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Biden says federal government will protect women seeking abortions across state lines

Abortion rights demonstrators march to the houses of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts in Chevy Chase, Maryland, on June 29, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday that the federal government will protect women seeking the abortion pill in states where […]

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending 50 years of federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973. The court’s controversial but expected ruling gives individual states the power to set their own abortion laws without concern of running afoul of Roe, which had permitted abortions during the first two […]

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As decision on Roe v. Wade looms, states weigh the economic cost of abortion bans

Pro-life and pro-choice demonstrators during a protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Beyond the moral debate over state abortion bans or restrictions, critics say there is an economic argument against them at a time when workers are in short […]

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On Roe v. Wade, big companies already have a precedent for effective action

Abortion rights campaigners march through downtown after demonstrating outside of Evo A. DeConcini U.S. Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Arizona, U.S., May 3, 2022, after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision […]

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Yelp, Citi, Apple and more are expanding employee benefits to cover abortion care

More employers are taking steps to show that supporting employees in abortion care is a workplace issue. Yelp is the latest company to announce it will cover costs for employees and their spouses who must travel out of state to access abortion care, the New York Times reports, in response to the Texas law that […]

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Florida’s Abortion Ban Will Obliterate Access in the South

Reproductive rights protesters rally outside the US Supreme Court Building before the start of oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health Organization on December 1, 2021. (Photo by Bill Clark / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing […]