By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
The landmark Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision is functionally overturned in Texas after the Supreme Court did not block enforcement of a new abortion law because of a technicality. Experts say this could set a precedent of lawmakers side-stepping…
By Chloe Jones
U.S. health officials say patients seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor’s office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Pregnant people in the pandemic are even more vulnerable to depression and anxiety. It's a problem the U.S. is already struggling to address.
By Shefali Luthra, The 19th
Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says India with its months-long lockdown has been hit especially hard.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Cara Anna, Associated Press
The Trump administration continues to restrict reproductive health care through federal law. Planned Parenthood, which provides reproductive health services to 1.5 million low-income women nationwide, is a central target, and new rules governing federal funding could mean a major drop…
More than 35 U.S. states have laws classifying a fetus as a victim in a homicide or an assault. Those laws can result in criminal charges against pregnant women, as highlighted by a recent Alabama case involving a woman whose…
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control pose "potentially dire" financial and public health consequences for 13 states and Washington, D.C., a U.S. judge said in a decision blocking the…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The so-called global gag rule, which cuts off some U.S. government aid to health agencies that offer or mention abortion services, has been reinstated by every Republican president going back to Reagan. But the Trump administration has gone much further,…
By Lev Facher, STAT
As the White House and Republican-led Congress take aim at federal funding for health providers like Planned Parenthood that offer abortion services, some state lawmakers may step in to fill the breach.
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