At stake? Democracy itself—a broad adoption of the ISL doctrine could result in rogue legislatures stripping previously-guaranteed voting rights protections from the state constitution with no ability for state courts to protect these rights.
Tag: Supreme Court
The “Great Debate” Between College Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians Marks a New Era of Cross-aisle Collaboration at BU
A debate between the three organizations sparked discussions about some of the most hot-button issues of the midterm elections.
Let’s Talk About Gerrymandering
“Courts ought not to enter this political thicket.”
Binghamton Students and Local Democrats Host Reproductive Rights Rallies on Same Day, Showing that Abortion is on the Ballot
On Saturday, October 8, two reproductive rights rallies were held in the Binghamton area: one held on the Binghamton University campus and the other in front of the Broome County Courthouse in downtown Binghamton.
What Special Congressional Elections Tell Us About the Midterms
Political Director Bryan Goodman breaks down recent election results and examines data suggesting a current ‘blue shift’ in favor of Democrats.
SCOTUS Reform: Historical Attempts
With the recent Dobbs v. Jackson decision that overturned the previous abortion rulings in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, calls for structural reform to the Supreme Court have increased.
What is in the SCOTUS Leak? A Deep Dive into the Dobbs v. Jackson Draft Opinion
Our political director read the leaked draft opinion and reports back on the important details, including the ramifications the decision may have on LGBTQ+ rights.
Federalism and the Battle Over Abortion Laws
As an individual’s right to make private choices regarding their body becomes increasingly threatened, especially for the most vulnerable members of America’s population, the question remains: how did the Supreme Court become America’s self-proclaimed authority on abortion rights?
The Dead Political Parties of America
By looking at failed American political parties, what they stood for, who made up their voter base, and why they fell, we can better understand our two-party system.