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Roe v. Wade

Opinion
Defending reproductive rights: A call to action
Donald Trump brags about being the person responsible for overturning Roe and has dodged politically tricky questions about a federal abortion ban by saying decisions about abortion are now in the hands of the states. But he can’t dodge the reality that one in three women of reproductive age now lives under an abortion ban.
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Opinion
The Supreme Court’s Roe decision: an exercise in raw power
The Supreme Court ruling was an exercise in raw power — not one reflective of the will of the people but hidden behind a false narrative of original intent.
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Thousands rally for abortion rights
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Thousands rally for abortion rights
Thousands gathered in downtown Boston Friday evening expressing grief, anger and frustration over the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Roe v. Wade and end federal protection of abortion rights.
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
Thousands of protestors gathered at the Boston Common Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide wave of demonstrations against efforts underway to restrict abortion rights.
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News
Alito opinion could usher in new Jane Crow era
By now, nearly everyone in America has heard the news that someone privy to the inner workings of the United States Supreme Court leaked a 98-page draft opinion by conservative Associate Justice Samuel Alito that spells almost certain doom for Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion in America.
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Local activists protest after Roe opinion leaked
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Local News
Local activists protest after Roe opinion leaked
Activists and elected officials held demonstrations and press conferences, vowing to fight to preserve abortion rights in Massachusetts.
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An overdue improvement to American democracy
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Editorial
An overdue improvement to American democracy
Former President Trump appointed three conservative justices to the Supreme Court, tilting the balance of the body. Trump would not have been seated as president were it not for the Electoral College, which put him in office despite losing the popular vote by more than 3 million votes.
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