SCOTUS http://kunm.org en Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Sparks Protest In Albuquerque http://kunm.org/post/supreme-courts-hobby-lobby-ruling-sparks-protest-albuquerque <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The crowds on the street corner outside Hobby Lobby were mostly civil, though emotions were running high.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several dozen men and women waved signs at oncoming traffic calling for a boycott of the craft store and decrying the Supreme Court’s decision in </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Burwell v. Hobby Lobby</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:40:19 +0000 Ed Williams 47671 at http://kunm.org Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Sparks Protest In Albuquerque Locals React To Supreme Court Contraception Ruling http://kunm.org/post/locals-react-supreme-court-contraception-ruling <p><em>Burwell</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em> vs. Hobby Lobby</em>, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down part of the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for employer-provided contraceptive coverage, is sparking both praise and condemnation here in New Mexico.</span></p><p></p><p>Local abortion rights groups are decrying the decision. Denicia Cadena is communications director at Young Women United, an advocacy group for women of color in New Mexico.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:36:23 +0000 Ed Williams 47375 at http://kunm.org Locals React To Supreme Court Contraception Ruling US Supreme Court Ruling On Baby Veronica Case Could Threaten Native American Parental Rights http://kunm.org/post/us-supreme-court-ruling-baby-veronica-case-could-threaten-native-american-parental-rights <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the South Carolina couple caring for "Baby Veronica." The ruling could threaten the stability of the Indian Child Welfare Act, and raises questions about tribal membership.</span></p><p>On his way to deployment in Iraq, Cherokee tribal member Dustin Brown was asked to relinquish his parental rights by the unwed mother of his child, and days before beginning his tour, the mother gave baby Veronica up for adoption.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:26:27 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 31264 at http://kunm.org US Supreme Court Ruling On Baby Veronica Case Could Threaten Native American Parental Rights