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It's Naive to Think a Conservative Court Wouldn't Target Roe v. Wade

7 monthes ago   |   By Time

If appointed, Brett Kavanaugh will shift Supreme Court power rightward-with potentially dire consequences for women's rights. Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion across the U.S., has become a litmus test for nominees. While liberal judges pledge to uphold Roe, conservative ones like Kavanaugh often resort to vague responses about respecting precedent, giving moderate Republican Senators-in this case, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski-a guilt-free green light.
But Kavanaugh is supported by the conservative Federalist Society. Moneyed right-wing groups have long been drafting...
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Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe V. Wade

Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe V. Wade

7 monthes ago   |   By NPR

With Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination still up for debate, activists are planning for potential battles in state legislatures if the court eventually weakens national abortion rights.
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Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

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