Roe v. Wade

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue Alabama over Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging Alabama’s new law that bans most abortions in the state, save those to prevent a serious health risk to the mother.

Protesters hold posters in support of Planned Parenthood at a rally to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement on Capitol Hill on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. Criticism is mounting on the GOP for health care reform legislation being done behind closed doors. (Photo …

Schumer: SCOTUS Will Either Directly or Indirectly Overturn Roe

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) predicted that the Supreme Court will either directly overturn Roe v. Wade or roll it back so substantially that it will be effectively overturned. Host Rachel Maddow asked,

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Six Deceptive Claims by Abortion Advocates

Abortion proponents are now urgently making deceptive claims about what will happen if the procedure is banned or if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

Pro-choice advocates (left) and anti-abortion advocates (right) rally outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the justices will consider a Texas law requiring that clinic doctors have …

O’Rourke: I’d Work With Congress to Enshrine Roe v. Wade in Law

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” 2020 presidential candidate former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) stated that he would push for a law “that prevents any future Supreme Court from overturning Roe v. Wade by enshrining that in settled law from

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 09: Beto O'Rourke attends the "Running with Beto" Premiere 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Paramount Theatre on March 09, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW)