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US supreme court abortion reversal would be global ‘catastrophe’ for women

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The probable demise of abortion as a federal right in the US will be a “catastrophe” for women in low and middle-income countries, with an emboldened anti-choice movement likely to raise renewed pressure on hard-won g...

Win for Ted Cruz as supreme court strikes campaign contribution limit

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The six conservatives who dominate the US supreme court ruled in favour of the hard-right Texas senator Ted Cruz in a case seeking to remove limits on campaign finance spending, in a ruling that one dissenting justice...

Nancy Pelosi: supreme court ‘dangerous to families and to freedoms’

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The supreme court is “dangerous to families and to freedoms in our country”, Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday, as justices prepare to finalize a draft ruling stripping almost have a century of abortion rights in the US. Th...

Clarence Thomas calls leak of supreme court abortion draft ‘tremendously bad’

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The leak of a draft supreme court opinion on abortion rights has turned the body into a place “where you look over your shoulder”, the conservative justice Clarence Thomas said on Friday, adding that the reputation of...

Intoxication can be violent crime defense, Canada supreme court rules

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Canada’s supreme court has ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women’s a...

Supreme court overturning Roe allows ‘open season’ on American freedoms, warns Schumer – video

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The supreme court overturning the landmark Roe v Wade decision that protects women's rights to abortion in the US would create an open season on Americans' freedoms, majority leader Chuck Schumer has said.Schumer was ...

Senate approves beefed-up security for US supreme court after abortion leak

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US senators swiftly passed legislation expanding security for supreme court justices and their immediate family members, a week after protests at justices’ homes were spurred by a bombshell leak that revealed the cour...

In Scotland, the SNP still reign supreme – but the Conservatives have fallen from grace

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It shouldn’t be too hard to find a decent post-election shindig in Scotland this weekend – unless, that is, you’re looking to celebrate with members of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party. In 2016 a Tory tide...

Trump the hero for anti-abortion movement after bending supreme court his way

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“I’m very pro-choice.” So said Donald Trump in an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press in 1999, attributing his views on abortion to “a little bit of a New York background”. Two decades later, the businessman and reality...

The US supreme court is ready to overturn the right to an abortion. What happens next?

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A leaked draft opinion lays out the supreme court’s plans to overturn Roe v Wade. It is something abortion activists have long feared – and will have lasting repercussions for all Americans, reports Jessica Glenza ...

‘It feels like such a betrayal’: supreme court leak sparks protests across US – video

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In cities across the US, thousands took to the streets to demand abortion rights on Tuesday, a day after the leak of a draft supreme court opinion that would overturn Roe v Wade, the landmark ruling in 1973 that legal...

Satanic group asks to fly flag at Boston City Hall after supreme court ruling

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A Satanic temple is requesting to fly a flag over Boston City Hall after the US supreme court this week ruled the city violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist seeking to fly a Christian flag outside...

US supreme court justices on abortion – what they’ve said and how they’ve voted

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With Roe v Wade on the brink of defeat, following the leak of a supreme court opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito and signed by four other conservative judges, the court’s views – and track record – on abortion ar...

‘I am angry!’: Elizabeth Warren lambasts supreme court after draft abortion opinion leak – video

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'I am angry, upset and determined,' said Massachusetts Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington, after joining a protest at the supreme court on Tuesday following the release of the draft opinion that would o...

US shaken to its core by supreme court draft that would overturn Roe v Wade

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Joe Biden has warned that a leaked draft supreme court ruling overturning Roe v Wade, the 1973 case which guaranteed the right to abortion, would represent a huge change in America law and could imperil a wide range o...

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