President Donald Trump, whose testing positive for coronavirus has dominated the headlines over the last week, sought to bring attention back to a possible Supreme Court battle between Democrats and Republicans after his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, said he would advance legislation to protect Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that permits women to have abortions if they choose.
On this day of the 2020 Women’s March, masses of people across the nation will gather and march to call for recognizing the human rights of women as a necessary element of a truly just and equal society for all.
Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states.
Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country.
The Trump administration is expected to push ahead with a range of policies that affect healthcare next year despite Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.
Democrats captured the House majority in the midterms because of their message on healthcare. But that is not stopping Donald Trump from moving ahead on his controversial health agenda which will please his right-wing supporters.
On Wednesday U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced that he is retiring effective July 31. Concerning the implications of Kennedy’s retirement, we wrote yesterday:
“Kennedy’s retirement effective essentially immediately means that the dysfunctional president and dysfunctional Republican-led Senate have to hustle to get a Supreme Court justice confirmed before the next term begins in October. Kennedy was a Reagan appointee, so his replacement won’t change the makeup of the court, but it will cement a 5-4 conservative majority for the foreseeable future.”
In a stunning defeat for the Irish Catholic Church, voters in Ireland over the weekend passed a referendum making abortion legal. The historic vote was a landslide victory for champions of women’s rights and those who believe women should have the power to control decisions affecting their own bodies.
It remains to be seen what Donald Trump will do on a national scale as president.
Rubio readily admits that "Microcephaly is a terrible prenatal condition and it's a lifetime of difficulties. But I'm pro-life."
Trump’s abortion remark was bad, but it paled in comparison to “the wickedness of the response from anti-choice Republican organizations.
Even in extremely dangerous pregnancies, Doctors are forbidden to induce labor because Texas considers it an abortion
There is a misconception among ignorant Americans that this nation was founded on the tenets of the bible and is therefore a Christian nation
If a woman is having a miscarriage or a difficult pregnancy and she visits a Catholic hospital, chances are a priest will diagnose and recommend treatment based on Vatican dogma.
Republicans claim they want smaller government, but they are panting to impose their bible ideology on women with the full authority of the law.
In 1994 Romney praised his mother for running for U.S. Senate well before Roe V. Wade. She was championing the legalization of abortion before it was legal.