Anti-abortion groups are raking in fundraising as Supreme Court decision looms

Anti-abortion groups are raking in fundraising as Supreme Court decision looms

This post was originally published on this site Susan B. Anthony List secured $20 million in pledged financial contributions, five times more than it has had at the outset of an election year over its 30-year history, (Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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After Roe? Pro- and anti-abortion rights groups face new landscape in 2022 midterms – and beyond

After Roe? Pro- and anti-abortion rights groups face new landscape in 2022 midterms – and beyond

This post was originally published on this siteActivists in the abortion wars are planning to spend millions this election year on the assumption that the Supreme Court will reverse Roe vs. Wade.     

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Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

This post was originally published on this siteState legislators who oppose abortion rights are preparing legislation to mirror a Texas law passed last year that would allow residents to sue doctors who perform abortions, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers striking down or undermining the half-…

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Abortion rights jumps to a top priority for Democrats in a new poll

Abortion rights jumps to a top priority for Democrats in a new poll

This post was originally published on this site The number of Democrats citing abortion rights as a top priority for the federal government to address jumped from less than 1% in 2021 to 13% in a new poll. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP File Photo)

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Texas abortion providers want district court, not conservative appeals court, to hear challenge to restrictive law

Texas abortion providers want district court, not conservative appeals court, to hear challenge to restrictive law

This post was originally published on this site With the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set to hear arguments about Texas’ restrictive new abortion law Friday, abortion providers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to again intervene and instead send the case to a lower court. Abortion providers filed...

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Federal appeals court to hear Texas abortion case on Jan. 7

Federal appeals court to hear Texas abortion case on Jan. 7

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court this month declined to block enforcement of the Texas law but allowed abortion providers in the state to proceed with their legal challenge.

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Abortion rights groups say tech giants thwart ability to reach public  

Abortion rights groups say tech giants thwart ability to reach public  

This post was originally published on this siteAbortion rights groups say Facebook and other tech giants are making it harder for the public to access information about abortion pills by blocking posts and ads with credible information. They say limited access to online information about…

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Sarah Weddington, lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade, dies at 76

Sarah Weddington, lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade, dies at 76

This post was originally published on this siteSarah Weddington, a Texas lawyer who as a 26-year-old successfully argued the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade before the U.S.

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Ohio GOP governor signs abortion bill into law

Ohio GOP governor signs abortion bill into law

This post was originally published on this siteOhio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday signed a bill into law requiring doctors to try to preserve life in the rare case that a baby is born alive following an attempted abortion — or face criminal penalties.

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