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Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade news and analysis from The Nation
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.
October 15, 2020
‘Roe v. Wade’ Is Nonnegotiable
Don’t believe the hot takes that say we can do without it.
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October 14, 2020
The Devil in the Many Details of Amy Coney Barrett’s Testimony
The nominee did her best to evade serious questions, but what she did say—about the ACA,
Roe v. Wade
, and the president’s power to delay elections—should terrify us all.
October 7, 2020
The Democrats Need to Prepare for the Supreme Court to Overturn ‘Roe v. Wade’
Biden has promised to codify abortion rights should the new, more conservative court overturn
It’s a solution that sounds good but is far from sufficient.
September 25, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Is an Extremist—Just Not the Kind You Think
The problem with Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has nothing to do with her strongly held religious beliefs and everything to do with her right-wing Republican ones.
July 1, 2020
A Small Victory for Reproductive Rights
Trump’s Supreme Court appointees lost this battle, but the war on abortion is far from over.
April 15, 2020
There is no good time to restrict access to abortion.