Global abortion rights: Scrapping Roe v. Wade makes the US an outlier in the West

London CNN — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case on Friday has reverberated around the world, setting the country apart from its key reproductive health allies. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it “clearly had a huge impact on the thinking of people around the world” and called the … Read more

Roe v Wade: More protests expected this weekend amid fury and anguish over the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

CNN  —  The seismic ruling by the US Supreme Court to eliminate the federal constitutional right to an abortion has roiled the country, fueling protests that began Friday and which are expected to extend throughout the weekend. Loud and angry demonstrations by abortion-rights advocates were held in several cities on Friday, hours after the court … Read more

Opinion: America was lucky Trump didn’t seize control of the DOJ

Editor’s note: Elliot Williams is a CNN legal analyst. He is a former Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice and is currently Director of The Raben Group, a public affairs firm. Follow him on Twitter @elliotcwilliams. He served as a Justice Department prosecutor from 2004 to 2007 and Assistant Deputy Attorney General … Read more

What to expect January 6 hearings day 4: Inside the state pressure campaign

CNN — The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol turns its attention on Tuesday to the campaign to pressure state officials to overturn the results 2020 elections. The hearing will focus in particular on then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results in Arizona and Georgia – … Read more

March for Our Lives will hold Saturday rallies amid renewed push for gun control

Washington CNN — March for Our Lives, the student movement focused on gun violence prevention, returns to Washington this weekend for a mass protest following recent shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York. DC’s Saturday afternoon march to the Washington Monument is expected to feature a roster of speakers urging action against gun violence. … Read more

January 6 committee chairman says witnesses have described conversations between extremists and Trump’s orbit

Washington CNN — The Democratic chairman of the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol said Thursday the panel will introduce witnesses describing conversations between extremist groups and members of the orbit of the former President Donald Trump. Asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper if there are “any witnesses who … Read more

January 6 panel eyes Trump’s culpability as hearings begin

CNN — With public hearings kicking off this week, the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6 is focusing on former President Donald Trump and preparing to use its platform to claim he was responsible. serious abuses of power that almost upended American democracy. The committee’s central mission has been to uncover the full extent of … Read more

Biden gives emotional speech after Buffalo shooting: ‘White supremacy is a poison’

CNN — President Joe Biden on Tuesday did not hesitate to call the deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, an act of domestic terrorism, condemning the racist ideology of the suspected shooter. “White supremacy is a poison. It’s a poison … running through our body politic,” Biden said, adding that silence is “complicity.” “And … Read more

Freedom Convoy in Canada: Covid-19 protesters and police faceoff in Ottawa amid freezing conditions

CNN —   Demonstrators in downtown Ottawa persisted in standing their ground late Friday, where protests turned physical and police say more than 100 people have been arrested. Tensions between Canadian authorities and protesters have been simmering over the last few weeks as crowds and idling trucks filled the capital city, demanding the elimination of … Read more