• Biden predicts states will try to stop women traveling for abortions

    WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden predicted on Friday that some U.S. states will try to arrest women for crossing state lines to have abortions after the Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to procedures at national scale. Thirteen Republican-run states have banned or severely restricted proceedings under so-called “trigger laws” after […]

  • State abortion bans blocked by Florida and Kentucky judges

    June 30 (Reuters) – Judges in Florida and Kentucky ruled on Thursday to block those states from enforcing abortion bans or restrictions after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe ruling last week v. Wade of 1973 which had established a national right to abortion. In Tallahassee, Fla., Circuit Court Judge John Cooper said he […]

  • Abortions can resume in Texas after judge blocks pre-Roe v. wade

    June 28 (Reuters) – Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday stopped authorities from enforcing a nearly century-old ban, according to the state’s Republican attorney general, who was back in effect after the United States Supreme Court struck down the Constitutional Right to Nationwide Procedural Rights. Judge Christine Weems’ temporary restraining order […]

  • Major U.S. law firms, mostly silent on abortion ruling, are walking a ‘tightrope’

    June 26 (Reuters) – The top U.S. law firms did not take a public stance following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of the Roe v Wade case on Friday, departing from the approach of some major corporations who have made statements on the closely watched abortion case. The High Court’s 6-3 Dobbs decision upheld a […]

  • Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion ban after US Supreme Court ruling

    June 27 (Reuters) – A Louisiana judge on Monday temporarily blocked the state from enforcing Republican-backed laws banning abortion that were due to take effect after the U.S. Supreme Court’s blockbuster ruling end to the constitutional right to process throughout the country. Louisiana is one of 13 states with “trigger laws” designed to ban or […]

  • Abortion ruling darkens usual cheer at American Pride parades

    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, June 26 (Reuters) – People attending Pride celebrations held by LGBTQ+ communities across the United States over the weekend expressed outrage at the Supreme Court’s decision to overturning the constitutional right to abortion and a wave of anti-transgender legislation. For more than 50 years, LGBTQ+ people and supporters have marched on the […]

  • Reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of landmark abortion ruling Roe v. wade

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures from across the political spectrum reacted on Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to abortion and legalized it nationwide. Read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN A LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today, the Supreme Court of […]

  • US Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court strikes down handgun limits

    WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun safety measures passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday night, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have the constitutional right to carry handguns in public for self-defense. The historic court ruling and Senate action on gun safety illustrates […]

  • Biden administration leans on Tesla for advice on renewable fuels policy reform

    June 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately, his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy allowing electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from lucrative national renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden administration contacted […]

  • Tens of Thousands Rally Against Gun Violence in Washington, Across the United States

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters descended on Washington on Saturday and at hundreds of rallies across the United States to demand that lawmakers pass legislation to reduce gun violence after the month-long massacre last in an elementary school in Texas. In the nation’s capital, March for Our Lives (MFOL) organizers […]