Antiquated Laws Restored in Wake of Roe Reversal

Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban may or may not be back in effect.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

The leaked draft is now the law of the land.

Justices Didn’t Lie About Abortion in Hearings

Susan Collins and other Senators claiming otherwise are just wrong.

Supreme Court Overturning Roe (Probably)

POLITICO has obtained what purports to be the 1st draft of the opinion.

Republican-led States Testing Abortion Limits

Oklahoma’s near-total ban is part of a larger trend.

SCOTUS Could Overturn Roe

Oral arguments on the biggest abortion case in decades will be heard today.

What’s Kyrsten Sinema’s Game?

The political calculus of Arizona’s senior Senator is unclear.

Why Roberts Sided with Abortion Rights

Is the Chief Justice laying a trap or simply ‘calling balls and strikes’?

Fifth Circuit Blocks Mississippi Ban On Abortions After 15 Weeks

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a Mississippi law that banned nearly all abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.

Federal Court Blocks Alabama Abortion Law

A Federal District court Judge in Alabama has blocked implementation of that state’s latest attempt to challenge Roe v. Wade

Support For Abortion Rights Grows As Extremist Views Harden

A new poll finds that public support for abortion rights is increasing, but it also shows growing support for extreme views at both ends of the spectrum.

Joe Biden Comes Out Against Hyde Amendment

After coming under attack from within his own party, former Vice-President Joe Biden has changed his position on the Hyde Amendment.

Biden Under Fire For Support Of Hyde Amendment

Former Vice-President Biden has come under fire for his longtime support for the Hyde Amendment.

Kamala Harris Wants To Use Federal Authority To Monitor State Abortion Laws

Kamala Harris is trying to jump-start her Presidential campaign with an idea for a new law, but it’s probably unconstitutional and would never get through Congress.

New Poll Shows Strong Support For Abortion Rights In Wake Of New Laws

New polling shows support for abortion rights rising amid a plethora of new laws aimed at striking down Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court Issues Split Ruling On Indiana Abortion Law But Sends A Signal

The Supreme Court sent a signal yesterday that seems to indicate how it might deal with future abortion law challenges and it doesn’t bode well for pro-lifers.

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Law

A Federal Judge in Mississippi has blocked Mississippi’s law that purports to ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat.

Lawsuit Filed Against Alabama’s Plainly Unconstitutional Abortion Law

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Alabama’s patently unconstitutional abortion law.

Most Americans Do Not Want Roe v. Wade Overturned

A new poll shows that roughly two-thirds of Americans, including a large number of Republicans, do not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned.

Republicans Distancing Themselves From New Abortion Laws

Republicans have spent the past week putting as much distance as they can between themselves and the latest round of radical anti-abortion laws.

Another Republican Assault On Abortion Rights

Following in the footsteps of Alabama, the Missouri legislature has passed a law that would severely restrict abortion rights in the Show Me State.

Gorsuch and Kavanaugh are Different Justices So Far

Despite similar paths to the Supreme Court, it turns out the two don’t share the same style and approach.

Lauren Duca Isn’t Very Nice

A weird takedown from within the #Resistance.

Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Late last night, the Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana abortion law from going into effect, the first significant abortion rights ruling since Justice Kavanaugh took the bench.

Virginia Governor Faces Pressure To Resign Over Racist Yearbook Photos

National and Virginia Democratic officials are calling on Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to resign over racist photos in his 1984 medical school yearbook.

Supreme Court Hands Planned Parenthood A Win In Medicaid Funding Case

The Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving state laws banning Medicaid reimbursement for non-abortion services provided by Planned Parenthood.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Mississippi Law Barring Abortion After 15 Weeks

A Mississippi law that seeks to ban most abortions after 15 weeks was struck down by a Federal District Court Judge.

All Politics Is National

Tip O’Neill was famous for once having advised his fellow Democrats that “all politics is local.” That’s not true anymore, and that’s unfortunate.

Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Assured With Support Of Collins And Manchin

With the support of two holdout Senators, the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh now appears to be all but official.

My Case Against Brett Kavanaugh

While I was originally content to let Brett Kavanaugh sail through to confirmation, I now feel compelled to oppose his nomination to be a Supreme Court Justice.

Republicans Proceeding Forward With Kavanaugh Nomination In Doubt

Republicans intend to “plow through” on the Kavanaugh nomination even after yesterday’s hearing, but it’s not clear that they have the votes to confirm him.

Congress Painting Trump Into A Corner On Budget

In the past, President Trump has threatened to shut down the government if the doesn’t get what he wants in the budget. The latest budget deal effectively dares him to do it.

The Kavanaugh Nomination Heads Toward Its Inevitable Outcome

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is, effectively, assured. Democrats should be careful about how much further they push their opposition.

Kavanaugh Sails Through First Day Of Questioning Unscathed

Day One of questions for Judge Brett Kavanaugh went about as you’d expect.

Kavanaugh One Step Closer To Confirmation

Judge Brett Kavanaugh reportedly told Senator Susan Collins that he considers Roe v. Wade
“settled law.” This will likely be enough to get her support and that of another holdout Republican Senator.

Another Poll Shows Majority Opposes Overruling Roe v. Wade

A fourth poll in less than a month shows that most Americans support keeping the rights protected in Roe v. Wade alive.

Majority Opposes Overruling Roe v. Wade

As Washington gets ready to fight a new battle over Roe v. Wade an new poll shows that most Americans oppose overturning that decision.

SCOTUS Strikes Down Law Requiring Crisis Pregnancy Centers To Provide Abortion Information

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court struck down a California law requiring Crisis Pregnancy Centers to provide information about abortion.

Commission Set Up To Examine School Shootings Won’t Look At Role Of Guns

The Trump Administration’s School Safety Commission isn’t getting off to a very good start.

The Proper Scope Of Inquiry In Judicial Confirmation Hearings

How far should judicial confirmation hearings go in asking potential Judges and Justices their opinions about issues that may come before them?

Ireland Set To Vote On Lifting Abortion Ban

Tomorrow, Irish voters will head to the polls to decide whether or not to scrap a Constitutional Amendment that bans abortion in essentially all circumstances.

States Working To Chip Away At Abortion Rights While Trump Remakes The Judiciary

While the Trump Administration slowly tries to remake the Federal Judiciary, states are moving to pass radical new challenges to Roe v. Wade.

Justices Appear Skeptical Of Law Requiring ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ To Provide Information About Abortion

The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a California law requiring Crisis Pregnancy Centers to provide information on abortion.

Mississippi Enacts Law Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks, Immediately Gets Sued

Mississippi has passed a law that seems designed to directly challenge the underpinnings of Roe v. Wade.

Donald Trump Has A Woman Problem

Women voters are turning decidedly against Donald Trump, this could pose problems for Republican in 2018 and beyond.

Minnesota Governor Names Lt. Governor Tina Smith To Replace Al Franken.

As expected, Minnesota’s Governor has named his Lt. Governor to replace Al Franken in the Senate.

Washington Post Exposes Conservative Scheme To Dupe It With False Roy Moore Accusation

The Washington Post exposes another James O’Keefe fraud.

Fate Of Latest Attempt To ‘Repeal And Replace’ Obamacare Remains Unclear

Senate Republicans have ten days to act on their last-ditch attempt to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare, and it’s not at all clear if they have the votes to do so.

Americans Want Congress To Move On From Trying To ‘Repeal And Replace’ Obamacare

A new poll shows that most Americans want Republicans want to move on from their failed effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act.

Senate Once Again Fails On Health Care Reform

Seven years of rhetoric on health care reform ended early this morning with a narrow vote on a bill that even Republicans didn’t really support.