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A doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman on Aug. 7, 2018, at a hospital in Chicago. Complaints about pregnant women being turned away from emergency rooms spiked in the months after states began enacting strict abortion laws following the 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The cases are detailed in federal documents obtained by The Associated Press and raise serious questions about the state of emergency pregnancy care in the U.S. Image via AP/Teresa Crawford.

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 7, 2019

Ron DeSantis takes office Tuesday, and his first moves after swearing-in could occupy headlines for weeks to come. Speaking to reporters after an inaugural event Monday, DeSantis said his early actions as Governor will include appointing three Supreme Court justices, announcing news of his administration’s stance on medical-marijuana lawsuits and possibly taking action against Broward […]

Scott PowersJanuary 4, 2019

On Friday, Florida’s Supreme Court upheld an Orange County charter amendment to make the county’s constitutional officers nonpartisan, a decision that could open partisan and nonpartisan debates in other counties. By a 4-3 vote, the court quashed a lower-court ruling that had kept Orange County’s elections partisan for the constitutional offices of sheriff, tax collector, […]


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