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Abortion

  1. vision 2020
    Trump Says Biden Is ‘Against the Bible’Our religiously illiterate president really needs to stop claiming the mantle of faith and denying it to others.
  2. reproductive rights
    Anti-Abortion Centers Received Millions of Dollars in COVID Bailout FundsReligiously affiliated crisis pregnancy centers have received between $4 million and $10 million, according to a new report.
  3. supreme court
    Trump’s Next Supreme Court List Could Be Really ExtremeConservatives are again feeling betrayed on abortion and LGBTQ rights. Trump needs to convince them his future picks would be infallibly reactionary.
  4. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  5. reproductive rights
    The Abortion Pill Is Now Available by MailA federal judge has ruled that patients seeking abortion medication do not need to pick it up in person during the pandemic.
  6. vision 2020
    Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?Trump-appointed justices didn’t give conservatives everything they hoped for. That only raises the stakes in November.
  7. supreme court
    Supreme Court Rejects Louisiana Abortion RestrictionsIn the end, Chief Justice Roberts couldn’t go along with a quick reversal of a recent precedent.
  8. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Just Ruled to Protect Abortion RightsIt’s a big deal, and a huge relief for reproductive rights groups.
  9. abortion
    Is the Constitutional Right to Choose Abortion Doomed?Any day now, the Court will announce a decision on a Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics. John Roberts holds the swing vote.
  10. reproductive rights
    Will the Supreme Court Strike a Devastating Blow to Abortion Rights?Any day now, the Court could protect abortion rights — or open the floodgates for more restrictions.
  11. 2020 elections
    GOP Congressman Who Officiated Same-Sex Marriage Ousted in Drive-Thru ConventionVirginia’s Denver Riggelman offended conservatives so badly, even support from Trump and Falwell couldn’t save him.
  12. lgbtq rights
    Supreme Court: LGBTQ Workers Protected by Anti-Discrimination LawsThe 6-3 decision is a big win for equality, and a big loss for the Trump administration and the Christian right.
  13. abortion
    No One Really Knew Jane RoeHer shocking deathbed confession makes that clear.
  14. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With Texas’s Coronavirus Abortion Ban?Now that the state’s ban on non-essential medical procedures has eased, abortions are available once again.
  15. abortion
    Kavanaugh Sends a Strong Signal on How He’ll Approach Abortion RightsIn a decision on an entirely different subject, Kavanaugh laid out a test for overturning Supreme Court precedents — like the right to an abortion.
  16. democrats
    Virginia Shows That Centrist Democrats Can Move a State LeftNobody thinks of suburban-dependent Virginia Democrats as all that progressive. But they are putting together a record that Joe Biden might emulate.
  17. abortion
    Every State That’s Tried to Ban Abortion Over the CoronavirusSo far, six states have tried to halt nearly all abortion services, claiming they’re “nonessential.”
  18. q&a
    The Abortion Movie You’ve Never Seen BeforeNever Rarely Sometimes Always follows a teenager trying to get an abortion — and shows just how harrowing that process is for many Americans.
  19. coronavirus
    Remember the Party of Terri Schiavo?A GOP that once fought to keep a brain-dead woman alive now includes those who would accept mass death of the elderly to Keep America Great.
  20. coronavirus
    They Will Stop at Nothing to Ban AbortionMore and more states are forcing clinics to close under coronavirus, leaving women terrified and desperate.
  21. abortion
    The Next Big Abortion Case Comes Down to John RobertsClinics and their attorneys must appeal to Chief Justice Roberts, a devout Catholic who has never voted against an abortion restriction.
  22. vision 2020
    Conservative Poll Says Real Catholics Love TrumpTrump supporters are trying to delegitimize Catholics who encounter the president and smell brimstone.
  23. abortion
    The Absurd Lie of ‘Pro-Choice Violence’The FBI says “abortion terrorism” can be perpetrated by people on “both sides of the issue.” This framing isn’t just wrong — it’s dangerous.
  24. democratic debates
    The Democrats Finally Get Around to Talking About AbortionWith one notable exception, they were sure-footed in answering a question about “litmus tests” for judges.
  25. politics
    The Symbolic Power of Trump the ConvertAccusations of hypocrisy misunderstand Trump’s appeal to conservative Christians.
  26. politics
    Trump Is More Proudly Anti-Choice Than EverWhy his unprecedented choice to speak at the anti-abortion rally “March for Life” is so worrying.
  27. reproductive rights
    Towns in Texas Keep Becoming ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’The newest anti-abortion tactic: declaring that fetuses are humans who are persecuted by women and providers.
  28. crime
    A Teen Allegedly Tried to Bomb a Planned ParenthoodThe FBI believes Samuel James Gulick threw a Molotov cocktail through the facility’s front window.
  29. reproductive rights
    207 Congress Members Asked the Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. WadeIn an amicus brief, 39 senators and 168 representatives called the landmark abortion ruling “radically unsettled precedent.”
  30. vision 2020
    Does Joe Biden’s Catholicism Matter?If elected, Biden would become just the second Catholic president. But his faith probably won’t greatly affect the odds he will win.
  31. abortion
    Researchers Tried to Test ‘Abortion Reversal.’ 3 Women Wound Up in the Hospital.Researchers tried to test an anti-abortion talking point, but they were unprepared for how dangerous it was.
  32. abortion
    Van Drew Switch Gives House Republicans Exactly One Pro-Choice MemberAnti-abortion activists had driven pro-choice House Republicans into extinction. If Trump backs Van Drew, that might annoy them.
  33. reproductive rights
    What It’s Like to Endure a Forced Ultrasound Before Your Abortion“I remember feeling so annoyed and dismayed. I was almost having an out-of-body experience.”
  34. abortion
    A New Democratic ‘Litmus Test’ on Abortion RightsThe parties have been polarized over abortion policy for long enough that it’s time to pick sides.
  35. abortion rights
    Planned Parenthood Launches Abortion-Finder ToolIt was launched after Planned Parenthood noticed an uptick in searches of the phrase, “abortion near me.”
  36. vision 2020
    Tulsi Gabbard’s Eclectic BaseShe has a pocket of support on the left and another one among Trump fans. Nearly all her backers are male. What does that add up to?
  37. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley’s Skillful and Opportunistic MAGA Balancing ActOnce again, Nikki Haley has figured out how to keep herself in the news as a potential Trump-Pence successor while declaring her Trumpist loyalties.
  38. the future issue
    Abortion After the ClinicAs Republican lawmakers try to legislate it out of existence, the future of reproductive healthcare may be at home.
  39. abortion
    Can Anti-Abortion ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ Snag Federal Family-Planning Funds?One branch of the anti-abortion movement is trying to rebrand itself as pro-contraceptive, just like Republican politicians.
  40. reproductive rights
    Woman Charged With Murder After Delivering a Stillborn BabyAuthorities suspect she used meth while pregnant, but the rationale behind her arrest is more fraught than it may seem.
  41. politics
    Abortion Is Not a Losing Issue. Yesterday’s Election Proved It.Voters in Virginia and Kentucky rebuked any idea that most Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned.
  42. politics
    Why the Democrats Will Debate at Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios This MonthThe debate sponsors passed up a suburban venue for the actor and mogul’s new facility.
  43. reproductive rights
    Missouri Official Admits to Tracking Women’s PeriodsThe state’s health director received a spreadsheet with information about the menstrual cycles of Planned Parenthood patients.
  44. vision 2020
    South Carolina Priest Denies Joe Biden Communion Over Pro-Choice ViewsIt’s an old if sporadic problem for Catholic pro-choice politicians.
  45. reproductive rights
    The Fate of Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Be Decided SoonIf the clinic’s license is removed, the state would become the first without a functioning abortion clinic since Roe v. Wade.
  46. politics
    Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Will Finally Be Legal in Northern IrelandActivists and supporters celebrated the overturn of draconian abortion laws that have governed the country since 1861.
  47. vision 2020
    Gabbard Demands Clinton Enter 2020 Race, Calls Her ‘Queen of Warmongers’The bizarre tweets follow the 2016 nominee’s implication that the current candidate is an agent of Russia.
  48. politics
    Democratic Candidates Have Promised to Codify Roe v. Wade. What Does That Mean?Unpacking the promise made by numerous Democratic candidates at last night’s debate.
  49. abortion
    Here We Go: Supreme Court Accepts First Big Post-Kavanaugh Abortion CaseThe Court could begin the long march back to a pre–Roe v. Wade era by validating laws designed to shut down abortion providers.
  50. politics
    What’s Become of the Extreme Abortion Bans from Last Year?In 2019, seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester.
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