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Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

A U.S. district judge on Friday blocked Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law, setting the stage for more court battles as conservative lawmakers continue to challenge Roe v. Wade.  U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves heard arguments on Tuesday over a request from Mississippi’s only remaining abortion clinic to prevent the law from going into effect on July […]

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Amazon-Produced Show Pulls Out Of Georgia Over Abortion Law

A TV show being produced by Amazon Studios is leaving Georgia over the anti-abortion legislation that Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed into law earlier this month. Scouts for the 10-part series “The Power” had been in Savannah, Georgia, preparing for the arrival of director Reed Morano before she canceled her trip, according to Time magazine. In an […]

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Here’s Why Alabama’s New Abortion Law Is So Unpopular

Alabama’s strict new abortion law is deeply unpopular, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. There’s a simple reason for that: Most Americans don’t hold absolutist opinions on abortion, and even fewer hold views as unwaveringly anti-abortion as the legislation itself. Just 31% of Americans say they approve of Alabama’s new abortion law, described in the poll […]

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Georgia Governor Bashes ‘C-List Celebrities’ Boycotting Over Abortion Law

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) mocked entertainment figures’ vows to boycott his state because of its new “heartbeat” abortion law, calling opponents ― including Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Sean Penn ― “C-list celebrities.” “I understand that some folks don’t like this new law. I’m fine with that,” Kemp said at the Georgia Republican Convention […]