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Alison Durkee


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Recent articles by Alison:

Senate Democrats Demand Answers About Tech Companies Sharing Data From People Who Get Abortions

Location data from visits to abortion clinics has been feared as a way that abortion bans could be enforced. → Read More

Michigan Can’t Enforce Pre-Roe Abortion Ban If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned, Judge Rules

The state is one of nine that has an abortion ban on the books dating back from before Roe v. Wade that could take effect again. → Read More

Wisconsin Voters Sue State’s ‘Fake Electors’ Who Fought 2020 Election Result

The lawsuit is the first to take aim at the “fake electors,” who tried to submit alternate election results in seven states. → Read More

Covid Cases Are Rising — But Cities So Far Aren’t Reimposing Mask Mandates

Mayors in New York City and Boston are the latest officials to resist requiring masks, even as they recommend people wear them. → Read More

DeSantis Wants State Government To Control Disney World’s Special District

The Democratic state representative representing Orlando slammed DeSantis for wanting to “seize control of a local government in retaliation for opposing his extreme agenda.” → Read More

Georgia Voters Appeal Decision Allowing Marjorie Taylor Greene To Stay On Ballot

The court could block Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s decision if there’s “good cause.” → Read More

Supreme Court Sides With Ted Cruz In Campaign Finance Case

Critics warn the ruling could make it easier to bribe candidates. → Read More

Texas Transgender ‘Child Abuse’ Policy Can Go Back Into Effect, State Supreme Court Rules

The ACLU and Lambda Legal still hailed the ruling as a "win," because the court ruled child abuse investigators don't actually have to follow Gov. Greg Abbott's directive. → Read More

Anti-Abortion Groups Warn Lawmakers Against Criminalizing Having An Abortion

A Louisiana bill that would have made abortion a homicide for the person getting it failed Thursday after anti-abortion advocates came out against it. → Read More

Louisiana Republicans Plan To Thwart Bill Classifying Abortion As Homicide

The bill, which critics fear could extend beyond abortion to birth control and IVF, will be debated in the Louisiana House later Thursday. → Read More

Trust In Supreme Court Drops To New Low, Poll Finds As Ethics Bill Moves Forward In House

72% of U.S. adults think the court should be bound to a code of ethics. → Read More

Here’s What The Federal Government Could Still Do On Abortion Rights As Senate Vote Fails

The Senate could consider narrower legislation—though passing something protecting abortion rights is still a long shot—as the White House mulls taking executive action. → Read More

Abortion Rights Bill Fails In Senate—Again—Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling

Lawmakers took up the legislation for a second time as the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, though it was never expected to pass. → Read More

Supreme Court Majority Reportedly Still Supports Overturning Roe V. Wade

There’s been no other draft opinion circulated yet in the case, Politico reports, meaning Alito’s opinion calling Roe “egregiously wrong” still stands for now. → Read More

Sen. Collins Calls Police After Abortion Rights Protesters Write Chalk Message Outside Her Home

The message asked her to “clean up her mess” by supporting a bill to codify abortion rights into law, which Collins has said she’ll vote against. → Read More

Even Most Republicans Don’t Want Congress To Ban Abortion Nationwide, Poll Finds

A majority of GOP respondents do want abortion to be at least mostly legal in their state, and for anyone who performs the procedure to face criminal punishment. → Read More

Here’s How Roe V. Wade Being Overturned Could Threaten Birth Control Access

Lawmakers in several states are already talking about going after contraceptive methods like Plan B. → Read More

New York Bill Would Help Fund Travel For Abortions

The Reproductive Freedom and Inequity Program would help both New Yorkers and the thousands of people expected to travel to the state from others where abortion is banned. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene To Remain On Midterm Ballot

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger affirmed an administrative judge's denial of a request for her disqualification for allegedly violating the 14th Amendment by supporting the Jan. 6 riot. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene Should Stay On Midterms Ballot, Georgia Judge Recommends

The administrative judge rebuffed a challenge seeking her disqualification for allegedly violating the 14th Amendment by supporting the Jan. 6 riot, but Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger could still take her off the ballot anyway. → Read More