Not So Fast: There’s Long Road — And A Lot Of Obstacles — Ahead To Overturning Roe
For one, the high court does not like to overrule its own precedents -- particularly those that have stood for decades.
Can President Trump Undermine Abortion Rights? Not So Fast
President-elect Donald Trump opposes abortion, but even he admits that overturning the Supreme Court's 43-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade "has a long, long way to go." After Trump nominates a justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court will remain one or two votes short of a majority to send abortion decisions back to the states, experts on both sides of the issue agree. (Wolf, 11/16)
Planned Parenthood Receives Donations In Honor Of Vice President-Elect Mike Pence
In the wake of president-elect Donald J. Trump’s recent victory, people have been putting safety pins in their clothes as a show of support for victims of racism and misogyny. But others are taking a different approach to protest the Republican’s election: They’re sending donations to groups that support women’s rights and health care in honor of Trump’s running-mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. (Annear, 11/17)