Author: Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux, Laura Bronner and Anna Wiederkehr

Here’s What Overturning Roe Means For Abortion Access Across The U.S.

The Supreme Court just overturned Roe v. Wade. Before today, the right to an abortion was protected under the U.S. Constitution, which meant that state lawmakers couldn’t just ban the procedure if they wanted to. Now states have free rein to ban abortion, to restrict abortion and to regulate abortion. So what happens next? Here’s […]

The Supreme Court’s Approval Rating Is Dropping

Senior legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux explains why the Supreme Court’s approval rating has dropped over the past few months. For most of the court’s history, it has largely followed public opinion, but in today’s hyperpartisan environment, will a low approval rating sway the court? Transcript The Supreme Court is usually people’s favorite branch of government. […]

Do Americans Really Want Permanent Daylight Saving Time?

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Congress can’t agree on much lately — except, apparently, their hatred of changing the clocks twice a year. On Tuesday, just after Americans set their clocks an hour forward over the weekend, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make daylight saving time permanent (although they still […]

War With Russia Has Pushed Ukrainians Toward The West

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. For the past eight years, it’s been pretty easy for most Americans to forget about the simmering conflict between Russia and Ukraine. But the war — which began in 2014 when Russian forces annexed Crimea and pro-Russian separatists seized control of parts of eastern Ukraine — is suddenly […]

Why The Supreme Court Almost Overturned Roe v. Wade 30 Years Ago — But Didn’t

In 1992, a conservative-leaning Supreme Court almost overturned Roe v. Wade. But at the last minute, they had a change of heart. This year, another conservative-leaning court will decide whether to overturn the landmark ruling that made abortion a constitutional right. In this episode of “Reigning Supreme,” senior legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux uncovers how abortion […]