A flurry of bills banning abortion aim at getting the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe
A bill in Alabama that bans abortion outright is expected to become law this week. It’s one of a number of laws in states across the country that are explicitly aimed at overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that said women have a right to an abortion.
Deanna Paul explains what these recent bills mean for abortion law in the U.S.
- Could miscarriages land women in jail? Let’s clarify these Georgia and Alabama abortion bills.
- Alabama Senate delays vote on nation’s strictest abortion bill
- Georgia governor signs ‘heartbeat bill,’ giving the state one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation
Who is Andrew Yang?
Andrew Yang is a 2020 contender who many still haven’t heard of.
The Taiwanese American entrepreneur, lawyer and philanthropist launched his long-shot bid for the presidency more than a year ago. And he is notable because even though he doesn’t have any discernible campaign infrastructure, his rallies are still able to garner thousands of supporters.
Holly Bailey is a political reporter for The Post, and recently she’s been on the road with Yang in Stuart, Iowa.
- Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage.
Big storms, bigger waves
Scientists are increasingly seeing bigger and more intense storms in the future, which translates into bigger and more intense waves.
Rick Maese is a sports writer for The Post, and he says although that means a golden age for surfing, the sport’s athletes worry about what it means for the planet.
Juliet Eilperin on the battle over coal mining in West Virginia. Sarah Kaplan on how scientists plan for a catastrophic asteroid strike. Plus, Caitlin Gibson on the weird psychology behind the baby-on-board sticker.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Nick Miroff on what was happening behind the scenes before the purge at DHS. Julie Zauzmer on the conservative effort to get Bible classes in public schools. Plus, Ellen McCarthy on the could-be first gentleman.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019