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What’s Really Behind the Oklahoma AG’s Request for SCOTUS Review of RU-486 Restrictions?

Even with a packed docket, the Roberts Court could find room to take up important cases on pregnant workers' rights as well as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

The chances of U.S. Supreme Court intervention are so slim that something else has to be behind the petition for review.

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Should Pregnant Women Be Concerned With SCOTUS Review of DNA Testing?

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A law designed to help catch serial rapists may have unintended consequences for pregnant women.

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Why Justice Scalia’s Ties To The Gay Conversion Therapy Movement Matter

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Justice Scalia has close ties to groups that try to “pray away the gay.” For one thing, his son is active in the “gay conversion” movement.

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Ninth Circuit Panel Appears Skeptical Of Arizona 20-Week Abortion Ban, As Lawyers Argue Women Need “Protection”

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A panel of judges heard arguments Monday on Arizona’s 20 week abortion ban and didn’t appear convinced the state had made its case.

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The Sinister Motives Behind Challenges to Medicaid Funding of Planned Parenthood

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Could state Medicaid funding challenges be designed to test the limits of civil rights enforcement statutes?

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Briefs in Support of Arizona’s Pre-Viability Ban Show The Evolution of a Legal Challenge to Roe

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Briefs filed in support of Arizona’s 20 week abortion ban show the evolution of the anti-choice legal strategy against Roe v. Wade.

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In Nigeria Case, Supreme Court Looks at Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Abuses Abroad

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Will corporations that facilitate human rights abuses abroad be held accountable under U.S. law? That’s the question the Supreme Court will decide in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.

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Goodbye, Trimesters: How The Arizona Court Ruling May Turn Roe On Its Head

Judge James Teilborg isn’t just allowing a pre-viability abortion ban, he’s setting up a legal precedent to overturn Roe all together.

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House Judiciary Committee Passes D.C. Abortion Ban With No Exceptions for Fetal Anomalies or Health of the Mother

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H.R. 3803, sponsored by Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), denies a woman access to a medically necessary abortion and includes no exceptions for situations where continuing a pregnancy will place at risk a woman’s health or ability to have children in the future.

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Now That The Dust Has Settled On The ACA, People Kind of Like It

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The Supreme Court ruling that the Affordable Care Act will not be struck down has managed to bump up the popularity of the legislation.

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