The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Supreme Court protects access to abortion pill

Ariane de Vogue and Tierney Sneed, CNN April 22, 2023

CNN– The Supreme Court on Friday protected access to a widely used abortion drug by freezing lower-court rulings that placed restrictions on its usage as appeals play out. As a result, the US Food...

Supreme Court temporarily extends access to abortion drug, sets Friday night deadline

Ariane de Vogue, CNN April 19, 2023

CNN– Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday temporarily extended a hold on a lower court ruling that would have imposed restrictions on access to an abortion drug, a move meant to give the...

 Used boxes of Mifepristone pills, the first drug used in a medical abortion, fill a trash at Alamo Womens Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
(Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters/File)

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to intervene in abortion drug ruling

CNN– The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court Friday to intervene in an emergency dispute over a Texas judge’s medication abortion drug ruling, requesting that the court step in now rather than...

Reproductive rights teach in brings faculty and students together

Gabby Jonas, TV2 Reporter April 11, 2023

As one of the most common abortion pills could be banned in Ohio in the near future, faculty and students came together to host the Reproductive Health and Reproductive Justice Teach In. Lizzy Laufkin,...

Rival rulings on medication abortion hypercharge the post-Roe legal war

Tierney Sneed, CNN April 8, 2023

(CNN)-- A pair of conflicting federal court rulings on Friday created arguably the most contentious and chaotic legal flashpoint over abortion access since the Supreme Court’s ruling last summer that...

Ohio Ballot Board sued over approval of proposed abortion rights constitutional amendment

SUSAN TEBBEN, Ohio Capital Journal March 22, 2023

OHIO CAPITAL JOURNAL– A new lawsuit claims the Ohio Ballot Board made the wrong call when they approved the validity of a constitutional amendment proposal on abortion. In the lawsuit, filed this...

What to know about the lawsuit aiming to ban medication abortion drug mifepristone

Devan Cole, CNN February 24, 2023

CNN– A federal judge may rule as soon as Friday on a lawsuit seeking to block the use of medication abortion nationwide, in the biggest abortion-related case since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v....

The Biden administration is strengthening the Affordable Care Acts contraceptive mandate.
(Adobe Stock)

First on CNN: Biden administration to strengthen Obamacare contraceptive mandate in proposed rule

Tami Luhby and Jacqueline Howard January 30, 2023

CNN— The Biden administration wants to make it easier for women to access birth control at no cost under the Affordable Care Act, reversing Trump-era rules that weakened the law’s contraceptive...

Supreme Court issues report on Dobbs leak but says it hasn’t identified the leaker

CNN -- The Supreme Court issued an investigative report on Thursday, announcing that it has yet to determine who leaked a draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade to the media last year, but at least 90...

Ohio Supreme Court election now features party affiliations

Catie Pusateri, Reporter November 7, 2022

For the first time in Ohio’s history, the Ohio Supreme Court election on Nov. 8 will display each candidate’s political party affiliation on the ballot. Last year, Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: SDS demands accessible emergency contraception

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: SDS demands accessible emergency contraception

Students for a Democratic Society November 4, 2022

On the morning of June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, undoing nearly 50 years of precedent. Three days later, Kent State President Todd Diacon issued a statement on the decision to...

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio law banning most abortions

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press September 14, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s ban on virtually all abortions Wednesday, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned by the U.S....

Load More Stories