abortion access


At least 13 states aren’t covering abortions under Medicaid like they should, federal report says

South Dakota hasn't covered an abortion for Medicaid beneficiaries who were raped in 25 years.
Carter Sherman
supreme court

Roe v. Wade Is About to Face Its Biggest Challenge Yet

If Supreme Court justices don't halt a Louisiana law threatening to shutter the state's remaining abortion clinics, they'll send a signal to anti-choice lawmakers that Roe v. Wade is no longer enforceable.
Marie Solis
government shutdown

House Democrats Slip Rollback of Trump Abortion Policy into Spending Bill

The newly elected Democratic-led House passed a spending bill on Thursday that would undermine the global gag rule, an anti-abortion policy Trump enacted the first week he took office.
Marie Solis
abortion access

Michigan's Senate Just Launched the Latest Attack on Telemedicine Abortion

The state's Republican-led Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would amount to a blanket ban on doctors prescribing pregnancy-ending medication online or by video stream.
Marie Solis
abortion access

New Website Offering Abortion Pills Online Launches in the US

Aid Access lets patients buy abortion pills online and administer them themselves without having to see a doctor in-person.
Marie Solis
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Roe v. Wade doesn’t need to be overturned to make abortion harder to access

Roe doesn’t have to be explicitly overturned for millions of women to lose access to abortion
Alexa Liautaud
Isabella McKinley Corbo
supreme court

How Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Spell Doom for Abortion and Gay Rights

President Donald Trump could appoint a conservative Supreme Court Justice keen on overturning landmark rulings.
Marie Solis

With Abortion Now Legal in Ireland, What Happens for the North?

As the dust settles from Ireland's momentous decision to legalize abortion, many in Northern Ireland—where it is still criminalized—believe it is their turn to follow suit. But much needs to happen before Northern Irish women achieve reproductive rights.
Roisin Lanigan

Restricting Abortion Access Is Class Warfare

Onerous anti-abortion laws are designed to make abortion inaccessible — and by design they harm poor women and marginalized populations the most.
Jex Blackmore
Planned Parenthood

'I’m Ready to Go to Battle': Inside Planned Parenthood's Organizing Boot Camp

How the organization is expanding its advocacy by training hand-picked volunteers to run their own campaigns across the country.
Lisa Dunn

The Underground Network That Helped Women Get Abortions When No One Else Would

The Jane Collective created clandestine abortion access before Roe v. Wade, and its ethos persists in networks of volunteers aiding abortion seekers today.
Claire Lampen

This Online Game Shows How Hard It Is to Get an Abortion in America

"Trapped" illustrates the numerous, compounding obstacles that many abortion seekers are forced to face.
Sarah Burke