Tuesday, July 23, 2024

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Supreme Court dismisses Idaho abortion case without ruling

In a 6-3 decision, "justices issued separate concurring and dissenting opinions, suggesting division on the merits of Idaho’s argument."

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures...

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Arizona abortion rights face crucial test as Governor Hobbs repeals century-old...

This legislative change, which has been long sought by advocates, sets the stage for a November ballot measure that could further secure abortion rights in Arizona.

Arizona’s judicial shift: 1864 Abortion ban reinstated amidst contentious political climate

Is the reinstatement of the 1864 law in Arizona emblematic of a broader national trend toward restricting abortion access, a movement emboldened by the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision?

Florida’s tipping point: Supreme Court clears path for pivotal abortion rights...

The proposed constitutional amendment offers a robust defense of abortion rights, stipulating that no laws should "prohibit, penalize, delay, or restrict abortion before viability or when necessary to protect the patient's health."

Supreme Court’s abortion pill decision could set precedent for contraception rights

The implications of a broad ruling against the FDA's approval could extend far beyond mifepristone, setting a legal precedent that invites challenges to other medical treatments.

Cori Bush calls for repeal of antiquated Comstock law amid rising...

With the U.S. Supreme Court's current review of mifepristone access—a drug fundamental to over 60% of abortions in the U.S.—the urgency of Bush's demand is palpable.

France leads global charge for reproductive rights by anchoring abortion in...

In a landmark move, France becomes the first nation to constitutionally guarantee abortion rights, setting a precedent amidst global reproductive rights rollbacks.

Crossing state lines for care: Kate Cox’s forced journey from Texas...

Cox's case spotlights the intense legal and ethical debates surrounding abortion in America today.

Texas high court blocks emergency abortion: A fight for reproductive rights...

Kate Cox's legal battle highlights the struggle against restrictive abortion laws in Texas.

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President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

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EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.