Abortion

As her Democrat colleagues stand at their desks, Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, makes a final plea for the Reproductive Health Act on the floor of the Illinois House chambers Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Springfield, Ill.
Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP
May 29, 2019 - 9:38 am
The Illinois House voted to bolster the right to abortion on Tuesday as Democratic-led states respond to restrictions placed by some Republican-led states that conservatives hope will lead the U.S. Supreme Court to review the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that guaranteed the right to abortion.
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Dreamstime
May 10, 2019 - 9:40 pm
A federal judge on Friday struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. The state's anti-abortion governor immediately vowed to appeal.
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