Court rules for Texas Senator Ted Cruz in campaign finance case

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — On May 16, the United States Supreme Court sided with Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas in his challenge to a provision of the federal campaign finance law. The judges, in a 6-3 decision that split the court along ideological lines, agreed that the somewhat obscure section of the law violates the … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Democrats are using abortion issue “to distract”

following the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion this could lead to the annulment of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade, South Dakota Senator John Thune told CBS Mornings that he believes the issue needs to be in the hands of the people and their elected officials. “The question for a lot of people is … Read more

Leak of draft US Supreme Court decision nullifying abortion rights becomes hot issue in Illinois gubernatorial race

CHICAGO (CBS) — The leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court decision that would overturn the historic Roe v. Wade takes abortion – the political issue – to a boil in Illinois’ upcoming gubernatorial race. On Tuesday, CBS 2 political researcher Dana Kozlov examined the potential impact of the draft decision on next month’s primaries … Read more

Protests for abortion rights are held across the country on Mother’s Day

NEW YORK — There were widespread demonstrations over the weekend about the future of abortion in this country. As CBS2’s Kevin Rincon reported on Sunday, they were detained while Republicans offered their support for the Supreme Court’s draft opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade. All over New York, there were rallies in support of … Read more

Rallies held in the Tri-State Area in response to the draft opinion Roe v. wade

FAIR LAWN, NJ — ONE leaked the Supreme Court’s draft opinion on Roe v. wade published by Politico has people on both sides of the issue rallying across the Tri-State Area. As CBS2’s Leah Mishkin reports, they marched through the streets of New York and rallied with placards in New Jersey. “It’s insulting and very … Read more

Hundreds march through downtown Chicago in protest after the Roe v. Wade on the Supreme Court

CHICAGO (CBS) — Protesters filled the streets of downtown Chicago after leaked a draft Supreme Court decision Appointed judges will overturn the historic Roe v. Wade on abortion rights. Hundreds of people gathered at the Federal Plaza on Saturday afternoon, hoisting signs saying “abortion is a human right” and “women will not come back, we … Read more

Pro-abortion advocates express concern about what to bring down Roe v. Wade will do with low-income communities

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court’s Leaked Opinion Draft is reigniting the discussion about abortion equity in this country. Many abortion advocates say that if abortion becomes illegal in some states, it will disproportionately affect women from minorities and low-income communities. On Wednesday, Jessica Moore of CBS2 spoke with local doctors and lawyers about her … Read more

If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, which states would restrict or protect abortion rights?

Washington— A bombastic draft opinion indicating that the Supreme Court may overturn the historic Roe v. Wade of 1973 shook Washington and the nation, leading Democrats and abortion rights advocates to ring the alarm about the future of access to abortion in the United States. Such a Supreme Court decision, if final, would overturn 50 … Read more