Roe v. Wade

  • Roe v. Wade Jan 3

    Over 200 Members of Congress Ask Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. Wade

    Over 200 members of Congress, most of them Republican men, asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to consider overturning two landmark abortion rights cases ahead of oral arguments in a Louisiana abortion case scheduled for March, NBC News reports.

  • Jan 16, 2018

    Photos: ‘March for Life’ in DC Celebrates 45th Anniversary

    Up to 100,000 anti-abortion activists plan to gather in Washington, D.C. on Friday for the 45th annual March for Life, where President Donald Trump is set to become the first sitting president to address the anti-abortion demonstration. March for Life marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, Roe v. Wade. Thousands of people are expected to rally…

  • President Oct 8, 2018

    Susan Rice Considers 2020 Challenge to Collins in Maine, Says Senator ‘Betrayed Women’

    Susan Rice, who was President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, said she’ll decide after next month’s midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from Maine in 2020 and try to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins. Collins cast a deciding vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, deeply disappointing those opposed to his nomination. Speaking in New York...

  • Donald Trump Jul 1, 2018

    Evangelical Leaders Downplay Potential Roe v. Wade Reversal

    For evangelical Christian leaders like Jerry Falwell Jr., this is their political holy grail. Like many religious conservatives in a position to know, the Liberty University president with close ties to the White House suspects that the Supreme Court vacancy President Donald Trump fills in the coming months will ultimately lead to the reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe...

  • Jan 19, 2018

    Photos: Thousands of Anti-Abortion Activists ‘March for Life’ in Washington, DC

    Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday for the 45th annual March for Life, which marks the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortions legal under federal law. President Donald Trump made an appearance, via video, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to address the event’s...

  • Donald Trump Jan 18, 2018

    Trump Protecting Medical Providers Who Oppose Abortion

    Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds. Leading Democrats and LGBT groups immediately denounced the move, saying “conscience protections” could become a license to discriminate, particularly against gay and transgender people.

  • United States Jun 28, 2016

    Chelsea Handler Opens Up About Her 2 Abortions at 16

    Comedian Chelsea Handler opened up about her two abortions at age 16 in a personal essay for Playboy Magazine’s “Freedom Issue.”

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2017

    President Reportedly Joked About Vice President Wanting to ‘Hang’ Gay People

    In a profile of Vice President Mike Pence published Monday in The New Yorker, Jane Mayer reported on a meeting among an unnamed legal scholar, President Donald Trump and Pence in which Trump joked that Pence “wants to hang” gay people. Mayer also cited two sources who told her Trump routinely enjoys needling the conservative former Indiana governor about his...

  • Facebook Sep 28, 2017

    Was Hefner Oppressor or Liberator? Women Debate His Legacy

    Oppressor or liberator? Feminist in a silk robe, or pipe-smoking exploiter? Opinions were flying a day after Hugh Hefner’s death over just what he did — and didn’t do — for women. On one side, there were those who saw Hefner’s dressing women in bunny costumes with cottontails on their rears, or displaying them nude in his magazine with a...

  • Donald Trump Apr 28, 2017

    Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

    The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest, who actively supported Trump in his campaign, will serve as assistant secretary of public affairs at HHS. From 2008 until February 2016, she was president of Americans United for...

  • Governor Apr 25, 2017

    Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

    Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman’s life was at stake. In 1967, a Democratic freshman state lawmaker introduced a bill that allowed abortions if the woman’s physical or mental health was threatened, if the unborn...

  • Governor Jan 21, 2017

    Scarlett Johansson Touts Planned Parenthood at DC Rally

    Speaking at the Women’s March in Washington, DC, actress Scarlett Johansson shared a personal anecdote about Planned Parenthood, on Jan. 21.

  • Donald Trump Dec 7, 2016

    Ohio GOP Move to Add 20-Week Abortion Ban to Heartbeat Bill

    Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Wednesday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. House lawmakers heard testimony about the 20-week ban Wednesday morning with a scheduled committee vote in the afternoon and a goal...

  • Oct 13, 2015

    Hillary Clinton Slams Trump In Front of His Casino

    Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump’s doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, the Associated Press reported. Clinton was the only one who showed up, clad in a red pantsuit that matched the crimson union shirts. She urged the workers to “say ‘No’ to Donald Trump.” Read More

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