The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

This post was originally published on this site When Jessica Cisneros released the first TV ad of her Democratic primary runoff last week, it highlighted how her opponent, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, was the only House Democrat to vote against legislation to codify Roe v. Wade. “But on...

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Supreme Court Confirms That Leaked Abortion Opinion Draft Is Legitimate

Supreme Court Confirms That Leaked Abortion Opinion Draft Is Legitimate

This post was originally published on this site The leaked opinion showing a majority of Supreme Court justices voting to overturn abortion rights is legitimate, according to the public information officer of the Supreme Court. “Although the document described in yesterday’s reports is authentic, it does not represent a decision...

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Demonstrators Flock to Supreme Court to Promote Abortion Rights

Demonstrators Flock to Supreme Court to Promote Abortion Rights

This post was originally published on this siteThe mood outside the court was a mix of anger and mourning, with some demonstrators sitting silently in front of a long line of candles. Others shouted defiant chants.

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What to know about the stunning disclosure of a draft Supreme Court opinion that could spell the end of national abortion rights

What to know about the stunning disclosure of a draft Supreme Court opinion that could spell the end of national abortion rights

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court appears to be on the cusp of ending its 49-year-old legal precedent that protects abortion rights nationwide if the majority signs on to a draft opinion obtained and published by Politico on Monday.

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Temporary but ‘crucial’ win as judge blocks Kentucky abortion ban

Temporary but ‘crucial’ win as judge blocks Kentucky abortion ban

This post was originally published on this site Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday welcomed a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked Kentucky’s new anti-choice law, allowing the state’s two clinics that offered abortions to continue doing so for the next two weeks. “This is a win but it is only...

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California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

This post was originally published on this site California is preparing to welcome an influx of people seeking abortions from across the country if the United States Supreme Court overturns the half-century old legal framework guaranteeing a woman’s right to a termination. The issue of abortion is a faultline that...

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Abortion rights ‘in peril’ as Ohio GOP proposes total ban modeled on Texas law

Abortion rights ‘in peril’ as Ohio GOP proposes total ban modeled on Texas law

This post was originally published on this site Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday doubled down on their urgent demand that federal lawmakers pass legislation to protect the right to abortion after Ohio Republicans introduced a total ban on the procedure—part of a proposal modeled on Senate Bill 8 in Texas....

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