Tag: united states supreme court

  • Oklahoma passes toughest abortion ban; services to stop

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill banning all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs it into law. latest example of the GOP’s national push to restrict access to what’s been a constitutional right for nearly half a […]

  • Supreme Court rules for Senator Cruz in campaign finance case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sided with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Monday. in his challenge to a provision of federal campaign finance law, in a decision that a dissenting judge said risks “further discrediting” US politics. The justices, in a 6-3 decision that split the court along ideological lines, […]

  • Demonstration of support for abortion rights expected at rallies in the United States

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters facing a Supreme Court ruling that could strike down the constitutional right to abortion aim to use rallies coast-to-coast on Saturday to express their outrage and rally for the fight against to come. More than 380 events have been held from Maine to Hawaii, with the largest gatherings expected in Los […]

  • Clarence Thomas says abortion leak changed Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas said the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is set to strike down the abortion rights recognized nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. Conservative Thomas, who joined the court in 1991 and has […]

  • Louisiana debates murder charges for women who have abortions

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana House of Representatives ventures further against abortion than any other state legislator, is debating a bill to make women who terminate their pregnancies subject to criminal prosecution for homicide. Republican Rep. Danny McCormick pushed for a House debate on his bill on Thursday afternoon despite a crescendo of opposition […]

  • Clarence Dixon dies in first execution in Arizona since 2014

    FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of the 1978 murder of a student was put to death on Wednesday after a nearly eight-year hiatus in the state’s use of the death penalty sparked by an execution that critics say was botched – and the difficulty state officials faced in sourcing lethal injection drugs. […]

  • Protesters gather for reproductive rights outside Supreme Court Justice’s home

    Protesters gather for reproductive rights outside Supreme Court Justice’s homeWKRC TV Cincinnati