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Life After Roe

  1. the body politic
    Abortion Wins ElectionsThe fight to make reproductive rights the centerpiece of the Democratic Party’s 2024 agenda.
  2. life after roe
    Oklahoma Court Narrowly Preserves Right to Lifesaving AbortionIn some extremely red states, lawmakers are fighting even the most modest exceptions to strict abortion bans.
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    Republicans Give Arkansas State Capitol a ‘Monument to the Unborn’Now that the Confederate memorials are coming down, there’s room for new monuments to reactionary laws and politics.
  4. life after roe
    ‘They Really Wanted to See My Baby Get Taken Away’A woman is suing a Brooklyn hospital for secretly testing her for drugs during labor and calling child-protective services.
  5. life after roe.
    Republicans Race to Block Access to Ballots for Abortion-Rights InitiativesThe onetime champions of popular control of abortion policy are now beating a hasty retreat from the will of the people.
  6. life after roe
    Will Abortion Come Back to Bite Ron DeSantis?Activists pushed the Florida governor into accepting a near-total ban, which may not be enough for the right and may be too much for the rest.
  7. life after roe
    Walgreens Won’t Sell Abortion Pills in Red States Even Where It’s LegalThe second-largest retail pharmacy chain won’t buck Republican attorneys general. Will others follow?
  8. life after roe
    A Majority of Americans Are Pro-Choice, Even in Red StatesA survey found pro-choice majorities in all but seven states, which means Republicans pushing state abortion bans are often defying public opinion.
  9. life after roe
    Backlash to the Reversal of Roe v. Wade Steadily GrowingPolls show that the Supreme Court abolishing federal abortion rights helped mobilize the pro-choice majority.
  10. life after roe
    Rogue Texas Judge Could Ban Abortion Pills NationallyAnti-abortion activists shopped for and found a judge likely to issue an outrageous decision, and it’s unclear whether higher courts will stop him.
  11. just asking questions
    What It Takes to Give Abortion Seekers (Actually Good) Advice OnlineThe Online Abortion Resource Squad’s Ariella Messing on fighting disinformation in a post-Roe world.
  12. life after roe
    RNC Tells Republican Politicians to Stay Extreme on AbortionThe RNC passed a resolution scolding politicians who backed off after the end of Roe v. Wade and urging them to stay on the offensive in 2024.
  13. life after roe
    The Anti-Abortion Movement Could Lose Control of the GOPDespite their Dobbs victory, anti-abortion activists are facing pressure to shift public opinion and increase their hold on Republican politicians.
  14. life after roe
    What the Supreme Court Left Out of Its Dobbs-Leak ReportThe investigation failed to identify the leaker of the draft opinion — and the justices got light treatment.
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    Anti-Abortion Activists Are Bringing the Culture War to Your DrugstoreNow that drugstores can distribute abortion pills, activists are pursuing parking-lot protests and protections for anti-abortion pharmacists.
  16. life after roe
    Trump Picks a Fight With the Anti-Abortion MovementIn an attempt to deflect blame for the 2022 midterms, Trump lashed out at his old allies in the fight to ban abortion.
  17. life after roe
    A National Abortion Ban Will Be a 2024 GOP Litmus TestRepublican candidates may prefer not to talk about the issue. But anti-abortion activists will force the discussion in the presidential primaries.
  18. 2022 midterms
    The Abortion-Rights Winning Streak ContinuesKentucky rejected a constitutional abortion ban, and California, Michigan, and Vermont added abortion rights to their state constitutions.
  19. life after roe
    Montana May Save Anti-Abortion Movement From Total DefeatWhile midterm voters seem poised to affirm reproductive rights in several states, a deceptively worded anti-abortion measure could pass in Montana.
  20. life after roe
    Will Republicans Really ‘Defer to the States’ on Abortion?There has been a lot of flip-flopping and back-pedaling among Republican congressional candidates since the Supreme Court axed Roe v. Wade.
  21. early and often
    Democrats Fear the Backlash to the End of Roe Is FadingPreoccupation with the economy and Republican efforts to soft-pedal their extremist positions on abortion are having an effect.
  22. life after roe
    Abortion-Rights Votes Could Be a Democratic Turnout MachineAnti-abortion activists claimed for decades that they wanted to return policy-making to “the people.” They’re getting their wish but may not like it.
  23. life after roe
    Do Republicans Really Want to Punish Women for Having Abortions?The anti-abortion movement claims to value women while seeking to deny them reproductive rights. It’s a bit hard to believe.
  24. life after roe
    Lindsey Graham Caught the Garbage TruckThe senator thought he was doing his party a favor with his abortion ban.
  25. life after roe
    Lindsey Graham Clears a Path for Republicans to Retreat on AbortionA 15-week ban nationwide, instead of the total and near-total bans percolating in the states, is a signal the GOP is fearful of the Dobbs backlash.
  26. the intelligencer profile
    Dorothy Roberts Tried to Warn UsThe legal scholar has been writing about the criminalization of pregnancy for 25 years. Now she’s calling to abolish the child welfare system.
  27. the national interest
    Republicans Will Fight to Restrict Abortion, But Will Only Die for Tax CutsA window into who truly rules the GOP.
  28. early and often
    Mehmet Oz Recently Flip-Flopped to an Extreme Abortion StanceAnd now the GOP Senate candidate may need to flip right back as he struggles to catch up with Democratic opponent John Fetterman.
  29. life after roe
    Vulnerable Anti-abortion House Republicans Set a Trap for ThemselvesPre-Dobbs, at-risk House Republicans bent the knee to the anti-abortion movement by backing a federal “personhood” statute. Now it actually matters.
  30. life after roe
    Focus on Abortion Rights Can Help Blue-State Democrats TooAs polling on California’s abortion-rights ballot initiative shows, Democrats everywhere were mobilized by Dobbs. That could matter a lot in November.
  31. life after roe
    Blake Masters Executes Huge If Sneaky Flip-Flop on AbortionFeeling heat on his extremist abortion position, Trump’s guy in Arizona’s Senate race changed his position and accused his opponent of lying about it.
  32. life after roe
    How Abortion Transformed Democrats’ Midterm ChancesThe backlash to the fall of Roe could boost Democratic turnout, change swing-voter attitudes, and put Republicans on the defensive.
  33. life after roe
    Ludicrous Kansas Abortion Recount Could Be the Wave of the FutureThere were no grounds for a hand recount of the big win for abortion rights. But right-wing activists think sowing doubt is its own justification.
  34. life after roe
    The Anti-Abortion Movement’s Divisions Suddenly Have Huge ConsequencesFights over rape-incest exceptions and when exactly life begins are in danger of undermining already low popular support for abortion bans.
  35. life after roe
    Abortion-Rights Fight Finally Gives Kamala Harris a Chance to LeadAfter being assigned several no-win tasks, the veep is emerging as the White House’s biggest champion on the crucial issue of reproductive rights.
  36. life after roe
    Kansas Shows the Potential Power of Pro-Choice Republican VotersThe Kansas abortion vote confirms that there are a significant number of pro-choice Republicans. Post Dobbs, they may get fed up with their party.
  37. life after roe
    Religious Liberty Is for Pro-Choice People TooPro-abortion-rights clergy are heading to court, arguing that post-Dobbs abortion bans violate their freedom to practice their religion.
  38. life after roe
    The Right to the Ballot and the BodyKansas shows why the anti-abortion movement has to win power by undemocratic means.
  39. life after roe
    Kansas Voters Deliver Stunning Win for Abortion RightsStrong turnout in the very red state shows pro-choice voters are willing to fight back, with big implications for abortion politics and the midterms.
  40. life after roe
    The Kansas Abortion Vote Could Be a Big Pro-Choice VictoryAnti-abortion ballot measures like Kansas’s “Value Them Both” amendment tend to pass, so its defeat would signal a huge post-Dobbs shift.
  41. 2022 midterms
    Are Democrats Turning Around Their Dire Midterm Prospects?There have been some good recent signs for the party, but there’s still a long way to go between now and Election Day.
  42. life after roe
    For Democrats, It’s Now Culture War or NothingDemocrats have an opportunity and responsibility to fight for abortion and other rights at a time when they just aren’t trusted on the economy.
  43. life after roe
    House Passes Contraceptives Bill the Senate Will Likely KillOnly eight GOP representatives voted for House legislation that conservatives deem a threat to religious liberty.
  44. the system
    How Democrats Bolstered the Post-Roe Enforcement RegimeWhen funding the police backfires.
  45. life after roe
    The False Piety of the Anti-Abortion MovementThey preached about a moral crisis and were unprepared for what they unleashed.
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    An Ohio Girl’s Pregnancy From Rape Is Not a HoaxThe right’s telling reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl denied an abortion after the end of Roe.
  47. life after roe
    Kansas Is First State to Vote on Abortion Rights Post-DobbsA Republican-sponsored constitutional amendment striking down state-based abortion rights will go before primary voters in August.
  48. the body politic
    Joe Biden’s Dobbs Response Has Been Breathtakingly AwfulWhy can’t the president show some fight?
  49. life after roe
    Birth-Control Pills Should Be Available to EveryoneThe FDA may make a contraceptive pill available over the counter, which would help protect reproductive freedom at a time of considerable uncertainty.
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    HR Departments Are Scrambling Over Abortion Travel PoliciesThe space in which a constitutional right once was is being filled by focus-grouped messaging and calculated estimates of abortion’s ROI.
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