Washington buys 30,000 abortion pills ahead of potential federal ruling to discontinue drug
On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that the state has stockpile purchased 30,000 doses of mifepristone, a pill most commonly used in medically-induced abortions.
Idaho hospital to stop baby deliveries, partly over politics
A rural hospital in northern Idaho will stop delivering babies or providing other obstetrical care, citing a shifting legal climate in which recently enacted state laws could subject physicians to prosecution for providing abortions, among other reasons.
California bill to protect doctors who mail abortion pills
Sen. Nancy Skinner's bill would not let California extradite doctors who are facing charges in another state for providing abortion medication
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.
Proposed bill to protect WA reproductive health care providers from other states' penalties
A proposed bill aims to protect Washington reproductive health care providers from penalties imposed by other states.
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.
FDA expands availability of abortion pills
The change could expand access at both brick-and-mortar stores and online pharmacies.
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.
Kentucky Supreme Court hears arguments over statewide abortion ban
Tuesday's hearing comes a week after Kentucky voters rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure.
Voters say 'yes' to protecting abortion rights in Michigan, California, Vermont, Kentucky
The ballot initiatives come months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion it guaranteed to women nationwide.
Which states are voting on abortion rights this election?
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has produced abortion ballot questions in a handful of states come Nov. 8.
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.
Planned Parenthood launching mobile abortion clinic in Illinois
Planned Parenthood is launching a mobile abortion clinic in southern Illinois to make it easier for women in nearby states to get the procedure. The announcement comes about 100 days after the US Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe V. Wade.
South Carolina legislators unlikely to make abortion laws stricter
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
Teen intrigue in long-lasting birth control options rises after Roe v. Wade decision
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
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.
Justice Kagan warns Supreme Court can forfeit legitimacy when overturning precedent
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, who stressed that she wasn’t talking about any particular decision, warned that courts look political when they needlessly overturn precedent.
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.