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U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state
U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state
U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state
U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state

U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state

The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court has chipped away at the wall separating church and state in a series of new rulings, eroding American legal traditions intended to prevent government officials from promoting any particular fa...

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Mexican networks ramp up help for US women seeking abortions

Mexican networks ramp up help for US women seeking abortions

Abortion pills smuggled into the United States from Mexico inside teddy bears. A New York home used as a pill distribution hub. A small apartment just south of the U.S.-Mexico border converted into a safe place for women to end their pre...

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Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

A federal court Tuesday allowed Tennessee to ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, while in Texas — which is already enforcing a similar ban based on an embryo’s cardiac activity — a judge temporarily blocked an even strict...

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A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal
A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal
A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal

A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal

From the moment he first faced criminal charges, in 2006, Jeffrey Epstein has been the object of public fascination, conspiracy theories and outrage — especially after his lawyers got prosecutors to agree to a lenient plea deal that spar...

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Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight

Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight

President Joe Biden’s top health official said Tuesday that “every option is on the table” when it comes to helping women access abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

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Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US
Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

Pride parades kicked off in New York City and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound fears about losing freedoms won through decades of activism.

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Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live

Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those law...

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Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal

Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal

Americans were taking stock a day after the Supreme Court overturned a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, as states began implementing bans and supporters and foes of abortion rights mapped out their next moves.

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Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?
Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?
Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?
Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?

Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?

They are the most fiercely polarizing issues in American life: abortion and guns. And two momentous decisions by the Supreme Court in two days have done anything but resolve them, firing up debate about whether the court’s conservative j...

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