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by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Dec 1, 2021 / 17:52 pm President Joe Biden reaffirmed his support of Roe v. Wade on Wednesday, in response to a question about the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could overturn the nation’s abortion precedent, …

by Shannon Mullen Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2021 / 15:40 pm The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week state abortion ban Wednesday, a high-stakes test of the settledness of legalized abortion in a deeply unsettled nation still sharply divided over the right to life. …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2021 / 07:15 am This post will be continuously updated. As the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, activists both opposed and in favor of abortion rights gathered outside the court in the early morning …

by Kevin J. Jones Washington D.C., Nov 1, 2021 / 15:56 pm Foes of mandatory coverage of abortion in New York State insurance law will have another hearing after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a New York state court to reconsider their decision. The law’s narrow religious exemption wrongly disqualifies …

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 1, 2021 / 14:27 pm The U.S. Supreme Court spent nearly three hours Monday hearing arguments in a pair of cases challenging Texas’ new abortion ban. Now the justices must decide what action, if any, to take in response to a …

by Matt Hadro, Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2021 / 11:40 am The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider two legal challenges to Texas’ pro-life heartbeat law, just weeks before it hears oral arguments in another major abortion case. Both the Biden administration and abortion providers had challenged …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 12:02 pm The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. In the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to Mississippi’s law restricting most abortions after 15 weeks …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 1, 2021 / 12:30 pm President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration is “deeply committed” to upholding legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect. “My administration is deeply committed to the constitutional right established in Roe v. Wade nearly …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 2, 2021 / 07:00 am A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ “heartbeat” law, allowing the law to stand for now. Texas’ “Heartbeat Act” prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected – which can be as …

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2021 / 11:00 am Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn two of its landmark rulings on abortion, arguing those decisions “shackle states to a view of the facts that is decades out of date.” The high …