Biden predicts states will try to arrest women who travel for abortions

WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden predicted on Friday that some US states will try to arrest women for crossing state lines to get abortions after the Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedures nationwide. Thirteen Republican-led states banned or severely restricted the procedure under so-called “trigger laws” after the court … Read more

State abortion bans blocked by Florida, Kentucky judges

June 30 (Reuters) – Judges in Florida and Kentucky on Thursday moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the US Supreme Court last week overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decided that he had established a nationwide right to it. In Tallahassee, Florida, Circuit Court Judge John Cooper said … Read more

G7: China must press Russia to stop Ukraine war

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 28 (Reuters) – G7 leaders urged China on Tuesday to use its influence with Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine and drop “expansive maritime claims” in the South China Sea, in unprecedentedly tough criticism of Beijing’s policies and human rights record. They called on China to press Russia to pull forces … Read more

Abortions can resume in Texas after judge blocks pre-Roe v. Wade ban

June 28 (Reuters) – Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure nationwide. The temporary restraining order by Judge Christine Weems in Harris … Read more

Abortion clinic challenges Louisiana ‘trigger’ ban after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

June 27 (Reuters) – A Louisiana clinic on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging laws banning abortion in the Republican-led state that took effect after the US Supreme Court’s blockbuster decision to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion nationwide. Louisiana is one of 13 states with “trigger laws” designed to ban or severely restrict abortions once … Read more

Democratic women call on Biden, Congress to protect abortion rights

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – Leading Democratic women called on President Joe Biden and Congress on Sunday to protect abortion rights nationwide after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, in a ruling that has heightened political tensions between the federal government and states. Two Democratic progressives, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, … Read more

Reactions to U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures across the political spectrum reacted to the US Supreme Court ruling on Friday overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN A LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today the Supreme Court of … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends constitutional right to abortion

Ruling enables US states to ban abortion Conservative justices power ruling; liberals dissent Biden condemns ruling as a ‘sad day’ for America Justice Alito calls Roe v. Wade ‘egregiously wrong’ WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to … Read more

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24 (Reuters) – The technology industry is bracing for the uncomfortable possibility of having to hand over pregnancy-related data to law enforcement, in the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn the Roe v . Wade precedent that for decades guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to an … Read more

WHO says over 900 probable cases of acute hepatitis reported in children

Small figurines are seen in front of displayed World Health Organization logo in this illustration taken February 11, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 (Reuters) – Thirty-three countries have reported 920 probable cases of severe acute hepatitis in children so far, a jump of 270 from May, … Read more