Some places have adopted statewide crisis standards of care, in which health systems can prioritize patients for scarce resources — based largely on their likelihood of survival — and even deny treatment.
The situation with Haitian migrants at the border has been a sore spot among civil rights and immigrant groups, but it combines with other setbacks on policies involving Black and Hispanic voters, too.
The court dissolved its ruling from July finding unconstitutional laws that prevent young adults under age 21 from buying handguns because the woman who brought the case turned 21 before the decision became official.
When some suggested the governor did not have the time, he took it personally. The subsequent fight over youth basketball in Lewisburg, W.Va., has left some constituents marveling at the governor’s audacity.