Democratic women call on Biden, Congress to protect abortion rights

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – Leading female Democrats on Sunday called on President Joe Biden and Congress to protect abortion rights nationwide after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, in a decision that has heightened political tensions between the federal government and the states. . Two Democratic progressives, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Rep. … Read more

Abortion ruling raises stakes in key U.S. governor’s races

June 25 (Reuters) – Abortion is now at the center of key November gubernatorial races in Pennsylvania and Michigan, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade who recognized a constitutional right to abortion. Kansas residents, meanwhile, will vote on whether to protect abortion rights in a ballot measure in August now … Read more

Analysis: Supreme Court conservatives assert power with abortion, gun rulings

Supreme Court police line up outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the abortion case Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, USA United, June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 25 … Read more

Globe editorial: On abortion and guns, why Canada ended up in a different – and better – place than the U.S.

An abortion rights protester holds a sign as she demonstrates after the US Supreme Court ruled in the abortion case Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Miami on June 24.MARCO BELLO/Reuters Every year Canadians know less and less about their own story and that it is something … Read more

Reactions to U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures from across the political spectrum reacted on Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to abortion and legalized it nationwide. Read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN A LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today, the Supreme Court of … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends constitutional right to abortion

Ruling allows US states to ban abortion Decision of the power of conservative judges; the dissenting liberals Biden condemns decision as ‘sad day’ for America Judge Alito calls Roe v. Wade from “grossly wrong” WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade that recognized women’s … Read more

Tears, bubbles, defiance mingle outside U.S. Supreme Court after abortion ruling

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Some wept with joy, others looked dejected and chanted defiantly that the battle was not yet lost as hundreds of protesters outside the U.S. Supreme Court celebrated or condemned its decision to cancel the right to abortion. Despite some fears that the emotional issue could spark violence, protests by abortion … Read more

With Roe overturned, U.S. Democrats turn abortion battle to November midterms

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Leading Democrats have sought to turn Friday’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade into a rallying cry for the November election, warning of dire consequences for women, contraception and same-sex marriage if the Republicans regain control of Congress. In a 5-4 decision by its Conservative majority, the High Court … Read more

U.S. House passes gun-safety legislation in victory for Biden

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed major gun safety legislation for the first time in three decades, sending it to President Joe Biden, who is expected to sign it. The House voted 234 to 193 for the bill, the day after a Supreme Court ruling broadly expanding gun … Read more

In their own words: U.S. Supreme Court justices on overturning Roe v. Wade

June 24 (Reuters) – In a bombshell decision, the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade who recognized a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. Read more The court voted 5-4 to overturn Roe, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing separately to say he would have upheld the Mississippi law … Read more