State lawmakers expected to put 6-week abortion ban on legislative fast-track
Florida Republican lawmakers introduced a six-week abortion ban this week, leading the legislature to discuss one of its most controversial topics this session.
Abortion rights groups submit 2023 fall ballot measure in Ohio
The measure would require restrictions imposed past a fetus' viability outside the womb to be based on evidence of patient health and safety benefits.
Satanic Temple launches telehealth abortion care in New Mexico, hopes to expand
The Satanic Temple, which doesn’t believe in a literal Satan, has claimed its abortion ritual is exempt from bans because it’s part of religious practice.
'We won't go back': Abortion rights activists rally 50 years after Roe
Sunday is the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a federal right to an abortion.
Pro-choice and pro-life activists mark 1st anniversary of Roe v. Wade since landmark decision was overturned
Sunday marked 50 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion, and seven months since it was overturned. Those on both sides of the abortion issue took to the streets across the country and in the Bay Area.
50th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade inspires weekend of protests across Florida
This weekend kicked off marches and rallies across the country for supporters on both sides of women’s reproductive rights debate as Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. After the ruling was overturned in the summer of 2022, the issue was sent back to the states by the U.S. Supreme Court, but some states have either strengthened rights or put in place partial or total bans.
House GOP push anti-abortion measures after gaining majority
Republicans approved two abortion measures Wednesday, making clear they want to go further after the Supreme Court overruled the federal right to an abortion last year.
Indiana doctor who provided abortion drugs to 10-year-old rape victim defends actions in court
An Indianapolis doctor who provided abortion drugs to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio has defended her actions before a judge in the case that drew national attention in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.
Georgia abortion ban: Judge overturns state's ban on abortion after 6 weeks
Georgia's ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy has been overturned by a judge.
Biden says there’s still not enough votes to codify abortion rights
Although Democrats will hold on to control of the Senate after midterm elections, they're still likely to lose control of the House, which would allow Republicans to block any abortion rights laws.
California Prop 1 for abortion rights passes
With the passing of Prop 1, abortion is permitted at any stage of pregnancy.
At least 66 US clinics have stopped abortions since Supreme Court ruling, institute says
Abortion access may be impacted in several states because bans were put on hold temporarily under court orders. These states include Indiana, Ohio, and South Carolina.
Louisiana woman carrying fetus with no skull forced to travel to New York to get abortion
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
They ended wanted pregnancies. Post-Roe, they face new pain.
Women say these terminations for medical reasons don’t feel like a choice — instead they are forced upon them by the condition of the fetus they carry.
State by state: Abortion laws across the U.S.
With Roe vs. Wade overturned, abortion bans are taking effect in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion access and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Chief Justice John Roberts defends legitimacy of Supreme Court
Opinion polls have shown a sharp drop in approval of the Supreme Court and trust for the institution.
VA to offer abortions to veterans in certain cases
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
Supreme Court rulings protecting same-sex relationships could face challenge
Justice Clarence Thomas said that the Supreme Court should reconsider rulings that legalized same-sex marriage and protected same-sex relationships and contraception in his concurring opinion in favor of Mississippi in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. This decision overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling which legalized abortion nationwide.
North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban reinstated by judge
Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, eroding protections in one of the South’s few remaining safe havens for reproductive freedom.
South Carolina court temporarily blocks 'fetal heartbeat' law that bans abortions around 6 weeks
The South Carolina “fetal heartbeat” law banning abortion around six weeks is no longer in effect after the state Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked it.