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Abortion

  1. power
    Wendy Davis Is Running for CongressThe sneaker-wearing, filibustering abortion activist is challenging Chip Roy in Texas.
  2. supreme court
    Supreme Court to Hear DACA Cases Next TermBut the Court chose not to review an Alabama ban on the procedure used in most second-term abortions, with Thomas calling for reversal of precedents.
  3. supreme court
    Another SCOTUS Precedent Falls. Could Roe Be Next?For the second time this term, the court’s conservative majority has reversed a major Supreme Court precedent. Could Roe v. Wade be far behind?
  4. reproductive rights
    Everything You Need to Know About the Abortion DebateWe’re facing the biggest threat to abortion rights in decades. If you haven’t been following the debate closely, it’s time to brush up on the basics.
  5. vision 2020
    Could Biden’s Opposition to Federal Abortion Funding Bring Him Down?Backing the federal abortion-funding ban used to be bipartisan — but now Biden is embracing a stance that’s increasingly anathema to Democrats.
  6. abortion
    The Abortion Wars, 10 Years After George Tiller’s AssassinationAfter demonizing late-term providers for years, the anti-abortion movement now attacks all legalized abortion, as pro-choice advocates grow bolder.
  7. abortion
    Democrats Play Key Role in Louisiana Abortion BanWhat is unique about Louisiana’s “heartbeat” bill is that a Democratic legislator wrote it and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  8. abortion
    Harris Proposes Making States Clear Abortion Laws With the Justice DepartmentBorrowing a page from the Voting Rights Act, the California senator goes on the offensive against state attacks on reproductive rights.
  9. supreme court
    Supreme Court Passes Up Chance to Send Signals in Review of Indiana Abortion LawIn validating fetal-remains requirements and letting a lower court’s decision striking down abortion-intent provisions stand, SCOTUS kept its counsel.
  10. movements
    Boycotts of Georgia Will Only Make It RedderDon’t dismiss the South. The abortion fight won’t be won from New York.
  11. abortion
    A Post-Roe America Would Be a Never-Ending NightmareIf abortion policy is set by state legislatures or Congress, we will see political warfare as never before, with women’s rights perpetually in peril.
  12. reproductive rights
    The Legal Fight Over Alabama’s Abortion Law BeginsOther, less drastic abortion laws are more likely to provide Supreme Court conservatives with the pretext to begin unraveling reproductive rights.
  13. dan lipinski
    House Democratic Campaign Committee Cancels Fundraiser for Anti-Abortion DemProgressive and pro-choice groups refused to back off support for Lipinski primary opponent Marie Newman, and the DCCC threw in the towel.
  14. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  15. abortion
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Law Is Dividing RepublicansSuddenly Republicans are exposing their common extremism by arguing over rape exceptions to a total abortion ban.
  16. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  17. religion
    Trump Is Not a Defender of Religious Liberty but a Threat to ItTrump’s combination of hate-mongering and loud identification with Christianity is the antithesis of the American tradition of religious pluralism.
  18. politics
    Abortion Is Morally GoodLiberals must avoid falling into the traps the anti-abortion movement sets for them.
  19. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Elizabeth Warren Just Transformed the Abortion DebateThe war over a woman’s right to choose has been raging for a half century. The solution lies in politics, not Supreme Court decisions.
  20. reproductive rights
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  21. abortion
    Early-Term Abortion Bans Open Rift in Anti-Abortion MovementThey all agree on the goal of banning all abortions everywhere, but they disagree on the means of getting there and on how open to be about it.
  22. roe v. wade
    The GOP’s Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  23. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Ban Has Been Signed into LawBut it will face legal challenges before it can take effect.
  24. christian right
    Georgia’s Christian Right Had a Bad WeekGeorgia may pay a price for its anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” and its insurance commissioner is in deep trouble for alleged corruption.
  25. abortion
    Extreme Abortion Bans Are Stepping All Over the GOP’s ‘Infanticide’ MessageIt’s not easy to call the other party “extremists” when your own state legislatures are trying to ban abortion entirely.
  26. 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.
  27. abortion
    It’s Still Legal to Get an Abortion in Georgia After 6 WeeksA critical fact that’s getting overlooked.
  28. scotus
    As Abortion Cases Loom, Breyer Warns Supreme Court May Overturn Major PrecedentWith a Roe v. Wade challenge easily available in the smorgasbord of state abortion restrictions, Breyer raised fears about conservatives’ next move.
  29. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  30. abortion
    Trump to Screen Anti-Abortion Film at the White HouseThe tradition of the White House film night takes a turn to the right.
  31. abortion
    Texas Bill Would Make Abortion Punishable by the Death PenaltyThe logic of the Right-to-Life cause has always led to the direction of treating reproductive rights as homicide.
  32. religion
    Evangelical Pundit Erick Erickson Denies That Pete Buttigieg Can Be a ChristianAs is typical of many Christian right figures, Erickson presumes to judge Mayor Pete’s faith and arrogantly finds it lacking.
  33. vision 2020
    White Working-Class Yoga Devotee Tim Ryan Joins Crowded 2020 FieldRyan’s unconventional and sometimes conservative record makes him a hard sell, but if Democrats get obsessed with the heartland, he’ll get a listen.
  34. reproductive rights
    ‘Insurrection’ Against Abortion Rights Is Growing Within the Federal JudiciaryIf and when the Supreme Court decides to unravel Roe v. Wade, lower federal courts and GOP state legislatures will supply the tools.
  35. politics
    There’s a #MeToo Scandal Brewing in the Reproductive Rights WorldAn activist has accused Dr. Willie Parker, a prominent abortion rights advocate, of sexual assault.
  36. reproductive rights
    Pompeo Expands Global Gag Rule, Which May Actually Increase AbortionsEvidence suggests cutting funding to groups that offer abortion services does the opposite of what Pompeo and other conservatives want.
  37. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  38. health care
    Republicans Have Lost Interest in Fixing, or Killing, ObamacareDespite the intense interest of voters in health-care policy, Republican opposition will likely kill any bipartisan legislation before 2020.
  39. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Radically Moderate Answer to Climate ChangeSometimes moderation isn’t just the mushy middle between two extremes; it’s a form of pragmatic and even revolutionary imagination.
  40. judicial appointments
    Trump Aide, Thomas Protégé Confirmed for Top Circuit CourtNeomi Rao, with an assist from Clarence Thomas, satisfied conservatives on abortion policy, and could be a candidate for a Supreme Court opening.
  41. reproductive rights
    Republicans’ Extreme Abortion Rhetoric Isn’t Just Wrong, It’s DangerousEfforts to fire up the GOP base with outrageous, false claims about late-term abortions could also put abortion providers in real danger.
  42. abortion
    The Big ‘Pro-Life’ Shift in a New Poll Is an IllusionPolls on abortion policy are often slippery, but there’s no evidence of a shift toward support for overturning Roe v. Wade.
  43. abortion
    New Trump Administration Rule Restricts Federal Funding for Planned ParenthoodIt will be challenged in court, but the idea is to partly accomplish Trump’s pledge to defund Planned Parenthood without congressional action.
  44. supreme court
    Supreme Court Deals Blow to Anti-Abortion Movement, But It May Only Be TemporaryRoberts joined liberals in keeping a lower court from defying Supreme Court precedents. What that means for the future of Roe v. Wade is unclear.
  45. 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.
  46. politics
    Here Are the Facts Behind an Abortion Controversy Engulfing Virginia DemocratsVirginia Democrats did not actually try to legalize infanticide, but Republicans in the state claim otherwise.
  47. reproductive rights
    New York Has Finally Updated Its Archaic Abortion LawThe law, which the state Senate’s GOP majority blocked for years, takes abortion out of the criminal code and allows some abortions after 24 weeks.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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