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December 10, 2021
The Supreme Court’s Texas Abortion Ruling Isn’t the Victory Many Want It to Be
Sonia Sotomayor said it best: “The Court should have put an end to this madness months ago.… It failed to do so [earlier], and it fails again today.”
December 2, 2021
We Are Witnessing the End of “Roe v. Wade”
If there is one lesson to be learned from yesterday’s
hearing, it is that the Supreme Court will gut abortion rights, one way or another.
November 2, 2021
The Supreme Court Might Save Us From the Texas Abortion Ban After All
Yesterday’s hearing on Texas’s SB 8 did not go well for the Lone Star State, but
Roe v. Wade
still faces dire threats.
October 8, 2021
This Is How You Smack Down Texas’s Abortion Ban
On Wednesday, a federal judge in Texas suspended SB 8. His ruling offers a step-by-step legal guide to striking down the law for good.
October 5, 2021
At the March for Abortion Rights, a New Generation of Activists Takes Center Stage
The march felt like less a reaction to impending crisis and more the announcement of a rejuvenated feminist movement.
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September 30, 2021
This Supreme Court Term, Conservatives Have One Aim: Stop Progress
During the next nine months, conservatives justices will use their power to attack abortion rights, weaken gun regulations, and rewind the clock to a darker age.
September 10, 2021
The Justice Department Strikes Back
Since the DOJ cannot force Texas Republicans to magically become decent people, its smart lawsuit against the state’s abortion ban is the next best thing.
September 2, 2021
What Can Democrats Do to Fight Texas’s Abortion Ban? Lots.
The only question is how far Democrats are willing to go to defend women’s rights.
August 5, 2021
If “Roe v. Wade” Is Overturned, the Future Will Be Worse Than the Past
When abortion was illegal, there was no organized, aggressive antiabortion movement with a wing of violent fanatics.
May 18, 2021
The Supreme Court May Have Just Signed Roe v. Wade’s Death Warrant
The newly ultraconservative court has agreed to hear a direct challenge to the landmark 1973 abortion case—a move that can mean nothing good.