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  1. life after roe
    The Right to the Ballot and the BodyKansas shows why the anti-abortion movement has to win power by undemocratic means.
  2. supreme court
    Why Same-Sex Marriage May Not Be Doomed at the Supreme CourtSamuel Alito’s opinion matters more than that of Clarence Thomas.
  3. the national interest
    Democrats Must Reform the Supreme Court to Save ItRepublicans won control of the Court playing by the rules. The rules are bad.
  4. life after roe
    Could New Abortion Bans Lose in Court?It won’t be easy, but there are ways to limit the impact of Dobbs.
  5. life after roe
    This Is Not an Abortion StoryPregnancy felt like a choice, now it feels like a trap.
  6. life after roe
    Overturning Roe Is Just the BeginningConservatives are already floating a national abortion ban and the overthrow of other privacy-based rights.
  7. abortion
    The Dissenters Say You’re Not Hysterical“The majority tells everyone not to worry,” the dissenting justices write. But they’re ringing the alarm.
  8. life after roe
    The End of Abortion Rights Is Trump’s Big PaybackHe promised Republicans a Court conservative enough to overturn Roe so long as they tolerated his corruption and criminality. It worked.
  9. life after roe
    The End of Abortion As We Knew ItIn a 6–3 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade.
  10. life after roe
    ‘A Woman Has No Rights’: Read Liberals’ Supreme Court Abortion DissentJustices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan decried the abolition of Roe v. Wade in blistering language.
  11. early and often
    The Supreme Court Gun Ruling Could Lead to More ViolenceExperts and research say that looser regulation of concealed carry is correlated with higher gun-homicide rates.
  12. early and often
    The Supreme Court Has Endangered the Future of Gun ControlBackground checks, age limits — anything that wasn’t around in the 1700s is probably unconstitutional, according to Clarence Thomas.
  13. what we know
    Man Arrested Near Brett Kavanaugh’s Home Charged With Attempted MurderThe suspect was arrested near the justice’s Maryland home on Wednesday morning, allegedly with burglary tools, a knife, and a gun.
  14. life after roe
    Supreme Court to Scour Clerks’ Phones in Leak InvestigationThe leaker of a draft opinion ending Roe v. Wade still hasn’t been IDed. Now investigators want clerks to sign affidavits and turn over call records.
  15. life after roe
    I, Too, Have a Human FormIn Justice Alito’s draft opinion, the pregnant body is erased.
  16. life after roe
    Ending Roe v. Wade Is a War on Women and ChildrenThe right offers nothing but more suffering to the people it purports to help.
  17. life after roe
    Clarence Thomas Decries ‘Irreparable Damage’ of Roe Opinion LeakThe Supreme Court’s loudest proponent of eliminating the right to an abortion is worried about institutional legitimacy and civility.
  18. life after roe
    The Anti-Abortion Christians Who Became Pro-ChoiceWhy did we change our minds?
  19. life after roe
    Supreme-Court Sources Can’t Stop Leaking About Abortion CaseConservative leakers want us to know that the Alito draft is the only draft. Also, they’re concerned that all this leaking is hurting the Court.
  20. life after roe
    Another Leak Indicates Supreme Court Set to Overturn Roe v. WadeThis time it definitely came from conservatives.
  21. life after roe
    Abortion Funds Are a Lifeline. And a Target.The right’s attacks on grassroots groups have already begun.
  22. life after roe
    Can Republicans Stop Patients From Leaving the State for an Abortion?Some are willing to try.
  23. life after roe
    Abortion Rights Look Doomed. But It’s Not Over Yet.Thirty years ago, Supreme Court justices circulated another draft opinion that would have overturned Roe v. Wade — and then they didn’t.
  24. the national interest
    An End to the Liberal Romance With CourtsThe right to abortion will not be delivered from a marble building.
  25. life after roe
    Leaked Draft Opinion Says Supreme Court Will Overturn Roe v. WadeThe draft majority opinion, if issued, would open the door to absolute abortion bans at any time and for any reason.
  26. religious freedom
    The Supreme Court May Sanction Teacher-Led Prayer in Public SchoolThe justices seem poised to side with a coach who led students in prayer, dealing a serious blow to the First Amendment and religious minorities.
  27. the national interest
    Why Ketanji Brown Jackson Will Be the Last Democratic Justice for a Long TimeThe Court is getting more partisan and much harder to change.
  28. the body politic
    The Red State–Blue State Scramble to Replace RoeRepublicans are ready for the end of legal abortion. Are Democrats?
  29. politics
    Problem Democrat Joe Manchin Throws His Party a Few BonesThe West Virginian affirmed his support for Ketanji Brown Jackson and salvaging Build Back Better, indicating he understands the limits of his power.
  30. politics
    Why Can’t Lindsey Graham Behave Himself at Supreme Court Hearings?Unlike some of his Republican colleagues, Graham’s outbursts at the Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings can’t be attributed to ambitions for higher office.
  31. politics
    Republicans’ Attack Plan for the Ketanji Brown Jackson HearingsInstead of getting nasty in a fight they can’t win, Republicans will use the hearings to reinforce their midterm message against Democrats.
  32. january 6
    Yes, Ginni Thomas Was at the January 6 Rally … But She Left EarlyJustice Clarence Thomas’s wife says she attended the Stop the Steal rally but “got cold” and split before the rioting started.
  33. politics
    The Other FirstWhat it means to nominate a veteran public defender to the Supreme Court.
  34. politics
    Meet Ketanji Brown JacksonThe debate star, theater kid, public defender, and judge who would join the Supreme Court.
  35. media
    If Sarah Palin Wins, Fox News Could LoseWhy both liberals and conservatives should be careful about opening up libel law.
  36. the national interest
    The Left is Gaslighting Asian Americans About College AdmissionsI support affirmative action, but stop denying it discriminates against Asians.
  37. justice
    What Can Stephen Breyer’s Successor Accomplish?The Supreme Court’s liberals can try to forge a consensus, or use their perch to call out a conservative supermajority.
  38. the national interest
    Biden Didn’t Invent Affirmative Action for the Supreme CourtConservatives attack the president for promising to appoint a Black woman to the Court.
  39. politics
    Will Sinema and Manchin Screw This Up?Nothing may unite Democrats better than putting the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.
  40. supreme court
    Stephen Breyer Secures His LegacyThe liberal justice’s retirement ensures that Joe Biden will have a shot at nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
  41. covid-19
    Neil Gorsuch Wear a Mask ChallengeAs the Supreme Court tries to quell a COVID controversy, the conservative justice remains maskless.
  42. supreme court
    Neil Gorsuch Reportedly Refused John Roberts’s Request to Wear a MaskThe conservative justice’s obstinacy has forced Sonia Sotomayor to work remotely.
  43. politics
    The Supreme Court Goes Anti-VaxxThe High Court’s overreach is as absurd as it is brazen.
  44. supreme court
    Why Is John Roberts So Popular Among Democrats?The chief justice’s enduring appeal suggests the Supreme Court may be able to gut Roe without great cost to its reputation.
  45. gun control
    Newsom Calls for Assault-Weapons Ban Modeled After Texas Abortion LawThe California governor said the law would allow private citizens to sue assault-weapon manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.
  46. politics
    The Supreme Court Is Ready to Make Taxpayers Fund Religious SchoolsDiscrimination is being redefined to mean the opposite of what it is.
  47. roe v. wade
    Amy Coney Barrett’s Adoption Myths“What’s happening at the Supreme Court is that people are using us to further their own agenda. They’re co-opting our lives and our stories.”
  48. politics
    Will the Body Become a Prison?If conservative justices side with Mississippi’s abortion ban, many women will not escape.
  49. politics
    This Is How Roe EndsHope for a compromise that preserves abortion rights looks lost after conservative justices spoke about Mississippi’s 15-week ban.
  50. abortion
    There’s No Such Thing As a Pro-Life FeministThe specious claim the right uses to undermine abortion.
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