Owen County Judge Hears Abortion Lawsuit

by Casey Smith, Indiana Capital ChronicleSeptember 19, 2022 An Owen County judge heard arguments Monday centering on the right to privacy in a lawsuit that seeks to put a pause on Indiana’s near-total abortion ban. The judge presiding over the case will next decide whether or not to issue a preliminary injunction, which would temporarily … Read more

No supporters on first day of Indiana abortion bill debate

by Casey Smith, Indiana Capital ChronicleJuly 26, 2022 Droves of abortion-rights and anti-abortion who descended on the Indiana Statehouse Monday were opposed to a Republican proposal that would ban virtually all abortions in the state. The widespread pushback indicates an upward battle for Indiana’s Republican supermajority, which is seeking to limit access to abortions in … Read more

For many Women, Roe was about more than abortion. It was about freedom.

Countless women web. Some spent the weekend burning white-hot with rage, commiserating with friends and mothers and sisters. Many were fearful, recognizing the feeling of a freedom being taken away and thinking to themselves: This could only get worse. Millions of American women spent the past five days absorbing the news that the Supreme Court … Read more

In overturning Roe v. Wade, US Supreme Court has shown lack of constitutional courage

On 24 June 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) overturned the landmark Roe v Wade case, which guaranteed abortion as a constitutionally protected right in 1973. The reversal took place by the conservative-majority court in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization. SCOTUS held that the Constitution of the United States does not … Read more

US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarizes title

The UN agency dealing with sexual and reproductive health said that whether or not abortion is legal ‘it happens all too often’ NAIROBI: The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization … Read more

‘It’s become real’: Abortion decision roils US midterms, sending fight to the States

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v Wade on Friday catapulted the explosive battle over abortion rights into the center of several marquee midterm races, turning the fight over key governor’s contests and coveted Senate seats into heated debates about personal freedom and public health. Devastated Democrats, facing staggering political challenges amid high inflation and … Read more

Biden calls abortion ruling ‘a sad day’ for country

President Joe Biden said Friday that “it’s a sad day for the court and the country” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.“Now with Roe gone, let’s be very clear, the health and life of women across this nation are now at risk,” he said from … Read more

US Supreme Court overturns Roe versus Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its majority conservative to overturn Roe versus Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the … Read more

Doctor named in abortion case has nothing to do with the lawsuit

Dr. Thomas Dobbs has never gotten involved in political fights over reproductive health, but his name has become shorthand for a legal case that could end abortion rights in the United States. If he has feelings about the situation, he pretty much keeps those to himself. Mississippi’s top public health official is named in Dobbs … Read more

Crypto joins the abortion conversation

Written by Anna P. Kambhampaty, Alisha Haridasani Gupta and Valeriya Safronova In the loud and confusing world of cryptocurrencies, fundraising efforts are forming around all sorts of causes. Groups known as decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, have sent aid to Ukrainians whose lives have been upended by war, worked to offset carbon emissions, bought land … Read more