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Behind the Scenes at the Dismantling of Roe v. Wade

By Jodi Kantor and Adam Liptak, The New York Times, December 15, 2023. On Feb. 10 last year, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. showed his eight colleagues how he intended to uproot the constitutional right to abortion. At 11:16 a.m., his clerk circulated a 98-page draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. After

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Voters again defend abortion rights. Republicans should be scared.

By Renée Graham, Globe Columnist, The Boston Globe, April 9, 2023   As she made the media rounds before last fall’s midterm elections, House Minority Whip Katherine Clark said, she was “repeatedly’’ asked one particular question during interviews — “Haven’t Democrats put too much emphasis on abortion?’’ Her answer, she said, was always the same:

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Essay

Early abortion looks nothing like what you’ve been told

By Erika Bliss, Joan Fleischman and Michele Gomez, New York Times, January 22, 2023. Drs. Bliss, Fleishman and Gomez are co-founders of the My Abortion Network and primary care doctors who provide abortions as part of their primary care practices. Jewel is a student in her early 20s who lives in Texas. When her doctor

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Opinion

Republicans try to un-ring the bell on abortion

Lindsey Graham’s national abortion bill exposes a growing fracture in the antiabortion movement about what to do now, after the demise of Roe v. Wade. By Mary Ziegler Boston Globe September 18, 2022 With the head of the Susan B. Anthony List, a prominent antiabortion group, at his side, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina

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