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States rush to revise their abortion laws as major Supreme Court decision nears

Abortion access throughout the country could soon depend on a patchwork of state laws if a U.S. Supreme Court dominated by conservatives overturns the constitutional right it established nearly 50 years ago. ... Read more»

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Here's how abortion access would change if Supreme Court erodes Roe

As the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could significantly erode abortion rights, state laws on the issue have taken on a whole new meaning - soon, more than at any time in nearly half a century, obtaining an abortion will depend on where you live. ... Read more»

Texas abortion law challenge heads to state's supreme court, likely adding more delays to case

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday sent the legal challenge to Texas’ restrictive abortion law to the state’s Supreme Court, a move that is expected to significantly delay the case and that abortion opponents had hoped would occur.... Read more»

Roberts guiding the needle as GOP justices push to unravel Roe

In the most consequential abortion case to come across the high court’s docket in decades, Chief Justice John Roberts stood alone as he tried to convince his colleagues to chip away at the constitutional right to abortion without burning the whole thing to the ground. ... Read more»

Roe hanging by a thread after Supreme Court hears Mississippi abortion case

During oral arguments Wednesday in a landmark case on abortion, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed poised to uphold a 15-week ban on abortions in Mississippi while remaining opaque on if they will completely overturn a woman’s right to abortion. ... Read more»

Hundreds rally as U.S. Supreme Court considers new limits on abortions

The Supreme Court is weighing potentially sweeping changes to the right to an abortion, after two hours of arguments Wednesday morning on a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. ... Read more»

Mississippi abortion ban tees up Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

Anti-abortion groups will mount their best chance to overturn Roe v. Wade on Dec. 1 when the supermajority-conservative Supreme Court considers Mississippi's Gestational Age Act and the constitutionality of prohibiting elective abortions before a fetus is viable. ... Read more»

Protesters take sides, as Supreme Court takes up Texas abortion law

The future of abortion rights was not strictly the issue before the Supreme Court when it took up Texas’ strict abortion law Monday, but that was not evident from the scores of protesters who gathered outside the court. ... Read more»

Biden DOJ formally asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Arguing that Texas’ near-total ban on abortion defies the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, the Biden Justice Department on Monday urged the high court to lift an order that allowed enforcement of the law to continue. ... Read more»

How a Mississippi court case could pave way for abortion ban in Arizona, across U.S.

The abortion case that will be heard by the Supreme Court on Dec. 1, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, could spur a cascade of legal changes across two dozen states if justices back the restrictive Mississippi law — and potentially dismantle Roe v Wade. ... Read more»

5th Circuit temporarily reinstates controversial Texas abortion ban

Texas’ controversial abortion law, the Texas Heartbeat Act, has been lifted from a temporary restraining order issued by a federal judge earlier last week after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the order blocking enforcement of the law Friday evening.... Read more»

Texas has all but banned abortion. But a Mississippi law could be what ends Roe v. Wade.

As the battle over Texas’ law that effectively bans abortions six weeks into pregnancy plays out in the courts, advocates on both sides are closely watching a highly anticipated Mississippi case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.... Read more»

Arizona groups aim to influence Supreme Court in abortion-rights case

An abortion rights case that is a top issue in the U.S. Supreme Court term that began Monday has already drawn scores of legal filings – including from dozens of Arizona lawmakers, activists and advocates on both sides of the issue. ... Read more»

U.S. Supreme Court gets set to address abortion, guns and religion

The Supreme Court begins its annual term on Oct. 4, 2021, with a packed agenda highlighted by three claims of violations of constitutional rights: One is about religious rights, a second is about gun rights, and the biggest case this year is a challenge to abortion rights.... Read more»

Arizonans join hundreds of female athletes opposing strict abortion law

Nine Arizonans are among the more than 500 female athletes who signed on to a brief to the Supreme Court this week challenging Mississippi’s restrictive new abortion law - a case in which Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief supporting the law.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

State of play: Arizona's school funding rank has barely budged

Whatever was lost to the timing of the end of the teacher walkout will be irrelevant to the broader strategy. Arizona no longer ranks 49th in K-12 spending. With all the new money shoveled into K-12, the state ranks 48th.... Read more»

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