The erasure of the constitutional right to abortion will be felt most acutely in states with already dramatically reduced access to abortion.
After years of gridlock, Congress passed significant gun control legislation for the first time in the last 30 years.
A Supreme Court scholar untangles the ideas that undergird the historic ruling overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion.
In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v Wade, it’s worth remembering that a man can benefit from the right to abortion many more times over his lifespan than a woman might.
This is more than a huge political and legal decision. Almost half of US women and girls of reproductive age live in states where abortion is – or will become – illegal.
After the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade, will more Americans travel for abortions? Inequalities created by this controversial decision will be revealed at border points.
State supreme courts have a relatively low profile in the US. That’s going to change now that they will be under political pressure to decide whether abortion is protected in state constitutions.
By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.
Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.
The Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, issued a ruling that overturned decades of constitutional abortion rights for women in the US. Scholars explain the significance of the decision.
The gun rights decision from the conservative majority on the Supreme Court signals a fundamental change in how the court reads the Constitution.
The Supreme Court held off at least another day before announcing a ruling on abortion rights. High profile cases take more time to finalize, but there are also political and public relations factors.
Once again, the court has expanded the legal ways that public funds can be used for students at religious institutions.
The Supreme Court has found protections for people’s privacy in several constitutional amendments – and used it as a basis for some pretty fundamental protections.
In a 6-3 conservative majority, the more important divisions may be among the six Republican-appointed justices.
There are 13 states with so-called ‘trigger laws’ that aim to ban abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. But what actually must happen for the laws to take effect?
The Supreme Court potentially overturning Roe v. Wade this spring will be only the first part of a complicated legal saga that will play out at the state level.
A ruling by the US Supreme Court to allow unlawful maps to be used in the midterm elections will affect who gets elected to the House of Representatives and may determine control of Congress.
Americans have long said they generally support abortion rights, but understanding specific breakdowns of opinion across demographics, and the history of abortion beliefs, is also important.
Roe v. Wade demonstrates that reproductive rights are fragile, often insufficient and in need of protection everywhere.