All of a sudden, abortion opponents have abandoned rape and incest exceptions to abortion bans. Louisiana became the latest state to do so last month,…View More Opinion | The End of the Rape and Incest Exception
If we are to believe Carrie Lam, the chief executive of the Hong Kong government, the hundreds of thousands of people who marched through the…View More Opinion | The Hong Kong Protests Are About More Than an Extradition Law
In the past year, Congress has been happy to drag tech C.E.O.s into hearings and question them about how they vacuum up and exploit personal…View More Opinion | Americans Deserve Strong Privacy Laws
On the heels of a spate of anti-abortion legislation passed in recent months across the South, Louisiana lawmakers voted on Wednesday to ban the procedure…View More Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected
Kay Ivey, Alabama’s Republican governor, this week signed some of the most restrictive abortion legislation this country has seen in decades into law. In response,…View More Opinion | ‘I Don’t Even Know How to Talk to the Other Side About This’
WASHINGTON — With grisly claims that Democrats promote “birth day abortions” and are “the party of death,” the Republican Party and its conservative allies have…View More Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive
Abortion foes in state legislatures seem awfully sure of themselves lately. By passing bills that would severely restrict abortion, lawmakers in Alabama and Georgia have…View More Opinion | Abortion Opponents Think They’re Winning. Have They Set Themselves Up to Fail?
Alabama lawmakers gave final approval on Tuesday to a measure that would ban most abortions in the state. But the Senate’s vote did not immediately…View More The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next
It was called the Economic Opportunity Act, a measure intended to kick-start the sputtering post-recession economy in New Jersey, particularly in its struggling cities. The…View More The Tax Break Was $260 Million. Benefit to the State Was Tiny: $155,520.
A giant John Deere tractor and a pocket-size Apple iPhone have something important in common: The cost of repairing either one is too high. The…View More Opinion | It’s Your iPhone. Why Can’t You Fix It Yourself?
“Republican presidents since Ronald Reagan have looked for judges and justices who could be counted on to oppose the right to abortion. To a startling…View More Opinion | Abortion Cases: A Conservative Judicial Agenda?
A sheriff in Oklahoma, five of her deputies and several other staff members resigned this week in protest of a judge’s order to reopen a…View More Oklahoma Sheriff and Deputies Resign After Refusing to Reopen Jail Over Safety Fears
The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, mimicking laws in other states…View More Tennessee House Passes Bill to Ban Abortion After Detection of Fetal Heartbeat
Congress is on the verge of formally repudiating a president’s national emergency declaration, a historic first. Last month, after losing a funding battle with Congress…View More Opinion | Fix America’s National Emergencies Law. And Not Just Because of Trump.