US Supreme Court mulls power of landmark Voting Rights ActIn the wake of Trump’s 2020 election loss, Republican officials are proposing new measures to restrict voting access. Barrett authors first U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a loss for environmentalistsConservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday authored her first ruling since joining the U.S. Supreme Court in October as the court handed a defeat to an environmental group seeking access to government documents. Some California churches hold indoor services after rulingSome California churches opened their doors to worshipers, after the state revised its guidelines for houses of prayer following a Supreme Court ruling that lifted a ban on indoor services during the coronavirus pandemic U.S. Supreme Court backs religious groups over New York virus curbsThe U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Trump to Senate: Vote ‘without delay’ on his high court pickPresident Donald Trump is urging the Republican-run Senate to consider "without delay" his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election. Republicans Are Suddenly Afraid of DemocracyFearing defeat at the polls, the GOP is laying the groundwork to delegitimize the results, and to block an electoral majority from governing. Groups make final 2020 census outreach efforts with new deadline on ThursdayThe census can still be filled out online or by phone through early Friday, but mail-in forms had to be postmarked Thursday to count. The Affordable Care Act Faces Another Supreme Court TestThough the court’s conservative majority has been bolstered by three Trump appointees, the law’s challengers will face headwinds. Riot police deployed as Polish pro-abortion protest enters seventh dayNGOs have condemned the use of riot police officers and the military and accused law enforcement of using excessive force against peaceful protesters. Supreme Court revives abortion pill restriction - The Boston GlobeThe only member of the majority to offer an explanation was Chief Justice John Roberts, who said the ruling was a limited one that deferred to the views of experts.