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Roe v Wade: 'I feel like we're going backwards' - Coco Gauff on US abortion ruling

BBC Sport Sunday, 26 June 2022
World number 12 Coco Gauff says she "feels like we're going backwards" after the US Supreme Court took the decision to overturn Roe v Wade.
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Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be , Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns. Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be , Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns. 'The Guardian' reports that on Aug. 1, Georgia's Department of Revenue said it will now , “recognize any unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat … as eligible for [an] individual income tax dependent exemption.”. 'The Guardian' reports that on Aug. 1, Georgia's Department of Revenue said it will now , “recognize any unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat … as eligible for [an] individual income tax dependent exemption.”. On July 20, following the reversal of Roe v. Wade, a law banning most abortions in Georgia was put into effect. Officials said tax returns filed from July 20 onward are eligible for the new $3,000 fetus deduction. Officials said tax returns filed from July 20 onward are eligible for the new $3,000 fetus deduction. Taxpayers must be able to supply “relevant medical records or other supporting documentation … if requested by the [revenue] department.”. The announcement was met with skepticism from abortion rights advocates and legal analysts. . Anthony Michael Kreis, a Georgia State University law professor and political scientist, weighed in on Twitter. Lauren Groh-Wargo, Stacey Abram's campaign manager, had similar views.

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DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law , Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court. DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law , Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court. CNBC reports that the U.S. Justice Department filed the lawsuit on Aug. 2. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the state “has passed a near-absolute ban on abortion” which is set to go into effect on Aug. 25. The new law "will make it a felony to perform an abortion in all but extremely narrow circumstances," according to the lawsuit. The suit alleges that Idaho's new abortion law violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. The federal legislation requires hospitals that accept Medicare funds to provide, "necessary stabilizing treatment to patients who arrive at their emergency departments while experiencing a medical emergency" before discharging them. This may be the case, for example, when a woman is undergoing a miscarriage that threatens septic infection or hemorrhage, or is suffering from severe preeclampsia, Merrick Garland, via news conference. It is the first DOJ lawsuit targeting an individual state's abortion laws following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June. . It is the first DOJ lawsuit targeting an individual state's abortion laws following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June. . The Dobbs ruling concluded that abortion is not a federal constitutional right, even though it had been previously deemed as such for nearly 50 years. . Today, the Justice Department’s message is clear — it does not matter what state a hospital subject to EMTALA operates in. , Merrick Garland, via news conference. If a patient comes into the emergency room with a medical emergency, jeopardizing the patient’s life or health, the hospital must provide the treatment necessary to stabilize that patient. This includes abortion, and that is the necessary treatment, Merrick Garland, via news conference

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Samuel Alito Mocks , International Criticism of Decision , to Overturn Roe v. Wade. Samuel Alito Mocks , International Criticism of Decision , to Overturn Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court Associate Justice made the remarks during a speech in Rome. The speech focused on religious liberty and was Alito's first public appearance since the SCOTUS ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade. The transcripts of the speech were made public by Notre Dame Law School on July 28. Religious liberty is under attack in many places because it is dangerous to those who want to hold complete power, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. It also probably grows out of something dark and deep in the human DNA — , Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. ... a tendency to distrust and dislike people who are not like ourselves, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. Alito quipped that international leaders have felt "perfectly fine commenting on American law.". I had the honor this term of writing I think the only Supreme Court decision in the history of that institution that has been lambasted by a whole string of foreign leaders, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. He singled out former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and seemed to connect his resignation to his criticism of Alito's opinion. He paid the price, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. Alito sarcastically stated that he was "wounded" by Prince Harry's U.N. address that also criticized the SCOTUS decision. In referring to religious liberty, Alito quoted a well-known verse from the Bible. [It is a challenge to] convince people that religious liberty is worth defending if they don't think that religion is a good thing that deserves protection, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. The champions of religious liberty, who 'go out as wise as serpents and as harmless of doves' can expect to find hearts that are open to their message, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN

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