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Some states are already targeting birth control

The Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade will further fuel some conservatives’ efforts to limit access to birth control - as Republican lawmakers have begun a push to restrict access to birth control methods they claim are abortifacients.... Read more»

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Photos: Hundreds of Tucson high school students walk out of class to rally for abortion rights

Students from at least a dozen schools, including nearby Tucson High, as well as University, Rincon, Pueblo High, and City high schools, left their classes and headed to the University of Arizona to demonstrate for abortion rights. ... Read more»

Activists file initiative to add abortion rights to Arizona Constitution

A group of abortion rights activists filed an initiative to amend the Arizona Constitution to add a "fundamental right to reproductive freedom." They'll need at least 356,000 signatures by July 7 to get the measure on the ballot.... Read more»1

Should you worry about data from your period-tracking app being used against you?

After a draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicating that Roe v. Wade would be overturned, people were expressing concerns about the privacy of period-tracking app information - now, experts answer questions on data access and usage.... Read more»

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Religious beliefs give strength to the anti-abortion movement – but not all religions agree

Most anti-abortion rallies have signs and banners with religious admonitions such as “pray for life” and “pray to end abortion,” but in actuality, America’s religious community is divided over the issue of abortion.... Read more»

More states shield against rogue abortion prosecutions

With the Supreme Court expected to weaken or overturn the right to abortion in the months ahead, lawmakers and criminal justice officials in a handful of states are trying to prevent rogue legal actions against women determining pregnancy outcomes.... Read more»

McConnell doesn’t rule out U.S. Senate vote outlawing abortion if GOP takes control

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t ruling out bringing a nationwide abortion ban up for a vote, should the Supreme Court end the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy and his party regains the chamber in the November elections. ... Read more»

Draft overturning Roe v. Wade quotes infamous witch trial judge with long-discredited ideas on rape

In writing about abortion, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito chose to quote from Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century English jurist whose writings and reasonings have caused enduring damage to women for hundreds of years.... Read more»

Extremists tried to crash Arizona abortion rights rally, got arrested instead

A group of far-right extremists with ties to white nationalists tried to counter-protest an abortion rights rally held at the Arizona Capitol Tuesday night, where they were vastly outnumbered and one was arrested for violently attacking a demonstrator. ... Read more»

Comic: Bermudez Shorts

Likely Roe repeal leaves many other rights hanging

Pardon me for speaking out of turn, here. As a man, I have no right to tell women what to do with their bodies. I have no right to tell anyone what to do with their body, for that matter. This is not just about the right to choose or even women's rights, though.... Read more»

Photos: Abortion protest in Downtown Tucson

Hundreds of people assembled in Downtown Tucson on Tuesday evening to push for abortion rights, a reaction to the leak of a drafted Supreme Court opinion that strikes down Roe v. Wade — the landmark 1973 decision that made abortion legal in the U.S.... Read more»

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

U.S. Senate Democrats 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.... Read more»

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Hellertoon: Supreme Court leak shows tide going out on Roe v. Wade

The leak of a draft decision shows that a majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices favor tossing freedom of choice overboard, and allowing states to again outlaw abortions without any consideration for rape victims or the health of those who are pregnant.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Goodbye to women's rights

The citizens of this nation are about to lose a constitutional right.... Read more»

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

President Joe Biden said 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 Supreme Court that stated the court is planning to overturn access to abortion. ... Read more»

Supreme Court leak indicates justices will overturn Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority will overturn the landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade according to a leaked draft of the majority opinion, which Politico released Monday night. ... Read more»

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