Recommended Reading / November 4th, 2022 / By Rose Mercer
See what candidates have said about abortion, immigration, climate change, healthcare, voting rules, and gun control as a new group of lawmakers gets set to take office.
Recommended Reading / October 31st, 2022 / By Divided We Fall (author)
Approaching the 2022 midterm election, voters have heard the term “unprecedented times” more times than they can count. When they head to the polls in November, voters will bring concerns about an ongoing pandemic, steadily increasing climate disasters, rapidly changing abortion policies, high inflation rates, and the continued threat of gun violence.
Recommended Reading / September 21st, 2022 / By Rose Mercer
Abortion is a hot-button issue in this year's elections, and many candidates across the spectrum have spoken out about it.
Recommended Reading / September 19th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
DeSantis and Abbott came to the rescue, by changing the subject from abortion to immigration.
Recommended Reading / September 6th, 2022 / By David Meyers
Two of the primary issues driving the news this year – abortion rights and inflation – are also driving young voters’ plans for participating in the midterm elections, according to new survey data.
Recommended Reading / August 8th, 2022 / By Isaiah Anthony
An over-reliance on bipolar labels fuels artificial divides in the country and only serves polarized politics and biased media while widening rifts in the population.
Recommended Reading / August 8th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
The importance of abortion rights as a motivator for voting has increased significantly since the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Bias / July 20th, 2022 / By Henry A. Brechter
After more than a dozen House Democrats were arrested at a pro-choice protest on Tuesday, left and right media highlighted or minimized very different aspects of the story based on their own biases.
Recommended Reading / July 18th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
From the Center Two important developments roiled the debate over reproductive rights last week: one that happened in the real world that you almost certainly heard about, and the other, which took place in Congress, that you might have missed. Both are critically important, albeit for...
Bias / July 15th, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
A story broken by The Indianapolis Star cited a gynecologist who claimed that a 10-year-old-girl recently was forced to travel to Indiana to receive an abortion after she was raped. But the story’s validity has been questioned, leading to claims of media bias.
Recommended Reading / July 11th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
Some progressives are frustrated that Biden has resisted more aggressive measures on abortion rights.
Recommended Reading / July 4th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
The most impactful possible solution — passing abortion rights legislation through Congress — has been almost completely ignored.
Story of the Week / June 30th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, what's next for abortions in the U.S.?
Common Ground / June 27th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
The vast majority of people, both pro-choice and pro-life Americans, are not absolutists on abortion issues.
Recommended Reading / June 27th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
It might be a good time for pro-choice believers to look for guidance from the most prominent feminist voice to ever serve on the Supreme Court.
Recommended Reading / June 24th, 2022 / By Divided We Fall (author)
The firestorm over abortion that was recently reignited —first by the leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision and now by the current decision overturning Roe. v. Wade—is merely the smoke before the conflagration.
Recommended Reading / May 23rd, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
On a political landscape that is looking increasingly unfavorable to Democrats, the potential elimination of federal protection for abortion rights is a rare issue that could work in their favor this November. But the party’s early floundering on the topic is less than reassuring.
Story of the Week / May 12th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
The leak of an initial draft majority opinion suggesting that the Supreme Court may vote to strike down Roe v. Wade overtook the national political discourse this week.
Recommended Reading / May 9th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
A majority vote for a pro-choice bill supported by the Democrats would mark a major step forward and an even more powerful message than a slightly stronger bill that was defeated.
Story of the Week / May 5th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
A leaked initial draft majority opinion suggests that the Supreme Court may vote to strike down Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.