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It’s always tricky to predict outcomes in the Supreme Court, but with its five-member conservative majority now firmly entrenched, the panel is poised to swing further to the right as it grapples with issues on LGBT rights, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, abortion, the Second Amendment and “religious liberty.” (Photo: wbentprice / Flickr) Views
The Supreme Court Could Spell the End of American Democracy
The nine justices who constitute our most powerful judicial body are set to decide a bevy of politically charged cases that could impact the 2020 elections and profoundly affect the lives of each and every American.
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After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear First Abortion Case With Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, Warnings Right-Wingers Could 'Decimate' Access in Louisiana
"We are counting on the court to follow its precedent; otherwise, clinics will needlessly close."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019 News
To Counter Missouri's Attacks on Abortion Care, Planned Parenthood Opens 'Mega-Clinic' in Neighboring Illinois
The new facility comes as Missouri's sole remaining abortion provider remains mired in a legal battle to remain open.
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Trump Condemned for Moving to 'Roll Back the Clock' on Women's Rights as Letter Exposes Attempt to Form Anti-Abortion UN Coalition
"It's not just abortion that they care about, they care about women's ability to exercise autonomy over their bodies and about denying them critical access to the services they need."
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Applauding Progressive Challenger for Championing Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Marie Newman
"The momentum is growing to make the Democratic Party fight for solutions as big as the problems we face and create a party for voters, not corporate donors."
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ABC Democratic Debate Lowlights
Judging the candidates is one thing, but the quality of the questions was hardly inspiring.
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Austin, Texas Becomes First US City to Fund Travel Expenses for Patients Obtaining Abortion Care
"Every day, anti-abortion extremists at the Texas legislature wake up and think about how to restrict access to abortion. Today, the Austin City Council fought back."
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Gender equity policy is also smart health policy. (Photo: Marc Nozell/Flickr/cc) Views
New Abortion Laws Contribute to Sexist Environments That Harm Everyone’s Health
The key implication of my research on structural sexism is that gender inequality in the U.S. is not only a human rights issue, but also a public health problem.
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Abortion rights supporters in Missouri take part in a protest, after state lawmakers passed rules aimed at closing Missouri’s only abortion clinic, May 30, 2019. (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Views
When Religious Ideology Drives Abortion Policy, Poor Women Suffer the Consequences
Studies show that abortion rates across countries are similar regardless of legality.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears at the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center on Sept. 21, 2016 in New York City. News
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Treatment for Pancreatic Tumor—Doctors Say Supreme Court Justice Completely 'Cancer-Free'
"Getting a push notification that starts with the words 'Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg' will get the heart rate ramped up."
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