Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

50 Years Since Roe. Seven Months Since Dobbs.

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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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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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Even Red-State Voters Back Abortion Rights Via Ballot Questions, Rejecting Court Ruling

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Jennifer Shutt, Virginia Mercury Voters in five states — including GOP-dominated Kentucky — backed abortion rights Tuesday, signaling that while the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority no longer believes the procedure is protected within the U.S. Constitution, many Americans want their states to do just that. California, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana …

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Democrats Went All-In On Abortion. For Many, It Worked.

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Shefali Luthra, Grace Panetta Originally published by The 19th Abortion rights advocates had a strong showing in Tuesday’s midterm elections, holding several key governorships and beating back Republican gains in state legislatures. And though several abortion-related ballot measures have not yet been called, most states with abortion on the ballot …

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‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ That Oppose Abortion Questioned By Senate Democrats

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Jacob Fischler, Ohio Capital Journal Seven U.S. Senate Democrats questioned a leading Ohio-based anti-abortion group Tuesday about its practice of collecting personal information from patients seeking abortions. So-called crisis pregnancy centers—facilities that often mirror abortion provider aesthetics but actually provide services to discourage abortion—collect sensitive data from patients. That presents …

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Republican Midterm Candidates Are Trying To Rewrite Their History On Abortion. Here’s What That Means.

Blake Masters

Shefali Luthra, The 19th Multiple Republican midterm candidates have removed from their campaign sites references to particularly strict anti-abortion stances, a shift from primary campaigning to the approaching general election and an indication of growing concern in the Republican Party over how to handle abortion policy post-Roe v. Wade. Arizona …

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