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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., leads a hearing on the future of abortion rights following the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court on July 14.

Bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage passes overwhelmingly in the House

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Updated July 19, 2022 at 6:58 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access could jeopardize other rights criticized by many conservative Americans. In a robust but lopsided debate, Democrats argued… Read More

A protester holds a sign at a protest at the Ohio Statehouse

Is same-sex marriage or birth control in danger after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion?

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down constitutional protections for abortion is raising questions about the future of other rights established with court precedent, especially for advocates for same-sex relationships and for use of contraceptives. Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the conservative members of the U.S. Supreme Court,… Read More