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District attorneys could be a last defense against abortion bans


More than 80 elected prosecutors have already committed to not enforcing abortion bans.


How likely is a nationwide abortion ban?


The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe has made a national ban possible, but Republicans face considerable political obstacles.


The case against the Supreme Court of the United States


The Court was the midwife of Jim Crow, the right hand of union busters, the dead hand of the Confederacy, and now is one of the chief architects of America’s democratic decline.


Abortion Opponents And Supporters Map Next Moves After Roe Reversal


Elected officials vowed to take action to protect access to reproductive health care, and abortion foes promised to take the fight to new arenas.


Seeing Republican assurances that Roe was safe in a new light


It matters that Susan Collins was spectacularly wrong, but she wasn’t the only one: Republicans spent years assuring voters that Roe would endure.


Abortion Ruling Poses New Questions About How Far Supreme Court Will Go


The decision overruling Roe v. Wade exposed internal divisions among conservative justices about reconsidering other rights.


Supreme Court Throws Abortion to an Unlevel State Playing Field


The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade shifted the abortion fight to state legislatures, where gerrymandering has given Republicans an advantage.


Kavanaugh Gave Private Assurances. Collins Says He ‘Misled’ Her.


“I am a don’t-rock-the-boat kind of judge,” the justice told the senator in a discussion on Roe, according to notes from a meeting before his confirmation.


Is it legal for women to travel out of state for an abortion?


There are no abortion bans that attempt to prosecute women who cross state lines to seek an abortion.


Abortion protests continue after Supreme Court ends Roe v. Wade; Biden criticizes court’s ‘terrible decisions’


The Supreme Court voted 6 to 3 to uphold a restrictive Mississippi law and overturn the constitutional right to abortion established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade.


Roe’s gone. Now antiabortion lawmakers want more.


On the heels of their greatest victory, antiabortion activists are eager to capitalize on their momentum by enshrining constitutional abortion bans and pushing Congress to pass a national one, prohibiting abortion pills, and limiting people’s ability to get abortions across state lines.


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.


Chief Justice John Roberts lost the Supreme Court


Chief Justice John Roberts has long piloted America's highest court, securing majorities on controversies over religion, race, voting rights and campaign finance regulation. But on fundamental abortion rights and in the defining case of his generation, Roberts came up short.