What The Future Of Abortion Looks Like After The 2018 Midterms
Changes to Congress, state legislatures, and the Supreme Court in 2018 will have a major impact on the future of abortion in the US.
“A Separate Standard”: Voters In Florida Say Disability And Age Can Erase Your Vote
A man in Florida rendered quadriplegic by multiple sclerosis has had to jump through hoops for years to get his vote counted. There are many more like him.
Florida's Messy Senate Recount Is Over And The Republican Has Won
After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the race is over.
Democrats And Republicans Are Uniting Over What A Mess The Florida Election Recounts Are
If the election doesn't go one way or another, that's fair, one voter said. "But to have all this chaos, it’s just not democracy," she added.
The Courts Blocked Trump From Granting Religious Exemptions For Birth Control Coverage. So He’s Trying Again.
The original versions of the rules were blocked by a judge last year.
An Unprecedented Number Of Women Just Won Elections Across The Country
More than 115 won races for Congress and governor Tuesday night, and many more were elected in local contests.
A Historic Number Of Women Are Running For Office On Tuesday And They’re Already Breaking Records
EMILY’s List believes the massive engagement by women this year represents a sea change in US politics. “We’re not a fad, a fancy, or a year.”
“It’s Like ... Trump Or Hillary": Latinx Progressives Are Going All-In For An Arizona Democrat Despite Her Record On Immigration
Immigration activists in Arizona may not agree with Kyrsten Sinema’s position on immigration, but they’re going to bat for her anyway.
No One Really Knows What Americans Think About Abortion
Abortion is likely to be a big issue for candidates in the midterms. But research shows we don’t have a good way of polling voters on it.
Inside The Covert Group Of Lawyers Working To Fight The “Chilling Effect” Of Trump’s Abortion Policy
The group has been working under the radar for nearly two years to include and implement exceptions to what they refer to as Trump’s “global gag rule.”
Planned Parenthood's New President Is A Doctor And The Baltimore Health Commissioner
Leana Wen will be the first physician taking on the role in more than 50 years, and the first immigrant.
The White House Claimed Kavanaugh "Didn't Indicate A Personal View" On Birth Control When He Used The Phrase "Abortion-Inducing Drugs”
“In the hearing, he referred to birth control as abortion-inducing drugs. That was the clearest answer he has given on reproductive health thus far,” a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said about the Supreme Court nominee.
Brett Kavanaugh Questioned How “Widely Accepted” Roe V. Wade Is As “Settled Law” In A Leaked Email
His 2003 comments are at odds with what he repeatedly told senators during his hearing Wednesday.
Brett Kavanaugh Calls Roe V. Wade “Settled” Precedent But Won’t Give His Own Opinion On Abortion Rights
Kavanaugh called the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide a “precedent on a precedent.”
Democrats Are Trying To Make Abortion Rights And The Supreme Court Into The Next Women’s March
“This is a challenge on our side: We’re trying to force something to be a voter’s top issue in an unrealistic time frame.”
How Anti-Abortion Advocates Are Using A Pro-Woman Message To Appeal To A New Generation
At the Pro-Life Women’s Convention in Missouri, anti-abortion advocates pushed for women-centric language and Pinterest-style campaigns over the bloody posters and antagonism favored by the old guard.
Here’s What Happens If The Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade
The ruling protecting abortion rights may not be overturned entirely, but instead chipped away at slowly. Even if it is, abortion won’t suddenly be illegal nationwide.
Democrats Are Pushing New Legislation To Prevent ICE From Shackling Pregnant Women
The bill, which will be released Tuesday, comes in response to a BuzzFeed News report on pregnant women who say they were mistreated while in immigration detention.