When abortion goes from a right to a privilege

When New York legalized abortion in 1970, three years before the Supreme Court ruled Roe vs. Wade—a savvy entrepreneur by the name of Martin Mitchell saw an opportunity. The 31-year-old Detroit-area man chartered a small private plane and began advertising frequent flights from Michigan, where elective abortion was illegal, to Niagara Falls, New York, where … Read more

Republicans claim a 1950 law makes Roe protests at justices’ homes illegal. Here’s what to know

CNN — A 1950 federal statute prohibiting certain protests outside of a judge’s residence has been cited by Republicans calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce the law against abortion rights protesters who have gathered in front of Supreme Court justices’ homes. Tea law in question is aimed at any “picketing or parading” in … Read more

Cats, Dogs, & Abortion Views

Photo: Kotaku/Alex Wong (Getty Images) An internal email from PlayStation president Jim Ryan contains several paragraphs about cats, but doesn’t contain a hard stance in support of his staff’s reproductive rights, and even asks employees to “respect” anti-abortion views and opinions, leaving many PlayStation staff angry and upset. As reported by Bloomberg earlier today and … Read more

Yelp to pay for employee trips to access abortions

With the whirlwind of anger and resentment the leaked Supreme Court draft authored by Justice Alito received, it’s fair to say that Roe v. Wade is popular among American audiences. Soon, it may be up to individual states to decide the legality of abortion within their borders. Some companies are already prepare contingencies for their … Read more

No abortion law change, but tell parents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski issued a statement Wednesday saying he would not attempt to change existing law in Connecticut concerning abortion if he’s elected governor in November. However, the Madison businessman said the state “should consider” legislation that would impose a parental notification requirement for minors under age 16, except … Read more

Rallies held in Maryland over access to abortion, state laws

Both sides rally over Maryland’s access to abortion, state laws New grassroots group in Maryland seeks to take new abortion law to referendum Updated: 5:17 PM EDT May 11, 2022 The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could potentially overturn Roe v. Wade threw the focus back onto the states when it comes to abortion.| … Read more

Democrats’ Abortion Bill Would Make Roe v. Wade Law, Expand It – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats’ abortion legislation is “very simple,” as it would enshrine into federal law the landmark 1973 Roe c. wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Senate Democrats are moving quickly to try to codify the 50-year-old ruling after a draft US Supreme Court opinion suggesting the court is poised to … Read more

Democrats’ Abortion Bill Would Make Roe v. Wade Law, Expand It – NBC4 Washington

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats’ abortion legislation is “very simple,” as it would enshrine into federal law the landmark 1973 Roe c. wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Senate Democrats are moving quickly to try to codify the 50-year-old ruling after a draft US Supreme Court opinion suggesting the court is poised to … Read more

US Marshals assisting in security of Supreme Court after leak of draft abortion opinion

The marshal of the Supreme Court is being assisted by the US Marshals — the law enforcement arm dedicated to protecting the nation’s highest court — in protecting the justices since last week’s leak of a draft opinion suggesting abortion landmark law Roe v. Wade would be overturned. “The US Marshals Service (USMS) has a … Read more

Maryland law enforcement protect homes of SCOTUS justices

Maryland law enforcement working with feds to protect homes of SCOTUS justices Updated: 2:08 PM EDT May 9, 2022 Govt. Larry Hogan is directing state law enforcement to assist local and federal partners should they be called to protect the homes of Supreme Court justices in Maryland. Over the weekend, crowds of abortion-rights demonstrators held … Read more