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ROE V. WADE: THE INDISPUTABLE TRUTH ABOUT ABORTION IN AMERICA

By Kimberly Mutcherson The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and the selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill his seat makes the future of Roe v. Wade shaky at best, and doomed at worst. Even with Kennedy’s vote, Roe is a shadow of what it once was. States have spent the decades since Roe was decided […]

How Access to Abortion Has Been Federally Limited

By Bill Moyers When Roe v. Wade made abortion legal for all women in 1973, Medicaid covered abortions just like other health care procedure. But three years later US Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL), an abortion foe, attached an amendment to a Department of Health and Human Services appropriations bill to ban the use of Medicaid funds to […]