Activists demand action to make abortion constitutional right in New Mexico

54 Views   “With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it was devastating, but it’s critical to act now before more anti-abortion measures are pushed,” said Candice Yanez. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Party for Socialism and Liberation, a local activist group, rallied in Albuquerque Sunday, demanding action to make abortion a constitutional right

New frontline of U.S. abortion battles emerges in New Mexico

65 Views   CLOVIS, New Mexico, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The new frontline of the U.S. abortion battle is on the remote plains of New Mexico, where two conservative towns are set to outlaw the medical procedure despite it remaining legal in the state after Roe v. Wade was struck down.

UNM offers support to students after overturning of Roe v. Wade

249 Views   Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, women and people with uteruses have faced uncertainty across the nation. Since the ruling, 44 states have banned abortion after a certain point in pregnancy, with 17 banning it entirely. For New Mexico, abortion is still legal at any

3 people file legal challenge to New Mexico’s abortion ban repeal

156 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico senator David Gallegos of Eunice, along with former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ethel Maharg and Roswell resident Larry Market filed a complaint in district court on June 27 challenging the state’s abortion ban repeal. They say the state does not have a law that

UNM professors provide perspectives on Roe overturn

224 Views   Friday, June 24 saw an unprecedented shift in the political landscape of the United States with the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. The decision overruled both Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, revoking the constitutional right to an abortion