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11:10 AM ET, June 25, 2022


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Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Kavanaugh Gave Private Assurances.  Collins Says He ‘Misled’ Her.  —  “Roe is 45 years old, it has been reaffirmed many times, lots of people care about it a great deal,” the justice told the senator, according to notes from a private meeting before his confirmation.
New York Times:
Elizabeth Warren and Tina Smith: We've Seen What Will Happen Next to America's Women  —  Ms. Warren is a Democratic senator from Massachusetts.  Ms. Smith is a Democratic senator from Minnesota — and the only senator to have worked at Planned Parenthood.  —  The Supreme Court has spoken: Roe is gone.
17 Ways the Supreme Court Just Changed America  —  The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will create two Americas when it comes to abortion access — the mostly red states where abortion is illegal in most circumstances, and the mostly blue states where it is mostly available with restrictions.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
The lonely chief: How John Roberts lost control of the court  —  As the shock waves spread Friday from the Supreme Court's momentous decision striking down Roe v. Wade, one notable casualty of the ruling became evident: Chief Justice John Roberts.  —  After nearly seven months of deliberations …
Jeannie Suk Gersen / New Yorker:
When the Supreme Court Takes Away a Long-Held Constitutional Right  —  The crude reality of the political machinations involved in overruling Roe v. Wade makes it galling to read the Court's self-portrayal as a picture of proper judicial restraint.  —  We have known for some time that this …
Linda Greenhouse / New York Times:
Requiem for the Supreme Court  —  They did it because they could.  —  It was as simple as that.  —  With the stroke of a pen, Justice Samuel Alito and four other justices, all chosen by Republican presidents running on successive party platforms committed to overturning Roe v. Wade …
Discussion: SCOTUSblog
Chabeli Carrazana / The 19th:
Patients sat in abortion clinic waiting rooms as Roe fell.  They all had to be turned away.  —  Patients were in the lobby, waiting, the moment it became a post-Roe America.  —  The staff at Alamo Women's Reproductive Services Clinic in San Antonio had just received a call from their attorney …
Molly Hennessy-Fiske / Los Angeles Times:   Gasps, tears and fear: Inside a Texas abortion clinic the moment Roe was overturned
Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization
Discussion: The Hill and National Review
Molly Roberts / Washington Post:   My pregnancy was unlucky. My abortion wasn't.
Christopher F. Schuetze / New York Times:   Germany Ends Ban on Abortion Advertisement
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic:
They Really Did It  —  This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides …
Washington Post:
The Dobbs decision looks to history to rescind Roe
Discussion: New York Times and Slate
Ed Kilgore / New York Magazine:
No, Trump, God Didn't Overturn Roe v. Wade. You did.
Isabella Simonetti / New York Times:   The decision to overturn Roe could have economic ramifications.
Kevin Robillard / HuffPost:
‘Vote For Democrats’ Is Not Enough In A Post-Roe America
Shawna Chen / Axios:
California, Washington and Oregon launch “West Coast offense” to protect abortion rights  —  California, Washington and Oregon are launching a “West Coast offense” to protect reproductive rights following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the states' Democratic governors announced Friday.
Washington Post:
Many states with anti-abortion laws have pro-choice majorities
Discussion: The Daily Beast, Cafe Hayek and NPR
Jacob Knutson / Axios:
AG Garland says states can't ban FDA-approved abortion pills
Orlando Sentinel:   Abortion ruling emphasizes Latinas' need for access to reproductive health care
Shannon Pettypiece / NBC News:
Biden signs landmark gun legislation: 'God willing, it's going to save a lot of lives'  —  ‘Lives will be saved’: President Biden signs landmark gun legislation into law  —  President Joe Biden signed into law the most sweeping legislation aimed at preventing gun violence in 30 years …
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Supreme Court steps into a void left by congressional dysfunction  —  Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) paused for 10 seconds as he pondered whether the Supreme Court had simply become a more powerful branch of government than Congress.  —  Finally, the former constitutional law professor came to a verdict.
Oslo shooting near gay bar investigated as terrorism, as Pride parade is canceled  —  (CNN)Oslo's annual Pride parade was canceled on Saturday following a deadly shooting at a gay bar that Norwegian police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack.  —  Two people were killed …
Amy Russo / The Providence Journal:
Hundreds rally for abortion rights at RI State House; chaos erupts within crowd  —  PROVIDENCE — Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside the State House on Friday, voicing rage, fear and resistance to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to end the constitutional right to abortion.
Truck Driver Rams Into Abortion Rights Demonstrators At Roe Rally In Iowa  —  A victim told HuffPost that the agitated driver careened into protesters on purpose in downtown Cedar Rapids.  At least one person was hospitalized.  —  A truck driver careened into a group of demonstrators in Cedar Rapids …
Discussion: CNN, CBS News, BizPac Review and TheBlaze
Bryan Schott / Salt Lake Tribune:
GOP lawmaker says she trusts Utah women to control their ‘intake of semen’ as abortion trigger law goes into effect  —  Utah Senate President Stuart Adams said he would support the Supreme Court also reconsidering same-sex marriage.  —  Republican lawmakers and Utah politicos celebrated …
Discussion: Raw Story and Mock Paper Scissors
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
QAnon Creator ‘Q’ Returns After Nearly Two-Year Hiatus  —  In a surprise move, Q returns to tease a new “game” in cryptic posts.  —  The anonymous message board user known as “Q,” whose cryptic announcements spawned the fascist pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory, has returned to posting after a nearly two-year hiatus.
Discussion: Raw Story
Suspected Russian spy was well-liked by classmates, but something just seemed a little off  —  Washington (CNN)Victor Muller's accent just didn't sound right.  —  The man now alleged to be a Russian spy was studying at the prestigious Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies …
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Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
White House Report Card: Biden could get bounce from Dobbs
Adam Gabbatt / The Guardian:
Group aims to strip Fox News of ad revenue over ‘fueling next insurrection’
Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic:
America Is Growing Apart, Possibly for Good
The Guardian:
A Florida power company didn't like a journalist's commentary. Its consultants had him followed
Grid News:
It's not just period trackers: The post-Roe digital data dragnet is bigger than you think
Discussion: STAT
 Earlier Items: 
J. Joel Alicea / City Journal:
An Originalist Victory  —  The Supreme Court's Dobbs ruling is a tremendous success …
Tara Palmeri / Puck:
The Media Braces for Its Second Trump Marriage
Betsy Woodruff Swan / Politico:
Trump greenlights Russia-related records access for conservative-favored journalist
Discussion: Raw Story
Rebecca Traister / The Cut:
The Necessity of Hope  —  Things are bad.  They will get worse.  But despair has never been an option.