyya Lee had just worked from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. before stopping to meet her coworker Pam Johnston at Panera on Forbes Avenue. After passionately describing to me what’s at stake over 200 miles away as nine Supreme Court justices debate a labor union case, the pair left to defend unionized employ...

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