Abortion

Help! My Niece and Nephew Took My Teenage Daughter Out of State to Get an Abortion

3 hours ago   |   Slate

Daniel Mallory Ortberg is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here's an edited transcript of this week's chat.
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Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against abortion funding

12 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed to stop a law that'll expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions. A...
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Michael Bloomberg Is Considering Running for President in 2020 as a Democrat

13 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is actively thinking of running for president in 2020 as a Democrat. “It's impossible to conceive that I could run...
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Anti-Kavanaugh Groups Pivot From Abortion To Sexual Assault In New Ads

Anti-Kavanaugh Groups Pivot From Abortion To Sexual Assault In New Ads

16 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Now even male senators are feeling the heat.
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Swing-district Republicans suddenly quiet on Planned Parenthood defunding

Swing-district Republicans suddenly quiet on Planned Parenthood defunding

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

Since anti-abortion advocates released a series of selectively edited and highly misleading videos in 2015 intended to give the false impression that Planned Parenthood clinics...
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Sidebar: The Threat to Roe v. Wade in the Case of the Missing Precedent

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh said a decision on abortion was a key to understanding the power of precedent. So why has the Supreme Court been ignoring that decision?
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WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh's accuser comes forward

1 day ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Various women's groups and abortion rights advocates are now calling for Kavanaugh to withdraw his name from consideration for the Supreme Court because of the sexual assault...
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Rites of Passage: The Abortion I Almost Forgot

2 days ago   |   NY Times

When I found out I was pregnant at age 24, there was no decision to make. But even if it felt inconsequential at the time, I don't take for granted that I had a choice.
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Judge's order could let South Bend abortion clinic open

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

An Indiana judge has recommended that a proposed abortion clinic be allowed to open in South Bend, despite the state Department of Health's rejection of the operator's license...
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Partisan hatred drives today's politics

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Why did Hillary Clinton tweet this on Wednesday?: “I want to be sure we're all clear about something that Brett Kavanaugh said in his confirmation hearings last week. He...
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Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. Read more ...

A 27-year-old was arrested after being accused of rubbing his bare butt on...

A 27-year-old was arrested after being accused of rubbing his bare butt on produce at a grocery store and putting the food back on the shelves

Michael Dwayne Johnson, 27, was arrested in Manassas, Virginia, on Saturday and charged with indecent exposure and destruction of property. His arrest came after an employee at... Read more ...

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and... Read more ...

China Strikes Back With Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. Goods

China Strikes Back With Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. Goods

China has fired back at the United States after President Donald Trump ramped up the trade war with his biggest wave of tariffs yet. The Chinese government said Tuesday that it... Read more ...

College golf star found murdered on course

College golf star found murdered on course

A top Iowa State University golfer was found dead on a course after being assaulted - and a man has been charged with her murder, authorities said. Spanish-native Celia Barquin... Read more ...

China has 'no choice' but to hit back at Trump's $200 billion tariffs...

China has 'no choice' but to hit back at Trump's $200 billion tariffs - kicking the trade war up another level

The US announced new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports on Monday evening. China's Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday it has "no choice" but to retaliate. It's not clear... Read more ...

Former Iowa State champion golfer found murdered on golf course

Former Iowa State champion golfer found murdered on golf course

22-year-old arrested in apparent murder of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Read more ...

Julie Chen leaving ‘The Talk' following Les Moonves' exit

Julie Chen leaving ‘The Talk' following Les Moonves' exit

“She is definitely leaving ‘The Talk' and will 100 percent stay with Les,” an insider told Page Six. Read more ...

George R.R. Martin says 'Game of Thrones' could have had 13 seasons

George R.R. Martin says 'Game of Thrones' could have had 13 seasons

We don't think we can wait that long to find out who will be on the Iron Throne! Read more ...