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Nancy Pelosi Warns That Republicans Are Planning A National Abortion Ban

Speaker Pelosi warned that Republicans are plotting to pass a national abortion ban if they take back Congress.

Biden Warns Republicans That The Feds Will Come Down On Them If They Try To Block A Woman's Right To Travel For An Abortion

President Biden warned Republican state and local officials not to block a woman's right to travel to get an abortion.

Brian Kemp Gets His Revenge By Testifying In Georgia Criminal Investigation Of Trump

Gov. Brian Kemp will be testifying to the grand jury in Georgia investigating potential Trump election crimes.

At least Clarence Thomas’s odious Dobbs concurrence was honest

Samuel Alito’s majority opinion striking down Roe v. Wade insists LGBTQ rights are safe. Thomas’s disturbing concurrence exposes the incoherence of that claim.

Congress passes a landmark gun control package

The bill incentivizes red flag laws, narrows the "boyfriend loophole," and more.

The end of Roe v. Wade, explained

Roe v. Wade is now overruled. Are access to contraception, same-sex marriage, and even the right to choose your own sex partners next?

What happens next if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe

The next steps in the fight over abortion rights, explained.

Following Roe’s demise, Clarence Thomas eyes new targets

Now that Clarence Thomas has helped overturn Roe v. Wade, he's eager to roll back the clock on other American civil rights.

Dissenting jurists: Overturning Roe undermines court’s legitimacy

All the Supreme Court has is its credibility. The more Republican-appointed justices treat the institution's legitimacy blithely, the more lasting the harm

Opinion | Abortion is no longer a constitutional right. What now?

A woman’s ability to obtain an abortion is no longer protected under the Constitution.

Here’s what the justices in the majority opinion said about Roe during their confirmation hearings.

They avoided directly stating how they would rule, typically sticking to expressing their belief in the importance of precedent.

Americans Celebrate and Mourn Abortion Decision as New Fights Loom

The Supreme Court sent the issue of abortion back to the states in an even more polarized era than when Roe v. Wade was introduced.

The decision to overturn Roe clashes with the views of a majority of Americans.

When a draft copy of the decision leaked in May, Mr. Trump began telling friends and advisers that it would anger suburban women, a group who helped tilt the 2020 race to President Biden, and would...

Congress Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation, Clearing It for Biden

The House gave final approval to the Senate-passed compromise, ending nearly three decades of congressional inaction.

Analysis | The Supreme Court rolls back a right and inflames a divided country

The implications are impossible to predict, but they will have profound effects on women and add to the cultural and political balkanization of America.

Supreme Court reversal leaves states free to outlaw abortion

The vote was 6 to 3 to uphold a restrictive Mississippi law, but Chief Justice John Roberts criticized fellow conservatives for overturning Roe v. Wade.

Analysis | 6 takeaways from the Supreme Court opinion that ended Roe v. Wade

The final opinion keeps the controversial language from the draft leaked in May.

Analysis | Clarence Thomas undercuts justices’ assurances about post-Roe rulings

If Justices Alito and Kavanaugh sought to assure the public that other rights were safe, Thomas's concurrence cut against that.

Supreme Court's decision on abortion could open the door to overturn same-sex marriage, contraception and other major rulings | CNN Politics

The Supreme Court's opinion overturning Roe v. Wade on Friday could open the door for courts to overturn same-sex marriage, contraception and other rights.

Half of US states could ban abortions as Roe v. Wade is overturned

The Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.

June 24, 2022 Roe v. Wade news

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. Follow here for the latest.

Supreme Court gives states green light to ban abortion, overturning Roe

The bombshell decision is set to upend races across the country as governors, attorneys general, and other state and local leaders gain new powers to decide when abortion will be permitted.

5 races where the Supreme Court’s abortion decision could have the biggest impact

Abortion will be front and center in state contests, particularly battleground campaigns for governor.

Justice Thomas: SCOTUS ‘should reconsider’ contraception, same-sex marriage rulings

Democrats warned that the court would seek to undo other constitutional rights if it overturned Roe v. Wade, as it did on Friday.

Youngkin will pursue 15-week abortion ban in Virginia

Youngkin, alongside the four anti-abortion Virginia lawmakers he's tapped to lead the charge, is part of a swath of state-level Republicans who responded to Friday’s Supreme Court decision with statements backing the ruling.

Roe v. Wade reversal spurs Democrats’ call for data privacy protections

Supporters of proposals offering protections around data that could provide information about people seeking abortions are pushing for swift action after the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to over…

March for Life says it will ‘continue to march until abortion is unthinkable’ after SCOTUS ruling

March for Life, an anti-abortion organization, celebrated the Supreme Court ruling on Friday that overturned Roe v. Wade, saying it will continue to march and advocate for anti-abortion policies.&n…

Megan Rapinoe makes impassioned statement on Supreme Court’s decision

Megan Rapinoe gave an impassioned plea for abortion rights in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, saying, “I just can’t understate how sad and how cruel this is.” “I think the cr…

Which Supreme Court justices voted to overturn Roe v. Wade?

The Supreme Court on Friday voted to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling stood for 49 years.

DNC Chair Jaime Harrison Calls SCOTUS ‘Illegitimate’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair called the Supreme Court "illegitimate" Friday after it overturned Roe v. Wade.

Senate Passes Gun Control Bill With the Help of 15 Republicans, Pelosi Vows Immediate Action

'This bill won’t stop the violent shootings by deranged criminals. But it will restrict the freedoms of law-abiding Americans.'

Less Than 1 Hour After Roe Is Struck Down, Missouri Is 1st State to Outlaw Abortion

Following the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, Missouri became the first state to implement a ban on abortion.

Pelosi Melts Down Over SCOTUS Decision, Accuses Republicans of Nationwide Plot

Nancy Pelosi spoke shortly after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and she wasted no time beginning her pity party.

PHOTOS: Pro-life Americans Celebrate the Overturning of Roe v. Wade After Nearly 50 Years

Pro-life Americans celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision Friday overruling Roe v. Wade and returning the regulation of abortion “to the people and their elected representatives.”

Ron DeSantis: SCOTUS 'Answered the Prayers of Millions Upon Millions of Americans'

SCOTUS answered the prayers of "millions upon millions" of Americans by properly interpreting the Constitution, DeSantis said Friday.

DOJ Vows to Fight for Abortion: We Will 'Use Every Tool at our Disposal'

President Biden's Department of Justice on Friday vowed to use "every tool at our disposal" to fight for abortion.

Defense Secretary Vows Access to Abortions After Roe v. Wade Overturn

Austin vowed "seamless access" to reproductive health care in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Abortion Activists Hand Out the HOME ADDRESS of Justice Clarence Thomas to Protesters Outside Supreme Court (VIDEO)

Pro-abortion activists were filmed handing out the home address of Justice Clarence Thomas to outraged protesters outside the Supreme Court. The protesters were carrying signs with messages such as “ABORT SCOTUS.” Justice Brett Kavanaugh already had a foiled assassination attempt at his home after abortion activists posted all of the conservative justice’s addresses online. BREAKING—…

Thomas’s concurring opinion raises questions about what rights might be next.

The same rationale could also be used to overturn cases establishing rights to contraception, same-sex consensual relations and same-sex marriage.