All Articles on Roe v Wade

Here’s the thing: abortion is healthcare. (Photo: AP/Rich Pedroncelli) Views
In Defense of “Taxpayer-Funded Abortion”
It’s time to fight like hell for Roe v. Wade, for accessible contraception options, and for comprehensive maternal healthcare, but it’s also time to fight for the public assistance for abortion that low-income people deserve
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As threats to legal abortion increase, we are championing policies that safeguard the ability of women to make our own decisions. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr) Views
Amid a Deteriorating Landscape for Abortion Rights, a Critical Victory in New York
Across the country, anti-abortion politicians have been eroding abortion rights in state after state
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Anti-abortion (in front) and abortion-rights (in back) advocates demonstrating in front of the Supreme Court in June. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press) Views
Will the Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade After All?
Reading the tea leaves on abortion rights
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Woman holds a wire hanger at pro-choice protest. (Scrapbook/Creative Commons) Views
Abortion Can't Be Stopped
If abortion is illegal, women will still get abortions as they have throughout time.
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Protesters in Maine visited one of Sen. Susan Collins's offices last week to demand that she vote against Judge Brett Kavanaugh for an appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. News
Tens of Thousands of People Raising Money to Defeat Collins If She Votes for Kavanaugh Is Not "Bribery," Say Her Opponents, It's Democracy
"The idea of Susan Collins attacking an effort by 35,000 small dollar donors as bribery is politics at its worst...Unlike Supreme Court judges, senators do not enjoy a lifetime guarantee of their seat; they are accountable to the people."
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) appeared satisfied with Judge Brett Kavanaugh's statement last month that Roe vs. Wade is "settled law"—but revelations in his confirmation hearings have shown that he believes the law could be overruled by the Supreme Court. News
Fund to Unseat Susan Collins in 2020 Climbs to $500,000 as Leaked Doc Offers New Evidence Kavanaugh Clear Threat to Roe v. Wade
"Kavanaugh not only believes Supreme Court precedent can 'always' be overturned, he said Roe v. Wade is not settled law. This directly contradicts what he's said in his hearing—but confirms what we already knew. What else is he hiding?"
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On Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) pointedly asked Judge Brett Kavanaugh whether he could think of any laws that govern a man's control over his own body, as anti-choice laws in a number of states bar women from controlling their own reproductive systems. News
Unable to Come Up with Any Laws Wielding Control Over a Man's Body, Kavanaugh Dismisses Pro-Choice Movement as One Based in 'Feelings'
"We don't 'feel' that women die from unsafe abortion. We know that women die from unsafe abortion. This isn't a soft emotional issue. It's flesh and bone, life and death."
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The women's advocacy group UltraViolet ended the first day of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing with a visual statement regarding his historic unpopularity displayed on the U.S. Supreme Court. News
Activists Project 'Roe v. Wade More Popular Than Kavanaugh' on U.S. Supreme Court
"There is a reason that support for Roe is at a historic high while support for Kavanaugh is at a historic low: The American public understands what is at stake with this vote."
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Women dressed as handmaids from the TV series and Margaret Atwood novel "The Handmaid's Tale" greeted Judge Brett Kavanaugh at his confirmation hearing to be named the next U.S. Supreme Court justice. News
'I Came to Put My Body On the Line': Both Inside and Outside Hearing, Women Lead Fight Against Kavanaugh Confirmation
"Many citizens before me have fought for the equal rights of women. I can't be silent when someone is nominated to the Supreme Court who would take our equal rights away."
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Americans began protesting Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court minutes after President Trump announced his decision. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
Calling Kavanaugh a "Five-Alarm Fire," Progressives Reveal Action Plan to Defeat Trump's Extremist Nominee
A nationwide day of action to save the Supreme Court is planned for August 26, while protests have already begun at senators' offices
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