Trump and the Politics of Abortion

The GOP caught the car and now doesn’t know what to do.

Arizona Republicans Block Abortion Ban Fix

They can’t help themselves.

Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Pill Case Tomorrow

The ruling could be more impactful than Dobbs. Or render Dobbs less impactful.

Alabama Says Frozen Embryos Are Children

A narrow ruling in a civil case could have huge consequences.

Mike Johnson is Very Religious

His critics are focused on the wrong problem.

Trump Meets The Press

It turns out, he wasn’t all that truthful.

Dianne Feinstein is MIA

It’s time for her to step down.

Americans Don’t Live as Long as We Should

We’re falling further behind for many reasons.

Rural Hospitals Not Offering Obstetric Care

A growing trend has healthcare professionals and communities concerned.

Democrats’ Chaotic Skullduggery

There was some quiet meddling going on.

Loretta Lynn, 1932-2022

A country music icon is gone at 90.

Lindsey Graham’s Abortion Stunt

He’s proposed a bill with no chance of passage seemingly timed to hurt his own party in the midterms.

South Carolina Outlaws Speech Related to Abortion

States emboldened by Dobbs are testing just how far the Supreme Court will let them go.

Silly Governor Tricks

With all of California’s problems solved, Gavin Newsome is doing stunts.

HHS: States Must Allow Emergency Abortions

The agency says a 1986 law overrides state restrictions.

Can Pregnant Woman Drive in HOV Lane?

An absurd extension of the fight over abortion.

Democrats in Disarray, Abortion Edition

Here we go again . . . .

Abortion Laws State by State

Abortion is now illegal or heavily restricted in at least 11 states.

Dueling Takes on the End of Roe

So, what now?

Alito’s Leaked Draft vs the Final Opinion

A comparison of the two texts.

Americans Having More Abortions

A decades-long decline has ended.

Republican-led States Testing Abortion Limits

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

Warren’s Argument for Court Packing

It’s not compelling.

COVID and Reasonable Risk

A lot of America is simply over the pandemic, even if it isn’t over us.

The Divide Within Our Parties is Almost as Wide as that Between Them

Pew’s new typology shows the diversity of both US political parties.

SCOTUS Could Overturn Roe

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

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Doctors Weigh in on Climate Change

Because why the hell not.

Coffee is (Mostly) Healthy Again

The indicators are pointing in the direction of caffeine being good for most people.

Congress Pushing to ‘Ratify’ ERA by Fiat

Amending the Constitutional through unconstitutional means is a very bad idea.

Why Roberts Sided with Abortion Rights

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

China’s Demographic Genocide Against Uighers

The regime’s crackdown on their Muslim minority is worse than imagined.

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.

A Rebirth For The Equal Rights Amendment? Maybe, Maybe Not.

The Democratic victory in Virginia’s legislative elections has revived hopes for advocates of the Equal Rights Amendment, Even if Virginia does become the 38th state to ratify the measure, though, the actual status of the Amendment is exceedingly unclear.

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

Another Poll Shows Increased Public Support For Abortion Rights

Increased focus on conservative efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade appears to be rallying public support for abortion rights.

Should NeverTrumpers Become Democrats?

A considerable number of Republican have effectively left our party over Donald Trump. Should we go all the way?

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.

What Really Motivates The “Pro-Life” Movement?

At least some segments of the “pro-life” movement seem more concerned with policing morality than they do with protecting life.

Biden Not Only Democrat Lifting Language for Websites

The original ‘scandal’ was silly. The follow-up is sillier.

New Biden Plagiarism Scandal

While mildly embarrassing, it’s unlikely to have much impact on the race.

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.

Louisana’s Democratic Governor to Sign Abortion Ban

Jon Bel Edwards is a reminder that our divide is cultural, not just partisan.

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.