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Indiana becomes 1st state to approve abortion ban post Roe

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Indianapolis – Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to approve abortion restrictions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, as the Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers......

Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe overturned

Reuters
State lawmakers and members of the public gather in the Indiana House of Representatives for a special session to debate banning abortion in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Cheney Orr Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 5 (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate gave final......

Indiana Legislature first to approve abortion bans post Roe

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The debates come amid an evolving landscape of abortion politics across the country as Republicans face some party divisions and Democrats see a possible election-year boost. The Senate approved the near-total ban 28-19, hours after House members advanced it 62-38.......

Newsom calls on film producers to shoot in California in wake of Roe ruling

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jared Gans California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) urged producers to shoot films in the state instead of others that have passed anti-abortion laws, promising tax credits to those that move.  Newsom said in a tweet on Wednesday that he......

With Roe v. Wade overturned, which states would restrict or protect abortion rights?

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The bombshell decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion rights has upended 50 years of precedent and handed state lawmakers across the country the power to restrict or ban abortion.The......

Abortion ban in Idaho faces first U.S. legal challenge since Roe

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States sued Idaho on Tuesday to block a state law that it said imposes a “near-absolute ban” on abortion, marking its first legal challenge to state abortion laws since the Supreme Court in June overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The......

Alito pokes fun at foreign leaders’ criticism of decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jared Gans Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito poked fun at the criticism that multiple foreign leaders gave of the court’s June decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.  Alito spoke at the Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Summit in......

After Roe, Republicans Sharpen Attacks on Gay and Transgender Rights

New York Times
Days after the Supreme Court overturned the right to abortion, Michigan’s Republican candidates for governor were asked if it was also time to roll back constitutional protections for gay rights. None of the five candidates came to the defense of same-sex marriage. “They need to revisit it all,” one candidate,......

House to vote on same-sex marriage protections in response to Supreme Court Roe ruling

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The House plans to vote Tuesday on legislation to codify same-sex marriage nationwide and strengthen other marriage-equality protections, in a direct reaction to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that overturned longstanding federal abortion rights. The Respect for Marriage Act would......

‘Democracy starts at our skin’: Actor Ashley Judd speaks out against the overturning of Roe v. Wade

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. actor and humanitarian Ashley Judd has responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, telling CNBC that individuals should be free to make their own choices. Ashley, specifically speaking about reproductive choices, said “every individual should be autonomous......

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