roe v. wade

reproductive rights

Neighboring States Are Bracing for an Influx of Missouri Abortion Patients

More than half of Illinois-based Hope Clinic's patients come from Missouri—a number that's only rising amid threats to the state's last abortion provider.
Marie Solis
6.7.19
rights

Eight States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned [Updated]

"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've doubled in number.
Marie Solis
5.24.19
Health

Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5.15.19
Gender

Republicans Want to Make a Debate Over Discrimination into an Abortion Battle

At the first hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in nearly four decades, lawmakers debated its implications for abortion rights.
Marie Solis
5.1.19
roe v. wade

What's Behind the New Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans

Unconstitutional six-week abortion bans have swept Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia—a new phase of the ongoing efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
4.17.19
roe v. wade

Conservative Lawmakers Are Preparing for a Future Without Roe v. Wade

In the past week, multiple states have introduced or passed laws that would immediately ban abortion in the event of Supreme Court justices overturning Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
2.20.19
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
1.29.19
rights

After 46 Years, New York State Is Giving Women the Abortion Protections of Roe v. Wade

New York's outdated abortion laws got an update on the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case.
Susan Rinkunas
1.22.19
abortion

Anti-Abortion Movement Rebrands as 'Pro-Science,' Despite Existing Science

This year's March for Life features a slogan anti-abortion advocates hope will emphasize what they see as a scientific basis for denying women abortion.
Marie Solis
1.17.19
SCOTUS

Supreme Court Could Take on Fetal Burial Abortion Case

A conservative-leaning Supreme Court may decide to take on an anti-abortion law with implications for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
1.11.19
Abortion Ban

Mississippi Is 'Gaslighting' Women with Its Abortion Ban, Says Federal Judge

A federal judge struck down a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks, writing in his decision that the state's supposed concern for women's health is a sham.
Marie Solis
11.21.18
supreme court

Supreme Court Could Accept Its First Abortion Case with Kavanaugh on the Bench

The Supreme Court is currently deciding if it will weigh in on a longstanding battle over whether states can block funds to Planned Parenthood.
Marie Solis
10.26.18
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