1A Religion: Supreme Court rules states cannot bar religious schools from scholarship programs; case involves Montana, but 38 states have similar laws.
14A Fundamental Rights: Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges
Separation of Powers: Supreme Court rules CFPB director whom President cannot fire is unconstitutional, but lets agency stand
1A: Bill to ban hate speech from social media is still pending in New York (the drumbeat to outlaw hate speech is growing louder)
Free Expression: House Dems harassing conservative nonprofits (again); demand years of communications from 23 nonprofits with Marathon Petroleum on rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency mandates
2A: federal judge strikes down Jackson, Mississippi’s open carry ban; open carry legal in the state
Separation of Powers: it’s OK for federal courts to adjudicate intrabranch disputes between federal agencies when at least one agency is independent
State Constitutions: California pro-affirmative action amendment to be decided by ballot in November election; critics say it would legalize racism and sexism