50 Years Since Roe. Seven Months Since Dobbs.

abortion

Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th Few people could predict precisely what would happen if and when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the seminal 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to an abortion. But what was clear — even months before the court did so this past …

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Scholars, Lawmakers Outraged Over DeSantis’ Rejection of AP African-American Curriculum

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Academics and Democratic lawmakers reacted angrily last week after the administration of Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course—without even seeing its syllabus—claiming it violates the state’s ban on “woke” education and “lacks educational value.” Some Republican Florida officials said they believe …

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VP Harris in Florida: ‘Can we truly be free if a woman cannot make decisions about her life?’

Vice President Kamala Harris

Michael Moline, Florida Phoenix In a direct challenge to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to his backyard Sunday to announce that President Joe Biden was signing an executive order designed to guarantee access to abortion rights, including abortion-inducing medications. During a roughly 20-minute address in Tallahassee …

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House Dems Introduce Bill to Overturn Citizens United

Adam Schiff

Julia Conley, Common Dreams To end an era in which wealthy corporations have been given free rein to spend nearly unlimited money on political campaigns, Democrats in the U.S. House on Thursday proposed a constitutional amendment that would overturn the hugely consequential Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision by …

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