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

U.S. screened 2.45 million air passengers Friday, highest since early 2020

Travelers wearing masks and not wearing masks line up at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 19, 2022. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 2.45 million air passengers on Friday, the highest … 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

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

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

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

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