Following the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to strike down Texas’ HB 2, a strict Texas abortion law, right-wing media figures reacted by claiming the Supreme Court “sides with the killers of unborn babies” and saying the ruling was “a victory for those who celebrate baby killing.” MORE
Ten people were injured during a white nationalist protest and counter-protest Sunday near the steps of the California state Capitol in Sacramento, authorities said.
Five to seven people were stabbed during the melee, California Highway Patrol Officer George Granada told NBC News. The injured ranged in age from 19 to 58, with one woman among them, according to the Sacramento Fire Department.
All were expected to survive, Sacramento police spokesman Matthew McPhail told NBC News. MORE
“The Congressional Black Caucus wants Fox News host Bill O’Reilly to disavow and apologize for remarks he made earlier Thursday on the network in which he said that he wanted to “slap” Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) “with all due respect” for focusing on gun control over terrorism in the wake of the Orlando attack.
“The Congressional Black Caucus is absolutely outraged,” Chairman G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) told POLITICO, adding that the caucus is calling “upon [O’Reilly] to disavow the statement and apologize” to Clyburn.
“It’s reminiscent of the reckless statements that are being made by the Republican nominee,” Butterfield said. MORE