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How The Federal Ban On Abortion Funding Hurts Military Families
Penchansky, 33, watched members of the group debate about which abortions should be legal and which shouldn’t. But after reading one too many strident posts about how abortions should be illegal or illegal after the first trimester, she knew she had to speak up about her second-trimester abortion, s
Half Of Reproductive-Age Women Want Easier Access To Abortion Pills, Study Finds
Zhang Rong via Getty ImagesIn a new survey, nearly half of 7,000 women said they were interested in new ways to get the abortion pill.
Ohio House Passes Controversial 'Fetal Heartbeat' Anti-Abortion Bill
The Ohio House of Representatives for the second time has passed a bill outlawing abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Because of the legislation's extremely short period for a legal abortion, the measure would bar abortions for women who
Kellyanne Conway Calls Hillary Clinton 'Queen Of Abortion' On 'Fox & Friends'
“I’ve noticed also that the Democrats aren’t talking much about abortion this time and that’s because they tried that for so long,” the White House counselor said of Democrats’ campaigns ahead of themidterm elections. “They tried that with the queen of abortion in 2016 and it backfired for them beca
Conservative PAC’s Ad Claims Senator Debbie Stabenow Supports 'Black Genocide'
A conservative political action committee has sponsored a radio ad accusing Sen.Debbie Stabenow(D-Mich.) of supporting “black genocide” because she backs abortion rights.Funded by the Virginia-based PAC Stars and Stripes Forever, the ad highlights thehigher rate of abortion among black Americansand
California Was About To Set A Major Precedent In Abortion Laws. It Fell Short.
Jessy Rosales was a 20-year-old student at the University of California, Riverside, when she got pregnant. She had used protection and was not ready to become a mom, so she went to her campus health center to ask about the abortion pill — actually a combination oftwo medicationsthat can safely end a
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
This Was The Best Week For Trump But The Worst Week For America
In a series of Supreme Court decisions, shakeups and other Trump victories, the outlook for civil, reproductive and labor rights grew grimmer this week.