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Saturday, August 27, 2022

“Clash Over Texas Abortion Law Tests State’s Post-Roe Legal Reach”: Holly Barker of Bloomberg Law has a report that begins, “A lawsuit to stop Texas from using its abortion laws to ban support for residents seeking the procedure elsewhere spotlights one of the biggest unsettled legal questions around abortion access.”

Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Georgia Abortion Restrictions Spark New Debate Over Claims to Fetal Personhood; Recently implemented state measure presents practical, political and legal tests”: Laura Kusisto and Cameron McWhirter of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Safe Haven ‘Baby Boxes’ Are a Medieval Horror Show: The right touts them as proof that the need for abortion rights is passé; But they’re rooted in an old Catholic practice that scarred and stigmatized women for centuries.” Maria Laurino has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman

“Why Freedom of Speech Is the Next Abortion Fight: A legal battle in Mississippi will test whether states can criminalize those who merely provide information.” Yascha Mounk has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 10:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“With a Single Word, Ted Cruz Gave the Game Away About the Right-Wing Supreme Court; The Texas senator’s recent complaint about the Inflation Reduction Act accidentally told the truth about the court’s war against the administrative state”: Jason Linkins has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman

“Battle lines redrawn over ‘extreme’ new abortion trigger laws”: Farrah Tomazin of The Age of Melbourne, Australia has this report from Tennessee.

Posted at 10:05 AM by Howard Bashman