Supreme Court Throws Abortion Fight Into Center of Midterms

WASHINGTON — In agreeing to hear a potentially groundbreaking abortion case, the Supreme Court has energized activists on both sides of the long-running debate who are now girding to make abortion access a major issue in next year’s midterm elections. For m...
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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 justices' hands. Disputes over guns and religious f...
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Supreme Court Divided in 1st Big Abortion Case of Trump Era

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared divided in its first major abortion case of the Trump era, leaving Chief Justice John Roberts as the likely deciding vote. The outcome could have huge consequences at a time when several states have passed laws, being...

Poll: White Evangelicals Distinct on Abortion, LGBT Policy

White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on abortion restrictions and LGBT discrimination protections, two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll. “I...