Abortion

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Amid the wave of excitement among conservative organizers over the prospect of reversing access to abortion for the first time in nearly 50 years -- since Roe v. Wade affirmed a constitutional right to the procedure in 1973 -- there are growing fears about how the conservative legal movement will fare if its own appointees on the bench stop short of dismantling the landmark abortion ruling. ...
The state will ask the court at Wednesday arguments to overrule Roe v. Wade and eliminate the constitutional right women have held since 1973 to end unwanted pregnancies. ...
Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), former president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards and former Congresswoman Donna Edwards preview the impending arguments in front of the Supreme Court, which could put the future of Roe v. Wade in jeopardy. ...
Judge Henry J. Friendly of the Second Circuit offered some prescient thoughts on abortion and the law in a 1970 opinion. ...

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