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Kavanaugh sidesteps questions on abortion

Supreme Court nominees typically go out of their way to avoid hinting how they would rule on future cases, especially ones addressing abortion. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald [...]

Key moments from Kavanaugh’s hearing: Sexual harassment, abortion and subpoenaing the president

M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO By REBECCA MORIN 09/05/2018 11:15 AM EDT Updated 09/05/2018 01:46 PM EDT 2018-09-05T01:46-0400 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday faced the Senate Judiciary Committee [...]

Susan Collins: Judge Brett Kavanaugh said abortion was settled law

Sen. Susan Collins said Tuesday that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh told her the legality of abortion was settled law. The Maine Republican met with the president’s nominee Tuesday for roughly two hours, saying the meeting [...]

They Lost Argentina’s Abortion Vote, but Advocates Started a Movement

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Intense lobbying by the Roman Catholic Church and social conservatives helped defeat a bill to legalize abortion, but the campaign energized women’s rights groups across Latin America. Source: [...]

Argentina’s Senate Rejects Bill Legalizing Abortion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Proponents of legalizing abortion in Pope Francis’ homeland were crushed but unbowed after losing the final battle in a contentious legislative fight. Source: NYT > World

What to Know About Argentina’s Vote on Abortion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Argentina’s Senate is set to debate a bill that would legalize abortion for pregnancies up to 14 weeks, a vote that will reverberate throughout the region. Source: NYT > World

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 [...]

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 [...]

Teenage immigrant abortion case could be hurdle for Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court bid

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. [...]

New Supreme Court justice could weigh in on abortion quickly

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 [...]