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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
We Already Know What A Post-Roe World Looks Like
For years, the question was more of a rallying cry than an imminent possibility. But on Wednesday, after JusticeAnthony Kennedyannounced his plans to retire from the bench, the question became a lot less rhetorical. Kennedy, in his 30 years on the bench, frequently provided the swing vote that preve
Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Harm Reproductive Rights For Decades
PresidentDonald Trump’s pick to replace Supreme Court JusticeAnthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement Wednesday, could easily overturn the landmark 1973 abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade within two years.
Tomi Lahren Warns It'd Be A 'Big Mistake' Overturning Roe v. Wade
Conservative Fox News commentatorTomi Lahrenignited a heated round of debate, as well as anger from some fans, after making a case that overturningRoe v. Wade“would be a big mistake.”
Abortion Restrictions Tied To Foreign Aid Threaten Fight Against AIDS, Report Says
Santos Simione operates health clinics in Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of HIV in the world, with one in eight adults infected. Its poverty rate is about 45 percent. The illiteracy rate is 47 percent in the sub-Saharan nation, which emerged from Portuguese colonial rule in the 1970s
Judge Temporarily Blocks Iowa From Enforcing Nation's Strictest Abortion Ban
Gov. Kim Reynolds (R)signed the bill into law last month, barring women from receiving an abortion if an ultrasound detects a fetal heartbeat, which usually appears about six weeks into a woman’s pregnancy.
Ireland Votes To Repeal Abortion Amendment In Landslide Referendum
A total of 1,429,981 voted for the repeal and 723,632 voted against, Returning Officer Barry Ryan said Saturday. A majority of 706,349 tipped the scales to repeal the amendment.
Thousands Travel Home To Ireland To Vote On Abortion Access
Voters in Ireland headed to the polls on Friday to decide whether the country should repeal its restrictive abortion laws. Among those casting their ballots were thousands of Irish citizens living in other parts of the world who traveled back to Ireland for the landmark vote. They chronicled their j
Ireland's Historic Vote On Legalizing Abortion Is Haunted By Trump And Brexit
DUBLIN — Three weeks before Ireland’s historic vote on Friday on whether to legalize abortion, which happens Friday, I sat in a noisy pub here with Gavin Sheridan, an Irish data journalist and transparency campaigner who has closely followed the referendum. Sheridan fancies himself something of an e
Trump Rallies Conservatives With Promise Of More Abortion Curbs
The president, who just unveiled new restrictions on abortion services, sought the support of anti-abortion activists at Susan B. Anthony List's annual gala.
Scott Pruitt Twice Introduced Anti-Abortion Bills Giving Men ‘Property Rights’ Over Fetuses
In 1999, Scott Pruitt, then an Oklahoma state senator,introduced a billto grant men “property rights” over unborn fetuses, requiring women to obtain the would-be father’s permission before aborting a pregnancy.