Gorsuch says he’ll repeal and replace the Fourth Amendment with something terrific

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump offered a vague promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with “something terrific.” On Friday, Neil Gorsuch, who occupies the seat on the Supreme Court that Senate Republicans held open until Trump could fill it, brought a similar amount of thoughtfulness and coherence to the question of when police should be allowed to conduct a search without a warrant.

Gorsuch’s dissenting opinion in Carpenter v. United ...

Activists confront Florida attorney general at Mr. Rogers movie, ask what he’d think of her values

Protesters on Friday night demanded Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi explain how her policies fit with Mr. Rogers’ values as she left a movie screening of a new documentary about the kids show host.

Timothy Heberlein, an activist with Organize Florida, captured a video that shows several people shouting at Bondi as she leaves the screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor with a police escort.

“What would Mr. Rogers think about you and your legacy in F...

D.C. voters just raised the tipped minimum wage, but the fight isn’t over yet

Voters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to pass a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and include tipped workers. D.C. now joins eight states that have established a single minimum wage, and its passage makes the city a bellwether for states currently considering tipped wage increases of their own — including New York, Michigan, and Massachusetts.

Initiative 77 passed 55 to 44 percent, despite a well-funded campaign from the restaurant in...

Pro-choice movement seizes on chance to overturn decades-old, anti-abortion laws in Virginia

Health care providers are trying to use the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to strike down five abortion restrictions passed more than 10 years ago in Virginia.

The 2016 Supreme Court decision struck down some of the most regressive restrictions in Texas, as the highest court found they were more burdensome than beneficial for people looking to terminate their pregnancies. Now, providers want the courts to examine Virginia law...