Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

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Associate Justice Samuel J. Alito Jr.

Dobbs excerpts: Why the U.S. Supreme Court said Roe v Wade was 'egregiously wrong'

Jun 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, saying that previous abortion rulings were “egregiously wrong from the start” and... Read more

Pro-abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court after the historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

LIVE UPDATES: Bishops, leaders and companies react to Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision

Jun 24, 2022

By CNA Staff

Live updates after the Supreme Court's abortion decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more

An armored police vehicle is positioned on the plaza between the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court after the court handed down its decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Unrest after Dobbs? Here's what's happening.

Jun 24, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Police with riot gear arrived outside the Supreme Court at around 11:30 a.m. on Friday, just hours after the court... Read more

Left to right, Supreme Court associate justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito Jr., Brett M. Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, and Neil M. Gorsuch.

Read about the five Supreme Court justices who voted to overturn Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Five conservative justices joined the majority opinion in the Dobbs abortion case. Read more

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Seven myths about overturning Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Dobbs decision means the legality of abortion will now be determined at the state level.  Read more

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Roe v. Wade is overturned. What happens next?

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Dobbs decision sends the abortion issue back to the states. Here's what you need to know. Read more

Demonstrators on both sides of the abortion issue outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in historic abortion decision

Jun 24, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The decision marks a historic milestone in the decades-long effort to protect the unborn. Read more

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U.S. abortions increase by nearly 70,000 in three years, reversing long-term decline

Jun 15, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The pro-abortion research organization the Guttmacher Institute reported the data on June 15. Read more

Hope Pregnancy Center in Philadelphia had four windows and three glass doors smashed sometimes between Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2022.

Another pro-life clinic attacked, this one in Philadelphia

Jun 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Glass doors and windows were smashed and graffiti was written on the building. Read more

Pro-abortion activists shown disrupting a Mass at St. Veronica Parish in Eastpointe, Michigan. A video said the incident happened on June 12, 2022.

Nearly naked activist shouting pro-abortion chants disrupts Mass in Michigan

Jun 13, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

“Overturn Roe? Hell, no!” the woman shouted. In turn, a man in the church chanted, “Abortion kills babies!" Read more

Surveillance footage shows suspects spray-painting pro-abortion slogans on the exterior of South Broward Pregnancy Help Center, a pro-life clinic in Hollywood, Florida, on May 28, 2022.

Who, or what, is 'Jane's Revenge'? A look at the group invoked in pro-abortion vandalism

Jun 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Some say the name is an apparent reference to an illegal abortion procurement ring in the 1960s and '70s. Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

Florida pro-life pregnancy center hit with 'Jane's revenge' abortion vandalism

Jun 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The incident took place over Memorial Day weekend in Hollywood, Florida. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Man charged with attempted murder of Supreme Court justice

Jun 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Joe Bukuras

A criminal complaint filed Wednesday charged 26-year-old Nicholas John Roske of Simi Valley, California, with attempted murder of a Supreme... Read more

Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, 2018.

Armed man arrested near Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home

Jun 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday that an armed man was arrested after threatening Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.

Police investigating fire at New York pregnancy center

Jun 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

“It's an evil thing that happened, but God is in the business of turning things upside down and making them... Read more

The damaged altar of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York City, N.Y.

Analysis: Catholic church attacks multiply following Supreme Court leak

May 31, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. bishops first began noticing — and tracking — a growing number of attacks targeting Catholic churches in 2020.... Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Roe v. Wade: No decision today in Dobbs abortion case

May 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion that suggests justices will overturn Roe... Read more

Security fencing was erected outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case that could decide the fate of the Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide.

Roe v. Wade: Could the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs case come Monday?

May 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s scheduled release of one or more opinions on May 16 is fueling speculation that it may issue... Read more

Capitol police placed fencing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, during oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, in an attempt to separate rallies by abortion supports and pro-lifers.

What is Roe v Wade? Six things to know.

May 13, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

What exactly is Roe v. Wade, and why does it matter whether it's overturned? Read more