The Supreme Court Is Allowing The Trump Administration To End The Census Count Early
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to stop the census count from continuing until the end of October.
On behalf of the court, Justice Elena Kagan granted a stay that suspended a lower court's order requiring the once-a-decade data collection to continue.
The Department of Commerce had argued that it needed to end the field counting in order to begin processing the data for the Dec. 31 deadline, by which it is required to turn over the figures to the president.
But civil rights groups and...