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Self-Managed Abortion Care Becomes Urgent as Threats to Roe v. Wade Mount

August 20, 2018 - 12:17am

When President Trump took office just over a year and a half ago, activists could only make educated guesses about whether his promised onslaught against reproductive health care would truly come to pass. The current picture is worse than expected due to attacks from rogue agency heads throughout the Trump-Pence administration who are collaborating to deny access to care to people across the country.

What Happens to Abortion Rights if the Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade?

August 6, 2018 - 1:53am

For people who care about abortion rights, these are worrying times.
Of course, pro-choice advocates began losing sleep the minute Donald Trump was elected. During the 2016 presidential election, Trump claimed that Roe v. Wade – the 1973 landmark decision establishing that women have a constitutional right to access abortion – would be “automatically” overruled by his Supreme Court picks.

Here’s What the Senate Should Ask About New Technologies and the Internet

July 27, 2018 - 1:30am

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination has sparked a great deal of discussion about his views on reproductive rights and executive authority. But the Supreme Court tackles a broad range of issues, including the present and future of digital rights and innovation. As Congress plays its crucial constitutional role in scrutinizing judicial nominees, Senators should take care to press the nominee for his views on how the law should address new technologies and the Internet.