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Roe V. Wade

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. abortion
    No One Really Knew Jane RoeHer shocking deathbed confession makes that clear.
  4. 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.
  5. the judiciary
    Anti-Abortion Activist Is Trump’s Latest Unqualified Judicial NomineeThe administration and its allies are becoming more and more blatant about placing ideologues in lifetime positions on the bench.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  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. supreme court
    Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Would Change EverythingRuth Bader Ginsburg’s latest cancer scare offers a reminder of how vulnerable the Supreme Court is to a radical conservative revolution.
  10. supreme court
    John Paul Stevens and the Legacy of Liberal Republican JudgesStevens’s long career on the Court as the Republican-appointed leader of its liberal wing remains a cautionary tale for conservatives.
  11. 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.
  12. 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?
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. kavanaugh watch
    Is Justice Kavanaugh As Bad As Democrats Feared?Conservatives’ salvation? Cautious operator? Here’s what we’ve learned so far about the impact Kavanaugh will have on the law, and Americans’ lives.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  21. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Elizabeth Warren Just Transformed the Abortion DebateThe war over a woman’s right to choose has been raging for a half century. The solution lies in politics, not Supreme Court decisions.
  22. abortion rights
    The Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  23. roe v. wade
    The GOP’s Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  24. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  25. scotus
    As Abortion Cases Loom, Breyer Warns Supreme Court May Overturn Major PrecedentWith a Roe v. Wade challenge easily available in the smorgasbord of state abortion restrictions, Breyer raised fears about conservatives’ next move.
  26. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  27. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  28. abortion
    Texas Bill Would Make Abortion Punishable by the Death PenaltyThe logic of the Right-to-Life cause has always led to the direction of treating reproductive rights as homicide.
  29. politics
    Trump’s Nominee for Deputy AG Won’t Say Brown v. Board Was Rightly DecidedThe prospective number-two DOJ official, which enforces civil rights laws, wouldn’t endorse the most important Supreme Court civil rights decision.
  30. reproductive rights
    ‘Insurrection’ Against Abortion Rights Is Growing Within the Federal JudiciaryIf and when the Supreme Court decides to unravel Roe v. Wade, lower federal courts and GOP state legislatures will supply the tools.
  31. reproductive rights
    ‘Insurrection’ Against Abortion Rights Is Growing Within the Federal JudiciaryIf and when the Supreme Court decides to unravel Roe v. Wade, lower federal courts and GOP state legislatures will supply the tools.
  32. judicial appointments
    Trump Aide, Thomas Protégé Confirmed for Top Circuit CourtNeomi Rao, with an assist from Clarence Thomas, satisfied conservatives on abortion policy, and could be a candidate for a Supreme Court opening.
  33. abortion
    The Big ‘Pro-Life’ Shift in a New Poll Is an IllusionPolls on abortion policy are often slippery, but there’s no evidence of a shift toward support for overturning Roe v. Wade.
  34. clarence thomas
    Is Trump Trying to Ease Clarence Thomas Off the Supreme Court?A Thomas retirement this year would probably give conservatives an extended hold on the Supreme Court.
  35. abortion rights
    What New Yorkers Don’t Know About RoeA pop-up explains how New York is not as progressive as you’d think on abortion — and the upcoming election is a chance to change that.
  36. the national circus
    There’s a Silver Lining to Brett Kavanaugh Joining the Supreme CourtHe has been delegitimized in the eyes of many Americans. That will diminish the moral authority of his decisions.
  37. the kavanaugh hearings
    Sen. Collins, Why Are Anti-Abortion Groups Celebrating Kavanaugh Confirmation?Susan Collins thinks Kavanaugh might wind up being pro-choice. The anti-abortion lobby begs to differ.
  38. 2018 midterms
    Here’s What Happens If Republicans Dump KavanaughIt’s unlikely, but if Trump pulls the plug on Kavanaugh he’ll have time to nominate someone else in time for confirmation later this year.
  39. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against KavanaughConservative Evangelicals like Ralph Reed and Franklin Graham want their SCOTUS justice even if he hasn’t been cleared of attempted rape charges.
  40. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  41. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Should Have Nominated a Woman to the Supreme CourtTrump’s famous vetting process did not protect him from a SCOTUS nominee who may join the president as a presumed sexual predator.
  42. the kavanaugh confirmation
    What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh’s ‘Abortion-Inducing Drugs’ CommentHarris and Clinton may have made a marginally misleading argument against Kavanaugh. But it pales beside the Big Con about his views on abortion.
  43. roe v. wade
    Americans Want SCOTUS to Leave Roe v. Wade AloneA new poll from Axios shows that’s true even for rural voters and “Never Hillary” independents.
  44. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Testimony Ends With No Bombshells, But a Lot of EvasionsThe nominee sometimes sounded like a criminal defendant taking the Fifth.
  45. the kavanaugh hearings
    Graham Vainly Tries to Get Wary Kavanaugh to Publicly Criticize Roe v. WadeThe man who will very likely be the fifth Supreme Court vote to reverse or modify Roe v. Wade acted as though he had never thought about it.
  46. the kavanaugh hearings
    As Kavanaugh Tried to Focus on Legal Abstractions, Real World Kept IntrudingOn day two of the Kavanaugh hearings, Democrats chipped away at the Supreme Court nominee’s attempt to put forth a regular-guy persona.
  47. the kavanaugh hearings
    Most Americans Can’t Name a Supreme Court JusticeThis fact is crucial to a choice the Democrats made when deciding their strategy to oppose Kavanaugh
  48. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Are Trying to Make Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Seem Routine. It Isn’t.Republicans are trying to disguise a confirmation that they think is an epochal moment in history as a bland, uncontroversial exercise in bureaucracy.
  49. supreme court
    Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  50. roe v. wade
    11 Essential Stories on AbortionWhat access to reproductive care looked like before Roe v. Wade, what it’s like now, and what it’s in danger of becoming again.
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