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Why Supreme Court’s Newest Abortion Case Is a Big One: QuickTake

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard multiple cases in recent years from states trying to narrow the right to have an abortion, one of the nation’s most contentious issues. The next case is more sweeping than most. With its newly strengthened conservative majority in place, the court has agreed to hear Mississippi’s bid to ban abortion in almost all cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy. That could mean overturning, or at least gutting, the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide.

Trans Youths Fight Arizona Medicaid Surgery Exclusion on Appeal

The Arizona Medicaid agency’s blanket exclusion on paying for gender-affirming surgery violates Obamacare’s anti-bias provision and the equal protection clause, two transgender teens said in an appeal from an order refusing to block the agency’s policy.

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Can Your Employer Make You Take It?

As the Covid-19 vaccines roll out, first to frontline workers and the elderly, then to the general public, employers are making plans to return to their offices. How quickly they succeed will likely depend on how many of their employees get vaccinated.

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