women’s rights

Abortion

Democrats: Abortion rulings may be ‘a blessing in disguise’ – Associated Press

Photo: North Carolina State Rep. Julie von Haefen, a Wake County Democrat, denounces the newly reinstated 20-week abortion ban in North Carolina at a news conference in Raleigh on Aug. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum) Democratic candidates have decried North Carolina’s newly reinstated abortion restrictions after a federal judge allowed a state law banning nearly all abortions

Abortion

Vulnerable House Dems see abortion as winning campaign theme – Associated Press

Photo: Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing A rare Democrat in a deeply Republican state, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas is one of the most vulnerable incumbents seeking reelection this year. In the final months of her congressional

Opinion

Opinion: Why Congress Should Leave Abortion to the States – Inside Sources

Abortion regulation is an intractable problem mainly because no one knows the true nature of reality. Differing opinions about the existence and nature of God, the human soul, objective morality and other “first principles” lead to irreconcilable opinions about abortion. If Congress, state legislators and judges want to address abortion now that Roe v. Wade has been

Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Taliban order women to cover up head to toe

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public — a sharp, hard-line pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights activists and was bound to further complicate Taliban dealings with an already distrustful international community. The decree says that women should leave the home only when necessary, and

Afghanistan

Taliban hard-liners turning back the clock in Afghanistan

Photo: Education Ministry spokesman Mawlvi Aziz Ahmad Rayan speaks during an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan Taliban hard-liners are turning back the clock in Afghanistan with a flurry of repressive edicts over the past days that hark to their harsh rule from the late 1990s. Girls have been banned from going to school beyond the sixth

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