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Protestors attended the Bans Off Our Bodies rally at the base of the Washington Monument on Saturday.

Abortion rights backers rally in anger over post-Roe future

Abortion rights supporters demonstrating at hundreds of marches and rallies Saturday expressed their outrage that the Supreme Court will soon scrap the constitutional right to abortion that has endured for nearly a half-century and their fear about what that could mean for women’s reproductive choices.

Women including Katie Kirk, 22, left, and Mia Cipalla, 26, front, voice support for reproductive rights in Perry Square in Erie, Pa., on May 3  while gathered in response to the news that the US Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide.

Abortion bans loom in purple states like Pennsylvania, injecting fear into the midterms

If the Supreme Court strikes down the constitutional right to an abortion in the coming weeks a new front in the abortion wars will open in purple states like Pennsylvania, just months before the midterm elections. The party that clinches the wide open race for governor, in particular, could determine abortion's future in the state.

Dr. C. Lee Buxton and Estelle Griswold, center, of the New Haven Planned Parenthood League spoke with their lawyer, Miss Catherine Roraback, left, on the first day of their trial, Jan. 2, 1962, testing Connecticut's 82-year-old birth control law in New Haven Connecticut. Griswold v. Connecticut went on to the Supreme Court.

These court cases have shaped sexual and reproductive rights today. They could be at risk if (when) Roe v. Wade falls.

The 1965 landmark Supreme Court case known as Griswold v. Connecticut set the foundation for modern privacy rights, paving the way for the court to extend sexual and reproductive liberties in several other cases for decades to come. Here is a list.

udy Woodruff speaks at a ceremony to unveil the new Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Commemorative Forever Stamp at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Washington. Woodruff says she plans to step down at anchor of PBS' daily ‘NewsHour’ program at the end of 2022.

PBS’ Judy Woodruff plans to step down as ‘NewsHour’ anchor

Judy Woodruff says she’ll be stepping down as anchor of PBS’ nightly “NewsHour” program at the end of the year.

Justice Clarence Thomas sat during a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington on April 23, 2021.

Justice Thomas says leaked opinion destroyed trust at the Supreme Court

The leak of a draft opinion has done irreparable damage to the Supreme Court, Justice Clarence Thomas said at a conference in Dallas Friday night, adding that it had destroyed trust among the members of the court.

Peyton Newsome, 27, of Woodbridge, Va., joined abortion rights advocates in front of the US Supreme Court on May 3.

Coast-to-coast rallies support abortion rights

Demonstrators facing down a Supreme Court decision that could overturn women’s right to an abortion planned rallies from coast to coast Saturday to express their outrage – and to mobilize for the fight ahead.

President Biden spoke during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 13, 2022.

White House releases financial disclosures for Biden, Harris

The White House released financial disclosure reports for President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday showing that the president’s personal finances have changed little since last year.

Israeli police secured the door of the al-Aqsa mosque during clashes with Israeli security forces on May 5, 2022 following a visit by a group of Jewish people at the al-Aqsa mosque compound which is the site of Islam's third-holiest place and of Judaism's holiest site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Biden reaffirms Jordan’s role overseeing Muslim holy sites at Temple Mount

President Joe Biden on Friday reaffirmed his administration’s support for Jordan’s long-running role as the custodian of Muslim holy sites at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem following a meeting with King Abdullah II at the White House.