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The Texas Abortion Ban Didn’t Pass in a Vacuum

Bob Daemmrich/Zuma Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Senate Bill 8, the Texas law that effectively bans abortions in the state by criminalizing any procedures after six weeks, is a bad law, not just in the sense that it accomplishes a bad thing—by…

The Texas Abortion Ban Is Just the Beginning

A protester holds a sign outside the Texas state capitol in May 2021.Sergio Flores/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.On Monday and Tuesday, the rain in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was relentless. But on Wednesday morning, Hurricane Ida retreated for a little while, the…

Mississippi Urges Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.Patrick Semansky/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.On Thursday, the state of Mississippi filed a brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down…