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May 3, 2022, 12:13pm EDT
  • August 8

    A record number of abortion measures are on the ballot in 2022

    Ballot measures could shore up — or obliterate — abortion rights.

  • August 3

    4 charts that show just how big abortion won in Kansas

    More people turned out than in any primary in Kansas history — and that could happen elsewhere, too.

  • August 3

    Abortion was on the ballot in Kansas. Access won.

    Kansans have voted against a constitutional amendment that said there is no right to an abortion.

  • August 3

    The DOJ is suing to make sure women who need medically necessary abortions can actually get them

    A federal law requires ERs to care for patients with medical emergencies. The DOJ wants that enforced for abortion patients.

  • August 2

    Why the Kansas abortion amendment is so confusing

    The "Value Them Both" amendment is the first time voters will weigh in on abortion post-Roe.

  • August 2

    The uncomfortable problem with Roe v. Wade

    The Constitution doesn’t tell us which rights it protects, and now the power to decide that question rests with people like Samuel Alito.

  • July 22

    Rape and incest abortion exceptions don’t really exist

    Just three states with abortion bans in effect include the carveouts, and some anti-abortion advocates want to remove the exceptions altogether.

  • July 21

    The end of Roe could finally convince Americans to care more about privacy

    The Roe reversal showed the need for data privacy laws. Will that be enough to get them?

  • July 20

    What you need to know about birth control post-Roe

    Amid growing concerns over whether birth control is at risk, experts advise staying informed.

  • July 15

    This Michigan Democrat wants her party to “call bullshit, bullshit”

    State Sen. Mallory McMorrow on how Democrats can more effectively combat the GOP’s culture wars.

  • July 15

    Can pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for drugs that can be used in abortions?

    Under this Supreme Court, patients could struggle to obtain lifesaving drugs like methotrexate.

  • July 14

    Why adoption won’t fill the gaps of a Roe-less America

    The "We Will Adopt Your Baby" signs ring so hollow. Here’s what’s missing.

  • July 14

    7 governor’s races that could hinge on abortion politics

    The Supreme Court’s decision could help some Democrats in tight midterm contests.

  • July 13

    The challenge of turning pro-choice Americans into pro-choice voters

    To protect reproductive rights after Roe, advocates will need to mobilize people with real reservations about abortion.

  • July 13

    Reproductive rights have never been secure. Ask Black women.

    If you’re wondering how we got here, look to Black women’s long fight for reproductive justice.

  • July 12

    Josh Hawley’s viral transphobic comments, briefly explained

    Hawley invoked transphobia during an abortion rights hearing in an apparent attempt to rile up the GOP base.

  • July 12

    The true physical and mental costs of pregnancy

    Why being forced to carry a pregnancy to term is invasive and traumatic.

  • July 10

    The battleground House and Senate races where the end of Roe could have the biggest impact

    The Supreme Court’s decision could help Democrats in 17 tight midterm contests.

  • July 8

    The limitations of Joe Biden’s executive order on abortion

    It marks an important first step, though there’s still more the White House could do.

  • July 8

    How abortion bans make inequality worse

    The study that offers a glimpse into a post-Roe v. Wade future.

  • July 7

    Senate Democrats slowly consider their options after Roe

    Inside the debates dividing the lawmakers, now on recess.

  • July 6

    Should I delete my period app? And other post-Roe privacy questions.

    How police can find out where you’ve been, and what you can do about it.

  • July 4

    A pregnancy turns deadly in an anti-abortion state. What happens next?

    Why medical emergency exceptions for abortions aren’t enough.

  • July 3

    How Dobbs is affecting abortion care, one week on

    Court battles, new laws, and confusion over abortion policy have left politicians, providers, and patients in a state of flux.

  • July 3

    Not all religions oppose abortion

    A rabbi makes the case for reproductive rights.