Alabama lawmakers will introduce legislation Tuesday to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother's health is in jeopardy.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
In Missouri, two opposing campaigns share a focus: how a potential Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh could impact the landmark legal decision Roe v. Wade. Republican candidate for Senate Josh Hawley has made it a central part of his bid against…
By Lisa Desjardins
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…
By Denise Lavoie, Michael Tarm, Associated Press
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 Hope Yen, Ken Thomas, 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 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.
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