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Roe v. Wade probably won"t get overturned — but here"s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Donald Trump Says Abortion "Vote" Could Happen, Falsely Claims It’s "50/50 Question in This Country"

The comments come just days after Trump nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 14th, 2018

23 creative ways states are keeping women from getting abortions in the US — that could erode Roe v. Wade without repealing it

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US Supreme Court declared abortion was legal and that women had a constitutional right to the procedure with the landmark case Roe v. Wade in 1973. But the reality of th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Abortion rights advocates fear that Trump picking the next Supreme Court Justice means Roe v. Wade is "doomed"

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Wednesday that the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy could mark the end of landmark abortion rights case .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018

Here"s what Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said about key issues like abortion during his marathon confirmation hearings

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Judge Brett Kavanaugh sat through several days of hearings last week, during which senators on the Judiciary Committee probed his record and positions to determine his fitness to serve on the Supreme Court. The hear.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Feinstein puts tough questions to Kavanaugh

Dianne Feinstein pressed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday morning on how he would rule in cases concerning abortion rights. Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked repeatedly whether Kavanaugh is like.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

7 maps and charts show the state of abortion access in America

Samantha Lee/Business Insider The landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade and subsequent rulings upholding it have granted Americans the right to a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh could shape the law for the next 40 years

Donald Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee is sceptical about abortion rights and will rein in regulatory agencies.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistJul 26th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh could shape the law for the next 40 years

Donald Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee is sceptical about abortion rights and will rein in regulatory agencies.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistJul 26th, 2018

The NASTY Women Act: Massachusetts Repeals a 173-Year-Old Anti-Abortion Law in Case of a Roe v. Wade Reversal

The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spurred the drive to abolish the law. Massachusetts want.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 24th, 2018

Americans’ Support for Roe v. Wade Getting Stronger Amid Fears Over Trump"s Supreme Court Pick

Support for the key abortion ruling is up substantially from 2012, a new poll has found......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Has Power to Strengthen Donald Trump, but Supreme Court Has Boosted Presidents for Decades

There's more to the president's Supreme Court nomination than abortion rights......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Has Power to Strengthen Donald Trump But Supreme Court Has Boosted Presidents for Decades

There's more to the president's Supreme Court nomination than abortion rights......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh previously voted against giving an undocumented teen access to abortion

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to succeed Anthony Kennedy, who was a swing vote i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

GOP Senator Susan Collins Sent Coat Hangers by Abortion Rights Activists

The move comes after Collins appeared to flip-flop on whether she would vote for an anti-abortion Supreme Court candidate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 3rd, 2018

Capitol Report: Former Bush speechwriter says Republicans becoming party of ‘white backlash’ | Poll shows majority support abortion rights

A columnist asks if the GOP will become the party of ‘white backlash’; the White House lashes out at Sens. Warren, Harris over immigration; who President Trump met with as he narrows his Supreme Court choice; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Trump Meets With Four Potential Supreme Court Nominees

President Trump said he met with four potential Supreme Court candidates, as a dedicated White House team takes shape to help select and push through a nominee who could set a new direction for the court on abortion rights and other issues......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

Donald Trump: States May Decide Abortion Rights, "Honored" Kennedy Retired During His Presidency

Donald Trump said his pick for the Supreme Court could ultimately see the Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion rights decided on a state-by-state basis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 1st, 2018

Supreme Court Abortion Rights Threat Will Be Election Boost for Democrats: Poll

Ninety percent of Democrats said the Supreme Court vacancy would make them more likely to vote for a Democratic Senate candidate in the Nov. 6 election......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 30th, 2018

6 times Justice Kennedy was the tipping point on the Supreme Court shows how consequential his retirement is

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Despite being a conservative and nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy has been the swing vo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

Who is Alliance Defending Freedom? Christian Legal Powerhouse Behind Supreme Court Abortion Victory

The conservative, Christian legal powerhouse Alliance Defending Freedom has won eight Supreme Court cases in the past seven years fighting for religious freedom. But some are calling the organization an "anti-gay" hate group......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 26th, 2018