"The most important thing we can do is to share our stories- Intellectual arguments rarely change minds – but empathy changes everything"
"The government should not be making health decisions for women," said Rep. Robin Shackleford, D-Indianapolis
"The majority of Americans agree that women should have access to abortion and should have the right to make their own health care decisions"
The appeals court ruling paves the way for county prosecutors to file criminal charges against abortion providers under the 1931 state law
Democrats have opted for a more modest approach to mitigate some of the consequences resulting from a decision overturning marriage equality
“I expect my office to be very active in protecting LGBTQ rights which is what we’ve done since literally the minute I took office”
“We must act now to defend same sex and inter racial marriage from the bigotry and extremism in the wake of the Dobbs decision”
Members of Congress are now moving on multiple tracks to protect other privacy-related rights they now perceive as under threat
The letter comes during heightened tension between the Court & Congress who have accused it of threatening rights of certain groups
Hearing was wide-ranging on issues in the aftermath of the Dobbs decision, including marriage, contraception & intimacy for same-sex couples