High Court Tackles Trump-Set Barriers to Free Contraception

• The National Organization for Women said in a statement Wednesday that religious views do not excuse bigotry against half the population. Covered contraception is more than a theory: Tens of millions of women cannot afford birth control unsubsidized, according to the group’s research. “What’s more, unintended pregnancy is deadly,” the women’s group said. “It is closely correlated with infant mortality, maternal mortality and increased risk of domestic violence homicide.”

Louisiana abortion case heard by Supreme Court

“This law isn’t about legal access to abortion,” Hawkins said. “This law is about whether or not abortion clinics should be held to the same safety standards as other surgical facilities throughout the state of Louisiana.”

Supreme Court Hears Case That Could Decide Future of Roe

WASHINGTON, D.C.— When Justice Anthony Kennedy retired from the U. S. Supreme Court, Donald Trump made a deal with religious conservatives.  He promised to nominate a fifth vote against abortion rights in return for their continued blind devotion and campaign contributions. This week, anti-abortion extremists stand to collect.  The Court will hear the case of June Medical Read more …