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Sunday, February 10, 2019

“U.S. appeals court to revisit open carrying of guns”: Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has a report that begins, “A federal appeals court has decided to reconsider its recent decision that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the right to openly carry guns in self-defense.”

Earlier, Timothy Hurley of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that “Hawaii appeals decision to allow guns in public.”

You can access Friday’s order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granting rehearing en banc at this link. And you can access the original, divided three-judge panel’s now-vacated ruling in the case at this link. This blog’s earlier coverage of that ruling can be accessed here.

Posted at 11:29 PM by Howard Bashman

“Doctor Weighs In On Supreme Court’s Decision To Block Louisiana Abortion Law”: This audio segment appeared on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court To Take On Gun Laws This Spring”: This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.”

Posted at 9:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“With eye on Supreme Court, Missouri Republicans file flurry of anti-abortion bills”: Edward McKinley and Hunter Woodall have this front page article in today’s edition of The Kansas City Star.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“An Execution Without an Imam: Domineque Ray died Thursday night, in prison, without access to his religious leader; The Supreme Court thought that was fine.” Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Diversity Delusions at North Carolina: Like Harvard, the school has trouble defending an admissions policy that ill-serves minority students.” Heather Mac Donald has this essay online at The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Prosecutor Drops Abortion Charge in Queens Murder Case, Stirring Debate”: Ashley Southall of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Is Alabama Anti-Religion? By moving to bar chaplains from the death chamber, the state has undermined the place of faith in the public sphere.” Alan Cross has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 8:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrats Come For Susan Collins After Brett Kavanaugh Backs Anti-Abortion Law; Demand Justice is running ads reminding Maine voters that their senator, who claims to support abortion rights, voted to confirm Kavanaugh”: Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 7:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Temporary Win for Abortion Rights: Pro-choice advocates shouldn’t get their hopes up after the Supreme Court put a Louisiana statute on hold.” Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 7:52 PM by Howard Bashman