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Reactions to the End of Roe Reveal Divisions Between Religious Leaders

1 month ago   |   By Time

Friday was a day of ecstasy or agony for the many Americans for whom abortion is an important issue. The Supreme Court handed down a decision that overturned Roe v. Wade , the foundational case on which a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy was established. For some people of faith, it was the triumphant end to a long, hard fight against what they considered a key human rights violation upon the most vulnerable. But not for all of them. Plenty of those who practice a religion mourned the rollback of what they consider a vital legal protection for women, especially the most...
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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in landmark decision

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The justices ruled 6-3 to uphold the Mississippi law which bans abortion after fifteen weeks, and overturned Roe v. Wade with a 5-4 vote. In a joint dissent from Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan, the three say there is “nothing now to prevent Congress from banning abortion nationwide if it chooses to.”
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Political fallout from overturning Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Ahead of the midterms, Democrats are hoping the Supreme Court's ruling will shuffle the political deck, and they plan to emphasize the court ruling through the summer and fall. But Democrats face historic headwinds with rising inflation and high gas prices as well. The high court's decision was a milestone for the conservative movement. But will Republican lawmakers face backlash? Or can this lead to a strengthened movement banning abortion at the federal level?
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Wisconsin doctors halt abortions following court ruling overturning Roe v Wade

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The state's abortion providers took the step Friday immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that guaranteed the right to abortion nationwide.
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Game devs react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Game devs react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that protected a woman's right to have an abortion.
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Pro-life groups and politicians celebrate Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

While access to the procedure will remain unchanged in the Empire State, top GOP elected officials and everyday New Yorkers said they fully support the 6-3 ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
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Rallies held after US Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

Rallies held after US Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Outside the state Supreme Court, a large crowd of supporters of abortion rights gathered to speak out against the decision and call for abortion to remain accessible in the Granite State.
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DeSantis says Florida will 'expand pro-life protections' after Supreme Court ruling

DeSantis says Florida will 'expand pro-life protections' after Supreme Court ruling

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis promised to expand “pro-life protections” on Friday in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, a historic ruling from the high court that drew praise from Florida's Republicans and condemnation from Democrats.
DeSantis didn't provide details on how he or Florida's GOP-controlled House and Senate would seek to further restrict abortion access in the state. Republican legislative leaders had previously signaled a willingness to pursue more prohibitions during next year's legislative...
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After ‘Devastating' Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade, Women Athletes Worry About Their Future

1 month ago   |   By Time

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Crissy Perham was walking her dog to a coffee shop in San Antonio on Friday morning, when her husband pulled up alongside her, in his car, to deliver some upsetting news. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court had overturned Roe v. Wade , ending the constitutional right to an abortion. Her husband's words landed like a gut punch. Perham was one of more than 500 women athletes who filed an amicus brief last September supporting Roe v. Wade. Perham and her fellow athletes wrote that they “are united in their deeply-held belief that women's athletics could not...
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