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# Roe v Wade

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# Roe v Wade
Joe Biden vows to legislate for Roe v Wade if Democrats control Congress after midterms
The ruling was overturned by the Supreme Court earlier this year.
# Roe v Wade
White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona
The only exemption to the ban is if the woman’s life is in jeopardy.
# Roe v Wade
West Virginia governor signs abortion ban into law
The bill will go into effect immediately, except for the criminal penalties, which will go into effect in 90 days.
# Abortion
More US states ban abortion as Democrats push back
Another dozen states are expected to follow suit with their own restrictions.
# Abortion
White House calls Indiana abortion ban 'devastating'
The ban takes effect on September 15.
# Abortion Rights
Kansas voters protect abortion rights in post-Roe v Wade referendum
The referendum was the first test of US voter sentiment about abortion rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June.
# Roe v Wade
US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month
It is the Biden administration’s first litigation since the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe V Wade ruling in June.
# Roe v Wade
Kansas puts abortion rights on the ballot in test case for US
Advocates look nervously to neighboring Oklahoma and Missouri which have implemented near-total bans.
# Roe v Wade
Police arrest 17 US politicians at abortion rights protest outside Supreme Court
Footage from the protest showed Ocasio-Cortez, Omar and others being led away, not in handcuffs, and waving to supporters.
# Roe v Wade
US House passes bills to protect abortion access but Senate approval unlikely
The legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is unlikely to advance in the Senate.
# Roe v Wade
US police confirm that Ohio ten-year-old crossed state lines for abortion
The story garnered attention as a shocking effect of the overturning of Roe v Wade.
# Texas
Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling
She was driving in a lane reserved for vehicles carrying at least two people.
# Roe v Wade
Biden administration says US doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life at risk
Officials say federal law on emergency treatment guidelines pre-empts state laws in jurisdictions that now ban abortion.
# Roe v Wade
Pharma company seeks to make its birth control over-the-counter in US
If approved, this “historic” application would reduce barriers to contraception across America.
# factcheck
Debunked: TikTok videos touting unproven and potentially dangerous 'herbal abortion' methods
The videos have circulated since the US Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade rulin.
Clips circulating on TikTok recently have suggested how women can terminate their own pregnancies, Brianna Parkins writes.
Many videos have cited the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade last month.
Medical experts have warned against using such methods because they are possibly dangerous and there is no evidence to support them.
# Abortion Rights
Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access
The US President said the fastest way to restore the Roe V Wade ruling is “to pass a national law” codifying it.
# Roe v Wade
Four US states protect abortion from out-of-state prosecution
Colorado, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Main will protect providers and patients from extradition to home states that have banned the practice.
# the explainer
The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws
The landmark decision means Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion.
# Explainer
The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?
Listen in to our interview with Dr David Kenny of Trinity College School of Law to find out more.
# Roe v Wade
Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.
# Abortion
Protest over Roe v Wade ruling held at US embassy in Dublin
The crowd was told about how the US can learn from Ireland’s 2018 movement to repeal the Eighth Amendment and liberalise its abortion laws.
# Roe v Wade
'A time of great danger': Abortion rights supporters and opponents map next moves
The Supreme Court on Friday ended the constitutional right to abortion in America.
# Abortion
'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned
The decision has been met with mixed reaction from civilians, lawmakers and politicians on either side of the political divide.
LIVE
US faces historic abortion change as Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court
The decision was taken by the court today.
# Explainer
The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be
Concerns about Roe v. Wade were first raised after a draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked.
# Abortion Rights
'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.
# Roe v Wade
Lawyer who argued landmark US abortion case outraged over possible reversal
Linda Coffee is the last living member of the legal team who won the case in 1973.
# Roe v Wade
Democrats’ effort to secure US abortion access in law blocked by Republicans
The almost party-line count promises to be the first of several efforts in Congress to preserve the nearly 50-year-old court ruling.
# US abortion rights
US Republicans block contentious Senate abortion rights vote
All 50 Republicans and one of the 50 Democrats voted not to consider the legislation.
# Abortion Rights
US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail
Democrats were due to lead the vote in a bid to pin down Republicans on the deeply divisive issue ahead of crucial midterm elections.
# Roe v Wade
White House warns against violence after abortion protests
Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.
# Roe v Wade
‘Draft opinion’ on US abortion rights authentic document but not a final decision - chief justice
The draft opinion would allow individual states to more heavily regulate or outright ban abortion.
# Roe v Wade
Roe v Wade: What would change if the landmark abortion case was overturned by the US Supreme Court?
If the case was overturned, 24 States are set to restrict abortion access.
# Explainer
Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights
Jane Roe – a pseudonym for Norma McCorvey – sued the Dallas Attorney General, Henry Wade.
# texas law
US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.
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# Roe v Wade
US Supreme Court allows abortion providers to challenge a near-total ban in Texas
The decision was taken as the issue of abortion in the US has again become a major judicial question.
# Roe v Wade
US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.
# the explainer
Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?
This week has seen a lot of discussion around abortion laws in the US state of Georgia and Alabama – but what is the situation countrywide?
# Roe v Wade
Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law
If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.
# complex character
The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.