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Democrats made a first legislative response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade by way of the House with a vote to restore abortion rights.

Actress Kimberly Elise has lived long enough to see herself become a villain after facing criticism for support of Roe v. Wade overturning.

Stacey Abrams, current Democrat candidate for Governor of Georgia, is making abortion rights a key issue in her gubernatorial electoral run. 

An abortion rights rally in Providence led to Rhode Island State Senate hopeful Jennifer Rourke getting punched by her Republican opponent.

Black activist Rev. Al Sharpton has stepped up to give his opinion on the Supreme Court's shocking ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade.

If the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to further restrict or even ban abortions, Black and Hispanic women will bear the brunt of it according to new statistics analyzed.

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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Atlanta is the latest effort by abortion providers and advocacy groups to challenge a wave of restrictive abortion laws passed in conservative states. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed the lawsuit challenging a new Georgia law […]

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion clinic. In all, the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood […]

Tiffany Haddish is supporting the backlash against Georgia’s abortion ban controversy by announcing that she is postponing a stand-up show in Atlanta to protest the recently-signed law that prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. “After much deliberation, I am postponing my upcoming show in Atlanta. I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with […]

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they’re pregnant. Republican […]

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation’s most stringent abortion law to the state’s Republican governor. The GOP-dominated Senate voted 25-6 to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison […]