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Swift reaction in New Mexico to ruling

New Mexico politicians and other officials had strong reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion nationwide. Here’s what they had to say.   “This ruling will destroy both lives and livelihoods. Make no mistake: this is a war on women. […]

Biden vows abortion fight, assails ‘extreme’ court ruling

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday he would fight to preserve access to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and he called on Americans to elect more Democrats who would safeguard rights upended by the court’s decision. “This is not over,” he declared. “Let’s be very clear, the health and life […]

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the […]

‘Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling

In her first week on the job at a Philadelphia abortion clinic, Amanda Kifferly was taught how to search for bombs. About a year later, protesters blocked the entrances and exits of The Women’s Centers, at one point pulling Kifferly into something resembling a mosh pit, where they surrounded her and shoved her around. And […]

In Colorado, a GOP rarity: An abortion rights candidate

DENVER — Joe O’Dea stood before hundreds of social conservatives and uttered words they were unaccustomed to hearing from a Republican candidate, let alone someone running for the U.S. Senate: “I know my position on abortion isn’t the same as all of yours.” O’Dea, a businessman who has spoken publicly about his support for abortion […]

Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar declared winner in Texas recount

AUSTIN, Texas — A recount in Texas affirmed Democrat U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar as the winner Tuesday of his primary race against progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros, who had trailed by fewer than 200 votes following a runoff in May. Cuellar, a nine-term congressman, defeated Cisneros by 289 votes, according to the results of the recount […]

Men, women split on equity gains since Title IX, poll shows

Ask a man about gender equality, and you’re likely to hear the U.S. has made great strides in the 50 years since the landmark anti-discrimination law Title IX was passed. Ask a woman, and the answer probably will be quite different. According to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research […]

Abortion foes, accustomed to small wins, ready for a big one

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The first of them arrived outside the clinic past 4 a.m., before a steady rain fell and a scalding sun rose, and all along, they had prayed for a moment like this. It’s abortion day at Planned Parenthood and, try as they might, those who lined the street hadn’t had much luck […]

Kavanaugh incident could lead to more security for judges

WASHINGTON — A man armed with a machete once broke into Stephen Breyer’s vacation home in the Caribbean and took $1,000. Ruth Bader Ginsburg had her purse snatched on a Washington street. David Souter was assaulted by several men while he was jogging. Supreme Court justices have not been immune to violent crime. But this […]

White supremacists are riling up thousands on social media

WASHINGTON — The social media posts are of a distinct type. They hint darkly that the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic tropes. They revel in the prospect of a “white boy summer.” White nationalists and supremacists, on accounts often run by young men, are building […]

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