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Abortion Rights

  1. politics
    The Supreme Court’s Stealth Attack on AbortionAt best, the justices feel no urgency to stop Texas from violating people’s dominion over their own bodies.
  2. politics
    Supreme Court to Hear Case That Threatens Roe v. WadeThe Court will review Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, giving the new 6-3 conservative majority its first chance to gut abortion rights.
  3. 2020 elections
    Collins Officially Running in 2020, in Race That Could Decide Senate ControlShe angered a lot of constituents with her pivotal support for Brett Kavanaugh, and will have a strong opponent.
  4. abortion rights
    Trump’s Newest Abortion Restriction Won’t Take Effect Just YetClinics have been given a few months to comply with the onerous “domestic gag rule.”
  5. supreme court
    John Paul Stevens and the Legacy of Liberal Republican JudgesStevens’s long career on the Court as the Republican-appointed leader of its liberal wing remains a cautionary tale for conservatives.
  6. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  7. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Ban Has Been Signed into LawBut it will face legal challenges before it can take effect.
  8. abortion rights
    Democrats, Activists Respond to Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion in AlabamaDemocrats and abortion rights groups vowed to fight the bill, which criminalizes the procedure for doctors and has no exceptions for rape or incest.
  9. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  10. vision 2020
    Gillibrand Offers Explicit Abortion Rights Litmus Test for Judicial NomineesIn hoping to stand out, Gillibrand will probably just set a pro-choice standard other candidates will soon emulate.
  11. abortion rights
    Maybe the Only Way to Know What’s Wrong With Abortion in America Is to Have OneExperience showed me how much I didn’t know.
  12. 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.
  13. Last Resort: How Maine Democrats Can Save Roe v. WadeBeating on Senate Democrats to oppose Brett Kavanaugh would be divisive and wouldn’t matter anyway. Giving Susan Collins a free ride in 2020 would.
  14. Poll: Nearly 70 Percent of Voters Don’t Want Roe v. Wade OverturnedAs Republicans prepare to replace Kennedy with a more anti-abortion justice, a new poll shows overwhelming support for maintaining abortion rights.
  15. 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.
  16. Bracing for a Supreme Court Retirement BombshellAt the end of the term, the focus is on Kennedy, whose retirement could ignite the Senate races. But Thomas’s exit might spark a battle in the GOP.
  17. women’s rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  18. 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.
  19. Democrats Don’t Need a Litmus Test on Abortion, But Do Need to Respect WomenThe problem with arguments against a Democratic litmus test on abortion is the habit of disrespectfully treating reproductive rights as disposable.
  20. House Republicans Vote to Make Abortion Unaffordable for Millions of WomenIn a defiant gesture toward the women who thronged cities just this past weekend, the House votes to permanently ban any public funding for abortion.
  21. Looking Ahead (With Dread) to Trump’s Supreme CourtWith a GOP Senate ready to confirm his choices, Trump’s power to reshape SCOTUS may depend on the health of the current justices.
  22. early and often
    Cruz Won’t Say Whether He Supports Fetal ‘Personhood’ Laws“Different people mean different things about labels.”
  23. love and war
    Restrictive Texas Abortion Law Reinstated After Just Three DaysThat was quick.