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Abortion

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. politics
    What’s Become of All the Extreme Abortion Bans From This Year?Seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester earlier this year. Here’s what’s happened in the months since.
  6. power
    Moroccan Journalist Jailed for an Abortion She Says She Never HadHajar Raissouni was sentenced to a year in prison, in what critics say is an act of retaliation for her reporting.
  7. democrats
    AOC Endorses Primary Challenger to a Democratic PariahDan Lipinski, an anti-abortion champion in a strongly Democratic district, was absolutely the safest incumbent for AOC to oppose.
  8. vision 2020
    Why Didn’t Reproductive Rights Come Up in the Latest Democratic Debate?Candidates shouldn’t depend on debate moderators to display their sense of urgency about reproductive rights.
  9. psa
    ‘Pro-Life’ Texas Representative Threatens Beto O’Rourke With an AR-15Briscoe Cain, who has spoken at length about his respect for the “sanctity of life,” was reported to the FBI over the violent tweet.
  10. abortion
    Anti-Abortion Activists Object to State Bans — But Only on TacticsAnti-abortion leaders are discouraging extreme state abortion laws, preferring stealth until the time is ripe for a frontal assault on Roe v. Wade.
  11. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood Just Lost $60M in Funding. What Does That Mean for Women?The organization announced yesterday that it will withdraw from Title X over abortion restrictions.
  12. racism
    Steve King’s Views on Rape Are Inseparable From His RacismKing’s understanding of what gives women and people of color worth rests on how useful they are to his vision of civilization.
  13. abortion
    Steve King Offers Passionate Defense of Rape and IncestThe embattled old nativist opens up a new front of outrageous comments on abortion.
  14. abortion
    Steve King Discusses the Sunny Side of Rape and IncestThe embattled old nativist opens up a new front of outrageous comments on abortion.
  15. abortion onscreen
    Would This Extremely Normal Abortion Scene Fly in 2019?Fast Times at Ridgemont High writer Cameron Crowe thinks the movie’s handling of abortion would be “outrageously controversial” now.
  16. abortion rights
    Trump’s Newest Abortion Restriction Won’t Take Effect Just YetClinics have been given a few months to comply with the onerous “domestic gag rule.”
  17. power
    Wendy Davis Is Running for CongressThe sneaker-wearing, filibustering abortion activist is challenging Chip Roy in Texas.
  18. reproductive rights
    Trump Ban on Abortion Provider Referrals To Go Into Effect ‘Immediately’The Trump administration is now enforcing the ban on family planning clinics providing abortion referrals to patients.
  19. 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.
  20. 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?
  21. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  22. 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.
  23. abortion ban
    Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Comedy Show Over Georgia Abortion Ban“I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women”
  24. reproductive rights
    New York Becomes the First City in the U.S. to Directly Fund AbortionsThe city has allocated $250,000 to help low-income women terminate their pregnancies.
  25. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  26. reproductive rights
    Why the Debate Over the Hyde Amendment Is Back — and What It MeansJoe Biden expressed – and then later reversed – his support for the policy, which bans public funding for abortion care.
  27. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Suddenly Changes His Mind About Bad Abortion PolicyAfter some intense backlash.
  28. 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.
  29. capitol hill
    Busy Philipps Gives Abortion Testimony to Congress: ‘It’s Health Care’“My body belongs to me, not the state.”
  30. politics v tv
    The Walking Dead Threatens to Leave Georgia If Abortion Law Goes Into Effect“This is likely to be a long and complicated fight,” a network spokesperson said.
  31. 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.
  32. abortion rights
    Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Is Set to Close at MidnightUnless a judge intervenes, it will become the first state in the country with no provider.
  33. reproductive rights
    Which State Will Pass an Extreme Abortion Ban Next?Louisiana is now the eighth state to sign into law a bill banning abortion at or around six weeks.
  34. abortion rights
    Democrats Are Responsible for Louisiana’s Extreme Abortion BanEven though a majority of House Democrats voted against it, a Democratic legislator wrote it — and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  38. 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.
  39. movements
    Boycotts of Georgia Will Only Make It RedderDon’t dismiss the South. The abortion fight won’t be won from New York.
  40. 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.
  41. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Already Being Challenged in Court“We said we would, and we did.”
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. protests
    A Philadelphia Italian Ice Mascot Protested Abortion BansBrand engagement at its most surprising.
  45. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  46. 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.
  47. abortion rights
    How to Join the Nationwide Abortion-Ban Protest TodayOver 400 #StopTheBans protests are taking place today. Here’s how to join one.
  48. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  49. 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.
  50. cannes 2019
    Cannes’s Argentine Abortion Doc Had Audience in Tears Before It StartedQue Sea Ley, about the raging fight for safe and legal abortions in Argentina, tells the stories of women killed by clandestine abortions.
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