by Jim Thompson
Nina Totenberg at NPR writes that lawyers for a lesbian mother in Alabama are asking the Supreme Court to reverse a decision of the state’s highest court rejecting the mother’s parental rights which were granted to her in Georgia.
At Slate, Dahlia Lithwick argues that Justice Anthony Kennedy, who will likely be the swing vote in Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole, should vote against Texas’s abortion law.
Washington state’s attorney general released a 48-page report Monday investigating allegations about Planned Parenthood profiting from sales of fetal tissue and "found no indication that procedures performed by Planned Parenthood are anything other than performance of a legally authorized medical procedure,” reports Becca Andrews in Mother Jones.
In a piece for Jacobin, Jonah Birch examines government repsonses to the terrorist attacks in Paris, noting the predictible efforts to turn "tragedy into war."