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US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade decision, states can control abortion
... of the court struck down the case of 1973, holding that states are vested with authority to regulate women's reproductive choices rather than the federal government. The states are free to restrict and even outlaw abortion. The case also struck down Planned Parenthood v. Casey that affirmed the right to obtain an abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the majority in the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. The court supplication shows an immediate shift in reproductive ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
Supreme Court decision on whether to overturn Roe v. Wade, Tesla CEO Elon Musk's feud with the SEC
... terminating those pregnancies will be left to the states. A draft majority opinion from Politico showed that the court had voted to overturn its nearly 50-year-old decision securing the federal right to abortion in Roe v. Wade and its 30 year-old case law in Planned Parenthood v. Casey securing that right up until viability, or when a fetus can survive outside the womb. The court is expected to make a decision by the end of June, which has a variety of implications for the business world - from companies that track ...
Updated: 06/21/2022
Iowa Court overrules Roe-era abortion access ruling
... Women's Health Orgnization, a case involving a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks of pregnancy. A leaked draft opinion in that case signals that the court will overturn the decision in 1973 in Roe v Wade and its affirming decision in 1992 in Planned Parenthood v Casey . Without 50 year-old Roe protections, roughly half of US states could immediately or quickly outlaw abortion, including 13 states with so-called trigger bans in place laws designed to take effect without Roe. Iowa already has a ban ...
Updated: 06/17/2022
Phoebe Gates' daughter sends message to fashion community on Instagram
On Thursday, the 19-year-old took to Instagram to show support for Planned Parenthood and addressed the Supreme Court ruling on abortion. On Thursday, the 19-year-old took to Instagram to show support for Planned Parenthood and addressed the Supreme Court ruling on abortion. Her caption began with a message that I am not ...
Updated: 06/17/2022
Billionaire philanthropist gives $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters
MacKenzie Scott, a billionaire philanthropist, gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America BBBSA, which will help transform mentorship in communities across the country. MacKenzie Scott , a billionaire philanthropist, gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America BBBSA , which will help transform mentorship in communities across the country. Scott will be the largest donor from a single individual in the organization's history, and will support BBBSA and 38 local agencies...
Updated: 05/24/2022
Senate to vote on abortion bill after Supreme Court ruling
... a narrower bill that includes carve-outs for religious or moral objections. Ahead of the vote, Senate Democratic leaders circulated a letter from progressive and reproductive rights groups — including the Center for American Progress, NARAL and Planned Parenthood — arguing that the Collins -Murkowski bill would not protect the right to abortion. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N. Y., said it was one of the most important votes we take in this chamber in decades. For the first time in 50 ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Bob Casey comes out for abortion rights bill
..., with a complicated stance on the role of the government in the issue. He is the son of Bob Casey Sr. Casey Sr., a former governor of Pennsylvania who opposed legal abortion and defended his state s restrictions in the landmark Supreme Court case Planned Parenthood v. Casey . Casey is one of only two Senate Democrats, along with Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, not to sponsor the legislation. Casey was not a supporter of the bill until February. He said that the circumstances around the entire debate ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
DCCC staff form first union with organization's largest union
... statement. The DCCC joins a growing list of left-of- center political organizations whose workers have decided to unionize in recent years, including the Democratic National Committee , presidential campaigns, and several major advocacy groups like Planned Parenthood and the Sierra Club . They have seen their enrollment numbers decline for decades, along with the industries they traditionally represented like manufacturing and mining, but they have recently made gains in white-collar industries with younger ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
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