Why an Abortion Law Ruling Trigged Mass Protests in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — Poland is a largely conservative country compared to much of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and Roman Catholicism is deeply interwoven with the national identity. So why has a court ruling restricting abortion sparked mor...
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No Halt to Culture Wars During Coronavirus Outbreak

WASHINGTON — A partisan fight over voting in Wisconsin was the first issue linked to the coronavirus to make it to the Supreme Court. Efforts to limit abortion during the pandemic could eventually land in the j...
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Trump Campaign Kicks off Catholic Voter Outreach Project

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is ramping up its courtship of Catholic voters ahead of a likely November matchup against a devout Catholic Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden. The campaign previewed its message at a Thursday n...
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US Appeals Court Upholds Trump Rules Involving Abortions

SEATTLE — In a victory for the Trump administration, a U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld rules that bar taxpayer-funded family-planning clinics from referring women for abortions. The 7-4 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned decision...
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Supreme Court Leaves Kentucky’s Ultrasound Law in Place

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. In Kentucky, doctors must describe the ultrasound in detail while the pregnant woman listens t...