The bill, which has the backing of senior health officials and civil rights groups, has angered religious conservatives.
"The first thing we would like to see would be an executive order on day one, within the first 100 days, that demonstrates the administration's commitment to sexual and reproductive health care," Planned Parenthood's president told Newsweek.
"Any time the Supreme Court deals with an abortion case, there will be a brief asking them to overturn Roe and they will have the opportunity to overturn Roe," one expert said.
The abortion debate in their adopted country has caught many first-generation women off-guard.
Former "A Prairie Home Companion" host under fire for saying Roe v. Wade not "worth fighting for anymore."
Barrett's hearings could take an important first step toward withdrawing the Court from the political battlefield that it has entered.
Trump's tweeted claim came after Biden said Monday that if Roe v. Wade were overturned, his "only response to that is pass legislation making Roe the law of the land. That's what I would do."
Trump is set to face off against Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the first presidential debate on Tuesday and following Trump's recent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, abortion and Roe v. Wade are two issues likely to be brought up.
The Democratic presidential candidate has spoken extensively about his views on abortion and the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973.
Amy Coney Barrett's stance on abortion laws have come under scrutiny amid the divisive nomination process.
Appointing Barrett could well result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the assault on sexual and reproductive rights will not stop there.
The ACLU, which has opposed only four Supreme Court nominees in its 100-year history, may come out against its first non-white male nominee should U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett remain at the top of President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees.
Following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the president confirmed Saturday he plans to work with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in immediately securing what will potentially be his third Supreme Court Justice nomination.
The vice president claimed Joe Biden supports "late-term abortion right up to the moment of birth" in an aggressive speech to Wisconsin voters Friday.
The Court ruled that Louisiana's law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital was unconstitutional.
The renewed spotlight on the role Norma McCorvey played on both sides of one of the most contentious issues in the U.S. previews the tensions the country is likely to face this summer as the Supreme Court decides a case that could erode Roe v. Wade.
SCOTUS already found an identical Texas law to be placing an "undue burden" on women—and in this case, the burden would fall disproportionately on women who are black.
Those interested in the future of abortion rights would be wise to look beyond the sweeping heartbeat bans and personhood laws that dominate the headlines and consider the case of June Medical.
The cohort of lawmakers representing 38 states consists of 166 House Republicans, 39 Senate Republicans and two House Democrats who filed an amicus brief Thursday arguing the right to an abortion is "unworkable."
A federal appeals court has stricken down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban, stopping it from taking effect and protecting the state's only open abortion clinic.
"The whole thing is not the kind of thing we like in South Carolina," Governor McMaster said.
Most people support Planned Parenthood funding, 'Roe v. Wade,' and federal protections for birth control coverage, according to recent polling by the Kaiser Foundation.
And a lot to do with access to birth control.
Abortion clinics are already extremely face—requiring them to have hospital admitting privileges will only make it worse for women.
Video emerged showing Christine Blasey Ford's attorney telling a feminist conference that her client's testimony against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was politically motivated to protect Roe v. Wade.
Bernie Sanders backed abortion rights and blasted male-dominated legislatures in a 1972 article surfaced Wednesday, revealing another decades-long contrast with Joe Biden.
It's a strategy that makes sense ahead of the 2020 election.