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supreme court

Women Are Funding a Campaign to Unseat Susan Collins if She Votes for Kavanaugh

Women are the majority of donors contributing to a $1.2 million fund threatening Maine Senator Susan Collins' seat if she votes to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Marie Solis
9.13.18
supreme court

I Was Arrested for Protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Senate Confirmation Hearing

Heidi Sieck, the first member of the public allowed to enter the hearing room, says protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination was worth getting arrested.
Heidi Sieck
9.5.18
roe v. wade

Kavanaugh Misuses 'Ginsburg Rule' to Avoid Giving His Stance on Abortion, Advocates Say

Reproductive rights advocates argue that Brett Kavanaugh misinterpreted Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments from her own 1993 confirmation hearings, during which she said judges shouldn't opine on specific Supreme Court cases.
Marie Solis
9.5.18
roe v. wade

Kavanaugh's Prepared Opening Remarks Echo Other Anti-Choice Justices

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to tell senators he won't let his personal views affect his decisions on the court—just like every other anti-abortion justice currently on the bench, each of whom went on to speak out or vote against abortion access.
Marie Solis
9.4.18
roe v. wade

Brett Kavanaugh Could Decide Up to 13 Abortion-Related Cases in the Next Year

More than a dozen abortion rights cases in district courts could make it to the Supreme Court in time for a newly confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to weigh in.
Marie Solis
9.4.18
Abortion Rights

Anti-Choice Trump Official Once Paid for His Sexual Partner's Abortion

Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott Lloyd has tried to block multiple immigrant minors from getting abortions, but a new report says he once took a woman he slept with to get one.
Marie Solis
8.22.18
GOP

Senate Republicans Are Trying—Yet Again—to 'Defund' Planned Parenthood

Senator Rand Paul wants to use September's spending bill as a vehicle to cut off federal funds from abortion providers after the GOP's many failed attempts to defund Planned Parenthood.
Marie Solis
8.21.18
Midterm Elections

Congrats to These Congressmen Ranked 'Worst for Women'

American Bridge and Ultraviolet, two progressive groups, gave 15 sitting members of Congress failing marks based on their votes on abortion rights, health care and more.
Marie Solis
8.8.18
abortion providers

An Anti-Abortion Group Is Distributing the Home Addresses of Abortion Providers

The group printed the names and addresses of two Planned Parenthood doctors on hundreds of flyers.
Marie Solis
7.20.18
Abortion Rights

Cynthia Nixon Takes Aim at Andrew Cuomo's Track Record on Abortion Rights

The New York governor is pressuring Republicans to push through pro-choice legislation—but reproductive rights advocates and his opponents say that he contributed to its failure.
Marie Solis
7.17.18
roe v. wade

Senator Gillibrand Has a Plan to Block Trump's Nominee and Save Roe v. Wade

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says blocking the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh requires speaking to every one of her colleagues about the issues they care about.
Marie Solis
7.16.18
roe v. wade

Holding a Coat Hanger, Cynthia Nixon Shares Her Mother's Illegal Abortion Story

The New York gubernatorial candidate brought a wire hanger to a Tuesday rally protesting Trump's Supreme Court nomination as a reminder of a United States without Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
7.10.18