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Roe V. Wade

  1. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against KavanaughConservative Evangelicals like Ralph Reed and Franklin Graham want their SCOTUS justice even if he hasn’t been cleared of attempted rape charges.
  2. 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.
  3. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Should Have Nominated a Woman to the Supreme CourtTrump’s famous vetting process did not protect him from a SCOTUS nominee who may join the president as a presumed sexual predator.
  4. roe v. wade
    Americans Want SCOTUS to Leave Roe v. Wade AloneA new poll from Axios shows that’s true even for rural voters and “Never Hillary” independents.
  5. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Testimony Ends With No Bombshells, But a Lot of EvasionsThe nominee sometimes sounded like a criminal defendant taking the Fifth.
  6. 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.
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    As Kavanaugh Tried to Focus on Legal Abstractions, Real World Kept IntrudingOn day two of the Kavanaugh hearings, Democrats chipped away at the Supreme Court nominee’s attempt to put forth a regular-guy persona.
  8. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Are Trying to Make Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Seem Routine. It Isn’t.Republicans are trying to disguise a confirmation that they think is an epochal moment in history as a bland, uncontroversial exercise in bureaucracy.
  9. supreme court
    Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  10. Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  11. 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.
  12. power
    There Is a Kind of Feminist Revolution Happening Right Now in AppalachiaAmong the radicals of Western Pennsylvania.
  13. 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.
  14. movies
    Mara Wilson Was Asked to Play Betty Friedan in That Roe v. Wade Movie“The script was poorly written, and the cast list seemed to me like a who’s who of former ’80s and ’90s stars.”
  15. abortion
    Even Most Republicans Support Roe v. Wade52 percent of Republicans do not think the landmark decision should be overturned.
  16. 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?
  17. location location location
    Roe v. Wade Film Blocked From Filming at Plaza Hotel, Statue of LibertyAccess denied.
  18. 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.
  19. high tension
    A Crew Member From That Roe v. Wade Movie Snatched a Reporter’s NotesThis movie is wild.
  20. A 2017 Kavanaugh Speech Will Provoke Controversy in His SCOTUS ConfirmationThe speech that helped elevate Kavanaugh to Trump’s SCOTUS list doesn’t prove prejudgment of a challenge to Roe v. Wade, but it raises big questions.
  21. Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS Confirmation Is in the GOP’s HandsThere are three Republican senators to watch. If they stay in line, nothing else matters.
  22. scotus
    Brett Kavanaugh Poses a Serious Threat to Reproductive RightsDonald Trump announced his SCOTUS pick on Monday evening.
  23. On the 150th Birthday of the 14th Amendment, Its Future Hangs in the BalanceTrump may not know the 14th Amendment from the 14th floor of one of his hotels, but his second SCOTUS pick could greatly affect its interpretation.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.”
  27. The First Big SCOTUS Rumor Sends Senator Mike Lee to the BenchThis may be the first of many SCOTUS trial balloons for Trump. But it’s amusing to watch Lee try to walk back his earlier attacks on Roe v. Wade.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.”
  30. reproductive rights
    What Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Means for Abortion RightsRoe v. Wade is at risk.
  31. goodbyes
    Anthony Kennedy Retires From Supreme CourtGet ready for the mother of all confirmation battles.
  32. Anthony Kennedy Retires From Supreme CourtGet ready for the mother of all confirmation battles.
  33. Trump Is the Most Substantively Anti-Abortion President EverOther Republican presidents have talked a good game against abortion. But Trump has delivered.
  34. From Impeachment to SCOTUS, Republicans Scramble for Ways to Rev Up the BaseFrom possible SCOTUS openings to impeachment to deep state conspiracies, the GOP is trying to get conservative voters psyched out of their skulls.
  35. A Red State Finally Rejects an Abortion BanIn South Carolina a Democratic legislator mockingly asks Republicans to pass a total abortion ban they know to be unconstitutional. They nearly did.
  36. A Red State Finally Rejects an Abortion BanIn South Carolina a Democratic legislator mockingly asks Republicans to pass a total abortion ban they know to be unconstitutional. They nearly did.
  37. Evangelicals Have Displaced Catholics As the Anti-Abortion Movement’s BaseThe shift of white Evangelicals into the anti-abortion camp has had a lot to do with partisan polarization over abortion policy.
  38. Kevin Williamson Won’t Tell Me What Should Happen to Women Who Have AbortionsAfter complaining no one will just ask him, I did. Williamson won’t answer plain questions.
  39. America’s Views on Abortion Are Undergoing a Generational ShiftFor the first time in many years, it looks like a new generation of Americans is significantly more inclined toward pro-choice views.
  40. What It Means to Have a Government That Hates the Constitutional Right to ChooseWhen low-level bureaucrats try to keep vulnerable women from exercising reproductive rights, they’re just following signals from the top.
  41. roe v. wade
    Your Reproductive Rights Reading List for the 45th Anniversary of Roe v. WadeTen of the Cut’s best stories about abortion and its history.
  42. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has No Plans to Go Anywhere Anytime SoonConservatives pining for a fifth SCOTUS vote to overturn Roe v. Wade may have to win the 2020 election to outlast Ginsburg.
  43. Tide of Right-Wing Judges Could Recede Quickly If Democrats Take Back the SenateThe GOP’s Alabama fiasco and a 2018 wave election could bring back a Democratic Senate and ruin the right’s plan to control the judiciary.
  44. House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban on Near-Perfect Party VoteIt doesn’t much matter what a particular abortion bill proposes: Democrats are the pro-choice party, Republicans aren’t.
  45. politics
    Why Anti-Abortion Activists Are Obsessed With Late-Term Abortion BansTuesday’s bill won’t pass the Senate. But that’s not the point.
  46. Let’s Talk About Roy Moore’s Extremism on AbortionHis views should be terrifying to voters, even in arch-conservative Alabama. Democrat Doug Jones needs to put the spotlight on them.
  47. A 2018 Anthony Kennedy Retirement Would Light Up a Fiery Battle for the SenateThe 2018 electoral landscape is currently focused on the House. But a postelection SCOTUS-confirmation fight could make every Senate seat matter.
  48. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Did Not Retire TodayIt is hard to overestimate the impact of this much-rumored event, had it occurred.
  49. GOP Senator Fans Rumors Trump Will Get Another SCOTUS Pick This YearChuck Grassley raises conservative hopes about a fifth vote against the right to choose.
  50. Possible Deal Would Give Gorsuch Easy Confirmation and Democrats Future LeverageAn obstruction-free vote this time in exchange for a guarantee the filibuster will remain in effect if Trump gets another SCOTUS pick.
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