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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade and Women’s Reproductive Rights Now Under Real Threat From Supreme Court

For months, activists and academics have feared that women’s reproductive rights could soon be under attack in the U.S. And it looks like they were right. Following former President Donald Trump’s appointment of three highly conservative judges to the Supreme Court, the nation’s highest legal body has finally decided to…

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Alabama Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

A victory for pro-choice advocates was handed down by District Judge Myron Thompson on Tuesday when he blocked the near-total abortion ban from going into effect next month in Alabama. The Human Life Protection Act (HLPA) was set to take effect on Nov. 15 and now a challenge to the…

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Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana Abortion Case

The Supreme Court has agreed on Friday to hear a case regarding a Louisiana abortion law that is very similar to a case they decided on a Texas abortion law just three years ago. The only difference is that openly anti-abortion justice Brett Kavanaugh now sits in what was formerly…

Major Pro-Choice Protests Planned Nationally to #StopTheBans and Protect Abortion Rights

(Photo credit: ACLU Utah) Today more than 50 organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union and NARAL Pro-Choice America, are participating in #StopTheBans protests across the United States starting at noon. The planned protests are in almost all 50 states. The rallies come after several states infamously passed draconian so-called “pro-life” bills…