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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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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26 states plan to ban abortion in some form if the Supreme Court OKs Mississippi’s ban. Here’s who is most at risk.

26 states plan to ban abortion in some form if the Supreme Court OKs Mississippi’s ban. Here’s who is most at risk.

This post was originally published on this siteWho will lose access to abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade? Those who are low-income and nonwhite are expected to be most affected.     

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Why viability is the best possible abortion compromise

Why viability is the best possible abortion compromise

America’s abortion precedents are a mess. They’re also as good as we’ll get.

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They’ve read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here’s what the Supreme Court justices do next.

They’ve read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here’s what the Supreme Court justices do next.

This post was originally published on this siteThe nine Supreme Court justices will gather in their private conference room Friday, if they follow general practice, to cast initial votes in a case that could determine the future of Roe v. Wade and radically transform — after a half century —...

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In US, Pence and allies eye end to 50 years of abortion rights

In US, Pence and allies eye end to 50 years of abortion rights

This post was originally published on this site US abortion rights may soon be consigned to the “ash heap of history,” former vice president Mike Pence told activists Tuesday on the eve of a crucial Supreme Court hearing. As the top court — which shifted to the right under Donald...

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Supreme Court set to dive into Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court set to dive into Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

This post was originally published on this siteThe Mississippi law would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, allowing them only in medical emergencies or cases of severe fetal abnormality.

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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

This post was originally published on this site A US Supreme Court shifted to the right by Donald Trump is to hear a case this week that may roll back 50 years of abortion rights. On Wednesday, the nation’s highest court is to examine a Mississippi law that prohibits most...

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Supreme Court to hear landmark abortion case this week

Supreme Court to hear landmark abortion case this week

This post was originally published on this siteThe justices will hear arguments Wednesday over a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks in a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.The case poses the clearest test yet of the 6-3 conservative court’s trajectory. Conservatives and anti-…

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Kavanaugh Could Cast the Swing Vote That Overturns Roe v. Wade

Kavanaugh Could Cast the Swing Vote That Overturns Roe v. Wade

This post was originally published on this site Justice Brett Kavanaugh is expected to be the swing vote when the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to Roe v. Wade later this year. A review of the justice’s opinions suggests that he is open to overturning the landmark 1973 decision. The Court will...

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