Posts Tagged:Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Nationwide protests denouncing Dobbs ruling lead to dozens of arrests over the weekend

Police arrested dozens of pro-choice protesters in cities across the country over the weekend as activists who took to the streets to denounce the Supreme Court’s overturning of nationwide abortion rights directed their anger at conservative justices, Republican lawmakers and right-leaning news outlets. Pro-choice protests large and small erupted across the country, including in Chicago,…Read More

How bishops around the U.S. have responded to Dobbs

The Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade in a 6-3 decision, bringing an end to nearly a half-century of nationwide legalized abortion in the U.S. The June 24 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was welcomed by Catholic bishops across the country. Below is a selection of episcopal responses: A statement…Read More

Here Is the List of States Outlawing Abortion After the Repeal of Roe

Following the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe vs. Wade, lawmakers are declaring abortion illegal in a growing number of states throughout the country. Missouri Missouri was the first state to take action in response to the Supreme Court ruling, with Attorney General Eric Schmitt announcing “I am humbled to be a part of this,…Read More

Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

The draft opinion leaked to the press that would overturn Roe v. Wade is still the only one being circulated among Supreme Court justices, whose votes in a pivotal abortion case remain unchanged, Politico reported Wednesday. Politico is the same news outlet that first published the draft, written by conservative associate justice Samuel A. Alito…Read More

Catholic leaders react to new state-level abortion legislation

Catholics leaders in Colorado and Oklahoma reacted with dismay and praise for their state legislatures earlier this week as the former enshrined the right to abortion into state law, and the latter passed a near-total abortion ban. Colorado and Oklahoma are the latest states to enact either pro-life or pro-abortion laws while the future of…Read More

Pro-life attorney: ‘No court should be able to usurp state laws that protect human life’

On Dec. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Many legal experts say the case presents the most momentous test yet of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. At issue is the constitutionality of a 2018 Mississippi law…Read More

Do women need abortion to succeed? Women legal scholars say no

Women need abortion to succeed, according to a recent U.S. Supreme Court brief filed by more than 500 female athletes. But not all women agree. In another brief for the same case, hundreds of professional women present a different argument: Abortion harms women. Law professors Teresa Collett and Helen Alvaré and legal scholar Erika Bachiochi…Read More