By Nomaan Merchant HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government official whose office oversees shelters for unaccompanied immigrant minors said in testimony released Wednesday that pregnant teens in his agency’s care have no right to an abortion under the Constitution. Scott Lloyd, the director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee […]
By Andrea González-Ramírez Vice President Mike Pence once again made clear the priorities of the Trump administration by predicting that legal abortion would end in “our time.” Pence made the remarks while at a luncheon hosted by the anti-abortion organization Susan B. Anthony List & Life Institute on Wednesday. Read more.
By Sam West Abortion is one of the most contentious issues on the University’s campus. To see proof of this, you don’t need to look further than the sidewalk. Read more.
By Pamela Merrit David Brooks must have been playing a Groundhog Day trick on us all. Like Bill Murray’s character in the comedy classic, I woke up on Friday to a nightmare that has repeated itself too many times to count. In this case, the nightmare is the assertion, again, by a white Democratic man, that a […]
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By Kylie Cheung This Monday marked the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, a ruling that made abortion legal on the federal level. What preceded the Roe decision was a dark age for women; in the many states that had not legalized the procedure, socioeconomic status and the government had the unilateral power to force […]
By Sue Davis The notoriously women-hating, blatantly white supremacist, anti-abortion Donald Trump administration timed a draconian law and hostile new federal rulings to precede the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, on Jan. 22. These were rolled out as fodder for his base at the annual anti-abortion march in […]
By Destiny Lopez Forty-five years ago, the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which declared abortion legal across the United States, was handed down. Rather than putting to rest the national debate over whether women should be able to make their own decisions about pregnancy, the Roe decision marked the beginning of a decades-long effort by […]