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 Courtney Vinopal
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.
By Courtney Vinopal
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.
By Dan Cooney
Inside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want to know whether they can still terminate a pregnancy if they think they might be more than a few weeks along.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Alabama and Missouri enacted laws last week outlawing abortion under almost all circumstances, setting up a legal battle that may challenge Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling on abortion. And in other political news this weekend, Michigan Republican Rep.
By Marcia Coyle
What the justices decide to do with these four cases could offer some hints as to the future of abortion rights in Chief Justice John Roberts’ court.
By Ben Nadler, Associated Press
During a rally at Georgia's state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent abortion bans signed into law in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia and Alabama as "a nationwide assault on women's constitutional rights by ideological extremists."…
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The bill needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can go to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who voiced support for it on Wednesday.
By Courtney Vinopal, Maea Lenei Buhre
A Louisiana bill banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected is the latest example of how abortion opponents and anti-abortion lawmakers across the country are pushing legislation that could prompt the highest court to reconsider Roe v. Wade.
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