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Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to undo a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years. The ruling keeps in place the Texas law that since early September has banned abortions once cardiac activity

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Texas judge says abortions can resume, but future uncertain

Abortions in Texas can resume under a federal judge’s ruling late Wednesday, but for how long? A conservative federal appeals court, and ultimately the Supreme Court, might take a more skeptical look at the Biden administration’s lawsuit over Texas’ six-week abortion ban. The state law prohibiting abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six

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Arizona groups aim to influence Supreme Court in abortion-rights case

An abortion rights case that is a top issue in the U.S. Supreme Court term that began Monday has already drawn scores of legal filings – including from dozens of Arizona lawmakers, activists and advocates on both sides of the issue. The case at issue, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerns a Mississippi law that would

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Texas bans most abortions, with high court mum on appeal

The nation’s most far-reaching curb on abortions since they were legalized a half-century ago took effect Wednesday in Texas, with the Supreme Court silent on an emergency appeal to put the law on hold. If allowed to remain in force, the law, which bans most abortions, would be the strictest against abortion rights in the

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Ducey asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, 11 other Republican governors and more than 200 GOP lawmakers on Thursday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. The 1973 court decision for women’s reproductive rights set a precedent for a constitutional right to access to abortion – and has been challenged

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Supreme Court to take up major abortion rights challenge

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to a showdown over abortion in a case that could dramatically alter nearly 50 years of rulings on abortion rights. With three justices appointed by President Donald Trump part of a 6-3 conservative majority, the court is taking on a case about whether states can ban abortions before a fetus

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