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Democratic governors campaign as last line of defense on abortion

The Supreme Court confirmation fight brewing in Washington has made abortion a front-burner issue in governor’s races around the country, as Democrats warn that Republicans could try to ban the practice in their states if Roe [...]
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State abortion ballots prepare for post-Roe world

Anti-abortion initiatives on the ballot in West Virginia and Alabama this November could lay the foundation for the states to ban or sharply limit legal abortion as change comes to the Supreme Court. Both ballot measures were in the works [...]
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Teenage immigrant abortion case could be hurdle for Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court bid

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One of the leading contenders for the Supreme Court, D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, could see his chance at the nomination hinge on his handling of a legal battle last year over a 17-year-old immigrant’s request for an abortion. [...]
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New Supreme Court justice could weigh in on abortion quickly

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Legal experts agree that any abortion-related case that the justices accept could turn into a broader debate over Roe v. Wade. | Frank Franklin II/AP Photo [...]
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House GOP closes ranks on abortion

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Republicans who support abortion rights have long been an endangered species in the House of Representatives. But next year, the rare breed will finally be extinct. The retirements of Reps. Charlie Dent and Rodney Frelinghuysen [...]
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It’s not just abortion: 5 issues likely to be affected by Kennedy’s exit

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When it comes to issues like abortion and affirmative action, it has seemed for years that Justice Anthony Kennedy was holding back the tide. Now, his retirement may unleash a crashing wave. The departure of the relatively moderate Kennedy [...]
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U.K. Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Law

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But she is feeling pressure. A Labour lawmaker, Stella Creasy, who called an emergency debate on the matter on Wednesday, wants to repeal parts of the 1861 Offenses Against the Person Act, which criminalized abortion in most cases but [...]
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After Ireland Abortion Vote, Northern Irish Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

2 months ago | 0 comment
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Tyler McNally was surprised when he answered a knock on the door of his Belfast house one evening to find two police officers standing there, and shocked when they presented a warrant to search the premises. [...]
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Where Did Ireland Go? Abortion Vote Stuns Those on Both Sides

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“They felt equal to the rest of the world, that they could get a share of the luxuries of life,” he said. Pointing to the church sex abuse scandals, he said, Ireland’s changing fortunes also meant that “instead of people bowing [...]
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Photos From Ireland, as ‘Yes’ Supporters Celebrate Vote to Legalize Abortion

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Supporters of the “yes” vote erupted in celebration in the Irish capital of Dublin on Saturday, when results of the referendum on legalizing abortion showed that it had passed by a surprising landslide. Excited crowds of smiling [...]