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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Speaks Out on Latino Identity and Civic Engagement

*Why you should read this: Because Justice Sotomayor call us out, but does it in an encouraging way. Because she preaches truth: “None of us can afford to be bystanders in life.” Because it’s a good read (and I don’t use those words lightly). VL By Abigail Golden-Vazquez, Aspen Institute (6.5 minute read)   ustice

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Latinos Increasingly in Favor of Gay Marriage

By Sandra Lilley, NBCLatino When it comes to gay marriage and Latino public opinion, the last few years have seen dramatic changes, according to Ingrid Duran. She and her partner, Catherine Pino, are one of  the nation’s most visible – and...

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Supreme Court: GOP Must Abide Voter Protection Decree

By Warren Richey, Christian Science Monitor Click on picture to read story.

Monday, January 14th, 2013

60 Minutes Interview: Sonia Sotomayor (Sonia from the Bronx)

By CBS News Click on picture to read story.

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Voting Rights: A Sleeper Issue For Latino Community

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Here’s a small blip on the radar that’s sure to be getting brighter this year: Six out of the nine states covered under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act are supporting a...

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Where Romney and Obama Stand on the Supreme Court

By Suevon Lee, ProPublica The Supreme Court has remained a largely unspoken topic on the campaign trail — even though the Court plays a critical function in Americans’ lives. (This past June’s Affordable Care Act ruling, anyone?) The next...

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Monday July 30, 2010 Most Aging Latinos Struggle, Some Get Active, Inspiring Other (New America Media):  According to a recent AARP report, middle-aged and older Hispanics are having the hardest time coping with the Great Recession. About one in five...

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Poll: Latinos Oppose Supreme Court “Show Me Your Papers”

By Latino Decisions In polling data released today, Latino Decisions reports that Latino registered voters oppose the Supreme Court decision to uphold the controversial provision in Arizona’s SB1070 law that would require state and local police to check...

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Why Women Love John Roberts

By Martha Burk, Other Words The unprecedented attack on women’s health hit a roadblock on June 27, when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, effectively upholding the entire law. It...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Energized Latino Voters? Do They Matter, and When?

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Editor At face value the recent Supreme Court rulings regarding immigration and health care will do nothing to move the needle on Latino votes. Don’t misunderstand such a simple statement – these are...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Voter Turnout May Go Up Thanks To Supreme Court Rulings

By Griselda Nevárez, Voxxi Voter turnout may increase significantly thanks to a pair of Supreme Court rulings this week that awakened Latinos and outraged Republicans, political analysts predict. Hispanics, who are angry about the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday...

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Supreme Court Denies AZ Effort To Block Federal Voter Form

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States Supreme Court issued an order rejecting the State of Arizona’s attempt to avoid a Ninth Circuit ruling that the state must accept the federal voter registration form in advance...

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The Supreme Court Rulings And Their Effects On Immigrant Communities

By Erwin de Leon, Feet in 2 worlds Our Supreme Court justices have been rather productive this week and their rulings will impact the lives of all of us who live in this country, including those who...

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

For Now, The Political Fallout For Latinos And Healthcare

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Editor There’s enough fodder in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act to last through the election in November and beyond, and we’ll be talking about this thing for at least that...

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