Reproductive Rights News Roundup

The Supreme Court Could Place an Impossible Burden on Women Fighting for Abortion Rights
By Becca Andrews and Jessica Washington
Mother Jones
In 1973, Jane Roe, whose real name was Norma McCorvey, won a landmark victory at the Supreme Court: She and every woman in the United States were guaranteed the constitutional right to an abortion.

Possible Responses to the Major Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court
By Margaret Talbot
The New Yorker
In June, when the Supreme Court issues a decision in the Louisiana abortion case it heard this week, it is quite likely to be bad news for abortion rights in this country.

Major abortion case heads to U.S. Supreme Court this week
By Robin Bravender
Florida Phoenix
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a high-profile abortion case that’s rooted in Louisiana but could have major implications in states around the country.

EMILY’s List aims to flip Senate blue after putting GOP ‘On Notice’
By Ryan Nicol
Florida Politics
EMILY’s List — a national organization aimed at electing Democrats who support safe abortion access — will marshal resources toward Senate races in 2020 after putting Senate Republicans “On Notice.”

Florida governor to sign anti-abortion bill that will put teens in danger
By Lisa Needham
American Independent
In late February, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that forces minors seeking an abortion in the state to obtain parental consent.

TRAP Laws are the Threat to Abortion Rights You Don’t Know About
Staff Report
ACLU of Florida
This week, the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case that will have wide-reaching consequences for reproductive freedom and abortion rights in America.

‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ proposal runs out of time in Florida Senate amid controversy
By Emily L. Mahoney
Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau
A wide-ranging bill that would create a new chapter of Florida law entitled the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” failed to get a vote in the Senate Rules committee Monday, with the committee adjourning in the middle of the final debate over the bill because the senators ran out of time.