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John Roberts joins liberal justices as Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law
WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court’s views on abortion rights. The justices said by a 5-4 vote late Thursday that they will not allow the state to put into effect a law that requires abortion p
Democrats Come For Susan Collins After Brett Kavanaugh Backs Anti-Abortion Law
WASHINGTON ― Progressive advocacy groups are furious about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh voting Thursday to let an anti-abortion law take effect in Louisiana. But they are directing their ire at another person too: Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine).
These Pending Cases Could Decide The Future Of Abortion Rights In America
The Supreme Court issued a ruling this week on its first abortion rights case since the conservative Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined its ranks in the fall and pushed the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade onto unstable ground.
Trump Turns To Absurd Abortion Imagery In State Of The Union Speech
President Donald Trump railed against recent abortion legislation during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, using graphic imagery to mischaracterize scenarios in which the procedure would be performed.
No, Virginia’s Governor Did Not Endorse Killing Babies
Conservatives whipped themselves into a frenzy this week after Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam explained his support of a late-term abortion bill in his state’s legislature.
Iowa's 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
Iowa’s “fetal heartbeat” law, the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, was declared unconstitutional Tuesday, as it violates the Iowa state constitution, a state judge ruled.
Don't Forget About Trump's Judicial Nominees. Another 44 Just Moved Forward.
WASHINGTON ― It’s hard to keep up with everything going on in Washington, but if there’s one thing constantly humming along in the background, it’s the Republican effort to push through President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees.
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
Kellyanne Conway Threatens To Perform Abortion With A Gun In Old 2007 Video
Video that resurfaced online this week shows top White House aide Kellyanne Conway threatening to perform an abortion with a gun. Conway, a staunch pro-life advocate who is a counselor to President Donald Trump, made the comment in a speech to the College Republican National Committee in July 2007,
Andrew Cuomo Signs Abortion Bill Into Law, Codifying Roe v. Wade
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has signed into law new measures to protect and expand abortion rights across the state. On Tuesday night, after passing the Senate and the Assembly, the Reproductive Health Act received its final approval from the governor.
Pope Francis Says Getting An Abortion Is Like 'Hiring A Hitman'
“I ask you: Is it right to ‘take out’ a human life to solve a problem? What do you think? Is it right? Is it right or not?” Francis asked the thousands of people in attendance,according to Reuters.
Kentucky Catholic Bishop: Trump's MAGA Hats Are Not 'Pro-Life'
A Kentucky Catholic bishop is admonishing the Covington Catholic High School students who confronted a Native American man in Washington, D.C., in a video that went viral last week ― insisting that the teens can’t claim to be “pro-life” while wearing President Donald Trump’s “Make America great agai
Tucker Carlson Called Out On His Own Show: ‘I Already Think Less Of You’
Fox News host Tucker Carlson engaged in a heated debate about abortion on Wednesday night with pro-choice advocate Monica Klein. Carlson began by asking about late-term abortion comments made by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D), but Klein, the co-founder of the political consulting firm Seneca Strate
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
How To Prepare For The End Of Roe v. Wade
It’s not difficult for Robin Marty to envision a future America where “pregnant people may need to travel across state lines, obtain illegal abortion-inducing medications, or keep their abortions secret from partners, family and the authorities.”
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.
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
How The Federal Ban On Abortion Funding Hurts Military Families
Rose Penchansky was on the fence about whether to say something. She was on her computer, scrolling through a closed Facebook fan group for the Hulu show “The Handmaid’s Tale” shortly after the midterm elections and came across a post about the news that Alabama’s voters had just passed an amendment
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
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.