Roe v Wade: Efforts underway to protect abortion rights as nation adjusts to Supreme Court’s reversal of the landmark ruling

In all, 26 states have laws that indicate they could outlaw or set extreme limits on abortions, effectively banning the procedure in those states, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports abortion rights. Georgia already has its own restrictive law that bans abortions when a “fetal heartbeat” can be detected at about … Read more

Women of color are not surprised by the Roe v. Wade decision

Since the ruling became public Friday, leaders of Black, Latino, Asian American and Native American groups have condemned the court’s decision. Their communities would be among the hardest hit by abortion restrictions, leaders say, due to myriad issues, including existing health care access disparities, financial hardship and a long history of criminalization. Their comments came … Read more

Detained WNBA star Griner unable to speak to wife due to logistical issue -State Dept

Oct 13, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) shoots against the Chicago Sky during the first half of game two of the 2021 WNBA Finals at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – U.S. basketball … Read more

Brittney Griner’s WNBA team meets with State Department officials

article Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) before a WNBA game against the Washington Mystics at Verizon Center, in Washington D.C. (Photo by Tony Quinn/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) WASHINGTON (AP) – State Department officials met Monday with members of Brittney Griner’s WNBA team about the Phoenix Mercury star’s monthslong detention in Russia and … Read more

Rory McIlroy holds off Justin Thomas and Tony Finau to defend Canadian Open title | Golf News

McIlroy heads to the US Open having won the RBC Canadian Open for a second time and secured his 21st PGA Tour title; England’s Justin Rose finishes tied fourth after carding 10-under 60 during birdie-filled Sunday By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 12/06/22 11:18pm Rory McIlroy successfully defended his title at the RBC Canadian Open Rory … Read more

Scandinavian Mixed: Linn Grant becomes first woman to win on DP World Tour after dominant victory | Golf News

Linn Grant ended the week on 24 under and nine clear of both Henrik Stenson and Marc Warren at the Scandinavian Mixed; the Swede’s historic DP World Tour victory is her sixth worldwide win since turning professional last summer By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 12/06/22 6:25pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video … Read more

Griner’s wife breaks silence, urges Biden to get WNBA player home

Brittney Griner of the United States congratulates a teammate during their Women’s Basketball Gold Medal game against Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, August 8, 2021. Picture taken August 8, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 25 (Reuters) – … Read more

Bryson DeChambeau to play in second LIV Golf Series event in Portland | Golf News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Bryson DeChambeau has confirmed he will be playing in the second LIV Golf Series event in the USA at the end of June Bryson DeChambeau has confirmed he will be playing in the second LIV Golf Series event in the USA at the end of … Read more

The NFL’s first out trans cheerleader readies for her Carolina Panthers debut

And she’s already made history ahead of her regular-season debut: Lindsay is the first out transgender woman to cheer in the NFL. Lindsay is one of 30 members of the 2022-2023 TopCats, the cheer squad that roots for the Carolina Panthers from the sidelines and during energetic halftime performances. She disclosed that she was trans … Read more

LIV Golf Invitational Series: All you need to know ahead of inaugural tournament at Centurion Club | Golf News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player The Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series begins this week in Hertfordshire, so what do we know about the new event? The Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series begins this week in Hertfordshire, so what do we know about the new event? After months of speculation and … Read more