John Roberts’ long history with abortion and Roe v. Wade

John Roberts' long history with abortion and Roe v. Wade

He helped hoist the banner against Roe in the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. But years later, during 2005 Senate hearings for the chief justice post he now holds, Roberts testified that Roe should be respected as precedent, particularly after being affirmed in 1992. And he has largely held to that. Now, Roberts, … Read more

Overturning Roe could mean women seeking abortions have to travel hundreds of miles

Overturning Roe could mean women seeking abortions have to travel hundreds of miles

A Roe v. Wade reversal — and the flood of abortion restrictions such a ruling would usher in — stands to affect the distance women would have to travel to their nearest clinic, according to a new report released this week by the Guttmacher Institute. The institute, which favors abortion rights used data from the … Read more