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Brown v. Bd of Ed never really overturned Plessy | Michael Coard

BY: - May 17, 2022

America won’t be serious until it destroys its inherent and systemic racism.

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The Supreme Court shouldn’t be shrouded in secrecy | Opinion

BY: - May 11, 2022

The high court's lack of transparency translates into an absence of accountability.

Pa.’s Casey says he’ll vote for abortion rights bill

BY: - May 10, 2022

(*This story was updated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5/10/22 to correctly reflect that the Senate is voting on a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.) Pennsylvania’s senior United States senator says he’s a yes vote on a bill protecting abortion rights, handing Democrats crucial support in the narrowly divided chamber ahead of […]

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There’s a path for John Roberts to save Roe. He should take it | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

Chief Justice Warren Burger's vote-switch in the 1972 ruling upholding the death penalty could point the way.

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Pandora’s Box: Overturning Roe is only the beginning of the threats to women | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

I’m ready to demand that candidates for office be vocally and unapologetically pro-choice before I give them a dime or a vote.

How the SCOTUS opinion could put the General Assembly in the driver’s seat on abortion rights

BY: - May 8, 2022

Legislative leaders appear reluctant to act based on the draft opinion that's mobilized activists on both sides of the divide.

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The wholly unsurprising fate of Roe v. Wade | Opinion

BY: - May 6, 2022

We are here. We are screaming. And we haven’t gone unnoticed.

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Abortion rights advocates. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images).

Study shows abortion ban may lead to a 21 percent increase in pregnancy-related deaths | Opinion

BY: - May 5, 2022

Carrying a pregnancy to term can be deadlier than having an abortion. That doesn't have to be the future.

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Alito just threw the Dems a midterm lifeline. Will they use it? | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - May 5, 2022

Mobilization for future elections, fueled by stories of women denied control of their bodies, is the best hope for pro-abortion advocates.

U.S. Senate to try again on abortion rights after bombshell disclosure of draft opinion

BY: - May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday pledged a new vote codifying the right to an abortion after publication of a draft court ruling that showed the Supreme Court on track to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision. Democrats, who likely won’t have the votes to advance that bill, also predicted that abortion […]

Advocates, Democrats energized by possibility of U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

BY: - May 4, 2022

Anna Tova Levin is not pro-abortion, and the procedure saved her life. “In an ideal world, abortion would never be needed,” the 36-year-old mother of three and attorney told the Capital-Star on Tuesday. Rape and incest would not happen; people would have access to accurate information about pregnancy prevention and options for free birth control, […]

Biden on leaked draft opinion on abortion: The ‘right to choose is fundamental’

BY: - May 3, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his administration “will be ready when any ruling is issued” on abortion rights, after the nation was rocked by the leak of a draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that confirmed the court is planning to overturn access to abortion. “I believe that a woman’s right […]