Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has many abortion rights advocates worried that the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is in imminent peril. In many places the rollback of access is already steadily progressing. Amna Nawaz reports…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz, Emily Carpeaux
In just 12 days, President Trump's Supreme Court pick will face contentious hearings before the U.S. Senate. Where does nominee Brett Kavanaugh stand on key issues? Lisa Desjardins and CNN Supreme Court analyst Joan Biskupic join Judy Woodruff to analyze…
The big question about Kavanaugh's view on abortion remains unanswered: whether he would vote to overturn Roe. He'll almost certainly decline to answer when he is asked directly at his confirmation hearing.
By Denise Lavoie, Michael Tarm, Associated Press
Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
By Hope Yen, Ken Thomas, Associated Press
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Instead of celebrating the potential reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade publicly, some evangelical leaders are downplaying their fortune on an issue that has defined their movement for decades.
By PBS NewsHour
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss why she opposes Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and blames Republicans for using the “nuclear” option to end the filibuster for high court confirmations, plus Rep. Devin Nunes’ stepping…
By Kamala Kelkar, Corinne Segal
Norma McCorvey, who under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” served as the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, died Saturday at 69.
By John Hanna, Associated Press
Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
By PBS NewsHour
Abortion rights groups say the Supreme Court’s ruling against Texas’ stringent restrictions on abortion doctors and clinics was a major blow against “sham” laws trying to take away a woman’s right to choose. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Nancy Northup…
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