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Wisconsin Democrats urge action ahead of abortion ruling

Democrats running for office in Wisconsin urged Congress on Tuesday to act quickly to protect abortion rights in the wake of news that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, a move that would make nearly all abortions illegal in Wisconsin.

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Supreme Court takes up Texas law banning most abortions

The Supreme Court is taking up challenges to a Texas law that has virtually ended abortion in the nation's second-largest state after six weeks of pregnancy, with at least one conservative justice who let the law take effect raising questions about the law's novel structure.

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Clarence Thomas criticizes judges for veering into politics

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Thursday criticized some in the judiciary for veering into the role of legislators and politicians, saying it is not the role of judges to make policy or to base decisions on their personal feelings or religious beliefs.

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