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  1. patriotism
    Superpatriot Kristi Noem ‘Really Hates This America’The South Dakota governor craves the peace and unity of a one-party state.
  2. elections of 2021
    Pity the MAGA Candidate Who Tries to PivotRepublican Glenn Youngkin became studiously vague after winning the Virginia Republican gubernatorial nomination on a wave of money and Trumpiness.
  3. abortion
    New Texas Abortion Law Enlists Activists to Harass Providers in CourtIn a twist on other pre-viability abortion bans, Texas leaves enforcement to any schmo with evidence of an “illegal” procedure.
  4. abortion
    Bishops Try to Backpedal As Backlash to Attack on Biden GrowsAn upcoming statement aimed at denying communion to pro-choice Catholic politicians like the president is getting bad reviews in Rome and America.
  5. religion
    The Southern Baptist Church Is Going to Hell in a HandbasketAllegations of racism, sexual abuse, and idolatry toward Donald Trump are emanating from well-known figures in the largest Protestant denomination.
  6. obituaries
    John Warner Was the Glamorous Republican Heretic of the SenateThe late senator figured he’d only be remembered for his marriage to Elizabeth Taylor, but it should be for his struggle against extremism in the GOP.
  7. intelligencer chats
    The Radicalism of the Abortion Law the Supreme Court Took UpChief Justice Roberts is thought to favor an incremental-change model. This is far from that.
  8. reproductive rights
    Imagining a Post-Roe AmericaThe Supreme Court now has an opportunity to gut its 1973 abortion ruling. A savage landscape of inequality and culture war awaits.
  9. u.s. supreme court
    Is Roe v. Wade Now Doomed?We’ve been here before, when the Supreme Court surprised everyone in 1992 by upholding the right to choose. But this new challenge doesn’t look good.
  10. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Will Hear a Case Challenging Roe v. WadeWith the court’s new 6-3 conservative majority, the case poses a major threat to abortion rights.
  11. 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.
  12. religion
    Catholic Bishops Mull Communion Ban for Pro-Choice Politicians Like Joe BidenA formal ban is unlikely, but the conservative effort to nationalize decisions to deny communion on political grounds could have repercussions.
  13. politics
    The Fateful Question of How Latinos Vote Going ForwardTrump and his party over-performed with Latino voters in 2020. It’s important for both parties to figure whether that was a fluke or a trend.
  14. politics
    Why Is the Supreme Court Hesitating on Abortion?With a solidly conservative bloc on the bench, a decision on whether to hear a big case is all the more mysterious.
  15. conservatism
    What Can Republicans Do to Make ‘Conservative Populism’ More Popular?From identifying a few ways to re-redistribute resources to their constituencies to restricting the franchise, Republicans are battling the future.
  16. power
    Arkansas Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionThe law — which is blatantly unconstitutional — would make it a felony to perform an abortion. There is no exception for rape or incest.
  17. covid-19 vaccine
    Catholic Archdiocese Bans COVID Vaccine Over Tenuous Link to AbortionThe ruling would be right at home in the Middle Ages.
  18. abortion rights
    Tennessee Republicans Want to Give Men the Power to Veto AbortionsA bill introduced this week would allow a man who gets a woman pregnant to petition the court if she seeks an abortion.
  19. abortion
    Can Biden and Democrats Protect Abortion Rights From Trump’s Judges?The worst was averted when Trump lost and Democrats won control of the Senate. But an anti-abortion majority on the Supreme Court could strike soon.
  20. abortion rights
    At Last, Argentina Has Legalized Abortion“Never again will there be a woman killed in a clandestine abortion,” the author of the law told reporters through tears after the vote.
  21. georgia senate runoffs
    Doug Collins’s Sacrilegious Attack on Raphael WarnockGeorgia Republicans are engaged in holy war against Christian minister Warnock and his hallowed Atlanta church.
  22. power
    Donate to an Abortion Fund Right NowIf you’re terrified Roe v. Wade will be overturned, it’s the best thing you can do.
  23. scotus
    Everything We Know About Amy Coney Barrett’s ViewsDuring her confirmation hearings, she has evaded questions on abortion and health care — but her record speaks for itself.
  24. supreme court
    Why the Barrett Hearings Are Generating Less Outrage Than Kavanaugh’sUnlike Trump’s last Supreme Court pick, Barrett is not embroiled in scandal — but that’s not the only reason the temperature is lower this time.
  25. vision 2020
    Pence Won’t Own Up to His Anti-Abortion CrusadeIf we know nothing else about the vice-president, it’s that he is devoted to the most extreme position on abortion policy available.
  26. vision 2020
    Trump Disrespects His Religious Followers, Former Aides SayConservative Evangelical leaders may cynically accept a transactional relationship with a heathenish president, but in the pews they still believe.
  27. supreme court
    Are Amy Coney Barrett’s Religious Views Fair Game for Tough Questions?Charismatic Catholicism may seem alien to many Americans. But Barrett’s critics really need to educate themselves before diving down rabbit holes.
  28. ruth bader ginsburg
    Anti-Abortion Zealots Demand a Vote to Fill Ginsburg’s SeatThe moment of deliverance is already here for anti-abortion activists calling in Republican debts to rush through a Supreme Court nominee.
  29. supreme court
    How a New Conservative Justice Could Affect the Supreme CourtA conservative Court would move to the right even more than arithmetic suggests on key issues like abortion as Roberts abandons his balancing role.
  30. power
    How to Help Fight the Attacks on RBG’s LegacyWhere to donate, whom to call, which narrow Senate races to support, and more.
  31. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  32. supreme court
    Will Trump Rush to Replace RBG on the Supreme Court?It’s obvious the GOP will view RBG’s sad demise as a windfall. But odds remain high that her replacement will be made by the next president
  33. movies
    This Abortion Movie Will Make You Laugh Out LoudTalking to Unpregnant director Rachel Lee Goldenberg about making an abortion buddy comedy.
  34. supreme court
    Trump Adds Cotton, Cruz, and Hawley to His Supreme Court Prospect ListIf you think a Justice Kavanaugh is bad, consider Justice Cotton, Justice Cruz, or Justice Hawley.
  35. republican national convention
    Pence Warns That America Won’t Be America Without TrumpEven the president hasn’t yet made such a sweeping boast tying himself to the essence of the nation.
  36. power
    The Devastating Impact of the COVID Abortion Ban in TexasClinics reported a surge in later abortions after the ban was lifted, and some patients had to travel hundreds of miles to neighboring states.
  37. culture
    Hooray! An Abortion Buddy ComedyIn Unpregnant, terminating a pregnancy is essential — and totally ordinary.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Just Ruled to Protect Abortion RightsIt’s a big deal, and a huge relief for reproductive rights groups.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. abortion
    No One Really Knew Jane RoeHer shocking deathbed confession makes that clear.
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