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Abortion

  1. senate judiciary committee
    Republicans Finally Appoint Two Women to the Senate Judiciary CommitteeJoni Ernst and Marsha Blackburn are trusted party loyalists and hard-core anti-abortion lawmakers who can provide cover for their party’s misogyny.
  2. reproductive rights
    There’s a New Push to Change New York’s Outdated Abortion LawWith a Democratic trifecta set to take power, abortion rights advocates are launching a campaign to finally pass the Reproductive Health Act.
  3. supreme court
    What’s It Mean That Supreme Court—and Kavanaugh—Sided With Planned Parenthood?The new justice voted with liberals in declining to hear a case that could have cut off funding for the group.
  4. supreme court
    What’s It Mean That the Court, and Kavanaugh, Sided With Planned Parenthood?The new justice voted with liberals in declining to hear a case that could have cut off funding for the group.
  5. george h.w. bush
    The Bush Family’s Struggle to Keep Up With the Conservative MovementGeorge H.W. Bush and his sons George W. and Jeb tried to stay in step with the ever-rightward drift of the conservative movement. They failed.
  6. crime
    Man Cites ‘Life Begins at Conception’ Law to Argue Rape Victim Wasn’t a ChildA Kansas man accused of raping a 15-year-old says that under a state abortion law, she’s not a child.
  7. abortion
    Just When Their Party Needs Them, Pro-Choice Republicans Are VanishingIt’s not going to be easy for Republicans to win back the suburbanites, women, and millennials they are losing when they are all for banning abortion.
  8. my two cents
    What to Know About the Cost of an AbortionThe future of your right to choose may be uncertain these days, and its monetary cost may be even more so.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Why the Pro-Life Democratic Politician Is DisappearingPartisan polarization and an increasingly progressive party have thinned the ranks of the anti-abortion Dems. The trend continued in the midterms.
  10. abortion rights
    What New Yorkers Don’t Know About RoeA pop-up explains how New York is not as progressive as you’d think on abortion — and the upcoming election is a chance to change that.
  11. the kavanaugh hearings
    Sen. Collins, Why Are Anti-Abortion Groups Celebrating Kavanaugh Confirmation?Susan Collins thinks Kavanaugh might wind up being pro-choice. The anti-abortion lobby begs to differ.
  12. the kavanaugh hearings
    Alaska Republicans Mull ‘Reprimand’ for Murkowski Over Kavanaugh VoteHer vote against confirming Kavanaugh outrages many Republicans. But she’s defied her party and won before.
  13. the kavanaugh hearings
    Collins and Murkowski Face Political Repercussions at Home for Kavanaugh VotesCollins has guaranteed herself a tough reelection race in 2020, and Murkowski is already getting an intraparty threat from Sarah Palin.
  14. government shudown
    Trump Signed Bill Heading Off Government Shutdown—and Hardly Anyone NoticedThe Kavanaugh hearings really did blot out the sky last week.
  15. jason miller
    Jason Miller Departs CNN After Allegation of Drugging Woman with Abortion PillA.J. Delgado filed documents in their custody battle alleging that Miller gave an unnamed woman an abortion pill without her knowledge.
  16. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  17. the kavanaugh confirmation
    What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh’s ‘Abortion-Inducing Drugs’ CommentHarris and Clinton may have made a marginally misleading argument against Kavanaugh. But it pales beside the Big Con about his views on abortion.
  18. susan collins
    Liberal Group Crowdfunds $875,000 for Susan Collins’s Next ChallengerBut progressives have promised to cancel those donations — if Collins votes against Brett Kavanugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
  19. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Testimony Ends With No Bombshells, But a Lot of EvasionsThe nominee sometimes sounded like a criminal defendant taking the Fifth.
  20. the kavanaugh hearings
    Graham Vainly Tries to Get Wary Kavanaugh to Publicly Criticize Roe v. WadeThe man who will very likely be the fifth Supreme Court vote to reverse or modify Roe v. Wade acted as though he had never thought about it.
  21. Why Aren’t Democrats Waging an All-Out War to Stop Kavanaugh’s Confirmation?As activists sound the alarm on the threat to Roe and other rights, many Democrats, taking a cue from party leaders, see confirmation as a done deal.
  22. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Will Try to Hide His Views on Abortion. Here’s How to Not Be Fooled.He’ll try to avoid the subject at his confirmation hearings.
  23. the judicial branch
    With Mitch McConnell’s Help, Trump Now Has 60 Confirmed Federal JudgesThe Senate has confirmed the president’s nominations for federal judges across the country, under the leadership of Mitch McConnell.
  24. unite for justice
    Woman Who Climbed Statue of Liberty Shares Abortion Story at Kavanaugh ProtestTherese Patricia Okoumou shared her own story at a “Stop Kavanaugh” rally.
  25. power
    Official Obsessed With Denying Migrant Teens Abortions Helped His Ex Pay for OneORR head Scott Lloyd also compared abortion to the Holocaust, and said women shouldn’t have sex unless they’re ready to be pregnant.
  26. abortion rights
    Woman Dies From DIY Abortion a Week After Argentina’s Abortion VoteLast week, the Argentine Senate rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion. This week, a mother of two died following an illegal procedure.
  27. roe v. wade
    11 Essential Stories on AbortionWhat access to reproductive care looked like before Roe v. Wade, what it’s like now, and what it’s in danger of becoming again.
  28. reproductive rights
    ‘A Huge Step Backward’: Argentina’s Senate Rejects Bill to Legalize AbortionThousands of women had marched in support of abortion rights leading up to the vote.
  29. aborto legal ya
    Women Around the World Protest With Argentina Ahead of Historic Abortion VoteProtestors took to the street in Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, and more.
  30. power
    There Is a Kind of Feminist Revolution Happening Right Now in AppalachiaAmong the radicals of Western Pennsylvania.
  31. science of us
    Why Some Women Choose Mail-Order AbortionsThough in-clinic abortion is still legal (for now), it isn’t always accessible.
  32. Collins and Murkowski Show No Signs of Bucking the GOP on Kavanaugh ConfirmationWhile still officially undecided, the two putatively pro-choice GOP senators are helping their party smooth Brett Kavanaugh’s path to confirmation.
  33. Rand Paul Remains the GOP Rebel Who Rarely RebelsPaul quickly abandoned his concerns about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, not with a bang but a whimper.
  34. Ignore Polling: Abortion is in Danger in GOP-Controlled StatesA state’s willingness to restrict abortion is based less on public opinion than the power of the GOP.
  35. abortion
    Even Most Republicans Support Roe v. Wade52 percent of Republicans do not think the landmark decision should be overturned.
  36. Anti-Abortion Activists Have No Doubts About Kavanaugh to SCOTUSIf Brett Kavanaugh really hasn’t made up his mind about Roe v. Wade, why is the right-to-life movement fighting for his confirmation?
  37. behind the scenes
    The Pro-Life ‘Roe v. Wade’ Movie Sounds Like a Total DisasterThe film features scenes with “buckets of baby fetuses” and cameos by Tomi Lahren and Milo Yiannopolous.
  38. Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS Confirmation Is in the GOP’s HandsThere are three Republican senators to watch. If they stay in line, nothing else matters.
  39. scotus
    Brett Kavanaugh Poses a Serious Threat to Reproductive RightsDonald Trump announced his SCOTUS pick on Monday evening.
  40. Kavanaugh: A Safe Supreme Court Pick Who Will Carry Out the GOP’s Extreme AgendaHe’s a careful jurist whose murky abortion stance will make it easier for pro-choice GOP senators to pretend that the future of Roe v. Wade is secure.
  41. Abortion Gets a Patriotic Salute Thanks to Michelle Wolf“God bless abortions and God bless America!”
  42. roe v. wade
    Tomi Lahren, Milo Yiannopoulos Have Cameos in Secret Roe v. Wade MovieSo this movie just keeps on going.
  43. movies
    Tomi Lahren, Milo Yiannopoulos Have Cameos in Secret Roe v. Wade MovieSo this movie just keeps on going.
  44. Kavanaugh Remains SCOTUS Front-runner Despite Right-Wing BacklashAbortion hard-liners and Bush haters are prominent in attacks on Kavanaugh, but he’s no Harriet Miers, and remains the front-runner for Trump’s nod.
  45. Are Democrats Crying Wolf on Threat to Abortion Rights?The threat to abortion rights is very real, even if conservatives have grown adept at pretending otherwise.
  46. roe v. wade
    Women Are Sending Coat Hangers to Senator Susan CollinsThey want to make sure she takes Roe v. Wade into account when voting to appoint a new Supreme Court justice.
  47. supreme court
    Senator Collins Says Pick of an Anti-Abortion Justice Would ‘Not Be Acceptable’The Republican senator from Maine doesn’t want to see a judge with an “activist agenda.”
  48. The Near-Extinction of Pro-Choice Republicans in CongressThe one-third of Republicans who support abortion rights will soon have no representation in the House, and just two senators on their side.
  49. Steps the Next Supreme Court Might Take to Roll Back Abortion RightsKennedy’s retirement doesn’t mean Roe will be overturned immediately, but a more conservative Court is likely to allow many new abortion restrictions.
  50. roe v. wade
    Anti-Abortion Groups Are Just Thrilled About Justice Kennedy’s Retirement“If there were ever a time to believe that we will abolish abortion in our lifetime, it is right now.”
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