Texas judge blocks enforcement of pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban

An abortion rights protester participates in nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Houston, Texas, May 14, 2022. Callaghan O’hare | Reuters Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban the … Read more

Louisiana trigger law banning abortions temporarily blocked by court

An abortion rights campaigner holds a hanger during nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, at Duncan Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 14, 2022. Kathleen Flynn | Reuters A Louisiana judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the state from … Read more

Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision could affect health insurance coverage

Golero | E + | Getty Images Even when Roe v. Wade was in effect and women had the legal right to an abortion no matter where they lived in the US, health insurance coverage of the procedure was limited. Many states restrict what plans can cover, and a decadeslong national law bans the use … Read more

The 5 best—and worst—states for women-owned businesses in America

Over the past two years, the number of women-owned businesses in the US has noticeably grown – up to roughly 13 million of them today, according to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. But according to a recent study, the conditions are better for women-owned businesses in some states than others, with California, Colorado and … Read more

RI cop allegedly attacks political opponent at abortion rally after Roe ruling

An off-duty police officer and former Rhode Island Republican state Senate candidate attacked his political opponent during a pro-abortion rights rally following the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, the alleged victim said. The alleged attacker, Jeann Lugo, dropped out of the race Saturday afternoon and is now under investigation. “I will not be … Read more

Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the US, which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. Wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

Roe ruling is ‘catastrophic,’ liberal justices write in heated dissent

The Supreme Court’s monumental ruling overturning longstanding federal abortion protections is a “catastrophic” decision that takes away women’s freedoms, threatens other rights and erodes the court’s credibility, three dissenting justices wrote in a blistering rebuke. The court overruled the constitutional right to an abortion, which was established a half-century ago by Roe v. Wade and … Read more

Trump takes credit for Supreme Court abortion ruling

President Donald Trump speaks during the 47th annual “March for Life” in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2020. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump called Friday’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade “the biggest WIN for LIFE in a generation” – and gave himself credit for the outcome in … Read more

Supreme Court Justice Thomas says gay rights rulings open to be tossed

Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. Erin Schaff | Pool | Reuters Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday said that landmark high court rulings that established gay rights and contraception rights should be reconsidered now that the federal right … Read more