abortion rights

Alabama

Alabama IVF Ruling Opens New Front in Election-Year Abortion Battles | #elections | #alabama

A ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos should be considered children has created a new political nightmare for many Republicans, as they try to portray the court’s decision as a fringe view and rush to declare their support for fertility treatments, which have broad support among Americans. Several Republican governors and lawmakers […]

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Mayor

Who will win the Houston mayor’s race? – Houston Public Media

This week, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the hostage deal brokered between Israel and Hamas, the lawsuit brought by Texas women over abortion rights, and the outlook for the Houston mayoral runoff election, among other stories. NATIONAL TOPICS Deal brokered for hostages Can Haley gain ground? Vote to remove Santos   TEXAS TOPICS […]

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Alaska

While governor aims for a ‘pro-life state,’ abortion rights appear entrenched in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy spent the last five minutes of his recent State of State address talking about becoming “the most pro-life state in the country,” conspicuously never using the word “abortion.”   “Through the actions we’ll take together, when people ask which of the 50 states values children and families the most, from the moment […]

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Alabama

Abortion Opponents Are Targeting a Signature G.O.P. Public-Health Initiative | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

At a World AIDS Day event last year honoring George W. Bush, the former President, wearing a suit and tie and a red solidarity ribbon, settled into a chair onstage, microphone in hand. “It takes a lot to get me back to Washington,” he said, “and PEPFAR is it.” Formally known as the President’s Emergency […]

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Alabama

How John Roberts exhibited his power in the Supreme Court’s biggest decisions | #elections | #alabama

The Supreme Court is still the John Roberts court, a fact underscored by the chief justice’s influence on the biggest cases of the most recent term. Roberts at times allowed the court’s 6-3 conservative majority to flex its muscle in gutting affirmative action, blocking student debt relief and allowing a website designer to refuse to […]

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Alabama

Supreme Court justices are showing their willingness to boost conservative causes | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  The Supreme Court’s reversal of abortion rights last year deviated so much from traditional decision-making that it might have soon appeared an aberration. But now into 2023, the six conservative justices are plainly positioned to remake the law across the board. Their actions in a series of pending cases, reaching out for issues […]

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Alabama

Alabama attorney general says people who take abortion pills could be prosecuted | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Alabama’s Republican attorney general said this week that women in the state who use prescription medication to terminate their pregnancies could be prosecuted under a chemical-endangerment law, even though Alabama’s anti-abortion law does not intend to punish women who receive abortions. Steve Marshall made the comments in the wake of a decision earlier […]

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Alaska

What to know about control of Congress and outstanding votes in other races | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The battle for control of the House is now the biggest unanswered question of this year’s midterm elections after Democrats kept their narrow Senate majority. Victories in Arizona and Nevada, according to CNN projections, mean the party will enter 2023 with at least 50 Senate seats – and could add one more if […]

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Alabama

Voters casting final ballots to determine control of House, Senate and 36 governor races | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Polls have closed in more than two dozen states in a midterm election dominated by anxiety over inflation and high gas prices that will determine control of the narrowly divided House and Senate, as well as governor’s mansions across the country. Republicans are increasingly confident of winning the House in a victory that […]

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Alaska

When do polls close? An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide positions and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll-closing time for the notable races – both competitive and not – that are on the ballot. See race ratings for Senate, House and governor by […]

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