Posts Tagged:Roe v Wade

Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Stop Texas’ Pro-Life Law

The Department of Justice on Monday officially requested that the Supreme Court block a recently-passed law in Texas which bans most abortions after a heartbeat can be detected. The Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted an application to the Court arguing that the Texas law violates Roe v. Wade and is therefore unconstitutional. The pro-life law,…Read More

Senate Democrats Drop Hyde Amendment for First Time in Decades

Senate Democrats left out the Hyde Amendment from the annual funding bill they presented Monday, rupturing a decades-long bipartisan custom of including the amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funding of abortions, in all such bills. “The bill also did not include the Weldon amendment, which bars entities that don’t want to provide abortion care from being…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

Supreme Court poised to hear biggest challenge to Roe v Wade in 48 years

Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic, presented its legal argument Monday for why the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down the state’s 2018 law prohibiting abortions after the first 15 weeks of pregnancy, setting the stage for a momentous showdown over Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The filing…Read More

The Texas Heartbeat Act is a Huge Win for Pro-Lifers

The Texas Heartbeat Act, which prohibits abortion once a baby’s heartbeat is detected, came into effect today. While, pro-lifers are celebrating, not everyone is happy. President Joe Biden released a statement saying in part, “This extreme Texas law blatantly violates the constitutional right established under Roe v. Wade… The Texas law will significantly impair women’s…Read More

“Devout” Catholic President Blasts Texas Pro-Life Law

The nation’s second Catholic president blasted a new pro-life law on Wednesday that banned most abortions in Texas President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. said in a statement that the new state ban on abortions after six weeks “will significantly impair women’s access to the health care they need, particularly for communities of color and individuals…Read More