By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
Poland's prime minister has appealed for a stop to a week of angry protests against a high court ruling that tightens already strict abortion laws, amid a huge spike in the country's coronavirus infections.
Poland's powerful ruling party leader has called on his supporters to come out and defend the predominantly Catholic nation's churches from protesters angry over a court ruling restricting abortions.
Two judges in the Constitutional Court did not back the majority ruling and the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner tweeted to say it was a "sad day for women's rights."…
By Courtney Vinopal
Should Barrett replace late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her vote will cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court. Here’s what experts say Barrett’s record on abortion tells us and what the fight over reproductive rights looks like…
By Associated Press
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is declining to say whether she thinks Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established the right to abortion, should be struck down.
By Michelle R. Smith, Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Barrett has refused to discuss her membership in the People of Praise. The organization opposes abortion and holds that men are divinely ordained as the "head" of both the family and faith, and that it's the duty of wives to…
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who long stood for women’s rights issues and became the court’s second female justice, died Friday, Sept. 18 at her home in Washington, D.C.
Some caution that the narrow Supreme Court decision to strike down a Louisiana law does not necessarily signal abortion rights will be protected by the high court in future cases.
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. saw a record 50,000 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day as infections rise in 40 states. Florida set its own record for new cases with more than 10,000 -- but Gov.
By Dan Cooney
A Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital “is unconstitutional,” a majority of justices on the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
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