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Why Do Conservatives Still Think Contraception Is Abortion?
On the third day of his confirmation hearing to be aSupreme Courtjudge, nomineeBrett Kavanaughappeared to refer to birth control pills as “abortion-inducing drugs.”He said the phrase in response to Sen.Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) question about his 2015 dissent in the Priests for Life v. Heath and Human Se
U.S. Appeals Court Finds Alabama Abortion Ban Unconstitutional
(Reuters) A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a permanent injunction blocking Alabama from banning the most common method of second-trimester abortion. But two judges from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta used the 3-0 decision to cast doubt on the Supreme Court's abortion ju
Massachusetts Passes NASTY Women Act To Repeal Archaic Abortion Ban
State lawmakers voted to pass the NASTY Women Act (Negating Archaic Statutes Targeting Young Women) last week and Gov. Charlie Baker, a pro-choice Republican, confirmed Monday that he would sign it into law.
Meghan Markle Breaks Protocol By Sharing Views On Abortion At Garden Party
POOL New / ReutersMeghan, Duchess of Sussex, attends a reception at Glencairn, the residence of Robin Barnett, the British ambassador to Ireland, at the start of a two-day visit to Dublin on Tuesday.
5 Men Could Overturn Legal Abortion In America
Within a few years, five men could revoke a woman’s right to have an abortion in the United States.President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a clear threat to Roe v. Wade, the court’s landmark 1973 decision that essentially legalized abortion throughout the
Brett Kavanaugh Explains His 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs' Comment
“That was the position of the plaintiffs in that case, and I was accurately describing the plaintiffs’ position,” Kavanaugh wrote in response to a follow-up question from Sen.Chuck Grassley(R-Iowa) released Wednesday.
Opinion | Where Are All Of The Pro-Choice Men?
Abortion rights and reproductive freedom are in jeopardy like never before. The Trump administration has proposed radical cutbacks toTitle X, the nation’s only federal grant for family planning services. And now, with thenominationof Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade and the ri
Judge Strikes Down Texas 'Fetal Burial' Law In Blow To Anti-Abortion Crusade
A federal judge blocked acontroversial Texas lawon Wednesday that would have required health care providers to bury or cremate fetal tissue from abortions, miscarriages, stillbirths and surgeries for ectopic pregnancies.U.S. District Judge David Ezra’s permanent injunction said the law would impose
Susan Collins Receives 3,000 Coat Hangers Ahead Of Kavanaugh Vote
Around 3,000 have been delivered so far to the office of the senator,The Associated Pressreported Saturday. Collins is considered to be a key vote in the upcoming confirmation vote for Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
Netflix's 'Reversing Roe' Reveals What's At Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Is Confirmed
The trailer was released as Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing began this week. Many pro-abortion rights advocates believe that Kavanaugh, if confirmed, would vote to overturnRoe v. Wade, the historic 1973 ruling that legalized abortion.
Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Would Jeopardize My Daughter’s Life
It became clear that my daughter Claire would face a lifetime of struggle when she was just a few days old. By her first birthday, she’d already endured multiple MRIs, a CT scan, a spinal tap, heart surgery, medications costing upward of $5,000 per month and multiple therapy sessions per week.
A Single Trump Appointee Was Responsible For Keeping Hundreds Of Kids Locked Up Longer
A Trump appointee's decision to personally review requests to release migrant children from jail-like "secure facilities" created a bureaucratic bottleneck that dramatically increased the amount of time kids spent locked up. Office of Refugee Resettlement chief E. Scott Lloyd who first attracted nat
Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Thoughts About Legal Precedents. Democrats Say He Should Keep Going.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has offered his opinion on a number of high court rulings, leading some Democrats to argue that he should answer questions on precedents during his Senate confirmation hearing. Democrats say Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the
Opinion | Senators, Don't Pretend You Don't Know Where Kavanaugh Stands On Roe
When it comes time for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings and ultimate vote, one of the major issues that will be on people’s minds is what he thinks ofRoe v. Wade. Past nominees have dodged the question ― Clarence Thomas famously said thathe hadn’t given it any thought during or since la
Majority Of Americans Support Roe v. Wade, Poll Finds
The poll, released Thursday, found that 64 percent of Americans support the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S., and they would not like to see it overturned. Twenty-eight percent of Americans responded that they would like to see Roe overturned.
Mike Pence: 'I Do' Still Want Roe v. Wade Overturned
Leah Millis / ReutersFrom left to right, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Vice President Mike Pence are seen July 10.
l Was Tricked By A 'Fake Reproductive Health Center.' Now I'm Fighting For Other Women.
On the off chance that you know anything about me, it’s probably about my work as a comedian, or maybe as the co-creator ofThe Daily Show, or as one of the co-founders of Air America Radio.But it is my current role as founder and chief creative officer of the reproductive rights nonprofitLady Parts
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin: ‘No Doubt’ Abortion Will Be Illegal In 20 States In 18 Months
The 81-year-old justice, who has served on the U.S. Supreme Court for 30 years, was known as a swing vote on some issues. Now PresidentDonald Trumpwill have the opportunity to place a more solidly conservative judge in Kennedy’s place, tilting the nation’s highest bench further in favor of Republica
Opinion | The Court Won't Make CPCs Tell The Truth, So It Can’t Make Abortion Clinics Lie
Win McNamee via Getty ImagesProtesters demonstrate outside the Supreme Court as the court issues a ruling on a California law related to abortion issues on June 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
What To Do When ― Not If ― Roe Vanishes
Like many reproductive rights activists, I was horrified ― but sadly, not terribly surprised ― by the news that “moderate” swing voteJustice Anthony Kennedy is retiringfrom the Supreme Court.