Biden promises to codify Roe if two more Democrats are elected to Senate

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters President Joe Biden vowed Friday that Democrats will codify the right to an abortion into law if two more are elected to the U.S. Senate … Read more

GOP nominee for Nevada gov. says he’ll fight US abortion ban

RENO, Nev. — The GOP’s nominee for Nevada governor said Thursday he would fight against a national abortion ban if Congress were to pass one. “It’s the vote of the people within the state of Nevada, and I will support that,” Joe Lombardo, who is generally anti-abortion, told reporters while campaigning in the state with … Read more

DeSantis seeks dismissal of suit by suspended prosecutor

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants a federal judge to throw out a free speech lawsuit filed by a Democratic prosecutor he suspended from office over statements about not pursuing criminal charges in abortion, transgender rights and certain low-level cases. The Republican governor told U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle of Tallahassee in … Read more

Near-total abortion bans in effect in 11 states – CBS Evening News

Near-total abortion bans in effect in 11 states  CBS Evening News Abortion is banned or severely limited in a number of states. Here’s where things stand  CNN Abortion is now illegal in Tennessee, but state bans were decades in the making | Opinion  Tennessean New laws banning abortion take effect in 4 more GOP-led states  CBS News View Full … Read more

Little change in Kansas abortion recall; 1 county not done

TOPEKA, Kan. — Results from eight of nine Kansas counties that recounted ballots found fewer than 35 changed votes from the Aug. 2 election, when voters soundly rejected a proposed amendment that would have removed abortion rights from the state’s constitution. The counties faced a 5 p.m. Saturday deadline to complete the hand recounts of … Read more

Democratic Campaigns Focus On Abortion After Kansas Vote – NBC News

Democratic Campaigns Focus On Abortion After Kansas Vote  NBC News Inside Texas Politics: Could the Kansas vote on abortion rights change things in Texas?  WFAA Kansas Abortion Vote Results Reveal a Strategy for Post-Roe America  Bloomberg Kansas abortion vote should alarm Florida Republican leaders  Palm Beach Post View Full Coverage on Google News

First Abortion ban post Roe v. Wade signed by Indiana governor | LiveNOW from FOX – LiveNOW from FOX

First Abortion ban post Roe v. Wade signed by Indiana governor | LiveNOW from FOX  LiveNOW from FOX Indiana becomes first state in nation to approve near-total abortion ban post Roe  Fox News Indiana abortion law will increase barriers to care for Hoosiers  IndyStar Indiana bill that would ban most abortions passes in the state House, returns to … Read more

Minnesota jury: Woman wasn’t entitled to morning-after pill

AITKIN, Minn. — A jury on Friday ruled that a central Minnesota pharmacist did not violate a woman’s rights when he refused to provide her emergency contraceptives more than three years ago. Andrea Anderson, a mother of five from McGregor, sued under the Minnesota Human Rights Act after the pharmacist, based on his religious beliefs, … Read more

Watch Live: Democrats' midterms strategy, response to Griner's prison sentence, more on "Red & Blue" – CBS News

Watch Live: Democrats’ midterms strategy, response to Griner’s prison sentence, more on “Red & Blue”  CBS News Senate hopes to vote on $700 billion climate change, inflation bill before recess  CBS Mornings Inflation likely to remain high, despite Manchin’s Inflation Reduction Act, Americans say  Fox News Senate Remains Divided On Inflation Reduction Act, Climate Deal  News On 6/KOTV View … Read more

Victorian crossbench MP launches bid to compel religious hospitals to provide abortions

Victorian crossbench MP Fiona Patten is looking to compel taxpayer-funded religious hospitals to provide abortions, contraceptive treatment and end-of-life options. Key points: Reason Party leader Fiona Patten says imposing faith in hospitals results in women being denied the health services they need The state government says Victoria already has the most progressive laws in Australia Catholic hospital … Read more