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A Rabbi, a Priest, and a Buddhist Lama…Gather to Sue Florida Over Its Abortion Ban

Photo: Getty (Getty Images) On August 1, seven clergy members from five different religious backgrounds filed lawsuits against the state of Florida in an attempt to overturn its increasingly restrictive regulations around abortion, claiming that the law violates their first amendment right to religious freedom. HB 5, or the Reducing Fetal and Infant Mortality Act, […]

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Republican attorneys general to host private retreat for corporate donors at swanky Palm Beach resort

Anti-abortion activists demonstrate outside the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, June 13, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The Republican Attorneys General Association is hosting a private retreat for its corporate donors at a luxury resort in Florida this weekend — on the heels of the GOP’s long-sought win in getting Roe v. […]

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Some Art Institutions in Red States Are Offering to Cover Travel Expenses for Employees Seeking An Abortion. Most Are Not | Artnet News

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade, a wave of companies located in states that are likely to pass new restrictions on abortion announced that they would pay for employees to travel across state lines to receive medical care. The list, which includes major corporations such as Amazon, Bank […]

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Biden says Supreme Court is ‘out of control,’ orders HHS to protect abortion access

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks before signing an executive order to help safeguard women’s access to abortion and contraception after the Supreme Court last month overturned Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, at the White House in Washington, July 8, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Calling the U.S. Supreme Court “out of control,” President […]

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How online searches and texts can put you at risk in a post-Roe world, and how to protect yourself

Mstudioimages | E+ | Getty Images After last month’s Supreme Court ruling reversing Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision protecting the legal right to an abortion, many people looked to the early 1970s for what life without the long-standing precedent would look like. But accessing abortions is much different in 2022, thanks in large part […]

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Florida Non-Profit Plans To “Fly People North” For Abortions | 99.1 WQIK | Florida News

Assuming Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban withstands a challenge, a South Florida non-profit vows to fly women north to terminate their pregnancies. The president of Emergency Medical Assistance, or EMA in West Palm Beach, says her organization is working under the assumption that they are going to be flying people to states with looser abortion […]

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Florida Non-Profit Plans To “Fly People North” For Abortions | NewsRadio WFLA | Florida News

Assuming Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban withstands a challenge, a South Florida non-profit vows to fly women north to terminate their pregnancies. The president of Emergency Medical Assistance, or EMA in West Palm Beach, says her organization is working under the assumption that they are going to be flying people to states with looser abortion […]

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Post-Roe Abortion Laws Leave Patients, Clinics With Confusion

Abortion providers and patients were struggling Friday to navigate the evolving legal landscape around abortion laws and access across the country since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week. In Florida, a law banning abortions after 15 weeks went into effect Friday, the day after a judge called it a violation of […]

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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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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court justice, replacing Stephen Breyer

Ketanji Brown Jackson made history Thursday as the first-ever black woman sworn in as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Jackson, 51, replaces Justice Stephen Breyer, whose resignation from the Supreme Court becomes effective at noon after his nearly 28 years of service there. President Joe Biden nominated Jackson for the Supreme Court after […]