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Trump Selects Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court Nominee: Report

Trump Selects Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court Nominee: Report

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . President Donald Trump will nominate federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States, multiple outlets reported Friday evening. Sources close to the process said that Trump will announce Barrett as the Supreme Court nominee Saturday, according to the New York Times. Trump is not […]

Reuters Rewrote A Smear Job On Amy Coney Barrett, Then Offered Scant Explanation To Readers

Reuters Rewrote A Smear Job On Amy Coney Barrett, Then Offered Scant Explanation To Readers

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Reuters made substantial changes without initial explanation to a story linking a Catholic group associated with Amy Coney Barrett to “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Reuters original report said that “some have likened People of Praise, a self-described charismatic Christian community, to the totalitarian, male-dominated society of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel ‘The […]

Biden In 2016: SCOTUS Confirmation Can Happen ‘A Few Months Before A Presidential Election’ If Senate Is Involved In Pick

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Former vice president Joe Biden said in 2016 that he would have considered a Supreme Court justice nominee in an election year if the president had consulted the senate on the nominee. “I would go forward with the confirmation process as chairman even a few months before a […]

We Watched Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ So You Don’t Have To

We Watched Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ So You Don’t Have To

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Netflix released “Cuties” Wednesday, a film about 11-year-old Amy who “joins a group of dancers named ‘the cuties’ at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity – upsetting her mother and her values in the process,” according to IMDB.  The film has ignited furor on social […]

‘I’m The Public Face’: Here’s A List Of Lawmakers Who Broke COVID Rules

‘I’m The Public Face’: Here’s A List Of Lawmakers Who Broke COVID Rules

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Not all lawmakers have been willing to follow social distancing restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was photographed dining indoors Sunday, though Philadelphia still prohibits indoor dining. Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attended hair appointments despite COVID restrictions. […]

Californians Are Violating Worship Restrictions To Stand Up For Their Liberty, Pastor Says

Californians Are Violating Worship Restrictions To Stand Up For Their Liberty, Pastor Says

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter California Pastor Rob McCoy says the thousands of people who attend services at his church in violation of California coronavirus restrictions are not only coming to worship — they are coming to exercise their liberties. The pastor discussed action that authorities have taken against him and Godspeak Calvary Chapel […]

Media Calls Biden A ‘Devout Catholic.’ Where Does He Actually Stand With The Catholic Church?

Media Calls Biden A ‘Devout Catholic.’ Where Does He Actually Stand With The Catholic Church?

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Staff at CNN and other outlets called Joe Biden a “devout Catholic” Thursday after President Donald Trump said the former vice president would “hurt the Bible, hurt God.” Biden has frequently spoken about his Catholic faith as “the bedrock foundation” of his life. He has been spotted holding […]

Kanye West Just A Tweeted A Staggering Abortion Number. Here’s What He Said

Kanye West Just A Tweeted A Staggering Abortion Number. Here’s What He Said

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Acclaimed rapper Kanye West lamented the deaths of the thousands of black babies aborted annually in a Friday afternoon tweet. “Over 22,500,000 black babies have been aborted over the past 50 years,” West tweeted to his 30 million followers. It was not immediately clear where West got these […]

Dianne Feinstein Says China, Which Is Putting Muslims In Camps, Is ‘Growing Into A Respectable Nation’

Dianne Feinstein Says China, Which Is Putting Muslims In Camps, Is ‘Growing Into A Respectable Nation’

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein praised China Thursday as a country “growing into a respectable nation.” She also cautioned against holding the country accountable for the coronavirus pandemic. Her comments come despite the country’s ongoing human rights violations. Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein praised China Thursday as a […]

Los Angeles, San Diego Public Schools Will Be Online This Fall

Los Angeles, San Diego Public Schools Will Be Online This Fall

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Public schooling in San Diego and Los Angeles will all be conducted online this fall, the school districts announced Monday. The Los Angeles and San Diego unified school districts enroll 825,000 students, the New York Times reports, but these students will not be attending classes in person this fall […]

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