Abortion

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A Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade could bring abortion bans to as many as half the states in the country already poised to prohibit the procedure. Such a move would also have knock-on effects on the primarily blue states that would maintain access to abortion. ...
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in two pivotal abortion cases regarding the landmark Texas law S.B. 8 on Monday. A lawyer and a former advisor to President Trump, working with America First Legal, argued that the cases center on the question of whether or not Texans have the democratic right to make their own laws and warned that the Department of Justice and abortion activists are aiming to bring about a monumental change in the law that would equate to Roe v. Wade "part 2." ...
The Guttmacher Institute released a new map and study this week that gives a preview of what a post-Roe America could look like. It predicts that 26 states would be “certain or likely to ban abortion” if those rights are rolled back. It’s a “stunning number,” says Elizabeth Nash, Guttmacher’s Principal Policy Associate of State Issues. “Should these states ultimately have the opportunity and ban abortion, you’re talking about vast distances for people to travel in order to access care.”  ...
Valerie Huber explained how U.S. foreign aid is funding an ideological campaign abroad "promoting abortion [and] destruction of the family." ...

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