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

RI cop allegedly attacks political opponent at abortion rally after Roe ruling

An off-duty Rhode Island police officer running for the state Senate physically attacked his political opponent at an abortion rights rally, she said. Providence police said Saturday they placed cop Jeann Lugo on paid administrative leave as they open a criminal investigation into the alleged Friday night assault, which was caught on video. Courtesy of … Read more

Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among notable tech executives who spoke publicly during Friday’s Supreme Court ruling. which canceled Roe against Wade. The decision ends the constitutional right to abortion in the United States, which has existed since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. Wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the United States Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a company-wide email on Friday regarding the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining that … Read more

Roe v. Wade decision expected to financially hurt ‘marginalized’ women

Abortion rights activists raise their signs near the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on June 24, 2022. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade can cause financial hardship for many women, especially those who already face economic instability, research shows. Friday’s decision ends nearly 50 years … Read more

These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

New York CNN Business — After the Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from various sectors have pledged to provide support and financial assistance to employees – and, in some cases, to their dependents – seeking abortions in states that prohibit the procedure. The court’s decision to overturn the nearly … Read more

House passes first major federal gun safety legislation in decades, bill will next go to Biden for signature

CNN — The House on Friday passed a bipartisan gun violence bill that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades. The final tally was 234 to 193 with 14 Republicans voting with Democrats to approve the measure. Now that the House has passed the bill, it will go to President Joe … Read more

Apple responds to Roe v. Wade rollback

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, the United States, October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple employees can use their company benefits to travel out of state to receive medical treatment, the company confirmed Friday. The benefit has been available to employees for more than … Read more

Broad majority of Americans didn’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, polling prior to Supreme Court decision shows

CNN — A large majority of Americans did not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned, according to a poll taken before the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to abortion. Here’s a recap of the latest data on public opinion on abortion and how Americans will … Read more

Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court, ending federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on Friday, overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the constitutional right to abortion in the United States in 1973. The controversial but expected court ruling gives each state the power to set its own abortion laws without worrying about going against Roe, who had allowed … Read more