Tuesday, 26 October, 2021

Category: abortion


A Florida legislator has proposed banning most abortions in the state and allowing lawsuits against doctors who violate it, mirroring a Texas law that instituted the strictest abortion restrictions in the U.S. It wasn’t immediately clear how much support the Read more…


In the days immediately following Texas’ Sept. 1 enactment of S.B. 8—one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws—anti-abortion advocates seemingly got what they wanted: reproductive health providers in the state began performing significantly fewer abortion procedures. “I’ve only seen Read more…


The Texas “heartbeat” bill that the Supreme Court declined to block last week is almost as restrictive as the Texas law that the Court overturned half a century ago in Roe v. Wade. The fact that it nevertheless took effect Read more…


On this week’s edition of the Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie reflect on where they were on 9/11, the subsequent policy shifts we still see today, and the new Texas abortion law. Discussed in Read more…


On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki snapped back at a reporter who asked how President Joe Biden could support abortion if he is Catholic. Biden had strong words for Texas’ new law that bans abortions after a heartbeat Read more…


On Thursday, MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace said that anti-abortion laws passed by Republican “male governors in Florida and Arizona and Texas” were like reaching “deep into the uterus of a woman.” Wallace made her comments on the MSNBC show “Deadline.” Read more…


Bad Texas regulations could be at odds with each other. The new Texas abortion ban may contradict the mandates of social media regulation passed by the Texas Legislature. Under the mandates of the two statutes, social media platforms could be Read more…


Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who is the Senate Judiciary Committee’s top Democrat, said a panel will probe the Supreme Court’s practice of deciding weighty cases on an emergency basis. The news comes after the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, Read more…


Remember the U.S. in 2007? To our dismay, George W. Bush was still president, and war profiteer Dick Cheney was VP. The U.S. was struggling with our presence in Iraq (surprise, surprise). Santa Ana winds fanned 23 wildfires in SoCal Read more…


President Joe Biden spoke out against the recent Texas abortion ban that went into effect Wednesday that prohibits virtually all abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is typically after six weeks of pregnancy. The president called the ban “almost Read more…